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January 10, 2011

Online Video News

Cisco Puts TV in the Cloud with Videoscape

At CES 2011, Cisco said its new Videoscape suite will integrate voice, linear and online video, high-speed data, Wi-Fi, and network traffic routing

Samsung Reveals Roadmap at CES Press Event

Company introduces Smart Hub feature, which includes search for finding content on TV, networked devices, or online

Panasonic Announces Expanded Connected TV Line at CES

Company hits major themes of 3D viewing and recording, connected televisions during CES 2011 keynote, and introduces Viera Tablet

Rovi Opens to the Cloud

The program guide and metadata company announces Rovi Media Cloud, a new suite of web services for CE manufacturers and service providers

Tata Communications Acquiring BitGravity

After acquiring 15% of CDN BitGravity in 2008, India-based Tata Communications is now expected to acquire the entire company

Global Consumer Electronics Market Rebounds to $873 Billion; Tablet and Connected TV Sales Expected to Skyrocket

Worldwide sales up 13% from 2009; CEA also predicts 30 million tablet device sales in 2011 and that more than half of TVs shipped by 2014 will be internet-connected

Featured Articles

Video: MSNBC Reaches Out to New Audiences with Mobile Initiative

MSNBC Digital Network Charles Tillinghast talks mobile devices, younger audiences, apps, and HTML5 at CES 2011

What Will Tomorrow’s TV Look Like?

CES panel looks at the future of television and searches for next big thing. The takeaway? Don't simplify into a lean-back vs. lean-forward mindset.

Smart TVs Take Center Stage at CES

LG, Samsung, and Sharp all emphasized market strategies based on internet-connected televisions and other smart devices

Industry News

Vidyo Extends Multi-Party Telepresence to the Home over the Internet on General Purpose Consumer Devices

HD Video Conferencing Bridges Work-Home Gap in the U.S. and Internationally, Offering the Highest Quality Video over Less-than-Perfect Bandwidth

Elemental Announces Video Conversion Support for 2nd Generation Intel Core Processor Family

Elemental’s Accelerated Video Compression Implemented on New Intel Platforms

Octoshape Launches Flexible, Economics-Changing Content Delivery Alternative

Cloudmass Provides Instant Infrastructure with Global Reach for Video Delivery over the Internet

DivX Continues to Expand DivX Plus HD Certification on Broadcom Platforms; Demonstrates Support for DivX TV

DivX Plus HD Certification enables Broadcom's BCM7208 HD IP set-top box and BCM35230 connected DTV SoC platforms to playback DivX Plus HD MKV video files with special features

iGUGU InterneTV Delivers the World of PC- and Internet-Based Content to the Television

The PC-Based System Fulfills the True Intent of Internet Content Streaming by Giving Users Ability to Search, Access and Watch Most Free and Subscription-Based Content Available on the Internet