Online Video

Multicast Media Technologies added live streaming and on-demand video capabilities to its Multicast Media Suite video platform.

Posted Nov 20, 2009

As we eagerly await each successive advance, we've gotten used to thinking that when it comes to content, richer is always better. More rich media! More audio, more online video, more animation-this is the stuff that makes today's web attractive and exciting, though not necessarily more efficient or more useful. Since most of this eye candy is either part of or is sponsored by advertising, it seems safe to assume that the richness of the content correlates to the outcome desired by advertisers, which is, by and large, to induce us to make some kind of purchase. However, while that assumption makes sense on the surface, it turns out that the reality is more subtle and complex than suggested by the simple proposition that "rich content sells."

Posted Nov 19, 2009

Brightcove Inc. announced the general availability of Brightcove 4, a new release of the company's online video platform.

Posted Nov 17, 2009

Livestream announced the availability of its free service for live streaming to the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Posted Nov 17, 2009

It goes without saying that an online presence is essential for the success of almost any modern media company, whether it's a local institution like a radio or television station or a national brand. Unfortunately, the bewildering array of standards, technologies, and platforms available for content management makes establishing a solid foothold in the digital arena as daunting as it is valuable. With the Oct. 27 release of Spotlight, a video hosting and management platform with social media features, developer Reality Digital is hoping to remove some of that confusion.

Posted Oct 27, 2009

The owners of Newslink launched Tradeclips, a full-service video, audio, text, and picture sharing site with a focus on the communications industry.

Posted Oct 23, 2009

On-demand software solutions provider KIT digital announced that it reached definitive agreements to acquire two of its competitors, Germany-based Nunet AG and New York-based The FeedRoom.

Posted Oct 09, 2009

When the Rhode Island School of Design began populating its website with video content, problems began to arise. The videos were isolated from each other and difficult to manage. It quickly became clear that RISD needed a video platform solution to manage its content, and the school turned to Brightcove for help.

Posted Oct 07, 2009

VBrick has unveiled the VBrick Enterprise Media System (VEMS), an integrated hardware and software system for distributing live or on-demand video and rich media presentations.

Posted Oct 06, 2009

Atria Books and Simon & Schuster, Inc., have introduced the Vook, a new format hailed by the companies as a "revolutionary reading format."

Posted Oct 06, 2009

Internet video storage and delivery developer Blackwave announced that it has successfully completed a $7 million round of series C investment, bringing its total venture and strategic capital funding to more than $29 million.

Posted Oct 02, 2009

Merrill Corporation has released the latest version of its Merrill Lextranet Transcript Repository. Version 2 features several updates, including search and synching for video depositions, a feature unique in the litigation support marketplace.

Posted Sep 29, 2009

Impelsys has announced a strategic partnership with Audiomedia Production to offer audio content for Impelsys' VirtualPages, creating what the companies call a talking ebook.

Posted Sep 29, 2009

Micropayment-based content provider iStockphoto has announced that it will legally guarantee that all files purchased from its collection of images, video, and audio will not breach any trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property rights or rights of privacy.

Posted Sep 18, 2009

Global social media network sevenload has announced that it will now be possible to view search results for videos and photos in 3D.

Posted Sep 11, 2009

Livestream has released several new application programming interfaces (APIs) that allow users to integrate the company's service into their own video platforms and players.

Posted Aug 14, 2009

Boxee, roughly a year after completing its Series A funding, has received a $6 million investment led by Boston firm General Catalyst, with participation by Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures, both of which had invested in Boxee before.

Posted Aug 14, 2009

Google, Inc., has reached an agreement to acquire video compression developer On2 Technologies, Inc.

Posted Aug 07, 2009

UK voice-to-text firm SpinVox, which was last week finalizing a new funding injection, has in fact secured those new funds.

Posted Aug 04, 2009

Livestream, with the launch of Twitcam.com, became the first company to offer live streaming video on Twitter.

Posted Jul 24, 2009

Avail-TVN, an independent digital media services company in North America, announced a comprehensive long term video-on-demand (VOD) services deal with Starz Entertainment, LLC, making Avail-TVN the company's preferred VOD distributor.

Posted Jul 21, 2009

Tetco-Voxpilot is launching Videofy Studio, a software suite that enables both professional video creation, in any format, and its incorporation into interactive video broadcasting systems.

Posted Jul 21, 2009

Ineoquest has announced development of the Apple iPhone application--iVMS Mobile - to allow service providers to monitor and improve digital video quality remotely and as a result, simplify the delivery of digital video and improve customer service.

Posted Jul 21, 2009

Clikthrough Inc., a privately funded interactive video entertainment company, debuted 35 new interactive music videos on its website, www.clikthrough.com.

Posted Jul 21, 2009

Video-based online community Paltalk has bought back all of its remaining shares from investor Softbank Capital Partners, marking the conclusion of the venture capital firm's investment and exit strategy.

Posted Jul 17, 2009

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