It’s election day, and I created another short for King County Elections. This is turning into a “thing” of sorts. Certainly, it forces me to do something that I have less training and experience in, compared to writing.
We’ve started using the iPad to stream movies to the AppleTV so that we can watch them on the big screen. It’s one thing to stream a show we’ve bought from the iTunes store or a clip off YouTube. Those are very straightforward. But what about other (third party) video files?
This post on the future of online video news is part of the September Carnival of Journalism. The history of online video production and distribution is one of fragmentation (competing formats and players) followed by easy-uploads-with-inferior quality (YouTube); one of dissatisfaction with the cross-browser and cross-platform work-around (Flash) with hopes pinned on a new savior […]
The headlines from two days ago trumpeted Wal-Mart’s success in buying Vudu but the real story is that Apple holds two-thirds of the online movie market, based on revenue. The dollar amounts are, umm, less than stellar, however. According to IHS Screen Digest Media Research (press release), Apple’s iTunes store had captured 65.8 percent of […]
A fall 2008 survey of 5,500 U.S. Internet users suggests that almost two-thirds (62%) watch “online video” each week, making online video more popular than time-shifted television (38%). However, almost half (47%) who watch online video choose “short-form” video, so it’s not fair for my brain to compare that consumption pattern with DVRs. Only 15 […]
In ten years, we believe that online video broadcasting will be the most ubiquitous and accessible form of communication. So sayeth Chad Hurley, CEO and co-founder of YouTube, in a post on the official Google blog this morning. (tip) IF bandwidth gets better (ie, faster and available to more people, ideally with choice) AND network […]