Online Video

Orb Networks, Inc., a developer of streaming media software and services, has announced the company’s streaming media software, Orb Media, will now be free to all users.

Posted Apr 01, 2005

MPEG NATION, a division of Digital Silo, Inc., a provider of integrated content delivery and streaming media services, has announced a new service designed to quickly encode and stream consumer and commercial video content via its worldwide content delivery network.

Posted Apr 01, 2005

Microsoft Corp. has announced the launch of MSN Video Downloads, which will provide daily television programming, including video content from, Food Network, FOX Sports, and IFILM Corp., for download to Windows Mobile-based devices such as Portable Media Centers and select Smartphones and Pocket PCs.

Posted Apr 01, 2005

DayPort, a provider of video streaming, workflow infrastructure, and convergence technologies, has announced a new partnership with Quantel, a provider of production solutions to broadcast and content producing organizations.

Posted Mar 18, 2005

Akamai Technologies, Inc. and Speedera Networks Inc. have signed a definitive agreement for Akamai to acquire Speedera in a stock-for-stock merger transaction. The closing of the transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals and the approval of Speedera's stockholders, is expected to occur in the second quarter of 2005.

Posted Mar 18, 2005

Business consulting group ACG and 55 Minutes, an application development firm, have joined forces to deliver business solutions for the enterprise including digital asset management, workflow automation, and distribution portals.

Posted Mar 08, 2005

Brightcove, Inc., has been unveiled as a new online television and video distribution company that will enable mainstream and emerging video content publishers and programmers can offer their products directly to consumers over the Internet. Jeremy Allaire, who was a co-founder of Allaire Corp (later sold to Macromedia), has gone public with his latest endeavor, an IP video startup called Brightcove formed to encourage democratization of video production and distribution. The Cambridge-based company was quietly founded in 2004 with a vision for the "transformation of television with the Internet."

Posted Mar 01, 2005

Mirror Image Internet, a provider of content delivery solutions, has announced Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), a national retail cooperative providing outdoor gear and clothing, has selected Mirror Image to deliver high volumes of rich Web content to online customers nationwide.

Posted Feb 22, 2005

Verizon Wireless has chosen the Microsoft Windows Media Format to power V CAST, a 3G consumer wireless broadband multimedia service, delivered over Verizon Wireless‚ high-speed 3G EV-DO (Evolution-Data Optimized) network.

Posted Feb 01, 2005

Mirror Image Internet, Inc., a provider of content delivery solutions, and Macromedia have announced the immediate availability of Macromedia Flash Video Streaming Service, powered by Mirror Image.

Posted Jan 11, 2005

thePlatform, a provider of software for rich media content management, publishing, commerce, and reporting, has announced in conjunction with Microsoft that thePlatform media publishing system is managing video content delivery for Microsoft’s new MSN Video Downloads service.

Posted Jan 07, 2005

The Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) and Multimedia Instructional Network Delivery System, LLC (MINDS) have announced a partnership, whereby TCEA and MINDS will provide the MINDSconnects eLearning Knowledge Center (MCeKC) at a highly reduced cost specifically for administrators, educators, and professionals who have a TCEA membership.

Posted Dec 07, 2004

XinLab, Inc. has announced the release of its Java Mobile Media Processor (JMMP), designed to aid mobile service operators in their roll-out of value added services such as mobile messaging management solutions.

Posted Nov 16, 2004

Mirror Image Internet, an adaptive network for online content, application, and transaction delivery, has announced that Flashtalking, a video delivery, email, and advertising solutions technology, has selected Mirror Image’s Global Content Caching solution to deliver advertising campaigns to online users worldwide.

Posted Nov 09, 2004

Mirror Image Internet, an adaptive network for online content, application, and transaction delivery, has announced that LifeScript, a health and wellness company, has selected Mirror Image's content delivery solution to deliver rich Web content to its customers.

Posted Nov 05, 2004

Macromedia and NTT DoCoMo have announced that members of the DoCoMo-led global alliance of i-mode licensing companies will be offered Macromedia Flash Lite to provide their mobile Internet users with rich interactive experiences.

Posted Oct 26, 2004

Transvector has released BlogFlix, an online service that creates and delivers videos for blog entries.

Posted Oct 22, 2004

For the first time in years, Hollywood’s online ad spending is up, and the backrooms of Sunset Boulevard eateries are abuzz with producers talking about the Internet. Hollywood has timidly started to embrace the online world once again. Will it be for real this time? And if so, how is Hollywood seeking to get the most bang for its online content buck?

Posted Oct 20, 2004

Mirror Image Internet, an adaptive network for online content, application and transaction delivery, has announced that The Golf Channel, a provider of golf news and entertainment, has selected the company’s Global Content Caching solution to deliver portions of its dynamic online content to users worldwide.

Posted Oct 19, 2004

Mirror Image Internet, an adaptive network for online content, application, and transaction delivery, has announced that the X PRIZE Foundation has chosen Mirror Image to Webcast SpaceShipOne’s first private space flight for the $10 million ANSARI X PRIZE.

Posted Oct 01, 2004

Dialog, a Thomson business and a provider of online-based information services and integrated information solutions, has added databases of global intellectual property records and business information to its roster of content available through Dialog Choice, the company's fixed-fee enterprise subscription pricing plan. Dialog has also announced that it is now offering streaming live news to subscribers of its Dialog NewsEdge service.

Posted Oct 01, 2004

Mirror Image Internet, an adaptive network for online content, application and transaction delivery, today announced that its streaming media services are being used to power Streaming Media Inc.’s new audio and video portal, which can be accessed online at

Posted Sep 14, 2004

Speedera Networks Inc., a provider of on-demand distributed application hosting and content delivery services, and Macromedia have announced the immediate availability of a live video version of Macromedia Flash Video Streaming Service powered by Speedera, which is delivered using its on-demand network and server infrastructure.

Posted Sep 14, 2004

SilkRoad technology, inc., a provider of content management and collaboration software, has announced the launch of a full-fledged audio and video conferencing extension to its ChatBlazer chat/instant messaging product suite and a new line of plug-in options that are designed to enhance customers’ Web-enabled chat experiences.

Posted Sep 14, 2004

Virage, Inc., a division of Autonomy Corp. and a provider of rich media communication and content management software, has announced feature enhancements to its VS Archive, VS Webcasting, VS News Monitoring, and SmartEncode products.

Posted Sep 10, 2004