December 14, 2011

Online Video News

Microsoft Silverlight Turns 5 (But Will there Be a 6?)

Microsoft launches Silverlight 5, keeping a promise for GPU decoding and equality for browser-based applications

Online Video Traffic Will Be Higher than Expected, Says Skytide

Strong online video demand will lead to a capacity crunch in 2012, predicts report.

BitTorrent Releases ĀµTorrent Plus, First Paid Version of Client

Subscription client solves the problem of transcoding files for use on mobile devices.

TV Service FreeCast Offers Facebook App

FreeCast directs viewers to streaming video and music, and it's now onboard with the largest social network.

Featured Articles

Many Homegrown HTML5 Solutions Are Already Broken

A StreamingMedia.com-hosted webinar offers background on HTML5 video and a plan for the future.

DRM Is Dead

DRM has no protective value. It's time to stop using it and seek out other ways to monetize online audio and video.

Industry News

Jun Group Secures $2.5 Million From Western Technology Investment (WTI)

Financing Will Accelerate Growth and Enhance Jun Group's Leadership Position in the Quickly-Expanding Social Video Marketplace

Akamai Vice President Troy Snyder Joins Abacast Board of Directors

Troy Snyder, Vice President of Ecosystem and Executive Producer for Akamai, will provide strategic oversight and direction of new digital media platforms for Abacast.

Telestream Builds High Definition Instant Replay System for NASCAR Race Officials

Pipeline video capture and new Replay multichannel video player enable instant race analysis