Video Platforms & Solutions

Information about online video hosting platforms and video streaming platforms (OVP) and online video companies. Coverage of the business of online video, video platform startups, and other internet video platforms. Ongoing industry coverage of the video hosing providers, video CMS platforms, video advertising platforms, internet sharing platforms and other video platforms dedicated to publishing and monetizing web video.

The WebM VP8 BandWagon Rolls On – Who’s In and Who’s Not

Google announced the would open VP8 up as WebM, an open source video codec in a Matroska package with Ogg Vorbis as the audio encoder. So I thought it would be good to have a news round up of who's in, who's out and what …

Hulu Rolls Out Sweeping Changes, Passes On HTML5 Video… for Now

Exactly two weeks ago, YouTube gave their video player a much-needed makeover.  Now it's Hulu's turn… possibly.  Hulu just announced that they will be rolling out a new version of their video player. These changes by Hulu are pretty huge, and widespread, so let's run down …

Steve Jobs’ Flash Dance – Contradicts Self On Reasons for No Flash for Apple Mobile Platforms

Steve Jobs Flash Dance   Contradicts Self On Reasons for No Flash for Apple Mobile Platforms

Two big A's continue their row. The latest round was fired by Apple CEO, Steve Jobs in a lengthy blog post entitled 'Thoughts on Flash.' No it's not some new memory technique or a way to save your childhood before old age strips you of …

Bits On The Run Gets A Long Tail

LongTail Video, who made the JW Player, have acquired Bits on the Run. They can now begin offering a full range of video tools and management as well as an easily embeddable player.

Motionbox Pro, Video Platform Review – Simple, Affordable and Simple

Motionbox, which is sort of an odd name though I guess it's motion (moving pictures) in a box (video player) and makes sense, is an online video sharing platform that allows you to upload, edit video and even share both online and offline. Let's take …

Kaltura’s New Exchange Lets Developers Strut Their Stuff

ReelSEO’s Grant Crowell interviews Kaltura CEO Ron Yekutiel at the National Association of Broadcasters conference in Las Vegas, to share about their new Exchange program connecting online video application providers to publishers.

We’re At The 2010 NAB Show In Vegas

ReelSEO’s Grant Crowell is covering the National Assocation of Broadcasters NAB Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, starting today through April 14th, 2010. Grant is covering the latest business and technology news with online video.

Silverlight Makes Gains, Shines On Kaltura and Ooyala

Apparently, and I find this rather shocking, Silverlight is installed on 60% of connected devices. SIXTY percent. I am guessing that is mostly because it is now coming pre-installed on Windows machines and smartphones? As a result both Kaltura and Ooyala have begun to support …

Google Buys Episodic – You Down With O.V.P.? Yeah You Know Me!

Google Buys Episodic   You Down With O.V.P.? Yeah You Know Me!

It was big news yesterday for Noam Lovinsky, CEO and Co-founder of Episodic, with the announcement that his company has been acquired by Google. Following a day of April Fool's Day jokes, that included Brightcove had acquired Ooyala – this deal is no joke, and was actually …

Disney Flock Swarms IPad

Well it was inevitable right? Every time a new gadget is unveiled everyone must flock to it. This time Disney is pulling no punches and wants to be the dominant media force on the platform. Check out all the work they've put into their presence …

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