Ogg Theora (browser support)

from nettime breakthrough for open video on the web http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/07/31/1752206&from=rss Ogg Theora support for the HTML5 tag is in the Firefox 3.1 nightlies. http://www.0xdeadbeef.com/weblog/?p=492 I suspect that the effects of this will take a long while to be felt but it’s a great first step in bringing open video to the web by delivering it Read more about Ogg Theora (browser support)[…]

View2gether

Chris Adams ran through his website ‘View2gether’ that he is supporting and promoting as CEO. View2gether is called a “social viewing platform”, which means it incorporates online video viewing with other social media tools as a complete website. FAQ page: What is View2gether and Social Viewing? Wouldn’t it be great if you could watch a Read more about View2gether[…]

XML XMedia Lab (Melbourne)

It was a busy 3 days attending the XML Media Lab in Melbourne “DIY TV”: Video, UGC, Mobile and IP TV content and services conference on the Friday and workshopping the Videodefunct (VD) project in the Lab over the weekend. I have taken a number of notes from the conference keynote speakers which I plan Read more about XML XMedia Lab (Melbourne)[…]

American Film Institute (online video players)

In the XMedia lab Nick Di Martino from The American Fim Institute (AFI) was first to demonstrate his wares, which included presenting a number of projects that are about to be released. He was quick to point out that “online video is exploding”. Research funds seemed to be directed at very elaborate complex online video Read more about American Film Institute (online video players)[…]