The rise and fall and rise of streaming media
Posted 15 Feb 2007
Time and the technology behind user-generated content
Posted 15 Feb 2007
From both the programming and technology sides, announcements from ESPN, Media Excel, and ExpertVillage.com suggest the ways that mobile video is moving to the next level.
Wed., Feb. 14, by Tim Siglin
Posted 14 Feb 2007
Since no two providers seem to name and sell their services in the same way, here is a list of the five most important questions you’ll want to ask when evaluating any provider.
Mon., Feb. 12, by Dan Rayburn
Posted 12 Feb 2007
From the unexpected—Steve Jobs coming out in favor of unprotected music—to the absurd—a man sued by the RIAA for downloading a paltry five songs—recent events highlight the fundamental problems with DRM.
Wed., Feb. 7, by Tim Siglin
Posted 07 Feb 2007
You'd think that advertisers paying big bucks for Super Bowl commercials would get the most for their money by exploiting online or mobile video tie-ins, but that wasn't always the case. Here are the top five big winners—and a few losers—in cross-platform advertising's big game.
Mon., Feb. 5, by Tejpaul Bhatia and Jim Hopkinson
Posted 05 Feb 2007
YouTube's announcement that it will begin some sort of revenue-sharing program opens a Pandora’s Box of legal, ethical, and business questions.
Tues., Jan. 30, by Tim Siglin
Posted 30 Jan 2007
Streaming Media Then and Now
Posted 29 Jan 2007
Steve Jobs's keynote at MacWorld was short on the Mac but long on mobile media and home entertainment, with the announcement of the iPhone and a demo of Apple TV.
Wed., Jan. 10, by Tim Siglin
Posted 10 Jan 2007
The company claims its new product, CDN Amplifier, will offer significant increases in the quality of video content publishers can deliver to end users.
Wed., Jan. 3, by Geoff Daily
Posted 04 Jan 2007
The real opportunity of Web 2.0 does not come from figuring out a way to use the web to re-create media structures that already exist. The true value will be generated from the development of applications that uniquely utilize the capabilities of online multimedia technology.
Wed., Jan. 3, by Steve Vonder Haar
Posted 03 Jan 2007
Global 100 ties together vendor-sponsored education, streaming capabilities, and market experts for educational initiatives worldwide.
Wed., Dec. 20, by Tim Siglin
Posted 20 Dec 2006
In stark opposition to the subscription-based walled garden of video offered by Verizon and YouTube, Movy.tv will let users pay per play to watch video on their mobile devices.
Mon., Dec. 11, by Mark Fritz
Posted 11 Dec 2006
The big boys are embracing video, and not without warning. But it was the smaller, scrappy players that got them back in the game.
Tues., Dec. 5, by Tim Siglin
Posted 05 Dec 2006
New tools for video encoding and management, as well as cross-platform rich media integration, show renewed commitment to video in Redmond.
Mon., Dec. 4, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 04 Dec 2006
In the brave new world of delivering video to multiple playback devices, success isn't about multiplatform content. It's about multiplatform stories.
Tues., Nov. 18, by Tejpaul Bhatia
Posted 28 Nov 2006
User-Generated Content and the Next Wave of Internet Video
Posted 27 Nov 2006
If you produce streaming video, Squeeze 4.5 is a product you need to download and try, even if you’re completely satisfied with your current workflow and encoding tools.
Mon., Nov. 27, by Jan Ozer
Posted 27 Nov 2006
To squeeze out the most bang for the bit out of the new version of Windows Media, there are a number of registry key settings that can be used to change the codecs’ behavior dramatically.
Mon., Nov. 20, by Ben Waggoner
Posted 20 Nov 2006