“The record of more than 300 years of journalism, including coverage of the Crimean and Boer Wars, will be put on the web by the publisher BrightSolid. …Continue reading »
In an interview with the New York Times, Google’s Vice President of Engineering, Andy Rubin confirmed that Android 2.2 will include support for Flash:
He also promised that full support for Adobe’s Flash standard was coming in the next version of Android, code-named Froyo, for frozen yogurt (previous Android …Continue reading »
- Focus on the user
- Business process is very important
- Create off-the-shelf components with common use cases
- Offer services instead of monolithic
Following our discussion of MediaBeacon’s promotion of their support for the iPad, respected streaming media industry analyst, Dan Rayburn writing on his Streamingmedia.com blog last week declared that “Not having Flash working on the iPad is not that big of a deal for Adobe”:
While Flash was never supported …Continue reading »
“Because other asset managers have decided to develop their solution on proprietary plug-ins like Microsoft Silverlight or Adobe Flex or Flash, they will …Continue reading »
Philip Hodgetts gives his opinion on Avid’s recent announcement at NAB 2010 of their tools for better metadata management. The company also presented their latest version of Interplay, which has been transformed into two separate yet compatible tools: Interplay Media Asset Management and Interplay Production.
“Two words I never thought …Continue reading »
Following the Government’s removal of the contentious Clause 43 or ‘Orphan Works’ clause from the Digital Economy Bill last week, Sarah Saunders reviews the potential impact that an orphan works policy could have on the media industries and calls for a public discussion of these issues, to raise awareness and …Continue reading »
Following a successful lobbying campaign by many professional photographic organisations against Clause 43 last week, the EPUK (Editorial Photographers UK) asks why BAPLA (British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies) were so reluctant to support the removal of the orphan works policy and extended collective licensing from the Digital Economy …Continue reading »
Google have announced that they will open source the VP8 video codec for HTML 5 video, representing another blow to Flash video as the primary format for online video distribution.
“Google will soon make its VP8 video codec open source, we’ve learned from multiple sources. The company is scheduled to …Continue reading »
As reported in Business Week on April 9th, Adobe has been forced to acknowledge the risks to their stock price as a result of Apple’s deliberate legal blocking of Flash content from Apple iPhones and iPads in the latest OS4 release.
“Historically, when we have seen increased competition for any …Continue reading »
Not to be outdone by Autonomy’s latest update to Media Bin 7, Open Text have announced the release of Media Management 7. The update is significant because Open Text have already integrated content analytics technology from Nstein, who they acquired only in February.
Open Text will further …Continue reading »
Autonomy have released updates to Virage MediaBin 7.1 that take advantage of Autonomy’s Meaning Based Computing (MBC) technology. Of particular interest is the inclusion of text indexing of video content which allows users to “search” videos and see a preview of the frame based on a text query:
“The new …Continue reading »