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.

Veeple Launches Search Engine Friendly Video Embed Codes

Today – Veeple, an online video platform that we've covered in the past, announced a new feature for their customers which helps a bit with the long-standing issue of Flash and SEO. They have modified their video embed codes to provide alternative text content for …

Web Video Hosting Platforms Comparison Tool – VidCompare

I know that many of our readers are fans of using YouTube as a video hosting platform.  While I completely agree that almost everyone should leverage YouTube itself for its massive audience, and while there are clearly some benefits to using YouTube, (mainly – it …

Vimeo Takes It All On The Road

Vimeo recently announced that their clever developers have finished up a way for your videos to be mobile. Yes, including iPhone, iPod Touch, Android and Palm Pre.

Vimeo To Launch Support for 1080p Full HD Video

The pipes that form the backbone of the information superhighway are about to get a bit less empty.  After a lively forum post on Vimeo about 1080p support, Vimeo has decided that they will begin accepting and hosting 1080p video. What's that mean for you?

Brightcove Reaches Home Audience Via Internet-connected TV

Brightcove is expanding their reach to the couch thanks to newly announced tools that will enable customers to create immersive, branded video experiences for Internet-connected television sets and other Internet-connected consumer electronics powered by the Yahoo! Widget Engine.

Maximize ECommerce ROI With “Smart” Product Video Banners

Featuring videos on product pages is becoming an important and popular tool to enhance shoppers' experience and increase sales. There's a new breed of "smart" video banners that take this technique to the next level by ensuring that e-commerce retailers showcase the top-performing product videos.

Web Video Hosting Is A Maturing Market – Episodic Interview

At Streaming Media West 2009, I spoke with Noam Lovinsky, CEO and Founder of Episodic, which recently launched as an online video platform in a crowded market for both live and on-demand content. The San Francisco, California-based company has been around for two years but has kept …

Video Monetization Via Pay Per View – Ooyala Interview

ReelSEO’s Grant Crowell conducts a video interview with Bismark Lepe, Founder and President of Products for the online video platform Ooyala, about how their solution also allows content providers to make money from their “premium” video content via their subscription models and pay-per-stream models – aka, “video for sale.”

Is An Open Source Online Video Platform Right for You?

I Interview with Ron Yekutiel, Chair, Co-Founder & CEO of Kaltura, and he gave his best sales pitch on why he says you should do an open-source online video platform (particularly theirs, of course.;-) But is an open-source video platform solution what you need, or …

Cloudy With A 100% Chance of Amazon Streaming Video

Amazon has servers around the world and they offer no-contract, hassle-free static content delivery, or rather they did. Now they also offer streaming server technology which means you don't have to. Is this a big deal?

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