YouTube Brings Stabilization to Wobbly Videos With New Editing Tool

SAN BRUNO, Calif — While videos uploaded by camera phones to YouTube can be entertaining and authoritative, they can be awfully wobbly. A new tool from the YouTube allows video producers to smooth out the shakiness.

 

A Canon Still Camera is a “Game Changer” for Video Journalism, the AP’s Kevin Roach

WASHINGTON — Increasing numbers of film makers and videographers are using a "still" camera to create video images of extraordinary quality. 

 

NBC News Digital Chief: Video News Consumption is Bigger Than Ever

Powered by a "billion" cameras, coupled with new devices for viewing, more consumers are watching video news than ever before, says Mark Lukasiewicz, NBC News VP for Specials and Digital.

 

BlackBerry, Qualcomm in $10 Million Round for Facial Recognition Firm

Viewdle, the facial recognition company with its origins in the Soviet military, has closed a $10 million funding round  with the the BlackBerry VC fund and Qualcomm, David Kaplan at paidContent reports on the deal this morning.

 

Meet Verizon Wireless Spokesperson John Johnson, A Viral Video Sensation with 500K Views

With half a million views in four days, John H. Johnson, a communications exec. for Verizon Wireless has become a Web video celeb for uttering these 10 words on camera: Verizon has "no plans to carry the iPhone in the immediate future."

 

Cisco Sees Flip Camera Catching on with Corporate Users

SAN JOSE, Calif — The Flip, the pocket-sized HD video camera that is popular with high-profile video bloggers and a growing number of consumers, is finding its way into the corporates suites of Proctor & Gamble, Cisco, and other big companies as a new, easy-to-use communications tool.

 

Flip Easily Beats New Video iPod Nano in Side-by-Side Test

Lots of buzz this week about the introduction of the iPod Nano with a video camera.  While the new Apple device seems like a cool idea, providing simple video gathering, the images are not nearly as good as the Flip SD, Chris Albrecht shows with a side-by-side video test/demo.

 

Why Cisco “Flips” for Consumer Electronics

SAN JOSE — To mine the growing opportunity in consumer technology, Cisco is expanding its presence in the consumer market and moving more aggressively beyond its business-to-business roots, the company told Beet.TV during an interview at Cisco headquarters.

 

Robert Scoble Marvels at Video Gear at Vlog Fest

One of the coolest things about Vloggercon is all the digital and video cameras.  Imagine 400 vloggers with everything from tiny digital cameras to professional camcorders. What a scene. Scoble is very proud of his Sony HD. (Beet.TV uses the Panasonic DVC 30) In his comments, he really frames the power and value of video […]