Online Video

Concurrent, a provider of on-demand technology, and GoldPocket Interactive, a provider of interactive television products and services, have announced a new initiative that integrates GoldPocket’s advanced media technologies with Concurrent’s MediaHawk On-Demand platform.

Posted Aug 09, 2005

FinancialContent, Inc., a provider of financial data and business applications to online media and financial services companies worldwide, has announced that the Company is seeking beta-testers for

Posted Aug 05, 2005

NewTek Inc., a provider of 3-D animation and video products, has announced the release of VT[4] version 4.5, the latest update to the integrated production suite.

Posted Aug 02, 2005

Industrial Audio Software has announced its iPodcast series of podcasting software will now become ePodcast.

Posted Aug 02, 2005

LexisNexis U.S., a provider of news, business, and legal information services, and Critical Mention, a Web-based TV search and broadcast monitoring service, have announced an alliance to deliver searchable video and print news clips in one solution via LexisNexis AlaCarte!

Posted Aug 02, 2005

Critical Mention, Inc., a Web-based television news search and monitoring service, has announced a video-licensing agreement with AP Digital, a division of The Associated Press that provides news and information to interactive services.

Posted Jul 29, 2005

Lionhardt Technologies, a U.K./Canada-based software company, has released Webpod Studio for Windows; an Audio and Video PodCast composer application.

Posted Jul 26, 2005

Cut and paste culture might be all the rage on the creative side of the entertainment business but is often an anathema to the business side. While the latter will gladly pocket Gorillaz’ green, a team of lawyers probably frets over every echo of another artist’s work. At this year’s Entertainment Technology Alliance conference, I moderated a session called “Can Content Remain King?” in which—as usual—DRM surfaced as the highest hurdle for widespread entertainment digital content delivery.

Posted Jul 25, 2005

FOCUS Enhancements Inc., a provider of video production and conversion technology, has announced the availability of ProxSys Media Servers, a Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution specifically designed for video, multimedia, and broadcast applications.

Posted Jul 22, 2005

Limelight Networks has announced the immediate availability of Flash video streaming for its Content Delivery Network.

Posted Jul 19, 2005

According to new forecasts from The Diffusion Group, a consumer technology research consultancy, demand for time-shifted digital audio files or "podcasts" is expected to grow from less than 15% of portable digital music player owners in 2004 to 75% by 2010.

Posted Jul 08, 2005

Critical Mention, Inc., a Web -based television search and monitoring service for corporate communications and business intelligence professionals, has announced CriticalTV 3.0 was released from Beta and is now available for all Critical Mention clients.

Posted Jul 01, 2005

The Viacom Television Stations Group has unveiled a digital media initiative that includes the re-launch and re-design of each of its local station Web sites, adding greater functionality, interactivity, live and taped streaming video products, local, and national content wireless alerts with breaking news.

Posted Jun 28, 2005

iCast has announced the Beta release of the iCast ZapPoint software application.

Posted Jun 28, 2005

VitalStream, Inc., a streaming media solutions provider, has unveiled its new Authenticated Streaming Service, delivered via Flash Video Streaming Service, powered by VitalStream.

Posted Jun 17, 2005

OverDrive, a provider of download audio books and ebooks for libraries, has announced the addition of Video on Demand services and materials to its Digital Library Reserve network.

Posted Jun 17, 2005

Sonic Foundry Inc., a provider of automated media solutions, has announced the release of the Mediasite 440 Series of Media Recorders.

Posted Jun 14, 2005

People already create, distribute, and consume mobile information and entertainment in the forms of news, music, and games; now art has gone mobile too. Several organizations are harnessing mobile technology to bring art to the masses and to provide artists with new outlets and creative forms.

Posted Jun 09, 2005

Penn Media has announced its latest advertising and content initiative: Vidsense. Vidsense is a program whereby Web sites include a proprietary video player and streamed content related to the given Web site content is then delivered through the player, along with advertising.

Posted May 13, 2005

What is most interesting about the rising tide of enterprise rich media use is how quickly companies incorporate audio and video into everyday business processes. Users are re-imagining multimedia’s functionality once it becomes as common and effortless a business tool as photo copiers and staplers.

Posted May 10, 2005

VitalStream Holdings Inc., the parent company of VitalStream, Inc., a streaming media solutions and global content delivery network (CDN) provider, has acquired the business of PlayStream, LLC, a provider of small business streaming media services, headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Posted May 06, 2005

Sonic Foundry Inc., a provider of automated rich media solutions, has announced the availability of the Mediasite LX Rich Media Server, a new platform designed to give organizations automated control over the lifecycle of their rich media content.

Posted Apr 22, 2005

iPressroom, which offers dynamic communications software tools and services to help organizations extend the impact of their public relations, corporate communications, and marketing programs, has added podcasting functionality to their application. The expanded capabilities are available to all organizations that currently use iPressroom to power their online media centers.

Posted Apr 19, 2005

China Government policy making organizations and media certification agencies, along with Chinese technology and broadband companies, have come together to celebrate the formation of a China Media-on-Demand (MOD) Coalition to create a new media on-demand platform encompassing software, hardware, content, encryption, encoding, content certification, distribution network, payment system, and business protocols for the delivery of rich media content, worldwide.

Posted Apr 19, 2005

RealNetworks and Accordent Technologies have partnered in an effort to provide educators and instructional designers with a set of tools for creating a variety of streaming media experiences for students and publishing these directly into the BlackBoard Learning System. The new tools, collectively known as Accordent’s BlackBoard Integration Suite, are designed to enable non-technical content authors to save time and reduce complexity by automating the otherwise manual process of making streaming media presentations available to students within the BlackBoard Learning System.

Posted Apr 12, 2005