Online Video

Fotolia announced the global release of its image add-in for Microsoft Word 2010 and Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Now available in 12 languages and 10 countries and regions, Fotolia has massively increased the multimedia functionality of the first microstock plug-in, with HD videos and subscription images available for download through Fotolia's free ribbon.

Posted May 13, 2010

Thomson Reuters launched Reuters Insider, a financial video news service that provides multimedia content from Reuters and more than 150 trusted partner sites. The service gives users access to insight and analysis from expert sources, breaking financial news, market research, and interviews with top professionals.

Posted May 13, 2010

The Tiki community, while beta testing Tiki 5.0, added two new features to its portfolio. Online collaboration is now available through BigBlueButton and video sharing through Kaltura.

Posted May 11, 2010

Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced a multi-phase collaboration with IBM that would focus on the enabling optimal technology configurations and integrations between Akamai's Web application acceleration services and IBM WebSphere software. As part of this initiative, WebSphere DataPower Appliance with Application Optimization can now be configured to leverage Akamai's Web Application Accelerator service.

Posted May 06, 2010

Brightcove announced that The Financial Times selected Brightcove's technology to power its ad-supported online video initiatives at The online video initiative includes the new video section of the, and includes features such as an "Editor's Choice" selection of top videos, a "Most Popular" section, and the ability to conduct searches on various criteria.

Posted May 04, 2010

Tiki, creator of the open source TikiWiki CMS, is continuing beta testing its upcoming 5.0 release. The company also announced two new features for the platform: video and online collaboration.

Posted Apr 29, 2010

Critical Media's Syndicaster service, which allows broadcasters to use one-click publishing, has now expanded to mobile and Apple devices. The Syndicaster platform allows users to edit and create video clips remotely from over-the-air video content, web feeds, and uploaded video, and distribute video clips online within moments of air-time or on-location recording.

Posted Apr 15, 2010

Critical Media enhanced its Syndicaster service with support for the latest Apple and mobile devices, giving broadcasters access to one-click publishing to all platforms. The Syndicaster platform allows users to edit and create video clips remotely from over-the-air video content, web feeds, and uploaded video and distribute video clips online within moments of air-time or on-location recording.

Posted Apr 13, 2010

IP video technology company VBrick unveiled a fully integrated mobile broadcast system usable by both skilled technicians and and non-technical field journalists. The system contains everything needed to broadcast live stories, using live video contribution backhaul, in a single lightweight and portable back-pack.

Posted Apr 08, 2010

Rogers Digital Media and Brightcove Inc., an online video platform developer, announced they have partnered to deliver a newly re-designed Citytv video theatre. The relaunched site will feature a variety of locally produced Citytv content and exclusive full-length episodes of popular television shows, including 30 Rock, The Bachelor, and The Biggest Loser.

Posted Apr 01, 2010

thePlatform announced the addition of HTML 5 support to Publish Profiles, which the company released in mpx Beta earlier this year. The addition will allow users to automate the creation of content for HTML 5 no matter what device, browser, or outlet is being used for development or viewing.

Posted Apr 01, 2010

A national survey recently conducted by Arbitron Inc. and Edison Research found that 49% of those surveyed believed that newspapers will cease to exist in the future, to be replaced primarily by online news sources. The results represent a sharp jump from just three years ago, when only 27% expressed a similar sentiment.

Posted Apr 01, 2010

Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced several upgrades for its Akamai Download Manager, along with a new solution, Akamai Download Analytics. These solutions are designed to allow users of the company's Electronic Software Delivery platform to create a customized and branded download experience with the aim of increasing user engagement during the download process, improving conversion rates, and capturing download analytics reporting and data.

Posted Mar 25, 2010

Optibase Ltd., a developer of digital video solutions, announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Optibase Technologies Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of VITEC Multimedia ("Vitec"). Under the terms of the agreement, Optibase will sell its entire video business to Vitec.

Posted Mar 25, 2010

IT digital, Inc. acquired Atlanta-based Multicast Media Technologies, Inc. for $18 million.

Posted Mar 16, 2010

White-label video publisher thePlatform announced a new social media player at the TV of Tomorrow 2010 show earlier this week in San Francisco.

Posted Mar 05, 2010

Walmart is once again planning to acquire the VUDU peer-to-peer movie delivery service, despite earlier abandoning its online video initiatives.

Posted Feb 26, 2010

A group of New York and Silicon Valley investors has pooled $2.5 million in seed funding for Vook, the startup company behind the product of the same name

Posted Feb 23, 2010

Adobe Systems Incorporated announced new updates to Adobe Flash Player, including the arrival of Flash Player 10.1 and Adobe AIR to mobile devices.

Posted Feb 16, 2010

Merill Corporation recently released Merrill Lextranet 5.9, bringing a host of new features to its case management system.

Posted Feb 12, 2010

Video management and publishing company thePlatform celebrated its 10 year anniversary with the release of mpx Beta, a re-engineered video management system designed to bring efficiency and scalability to online video publishing.

Posted Feb 05, 2010

Getty Images, iStockphoto, and Jupiterimages have collaborated to create Thinkstock, a new online image database that features millions of royalty-free images, vectors and illustrations from Getty, iStockphoto, and Jupiterimages.

Posted Feb 02, 2010

Video ringtone service Vringo has filed for an IPO filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission,

Posted Feb 02, 2010

Credo Reference signed an agreement with National Gallery, London to provide images and information from the National Gallery's collection of historic works to its online resources.

Posted Jan 29, 2010

Vook, the company behind the eponymous visual book device, announced a distribution and publishing platform for its multimedia content.

Posted Jan 29, 2010