Online Video

Avanquest Publishing USA, a developer and publisher of consumer and business software titles available online, has announced it is entering the iPod market with a line of applications designed to enhance the iPod experience and benefit both iPod consumers and PodCast creators.

Posted Jan 17, 2006

ebrary, an ebook/ digital content provider as well as technology company, has given the Royal Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, its technology and digital content for free.

Posted Jan 13, 2006

Internet video search provider Truveo, Inc. has been acquired by America Online, Inc.

Posted Jan 13, 2006

Google Inc. has announced Google Pack beta, a free collection of safe software from Google and other companies designed to improve the user experience online and on the desktop.

Posted Jan 10, 2006

Clear Channel Communications Inc., a US-based radio conglomerate, has announced plans to begin testing a free, music video-on-demand service as part of a strategy to bolster its Internet presence.

Posted Jan 10, 2006

Nuance Communications, Inc., formerly ScanSoft, Inc, has announced that Coveo Solutions Inc., a provider of integrated and secure search solutions for the desktop, the intranet, and the Web has selected Dragon AudioMining for its Coveo Enterprise Search for Microsoft SharePoint.

Posted Dec 27, 2005

Softbank and Yahoo! Japan have announced that TV Bank, a video content service joint venture established by the two companies, has begun providing a video content service at Yahoo! Video.

Posted Dec 26, 2005

Brainshark, a provider of on-demand rich media communications solutions, has announced its Brainshark Express product line for the small and mid-sized business (SMB) sector and individual business professionals.

Posted Dec 20, 2005

Bookeen has announced that the Cybook ebook reading device will be wireless for free during the holidays.

Posted Dec 16, 2005

Five Across, Inc., a syndication platform company, has announced the availability of the new Five Across Connect server product, with a built-in Community Engine.

Posted Dec 16, 2005

Digital media vendor OverDrive has announced OverDrive Media Kiosk Software, an application that enables Internet connected PCs to become self-service download stations for audiobooks and music.

Posted Dec 16, 2005

CBS and UPN have reached an agreement with Amp'd Mobile to program multimedia entertainment content to Amp'd members' broadband wireless phones.

Posted Dec 13, 2005

Thomson Scientific and Dialog have announced that the enhanced version of Derwent World Patents Index (DWPISM) will be available on the Dialog online service in quarter one, 2006.

Posted Dec 09, 2005

Macromedia, Inc. has announced a partnership with Jabber, Inc., a provider of real-time, standards-based presence and messaging solutions.

Posted Dec 02, 2005

Industrial Audio Software has announced the launch of ePodcast Express.

Posted Nov 22, 2005

Nine Systems, a provider of streaming media applications and content delivery solutions, has added podcasting to its Stream OS rich media management toolset.

Posted Nov 18, 2005

Macromedia, Inc. and Limelight Networks have announced the immediate availability of Limelight MediaEdge Streaming for Macromedia Flash.

Posted Nov 18, 2005

It is now a tradition in the annual EContent 100 issue that we climb way out on a limb and anticipate promising new sources of revenue for the coming year. Even as 2005 closes, it is already clear that boatloads of money are about to start racing online, especially from big media TV and radio brands desperately chasing audiences that are fragmenting into smaller niches of personalized, on-demand media consumption. In past years, advertising drove many of the trends online, but this coming year much of the energy will be coming from the media industry itself as it tries to retool for an on-demand future.

Posted Nov 16, 2005

Thomson Gale, part of The Thomson Corporation, has announced it is adding 14 new peer-reviewed journals to Science Resource Center, bringing the total number of full-text, peer-reviewed titles to 167.

Posted Nov 11, 2005

ReelBlogs has announced the launch of a video blog network on the Internet.

Posted Nov 11, 2005

IMN, an ecommunications service provider, has expanded its Web-based enewsletter service to capitalize on podcasting.

Posted Nov 08, 2005

Norpath, Inc., has announced the immediate availability of Norpath Elements 3.2, the latest version of its interactive authoring software for creating learning, multimedia, and information applications.

Posted Nov 04, 2005

SiSTeR Technologies, Inc., a provider of applications and hosted services for the automated creation and management of multimedia marketing content for online retail and mobile environments, has announced the commercial availability of the company's Pic2Vid for Marketers solution suite.

Posted Nov 04, 2005

I witnessed on television what I’ve often been critical about in Web multimedia use in business: the inability to search and quickly click to the precise part of content that I’m interested in. I’ve tried messing around with podcasting for things like listening to conference panels and keynotes that I missed, but my efforts always ended in frustration because I couldn’t go directly to the spot in the audio that I was most interested in. In other words, I couldn’t search on a big fat audio stream.

Posted Nov 03, 2005

RLG, a not-for-profit organization of over 150 research libraries, archives, and museums has announced that it will be a contributor to and partner with the Open Content Alliance (OCA), a consortium that is building a permanent archive of digitized text and multimedia content.

Posted Nov 01, 2005