Posts Tagged 'distribution'

Not Everyone May Be Ready for HTML5 Video

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By: Steve Vonder Haar

As much as we would like to think otherwise, there is no free lunch in the world of online video.

Yes, it would be wonderful to tap into technology that makes it possible to wave a magic wand and make all of our video distribution troubles disappear. Maybe you’d even have time left over in your day to have a friend take you out to a long, leisurely lunch. Unfortunately, that’s not the way it works down in ...

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Winnov Newsletter – September 2012 Edition

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Deliver the Experience, Not Visual Mush

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

Streaming video technology platforms are handling tougher tasks than ever before — a positive development given the demands companies are making of solutions that help to create, manage and distribute online video content.

High-quality systems today can help organizations capture video, package it in accessible content portals, shepherd the distribution of the content on corporate networks and track exactly when and ...

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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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