Posts Tagged ‘ research ’

One Out Of Three Dumping Live TV For Internet TV, Time-Shifted Video

Oct 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Media Research firm Say Media reports that one out of three people in the US has given up watching live TV for Internet TV and time-shifted video. Consumers are spending less time with live television and more time with online content as well as time-and-device-shifted premium video content. This group is young, educated and affluent […]

Report: Canadians Adopting HDTV, Portable Media Players, Podcasts

Apr 13th, 2009 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting, Video

A report out today from BBM Analytics shows growing adoption of HDTV, portable media players, and podcasting among Canadian consumers over the past year. A highlight of particular interest to PodcastingNews’ readers: Approximately twenty percent of the population listens to a podcast on a monthly basis. This is good news for podcast creators, as well […]

Marketers Moving Their Advertising Dollars To Social Media

Mar 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Featured Story

New Research shows that marketers are moving their advertising dollars from traditional media to social media.

Acording to Forrester, more than half of the marketers interviewed are planning to increase their social media budget during the recession.

And 95% of marketers are “bullish” on social media marketing.

More Adults Getting Social On The Internet

Jan 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Internet TV, Video

Adult use of social networking sites has more than quadrupled in the past four years – from 8% in 2005 to 35% now – according to a report by Pew Internet. Highlights of the research report: While media coverage and policy attention focus heavily on how children and young adults use social network sites, adults […]

Online Video Audience Has Doubled In One Year

Sep 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, Podcasting Statistics

According to a new survey, the number of people watching video streamed through a browser has doubled over the past year, going from 32% a year ago to 63% today.

“Consumers are changing their online habits quickly,” says research director Michael Wolf. “Broadband speeds have continued to increase at the same time that Hollywood has decided online distribution is a legitimate monetization opportunity.”

More Cool Video Technology: Microsoft Unwrap Mosaics

Aug 19th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video, Video Software

This demo video from Microsoft demonstrates a new technology, Microsoft Unwrap Mosaics, that can make it easy to do video special effects editing: The representation has some of the power of a full reconstruction of 3D surface models from video, but is designed to be easy to recover from a priori unseen and uncalibrated footage. […]

People Trading Traditional Media News Sources For New Media

Aug 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, General

New research shows that people are relentlessly moving from traditional media – including newspaper, radio & television – to Internet-based news sources.

In the last ten years, the percent of people getting their news from the Internet has tripled, while the radio and newspaper news audience has declined 14% and the television news audience has declined 9%!

Amazing Video Technology Makes Lousy Home Videos Look Awesome

Aug 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Video, Video Software

Researchers at the Graphics and Imaging Laboratory at the University of Washington have created amazing new software technology for automatically enhancing videos of a static scene using photographs of the same scene. According to the researchers: Our system can transfer photographic qualities such as high resolution, high dynamic range and better lighting from the photographs […]

Podcasting, Social Media Important Technologies At Fastest Growing US Companies

Aug 15th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics

New research shows that podcasting and social media are important technologies at the fastest growing companies in the US. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research recently conducted one of the first statistically significant, longitudinal studies on the usage of social media in corporations. Research Highlights: Four out of five companies in the […]

US Broadband Speeds Lagging Behind

Aug 15th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Speed Matters, a broadband advocacy project of the Communications Workers of America (CWA), has released its second annual state-by-state Internet speed report, and the results show the U.S. still has a long way to go to catch up with the rest of the world. The report found that the average U.S. Internet speed was 2.3 […]