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'We wanted to reward people for the role they played in sharing and promoting video legally on the Web. blinkx's new AdHoc widget enables Internet users to monetize the video they choose to embed on their webpages and blogs quickly and easily,' said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and ...
'The industry is ready for the next major leap in the evolution of internet TV,' said Jeremy Allaire, Chairman and CEO of Brightcove, 'and that is seamlessly extending from short video clips on sites into full-length programs and movies delivered via the internet to PCs.' Allaire was s...
Major television broadcasters and leading content publishers including CBS, PBS, Yahoo! Video, Meredith Corporation, Blip.tv, Fora.tv, Motionbox, MyToons and StimTV will be collaborating with Adobe to distribute video content via the new Adobe Media Player.
'We have been evaluating Silverlight and comparing its technical as well as overall advantages over Flash Video since the first beta of the product was released, We are more confident about making the switch and convinced to go with the superior Microsoft technology at this time.'
Almost 75% of US Internet users watched videos online in July, up from 71.4% in March, according to comScore Networks. The monthly time spent watching videos went up to an average of 181 minutes per viewer in July from 145 minutes per viewer in March.
Adobe's Flash Player, the de facto standard for video on the Web, now has a rival: a cross-platform Web browser plug-in from Microsoft called Silverlight. Designed to present HD video on the web, the Silverlight 1.0 was released today. Silverlight, which enables designers and developer...
The inaugural iTVCon - Internet Video Conference & Expo (November 12-13, 2007) is building out its program and the Conference Advisory Board is busy sorting through the hundreds of proposals for technical and strategic sessions that have been coming in. Final deadline for proposals is ...
'By working closely with Envivio, we are further extending VC-1's reach by offering very high quality video encoding for IPTV, Internet TV and mobile TV operators,' said Tim Harader, Sr. Business Development Manager for Core Media Processing Technologies at Microsoft, as Envivio today ...
Steve Jobs, Apple's chief executive, is going to brief journalists today at the BBC's headquarters in London and at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. It is expected he'll announce a new full-screen version of the Video iPod. Jobs will be hoping that a revamped iPod product line can ...
Going beyond mere embedded video clips, sites like Facebook can now offer 'a complete personalized TV viewing experience that requires no download and is constantly refreshed with channel content.' That, according to Ted Briscoe, chief executive officer, Vibe Solutions Group, is what P...
'Online video, whether live or on-demand, is expanding immensely, and it has become increasingly difficult for viewers to locate the content they want to watch online,' said Curtis Sund, founder of Find Internet TV, as he launched a Program Listings service for live Internet TV, includ...
TV is approaching its 'iPod moment,' according to Google's Vint Cerf, in the sense that 'You're still going to need live television for certain things - like news, sporting events and emergencies - but increasingly it is going to be almost like the iPod, where you download content to l...
HDTV quality Web video for the masses came a step closer today as Adobe announced the latest update for Adobe Flash Player 9 software, code-named Moviestar, which includes H.264 standard video support.
In the old TV world you'd make the most money if you could just turn all the TVs on in every household, tie people to their couches and prop their eyelids open. To online businesses - both the majors and those serving niche content - choice is good and the Net's ability to support infi...
Combining 'the best things about television with the social power of the Internet' is precisely what The Venice Project, which yesterday came out of stealth and announced itself as Joost, is all about.
At AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 (East) in New York's Roosevelt Hotel, 19-21 March 2007, SYS-CON.TV will be a major presence.
Jim Clark, co-founder of both Silicon Graphics and Netscape, has quit as chairman of Shutterfly, the digital photography web site, complaining about the restrictions Sarbanes-Oxley regulations impose. In a letter to Shutterfly management released with an SEC filing, Clark said, 'Sarbox...
BroadRelay Holdings today announced its shareholders approved a name change for the corporate entity to SIVOO, Inc. The company, which has centered efforts on expanding and enhancing its SIVOO(TM) property, the first Internet TV network of multicultural on-demand entertainment progra...
VeriSign and Adobe Systems yesterday announced their intent to collaborate on integrating Adobe Flash technologies with VeriSign's peer-assisted content distribution technology. The first phase of the expected collaboration consists of VeriSign incorporating Adobe Flash Media Server 2 ...
GameZnFlix, Inc. (OTCBB: GZFX), an onlineprovider of video games and DVD movies for rent or purchase, announcedtoday that it has chosen VitalStream, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSTH), a world leaderin rich media delivery, as its content delivery provider for offering moviedownloads.
Just as 2006 was the year of streaming video and the birth of 'Internet TV,' 2007 is going to be the move beyond infancy toward the long-awaited and complete convergence of television and the Internet. Now that broadband is available to more than100 million households worldwide, every ...
NaviSite,Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a leading provider of application management,professional services and secure content delivery solutions forenterprises, today announced that Baeble Music, Inc. (www.baeblemusic.com)has selected NaviSite's Managed Services andContent Delivery and Accelerat...
During Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates' keynote address yesterday at the 2007 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), he announced a new solution that will bring together two of Microsoft's leading entertainment products: the Xbox 360 gaming console and the Microsoft TV IPTV Editi...
Video over the Internet and Rich Internet Applications (RIA) are the latest craze. With Flex 2 and Flash Media Server 2 (FMS), developers can easily create interactive media Web applications. In this article you'll create a basic video conference application that will give you the fo...
After Saturday's reports that Google may be about to quadruple its video-watching audience and move itself to third place, behind MySpace and No. 2 Yahoo!, in the Web video wars by buying YouTube, it's now confirmed: Google Inc. has agreed to acquire YouTube for $1.65BN in a stock-for-...