With online video viewership up substantially in 2008, 2009 is set to be the year that multisource, multiscreen video blows up.
Fri., Dec. 12, by IdaRose Sylvester
Posted 11 Dec 2008
Netflix is moving more and more toward streaming, a move that will serve the company well down the road. But how do they plan to make money off of it?
Posted 11 Dec 2008
Nine media and entertainment content decision makers discuss what they have learned from their years in the field and offer advice on producing and delivering content that draws—and keeps—viewers.
Tues., Nov. 11, by Geoff Daily
Posted 11 Nov 2008
Sessions on a variety of topics from mobile video to content delivery to viewership habits show why Europe is the streaming growth leader
Thurs., Oct. 16, by Tim Siglin
Posted 16 Oct 2008
Video from the Democratic National Convention—both official and unofficial—made clear that it's no longer politics as usual.
Posted 15 Oct 2008
Microsoft announced Silverlight 2 will be available for download on Tuesday; company says "1 in 4 consumers have access," and announces upcoming adoption by CBS College Sports Network and Blockbuster.
Mon., Oct 13, by Tim Siglin
Posted 13 Oct 2008
Tim Siglin talks with Robert Manoff, CEO of Jambo Media, LLC, about the way the Jambo Video Network provides simple video services to mid-size web publishers—what Jambo calls the "upper-middle-class" of video publishers with relatively small, but very loyal, audiences.
Thurs., Sept. 18, by Tim Siglin
Posted 18 Sep 2008
Three ways in which the broadcast industry will impact the new media market
Posted 15 Sep 2008
The NFL is using Adobe Flash and AIR, the Fighting Irish are using Microsoft Silverlight, and companies like Createcna and Envivio are pushing their solutions hard in the sports video marketplace and at IBC.
Tues., Sept. 9, by Tim Siglin
Posted 09 Sep 2008
Lifecasting has grown wildly popular, with new tools available that let anyone webcast their own Truman Show. The big question: Is there money to be made, or is it just a passing fad?
Fri., Sept. 5, by Ron Miller
Posted 05 Sep 2008
Just as VHS didn't kill the multiplex, record-setting streaming audiences during the Beiijing Games appear to have actually translated into a boost to TV viewership.
Fri., Aug. 22, by Tim Siglin
Posted 22 Aug 2008
Tim's daughter talks about staying up late and watching the Olympics while Jose shares tips on how she can illegally watch the Olympics whenever she wants. Tim kicks Jose under the table. We all decide that Microsoft Silverlight looks great and was easy to install. Tim promises to watch the opening ceremonies before the games end on NBCOlympics.com
Wed., Aug. 20, by Tim Siglin and Jose Castillo
Posted 20 Aug 2008
By offering more variety, lower fees, and quicker gratification, mobile music streaming services are a breakthrough alternative to more established MP3 music download services.
Wed., Aug. 13, by Roland Bank
Posted 15 Aug 2008
Making a case for intuitive mobile device design
Posted 08 Aug 2008
In this week's podcast, Tim Siglin talks to Benjamin Wayne, CEO and Founder of Fliqz, who shares his opinions about what's wrong with video advertising CPM rates, agencies and the cost of content production.
Thurs., July 31, by Tim Siglin
Posted 31 Jul 2008
The NewsMarket, which supplies royalty- and rights-free video clips to media outlets, started a Beijing 2008 Olympics channel in April and has already supplied clips to more than 350 news organizations worldwide.
Thurs., July 24, by Bill Greenwood
Posted 24 Jul 2008
Chinese streaming broadcaster rights now licensed to several interested parties, and On2 is getting into the act, announcing that Chinese Central Television’s CCTV.com will be using the Flix Engine to encode content with VP6.
Thurs., July 17, by Tim Siglin
Posted 17 Jul 2008
This year's Connections conference highlighted the paths and pitfalls to streaming in the home, with competing approaches offering simplified user experiences. And while there's a push towards a unified standard, its realizations seems a long ways off.
Tues., July 8, by IdaRose Sylvester and Tim Siglin
Posted 08 Jul 2008
Content owners need to monetize their videos. But, writes the Watchman, if you're going to make people watch ads to get to free video, you should make the experience as easy and painless as possible.
Friday, June 20, by Geoff Daily
Posted 20 Jun 2008