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Winnov Newsletter – June 2012 Edition

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Deliver Higher Quality Content to More Viewers

Adaptive bit rate streaming enables you to deliver seamless, higher quality content to a wider range of viewers.

How does it work? In its most basic form, a single source is encoded at different bit rates and the resulting encodings are split up into fragments that are typically a few seconds long. The files are then uploaded to a media server. When a viewer wants to watch the online video, a ...

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They Just Don’t Make Format Wars Like They Used To…

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By: Steve Vonder Haar

At the dawn of the online multimedia age in the late 1990s, analysts and reporters alike spilled plenty of ink discussing the relative merits of Real Networks’ Real Player in comparison with Microsoft’s NetShow software that ultimately paved the way to Microsoft’s Windows Media player.

In that narrowband era that would run through the year 2000, endless debates ensued on which player provided better quality and which software should be used most ...

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Choosing Different Formats and Playback Options with Cbox

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Cbox supports a variety of formats and options for live broadcasting, on-demand viewing, and high-quality archiving. With Cbox, viewers can easily playback recordings on the web, smartphones, and tablets.

For more information about Cbox or to request a personal demo, please call 888-315-9460 or email us at info@winnov.com

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Winnov Newsletter – May 2012 Edition

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They Just Don’t Make Format Wars Like They Used To…

By Steve Vonder Haar, Senior Analyst Enterprise Webcasting & Streaming, Wainhouse Research, LLC

At the dawn of the online multimedia age in the late 1990s, analysts and reporters alike spilled plenty of ink discussing the relative merits of Real Networks’ Real Player in comparison with Microsoft’s NetShow software that ultimately paved the way to Microsoft’s Windows Media player.

In that narrowband era that would run through the year 2000, endless debates ensued on ...

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VTLS Uses Winnov’s Cbox For Customer Training

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VTLS Inc. is a leading global company that creates Visionary Technology in Library Solutions. With solutions installed at more than 900 libraries in 37 countries for more than 25 years. VTLS supports libraries with products such as Virtua and Integrated Library System (ILS) and VITAL, a digital repository software, and their state of the art RFID system, Fastrac.

As campuses and commercial libraries migrate to digital content, having searchable repositories of media is critical to driving content ...

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Winnov Newsletter – April 2012 Edition

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Preparing for the Age of Pervasive Video

By Steve Vonder Haar, Senior Analyst Enterprise Webcasting & Streaming, Wainhouse Research, LLC

Consumer adoption of increasingly sophisticated technology devices, like smartphones, tablet computers and Internet-connected televisions, is setting the stage for a revolution in video-enriched business communications. As the sprawl of online video extends beyond the PC and spills into a ubiquitous chain of networked video screens, companies must begin making technology decisions today that will position themselves for the most important transformation in ...

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Custom Layouts for the Web & Mobile Devices

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When it comes to creating content to convey critical information, you need to get the information across as clearly as possible. This typically is not a problem for creating content for desktop computers and laptops where the screen size is upward of 12 inches, but viewing details can be challenging on smaller screens, such as on mobile devices. For example, in the case of the latter, a picture-in-picture video mix may fare better than a side-by-side ...

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Preparing for the Age of Pervasive Video

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By Steve Vonder Haar, Senior Analyst Enterprise Webcasting & Streaming, Wainhouse Research, LLC

Online video is on the loose.

Anywhere there’s a screen, there’s usually an opportunity for delivering video. That simple fact holds huge implications for executives contemplating the best strategy for incorporating video into their business communications efforts.

Simply put, online video is sprawling beyond the confines of the PC. For companies that invest in the right technologies, business video messages can be reliably viewed ...

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Winnov Newsletter – March 2012 Edition

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Are Your Video Libraries Getting Cluttered?

By Steve Vonder Haar, Research Director of Interactive Media Strategies

Don’t become a victim of your own video success. Many companies start slowly in the video world and use home-made systems to track their fledgling video libraries. But even as their video usage sprawls, some organizations do not put into place the systems needed to organize and distribute videos efficiently. Unfortunately, without good content management solutions, corporate executives can subject themselves to some pretty ...

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Are Your Video Libraries Getting Cluttered?

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By Steve Vonder Haar

It happens to the best of us. Bookshelves get cluttered. Closets get over-run.

So imagine the plight of corporate IT administrators who try their best to keep their libraries of business video content nice and tidy. It seems so easy at first. Get a nice new hard drive, store the CEO videos in one folder, the training videos go into another folder and the marketing video clips are set aside in yet another folder.

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