Dailymotion Revamps Home Page to Boost Discovery
Dailymotion, the world's second biggest video sharing site, has revamped its home page to surface up more videos, provide more user customization and to increase viewing on the home page itself, says Roland Hamilton, Managing Director for the United States of Paris-based Dailymotion, in this inteview with Beet.TV
Eyeview Personalized Video Ads Drive Brand Lift, Purchase Intent
Video ad targeting firm Eyeview is delivering double-digit boosts in brand lift, brand awareness and, purchase intent with its targeted personalized ads for brands such as Ace Hardware, Capital One, Alfa Romeo and Hotels.com. Beet.TV recently caught up with the company’s Co-Founder Tal Riesenfeld for more insight on how Eyeview’s targeting tools are working for […]
Discovery’s Digital Chief: Online To Shape TV Content
Discovery Communications’ burgeoning digital content will soon shape some of the organization’s TV franchises, in terms of content, says its Chief Digital Officer, JB Perrette, in this video interview with Beet.TV
Ooyala Raises $35 Million Investment for Global Expansion
PARIS – Ooyala, the U.S. based provider of digital video services, has raised $35 million in a new investment round, the company's biggest single raise.
Taboola’s CEO: Autoplay Works Best On Video Pages
Autoplay works best on video pages rather than article pages, say Taboola’s CEO, Adam Singolda, at Beet.TV’s recent video news strategy session.
News Execs: Publishers To Create More SEO Friendly Video Content
Increasing discoverabilty for online video, using metadata, will increase traffic and drive business opportunities forward say news publishers at Beet.TV’s recent video news strategy session.
CNET Debuts New Interactive Video Player
The Monday to Friday online tech news program, CNET Update, debuted a new interactive video player that produces real-time links to topics covered by the show, allowing viewers to read more on each story, while they watch.
Start-up Vodio Aims To Improve Personalized Video Recommendations
Tel Aviv — Vodio, a video discovery iPad application developed by Israel-based start-up Vodio Labs, is solving the longstanding problem of personalized video recommendations.
IAC’s Vimeo Launches Video Sharing Service for Small Businesses
Vimeo, the big video sharing site, known mostly for its global popularity as the video player of choice for the creative community, is launching today a commercial service for small businesses.
LongTail Video Finds Growth as Ad Network, Launches Syndication Play with Aol
LongTail Video, the New York-based provider of online video services, widely known as the provider of the open source JW Player, is serving a half billion ads into the streams of its publishing customers, says Dave Otten CEO in this interview with Beet.TV.
The Global “Gold Rush” of Online Video: Brightcove Reports 700 Million Monthly Video Views
Some 500 video industry executives from around the globe will descend on Boston next week for Brightcove's three-day PLAY conference. It will be the first conference run by Brightcove and the show is sold out.
Gawker Media’s Unconventional Online Video Strategy: Not Sharing
For the past 10 months, Gawker Media has used Viddler to manage its online video distribution. The Viddler player powers Gizmodo, Gawker TV and other properties.
“How Vimeo became hipster YouTube”
Vimeo has become the video sharing site of choice for many videographers and professional film makers. With its ad-free player and high quality playback, it has become the "hipster YouTube," writes John Patrick Pullen in Fortune magazine.
Video: Opera Claims iPhone Browser Speed Crown, “5X Faster” Than Safari — Next Stop Connected TV’s
Norway's Opera claims 140 million worldwide users, most of whom are on smart phones using Opera Mini. In an interview at CES, Opera's Jeremy Forrester tells Beet.TV that the popularity of the browser on iPhone has come from its speed which is "four-to-five times faster than the native" (Mobile Safari) browser on Edge and 3-G […]
Blip.tv Readies HTML5 as its Standard Player, Replacing Flash
While most of the the major video sites and online video services providers are providing HTML5 support, primarily for Apple iOS devices, Blip.tv is going to adopt HTML5 as its standard player for the Web and other platforms, says Justin Day, co-founder and CTO in this interview with Beet.TV
StumbleUpon Wants to be the “Pandora of Web Video” with New Video Strategy
SAN FRANCISCO – StumbleUpon, the big content referral engine, in which new content discoveries aka "stumbles" are referred to others, is moving directly into video discovery with a new video player and strategy.
Exclusive Video Interview: Why YouTube’s “Lean Back” Matters
SAN BRUNO, CA — In anticipation of the launch of Google TV this fall, YouTube introduced its new living room play “YouTube Lean Back” yesterday.
Video Interview: YouTube Launches Mobile App’s as Daily Playbacks Hit 100 Million
SAN BRUNO, CA — With 100 million daily video views on mobile devices, YouTube has has decided to create a mobile video site and to launch new Apps.
For Online Video Delivery, “Technology Curve is Accelerating,” Brightcove CTO Bob Mason
While the issues surrounding playing video on a Web browser are "solved," the technology curve around video delivery is increasing and accelerating with the introduction of several mobile platforms and connected TV's.
Captions for Web Vids is Growing Biz: PLYmedia in Deals with Brightcove, Kit, Livestream, Ooyala, Kaltura, others
PALO ALTO, California (via video Skype) — Demand for closed captions on Web videos is increasing as publishers seek audiences in new markets.