Online Video

In the beginning, there was text search and we had some keywords and a title and it was good. Then we came to expect full-text search. Now, the content that people want to find—inside and outside the enterprise—has grown to include audio and video, and search technologies are struggling to keep up with expectations.

Posted May 15, 2007

Video search solutions have begun to emerge. The latest is a new product from Gemstar-TV Guide, which enables users to effectively search, browse, and watch clips from American Idol or any of their favorite television shows or movies.

Posted May 15, 2007

Bad marketing makes me sick. From releases comprised of extreme hyperbole to buckshot-spray pitches and spam-filter clogging quantity, I am inundated with the bad and the ugly, along with the good. This week, I read a press release that had the profoundly poor taste to “leverage” the shooting at Virginia Tech in order to promote its video search engine. I won’t mention the company’s name here because I wouldn’t want to give them more attention than they deserve. What is significant about the release, other than the depths to which those who aren’t good at their jobs will sink in an effort to get a little ink, is how it highlights the hottest marketing tool of the moment: user-generated video

Posted May 15, 2007

Simon & Schuster Inc. and TurnHere Inc., an internet video company, have announced an agreement to launch a book-centric internet video channel to promote Simon & Schuster authors and their new releases.

Posted May 11, 2007

Joost, an internet television service, has announced that five selected parties have collectively invested approximately $45 million in the company.

Posted May 11, 2007

Brightcove, an internet TV provider, has announced that CBS News will use the Brightcove service to syndicate ad-supported video from CBS News across the internet.

Posted May 08, 2007

Rock legend Peter Gabriel has teamed up with technology entrepreneur Steve Purdham and financial authority John Taysom to bring advertisers an ad delivery mechanism.

Posted May 04, 2007

INTENT MediaWorks, a provider of technology for the distribution of licensed digital media content and advertising via the internet, and Revver, a marketplace for viral videos, have announced an agreement to exchange and distribute each other’s premium video content online.

Posted Apr 27, 2007

CastTV Inc. has announced that it has secured $3.1 million in financing through a Series A investment led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson.

Posted Apr 27, 2007

Sun Microsystems Inc. has introduced the Sun Streaming System--a video delivery platform for cable and telecommunications operators, designed to help operators increase subscriber revenue by offering new video-based services and personalized, video streams to each consumer.

Posted Apr 27, 2007

Podbridge Inc., a video and audio podcast advertising service, has closed a new round of venture funding totaling $8.5 million.

Posted Apr 24, 2007

Google has acquired Marratech's video conferencing software, which will enable from-the-desktop participation for Googlers in videoconference meetings wherever there's an internet connection.

Posted Apr 24, 2007

LiveWorld Inc., an online social networking and community agency, has announced LiveWorld Video, a service for companies to create a community, through user-generated videos submitted directly to their company’s web sites.

Posted Apr 20, 2007

Origin Digital, Inc., a global video applications service provider, has announced a partnership with OmniBus Systems, a provider of comprehensive broadcast automation and content management solutions.

Posted Apr 17, 2007

News Corporation, NBC Universal and Comcast Corporation have announced a comprehensive distribution agreement in which Comcast's Comcast.net and Fancast.com will serve as key distribution sites for News Corp. and NBCU's recently announced online video venture.

Posted Apr 17, 2007

Volantis, a supplier of Intelligent Content Adaptation solutions for the Mobile Internet, and Mobixell, a provider of mobile multimedia solutions, have announced a partnership to deliver multimedia capabilities optimized for every media type, mobile device, and value added service (VAS).

Posted Apr 13, 2007

Burst Media, an online ad network, has learned that the internet is playing a role in keeping voters informed.

Posted Apr 10, 2007

Autonomy Corporation plc, a provider of infrastructure software for the enterprise and proponent of Meaning-Based Computing, has released the Virage Automatic Copyright Infringement Detection (ACID).

Posted Apr 10, 2007

Kontera, the In-Text Advertising solution provider for web publishers and advertisers, and Pixsy Corporation, a media search platform that powers private label image and video search engines, have announced a partnership.

Posted Apr 06, 2007

LookSmart, an online advertising and technology company, has signed an agreement with blinkx.com, a video search engine, to power video search results on LookSmart’s largest consumer site, findarticles.com.

Posted Apr 06, 2007

thePlatform, a broadband video application service provider, introduced a new software suite designed to enable content companies to create custom video players for delivering broadband and mobile video to consumers.

Posted Apr 06, 2007

Mercora has launched Mercora M v2, a social music player and mobile radio service for 3G-enabled mobile devices.

Posted Mar 30, 2007

Blueapple.mobi has announced the public availability of its video search service for mobile users.

Posted Mar 30, 2007

ClipBlast!, a video search engine, has launched ClipBlast! 2.0, complete with Video Navigator--Web video technology engineered according to how people actually interact with video online.

Posted Mar 30, 2007

Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced the Adobe Creative Suite 3 product line, an offering of tightly integrated design and development tools for creative workflows.

Posted Mar 30, 2007

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