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Televisionation: Halsey Minor’s New Video Platform

http://tvotshow.com - TVOT/ITVT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Halsey Minor, founder/co-founder/investor (CNET, Salesforce, Google Voice, OpenDNS, Vignette...), who is now CEO of next-generation media and telecom infrastructure company, Live Planet: the latter’s new service platform, VideoCoin Network, launched today. According to the company, it significantly reduces the cost of encoding and distributing video content by drawing on...

Brightcove 4 Features Support for Native iPhone App Development, Expanded Live Streaming and More

--Brightcove Targets SMB's with Entry-Level Brightcove Express Offering, Priced from $99 per Month
Broadband video publishing solutions provider, Brightcove , on Monday announced the general availability of Brightcove 4 , which it describes as a "major new release" of its flagship online video platform that incorporates a range of new features, including support for native iPhone video application development, expanded live streaming capabilities, advanced analytics, and new resources for video distribution, monetization and custom online video applications. The company also launched Brightcove Express, an entry-level version of Brightcove...

Gravitas Bolsters VOD Line-Up via New Deals with Indie Film Companies

Digital content aggregator, Gravitas Ventures , said Tuesday that it has expanded its line-up of VOD movies via partnerships with independent film companies, Empire Film Group, Imagination Worldwide, Johnson Production Group, Liberation Entertainment, Submarine Entertainment, The Film Sales Company, Traction Media, Well Go USA and Zeitgeist Films. It says that the partnerships--which are non-exclusive, allowing the indie filmmakers to continue to pursue theatrical distribution if they wish--will enable it to offer over 250 VOD films...

Ooyala Teams with WheelsTV to Test "POV Reviews" on eBay Motors

--Google Reported to Be in Discussions to Acquire Brightcove
--ITV.com Switches from Silverlight to Flash to Power Online Video
UPDATE: After we went to press, Ooyala contacted [itvt] to let us know that
the launch of "POV Reviews," which was expected to take place today, has
been temporarily delayed. Broadband video platform provider, Ooyala (note: the company claims to have over 140 global media and enterprise customers, including Warner Bros., Electronic Arts and Sybase), said Wednesday that it is teaming with WheelsTV , a producer and distributor of automobile test drive videos,...

The FeedRoom Integrates with TubeMogul to Facilitate Viral Distribution of Broadband Video

Live broadband video and rich media asset management solutions provider, The FeedRoom , said Tuesday that it has formed a partnership with Tubemogul , a company that provides an analytics and syndication service for broadband video. According to the company, the partnership sees its FeedRoom 4.0 Enterprise Video Platform integrating TubeMogul functionality, which it says will enable its customers to significantly increase their audience reach through the automated, viral distribution of their video content to...

Broadband VOD Content Aggregator, blinkbox, in Digital Distribution Deal with BBC Worldwide

UK broadband video content aggregator, blinkbox , announced Thursday that it has signed a digital distribution deal with the BBC's commercial arm, BBC Worldwide (note: the latter recently signed a similar deal with Microsoft UK that will make its content available on the new MSN Video Player service-- see article published on itvt.com, July 30th ). According to blinkbox--which says it now offers over 5,000 hours of full-length US and UK TV shows and movies--the...

Blip.tv Expands Distribution, Launches New Dashboard, Offers New Tracking, Monetization Options

--New Partners Include YouTube, Vimeo, NBC Local Media NY, Roku, TubeMogul, FreeWheel
Blip.tv , a broadband video company that claims to offer over 38,000 original Web shows which collectively reach over 22 million viewers and generate 72 million video views per month, announced Tuesday that it has expanded its distribution capabilities, formed new partnerships to monetize its content and track advertising and viewership across its distribution network, and redesigned the dashboard that it offers to its content providers so that the latter can now reach viewers across...