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.

Tribeca Film Festival Goes Digital with Brightcove, Expands Reach Immensely

Tribeca Film Festival Goes Digital with Brightcove, Expands Reach Immensely

Tribeca Film Festival is going digital with the help of Brightcove. The festival,  which runs from April 18 - 29 in New York, is going to use the Brightcove Video Cloud. It's not just about the current festival content but also about the back catalog ...

Online Video Monetization – What Are Your Options?

Online Video Monetization – What Are Your Options?

So you’ve gotten pretty good at this online video thing, and now you want to start thinking about monetizing your content. But that can act as a roadblock for many video creators and businesses who aren’t sure what all their options are for making money ...

Caption This! Bits On The Run Now Features Built-in Video Captioning

Caption This! Bits On The Run Now Features Built in Video Captioning

All hail the power of online video! Bits on the Run announced that video captioning is now built into its online video platform. That means even more accessibility for that all-important online video presence, if you so choose to use them. Bits on the Run ...

How MyPod Studios Is Building A Successful Online Video Platform Through Curation

How MyPod Studios Is Building A Successful Online Video Platform Through Curation

My Pod Studios is an online video platform you may or may not be familiar with. While they might not have the name recognition of some other platforms, myPodstudios.com was listed by Quantcast as the 191st most trafficked website in December of 2011--just five places ...

JW Player 5.9 Beefs Up HTML5 Experience For Android & iOS

JW Player 5.9 Beefs Up HTML5 Experience For Android & iOS

JW Player has been around for a very long time and is a great little video player, I even use it at Gamers Daily News, in fact. The recent update to version 5.9 brought with it some interesting improvements in the HTML5 area I thought ...

TubeMogul Spins Off OneLoad Into Its Own Video Distribution Destination

TubeMogul Spins Off OneLoad Into Its Own Video Distribution Destination

OneLoad, Tubemogul's video distribution platform, has long been the premier platform for distributing web video assets to multiple video destinations with one upload. In fact, in the beginning, it was just called TubeMogul instead of "OneLoad" because it was the company's main focus. But as ...

Vid.ly Pro Gets Cool New Analytics On Video Views Through API

Vid.ly Pro Gets Cool New Analytics On Video Views Through API

I like analytics, analytics are cool. If they were a hat they'd be a fez, because fezzes are cool. If they were a piece of neck wear, they'd be a bow tie, because bow ties are cool, or at least that's what Doctor Who has ...

Vzaar: An Affordable, Customizable Business Video Platform

Vzaar: An Affordable, Customizable Business Video Platform

Two years ago, I took a look at Vzaar, an online video hosting & delivery platform, and gave them a fairly good write up. But a lot of things can change in two years, just look at ReelSEO for example, and so, I thought it time ...

Future Proof Your Online Video Library With Vid.ly Integration with Encoding.com

Future Proof Your Online Video Library With Vid.ly Integration with Encoding.com

Some time ago I wrote about Vid.ly - one upload, universal URL, fire and forget sort of encoding service where you could upload video, grab one single URL and it would work just about anywhere. Today, they're announcing that everything Vid.ly offers will be directly ...

Verizon Working On Video Content Delivery System

Verizon Working On Video Content Delivery System

And you all thought that Verizon was just aiming to cover its own customers and network with content? Well, apparently we were all wrong. It seems that they've dropped a pretty large penny, $370M worth of them in fact, in working out a streaming video ...

Lost Sundance Films Find A Home In Online Video

Lost Sundance Films Find A Home In Online Video

Fantastic news for films that played at the Sundance Film Festival and never got a distribution deal.  The Sundance Institute, in an arrangement with New Video, will make those lost films available for streaming online to all the big streaming players.  YouTube, Amazon, iTunes, Hulu, ...

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Digital Media

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Digital Media

In part 3 of our series on selling video, we're going to look at digital media (you can catch up on our introduction to the series here or Part 2, Pros & Cons of Physical Media, here). While there are still plenty of valid reasons ...

Watch It Button Will Revolutionize How You Watch Movies

Watch It Button Will Revolutionize How You Watch Movies

Plexus Entertainment has looked at the Internet and has said, "If there was only a way people could read a review or watch a trailer for a movie and then click a simple button to be notified when and where that movie becomes available on ...

Vimeo Asks Its Community For Fake Trailers This Weekend

Vimeo Asks Its Community For Fake Trailers This Weekend

You gotta love Vimeo.  It's the video geek's version of YouTube, not nearly as large as the Google-owned property, but the enthusiasm is fantastic there.  And one of the best things about Vimeo is their weekend projects.  Recently, they did their second annual One Day ...

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Physical Media

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Physical Media

After taking a week off for the Thanksgiving holiday, we return with part two of our four-part series on selling video. You can catch up on Part 1 here if you missed it. When you're selling video online, there are really only two main options: ...