December 09, 2010
comScore Expands Video Measurement to More Countries
Video Metrix now tracks viewership in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Spain.
Videojug Signs Deal with Dailymotion
By expanding its syndication network, the how-to destination is growing its viewer base.
Microsoft Announces Silverlight 5
MS reassures developers by showing future plans for the Silverlight platform.
Making Sense of the Google/Widevine Deal
Longstanding DRM and video optimization company gives Google solid controlled access technology for the Google TV and Android ecosystem
W3C's Le Hagaret Says Developers Are Finding Better Performance with WebM
The head of the W3C's video standards group cites community "sentiment" finding that WebM outperforms Ogg in terms of "bandwidth and quality"
Commentary: Flinging and Flicking
With Apple's AirPlay, users can "fling" content from their iDevices to their Apple TVs. But what happens if, instead of streaming the content from a mobile device, viewers can "flick" it to their TVs, which will then pick up the content and take over the streaming directly from the source?
BBC Worldwide Developing Richer Content Verticals
By focusing on specific content verticals like travel, BBC Worldwide is looking to continue to grow its footprint outside the UK
Blue Coat Optimizes Video on Enterprise Networks
Dot-com boom and bust survivor Blue Coat Systems has expanded and enhanced its support for streaming video with its latest ProxySG line of products
StreamCity asks “Why are you paying so much for your online video streaming?”
StreamCity’s MAGIC Publisher (version 3.0) creates a new Industry defining Pricing Model.
TouchCast Attracts A Major New Investment Partner
TouchCast SA (creators of CasterStats) announce a major new investment partner. This new investment will give a firm financial basis for expansion to allow TouchCast to continue to improve CasterStats and develop new products for online broadcasters.
Videoplaza Experiences Rapid Growth on all Fronts
Online video streams through the company’s platform double in the past six months
Tvinci Extends Pay-OTT Video Platform to Tablet Devices
Increases reach of paid OTT content across wider portfolio of devices