Online Video

In April of 2003, EContent reported on the strides Mirror Image had taken in moving beyond content delivery, Web computing, and streaming, towards offering a complete end-to-end package to its Global 2000 customers. January brings a major announcement as the company unveils its new positioning as an “adaptive network for smart content,” whereby it bundles content management and content delivery solutions and makes aggressive moves into application and transaction support.

Posted Feb 06, 2004

Interactive Video Technologies, Inc. (IVT), a provider of ecommunications software, has announced the launch of MediaPlatform 3.0, its integrated Web-based software solution for creating, managing, distributing, and measuring live and on demand ecommunication presentations.

Posted Jan 23, 2004

Acacia Research Corporation has announced that its Acacia Technologies group has been issued an additional European patent covering 14 countries for its Digital Media Transmission ("DMT") Technology.

Posted Jan 16, 2004

Comcast, a broadband Internet provider, and thePlatform for media, inc., a provider of software for rich media content management, publishing, commerce, and reporting, have announced the official launch of The Fan.

Posted Nov 25, 2003

Reflect Systems has announced ReflectNet and ReflectWeb, a suite of rich-media communications software that are designed to combine creation, management, and distribution of content to internal and external audiences into one enterprise software package.

Posted Nov 18, 2003

Sonic Foundry Inc., a rich media solutions company, has announced a new architecture, higher performance, and enhancements to its Mediasite Live rich media presentation system that begins shipping immediately.

Posted Nov 07, 2003

Kontiki has announced the availability of an eservice for Microsoft Producer for Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 allowing one-button publishing of business video presentations to the Kontiki Delivery Management System (DMS) 3.0.

Posted Oct 24, 2003

Speedera Networks, a provider of content delivery services, has integrated Apple's Darwin Streaming Server technology with Speedera's distributed delivery network in support of QuickTime as well as open standards such as MPEG-4.

Posted Oct 21, 2003

Sawyer Media Systems, Inc., a provider of enterprise media solutions, has announced the release of Enterprise Media Producer 2.0, a suite of software components designed to help companies create, manage, deliver, and measure rich media-enabled business communications.

Posted Oct 21, 2003

Interactive Video Technologies (IVT), an ecommunications software company, has announced an agreement with Cisco Systems to provide its flagship enterprise software solution, MediaPlatform, as the content authoring and management backbone for the Cisco Enterprise Video on Demand (VOD) Solution.

Posted Oct 03, 2003

Trusted Media Networks, Inc., a provider of rich digital audio and video content by means of dynamic delivery, has been officially launched.

Posted Sep 09, 2003

It is a case of musical Darwinism. When your career spans decades, it is inevitable that you have adapted to the times in order to survive. Such is the case with Metallica and Pearl Jam who have both made major strides in adapting to the use of the Internet for digitally distributing their music.

Posted Aug 29, 2003

EyeWonder, a provider of instant streaming video and audio solutions, has announced that Vauxhall Motors, a European division of General Motors, has licensed the EYERIS G3 solution to stream their TV spots within their online ads and Web site ( content, promoting the launches of the new Meriva and Signum.

Posted Aug 12, 2003

Rightscom, a strategic consultancy for the management of digital content, has published a white paper on the MPEG (Moving Picture Expert Group) Rights Expression Language (REL), one of the cornerstones of the MPEG-21 Multimedia Framework standard.

Posted Jul 25, 2003

Singingfish, Inc., has announced the launch of their newly redesigned Web site offering end-users an upgraded experience to find, play, and/or download tens of millions of streaming media files. Singingfish has also announced a distribution relationship with Jibe, Inc., a software developer of peer-based content delivery networks.

Posted Jul 08, 2003

Sonic Foundry, the company that has been known as a digital audio and video software developer, now bills itself as a provider of professional digital media solutions, focused on enterprise rich media applications.

Posted Jul 08, 2003

Telestream has announced the successful deployment of its FlipFactory transcoding automation technology for the ARKive endangered species project.

Posted Jul 01, 2003

Now that household broadband penetration may be approaching 20% and much of at-work Web access already comes through fatter pipes, an old argument is being made anew: all media brands need to get a video component. Well, maybe.

Posted Jun 19, 2003

With the arrival of Yahoo! Platinum service, the former directory-only Web site announced it was jumping into the pay-for-streaming arena. Sounds good, but in fact, this launch came a full two years after RealNetworks made a similar move. What took Yahoo! and many others so long?

Posted Jun 13, 2003

Posted May 09, 2003

RealNetworks, Inc. has announced that consumers can now access brand-name audio and video programming from their mobile phone.

Posted May 06, 2003

The latest generation of portal, CM, and elearning solutions all have one thing in common: improved ease of use. Well, at least the aspiration to allow less-technical members of the digital content food chain to more easily use these previously complex systems.

Posted Apr 23, 2003, the new classical music listening service for libraries, has joined forces with digital sheet music provider Byron Hoyt to provide a classical music service for libraries, available in early summer.

Posted Apr 22, 2003

Zinio Systems, Inc. has launched the Zinio Reader 1.4, designed to enhance interactivity with digital magazines through animation, video, and sound.

Posted Apr 22, 2003

Whether you’re training employees on a new product, hawking a product to potential customers, or pitching shareholders on a new vision for the future, the more efficient and effective way may be through digital video.

Posted Apr 08, 2003