Posts Tagged ‘ the future of television ’

Apple TV 3.0 Out, But Not The Update You’ve Been Waiting For

Oct 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Podcasting Hardware, Video, Video Podcasts

Apple today introduced new Apple TV 3.0 software, featuring a redesigned main menu, support for iTunes Extras and iTunes LP, as well as support for listening to Genius Mixes and Internet radio. While it’s great to see Apple finally update Apple TV, anyone looking for the platform to open up, add an app store or […]

Chad Hurley: YouTube Is The Burger King Of New Media

Oct 9th, 2009 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video

Chad Hurley posted an update on the state of YouTube today, calling the site the Burger King of new media: Today, I’m proud to say that we have been serving well over a billion views a day on YouTube. This is great moment in our short history and we owe it all to you. Looking […]

Livestream’s Livepack Like A Satellite Television Truck In Your Backpack

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Check out this demo of the Livestream Livepack – described as “a satellite television truck in a backpack.” Plug in a camera and you can stream HD video to the web, wirelessly.

Internet Advertising Now Bigger Than TV Advertising In The UK

Sep 30th, 2009 | By | Category: General, Making Money with Podcasts

Good news for new media publishers – Internet media is rapidly becoming the biggest channel for advertising. The Guardian reports that the UK has become the first major economy where advertisers spend more on internet advertising than on television advertising, with a record £1.75bn online spend in the first six months of the year. This […]

In 5 Years, You’ll Have 500 Billions Hours Of Video At Your Fingertips, Everywhere

Sep 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Internet TV, Streaming Video

Think YouTube and the iPhone are pretty cool? In 5 years, there will be more than 12 billion devices capable of connecting to 500 billion hours of on-demand video content. According to Intel’s projections, on-demand TV will be ubiquitous in five years. “We are talking about more than one TV-capable device for every man and […]

The Emmy Awards Were More Horrible Than Usual This Year

Sep 21st, 2009 | By | Category: General, Internet TV

The Emmy Awards were more horrible than ever – with a visit from Neal Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion as Dr Horrible and Captain Hammer. The highlight is Dr. Horrible’s skewering of both the future of television and the current state of Internet video.

Microsoft: TV Industry Facing “iTunes Moment”

Aug 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

The TV industry has as little as two years to get their online act together. Otherwise, it’s going to face face an “iTunes moment” and cede its online future to Apple, according to Microsoft’s Ashley Highfield. “The industry has about two to three years to adapt or face its iTunes moment,” said Highfield, the managing […]

TiVo Puts Video Podcasts On Your TV

Aug 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcast Distribution, Podcasting Hardware

TiVo has announced the addition of hundreds of new free Web videos available directly to TiVo Series3, TiVo HD and TiVo HD XL subscribers. In addition to these new channels, any video podcast provider can now publish video content to TiVo DVRs using industry-standard Really Simple Syndication (RSS) and H.264 video. Hundreds of new podcast […]

Streaming Of TV Shows & Movies Has Doubled Since Last Year

Aug 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Media research firm IPSOS has found that twice as man Americans are streaming TV shows and movies as were doing it a year ago. In the past 30 days, 26% of online Americans have streamed a full-length TV show and 14% have streamed a full-length movie. This is more than two times the levels measured […]

Hayden Black Snags Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols For Cabonauts Web Series

Jul 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Corporate Podcasts, General, Podcasting, Video, Video Podcasts

Pioneering videopodcaster Hayden Black (Goodnight Burbank) has snagged Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) to star in a web only science fiction comedy musical, TheCabonauts: The news is out and the buzz is pretty damn loud! The wonderful, beautiful, exceptionally talented Nicky Nichols – Star Trek’s Uhura – has come on board the Cabonauts as CJ, […]