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.

blinkx Teams With Miniweb

blinkx announced today that they are working on a technology integration with Miniweb. This will help everyone get their interactive videos and web-styled adverts on television. Miniweb will use Blinkx video search and other features as part of its online platform. What this means is ...

EveryZing Zings Into NBC and Money

Everyzing whom you might know from such great products as ezSEO, their integrated multimedia SEO solution for connecting audio and video content to the major web search engines and ezSEARCH, their integrated universal site search solution, enabling multimedia content to be indexed and searched just ...

Books To Web Video

Books to TV/Film, sure no problem. Books to Web video series? I can't see why not. That's exactly what Alloy Media and Marketing are working on at this very moment. If you don't know who they are it's no surprise, but they're the force that ...

Hulu Does Not Want You To Watch Their Stuff

Hulu does not want you to watch their stuff. At least that's how it feels sometimes doesn't it? If you live outside of the US you simply cannot watch their content. Well, you could by using a proxy service which caused some lag and slow ...

AditAll's Self-Service Video Production Platform Review – Interview

AditAlls Self Service Video Production Platform Review – Interview

I recently interviewed Arthur McKinley, VP of Marketing and Business Development for web-based self-service video creation platform AditAll. AditAll is promoting its video platform as directly suited online publishers and advertisers looking to produce short-form video and video ads quickly and affordably, saving the time ...

Clickable Video Monetization – VideoClix Interview

Clickable Video Monetization – VideoClix Interview

I recently interviewed VideoClix's CEO and "creator," Babak Maghfourian on the expo floor of adtech San Francisco, CA at the Moscone center, sharing with us about their video delivery platform for clickable revenue for both advertisers and video content publishers - a video distribution platform ...

Hulu Is A Mouseketeer

In case you haven't managed to read any of half a dozen places today. Disney has invested in Hulu. No big surprise really, someone was bound to do it sooner or later. Hulu, that wunderkind of premium video sharing spaces, is now a three-way love ...

Nintendo Announces Wii Video Service In Japan

Since someone recently said in a comment here at ReelSEO that gaming consoles will never be a platform for watching videos, I had to post this. Basically Nintendo and Wii-no-ma Inc partnered with Dentsu and have announced two new channels for the Wii and DSi ...

IAB VPaid Guidelines - Video Player–Ad Interface Definition Guidelines

Recently the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has been working hard to set some guidelines for all sorts of online advertising, including now, video advertising and players. Last week they released their Video Player–Ad Interface Definition Guidelines (VPAID) which looks at simplifying the buying and selling ...

Video Syndication & Licensing Strategies – Digitalsmiths Interview

Video Syndication & Licensing Strategies – Digitalsmiths Interview

Grant Crowell back from the adtech conference in San Francisco. I recently did a video interview with Ben Weinberger, CEO and Co-Founder of the digital video content publishing and indexing technology provider, Digitalsmiths. I talk with Ben about the panel he moderated, Digital Distribution Strategies: ...

The FeedRoom Teams With Omniture On ROI

The FeedRoom Teams With Omniture On ROI

Online video communications,  live streaming and asset management firm, The FeedRoom, has teamed up with Omniture and joined their Genesis program. This give online marketers precise video-based analytics  for marketing campaigns including accurate ROI numbers. Ominuture's SiteCatalyst has been integrated into the FeedRoom 4.0 EVP ...

Image and Speech Recognition In Video SEO: The Digitalsmith Interview

Image and Speech Recognition In Video SEO: The Digitalsmith Interview

I interviewed Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the video publishing platform and indexing solutions provider Digitalsmiths, Ben Weinberger, on how their combination of  image interpretation and speech recognition tools can enhance search results and SEO campaigns for businesses of all sizes.

YouTube Announces Collaborative Annotations

Last June YouTube launched Annotations, a feature that makes YouTube videos more interactive by enabling content creators to add speech bubbles,notes, and highlight boxes to their videos. People found several creative uses for Annotations, pushing the limits of information sharing, interactive games and storytelling. Last ...

AlwaysOn Selects Open Source Video Platform Solution From Kaltura

AlwaysOn, the participatory media network, has selected Kaltura to power video on their newly designed site.  The site will be launching on March 1st – you can take a sneak peek and see the new AO TV powered by Kaltura here:

eCommerce Video Comes Alive With Ooyala's Backlot Platform

As we've posted many times in the past, online video has emerged as an exciting and effective new method of marketing ecommerce products and services online.  Just a few weeks back, we covered some research recently released from comScore which details the benefits of utilizing online ...