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May 24, 2010

Online Video News

Google Intros Google TV, Adds Flash 10.1 to Mobile OS 2.2

Google TV plans to bridge TV and Web, giving living room viewers the best of both. Raises $10.1 Million for Independent Web Shows

Completion of successful fundraising round lets the network grow with key investments.

Google Open Sources VP8

As anticipated, Google open sourced VP8 today, in a new container format called WebM

The Latest Online Network: Jason Calacanis's This Week In

Is there room for another online video network? Of course there is.

Featured Articles

First Look: H.264 and VP8 Compared

VP8 is now free, but if the quality is substandard, who cares? Well, it turns out that the quality isn't substandard, so that's not an issue, but neither is it twice the quality of H.264 at half the bandwidth. See for yourself.

Industry News

Haivision Introduces the Highest Density HD H.264 Encoding/Decoding Solution

New MB6 Chassis Accepts Any Combination of Makito(TM) and Barracuda(TM) Blades to Provide up to Six HD 1080p60 Channels in a Single Rack Unit Form Factor

ClickStreamTV supports Open Standards for Online Video

Comcast Media Center and thePlatform Announce Validation of Their Online Video Publishing Capabilities in Preserving Nielsen’s Audio Watermarks

New Capability is Ideal for "TV Everywhere" Deployments by Cable Programmers and Television Service Providers

ViewCast Announces Support for WebM Project

Niagara SCX streaming media software to utilize open-source VP8 video codec

Inlet Technologies Announces Participation in a Coalition of Industry Leaders Supporting WebM and VP8

Inlet builds VP8 support into its entire suite of solutions, including its Spinnaker live streaming appliances and Armada high-volume transcoding system.

Telestream Joins Major Industry Leaders to Offer Video Transcoding Support for WebM

Telestream announces free support for WebM web media format along with Google and other industry leaders; FlipFactory, Episode and Vantage video transcoding and workflow products to include WebM/VP8 Joins Major Industry Leaders on WebM Project and VP8 Open Source

Sorenson Media Announces Immediate Support for New VP8 / WebM Ecosystem

• Sorenson Media Site – – Enables Developers to Immediately Encode Directly with the VP8 Video Codec to the WebM Format
• Sorenson Media Announces Private Beta of New Squeeze Server and Squeeze 6.5, Supporting WebM

Digital Rapids Announces Support for WebM Initiative and VP8 Codec in Highly Acclaimed Media Encoding Solutions

Future versions of award-winning encoding, transcoding and live streaming systems will support the WebM open web media project with VP8 compression and WebM format support.

Unicorn Media Offers Real-Time Video Analytics Tools as a Stand-Alone Service

Ground-Breaking UMedia Analytics Now Available for Any Platform

Clicker Launches Beta

Visually-Rich Application Brings Clicker's Internet Programming Guide to the Big Screen