Archive for September, 2009

The BBC is encrypting its HD signal by the back door

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Good piece by Cory Doctorow about plans to encrypt HDTV in the UK. "The corporation is set to betray licence-fee payers and the UK tech industry by caving in to Hollywood studios' demands." Visit The BBC is encrypting its HD signal by the back door

Vuclip Raises $6M for Mobile Video Search

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Skyfire, mSpot, Viewdle … it'd be nice to see some more winners in this area. Visit Vuclip Raises $6M for Mobile Video Search

500 Internal Server Error

Monday, September 21st, 2009

500 Internal Server Error Visit 500 Internal Server Error

Home | Dutch Footage the gateway to unique and quality videomaterial

Friday, September 18th, 2009

"This website offers you the possibility to license material from the archives of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. You can browse through the material online, watch the footage, download a free watermarked comp file for your offline editing and buy and download a high resolution file of the desired footage." Visit Home | [...]

Why the White House is Hiring a Social Media Archivist

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Funny they need a contractor for this; seems like NARA could step up and provide this service. But given the last eight years, it is nice to see the Presidential Records Act get some respect. Visit Why the White House is Hiring a Social Media Archivist

Slashdot Your Rights Online Story | BBC Wants DRM On HD Broadcasts

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

PHBs at the BBC pushing DRM? Visit Slashdot Your Rights Online Story | BBC Wants DRM On HD Broadcasts

HardingFPA Flash & Pattern Analyser

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

One of the more interesting things at IBC: a system to analyze video streams to ensure they don't include patterns that can trigger epileptic seizures. They are not ready for 4chan! Visit HardingFPA Flash & Pattern Analyser

TEDTalks as of 09.02.09

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Summary and links to all TED talks. Visit TEDTalks as of 09.02.09

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting