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July, 2010

  • 12 July

    Take a look at a Google server

    Google has long been a leader in the search industry, but did you know that the company is also a pioneer of data center technology? The video above shows a typical Google web server on display at the Google Data Center Energy Summit in 2009. As you can see, Google …

June, 2010

  • 28 June

    What is Microsoft Silverlight?

    Microsoft describes Silverlight as: “…a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET-based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. Silverlight offers a flexible programming model that supports¬†AJAX, VB, C#, Python, and Ruby, and integrates with existing Web applications. Silverlight supports fast, cost-effective delivery of high-quality …

  • 22 June

    Transcoding Audio/Video Files

    If you ever decide to run an audio or video streaming server, it might be a good idea to learn about transcode. Essentially, transcode refers to the process of converting one multimedia file format to another. For example, you might convert a .wav audio file to an Mp3 file, or …

  • 9 June

    Thousands of Fake YouTube Pages Deliver Malware

    Want to see a revealing video about the Gulf oil spill or the NBA Finals? Apparently thousands of Web users do, and many of them are being lured to video sites that look just like Google’s YouTube. But rather than playing the videos immediately, clicking “play” prompts the user to …

  • 4 June

    Smokescreen to Create Flash-free Ads

    When it was officially announced that the iPhone would never have Flash player installed, Apple users moaned. When Steve Jobs denounced Flash and swore that the iPad would also be Flash-free, people began to become concerned. For animation and video, Flash currently reigns supreme on the Web, but it has …

May, 2010

  • 31 May

    How to Insert HTML5 Video

    We have been covering the developments of HTML5 in the Web world, but we have not yet explored exactly how to get HTML5 video onto a website. The good news is that embedding HTML5 video is painfully easy. It only requires one basic tag: <video> . To make something a …

  • 21 May

    Google Pleases the Masses

    As I predicted and many observers had hoped, Google has released their newly acquired VP8 video codec into the open source wild. To be quite honest, it happened sooner that I expected, and Apple H.264 developers have already chimed in to call the VP8 codec “a mess”. But biased commentary …

  • 20 May

    Embedding Videos on Your Website

    Many websites offer streaming video content. This is nothing new. What is new, is that there are many options for getting that accomplished. The days of RealPlayer vs. Quicktime vs. Windows Media are just about over. Now there are wide range of options, some that use Adobe Flash player and …

March, 2010

  • 4 March

    What is FFmpeg hosting?

    Question: What is FFmpeg hosting? Answer: FFmpeg is a suite of tools that provide users with video manipulation, editing, streaming, and recording capabilities on numerous platforms and multiple formats. As the name indicates, it supports a number of mpeg compression formats as well as other open and proprietary video codecs. …

  • 2 March

    The HTML 5 video debate revisted

    Website owners should always be concerned about the latest news and developments with the web browser wars and Web standards. Decisions made by these third parties can directly affect how your website is presented to your viewers and whether you need to make adjustments. Our original post centered around Apple …