Posts Tagged ‘ hdtv ’

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 […]

Do You Want Netflix Built Into Your TV?

Jan 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, General, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Alley Insider’s Dan Frommer reports that Netflix is working with manufacturers to get Netflix streaming built into your next TV: Beginning this spring, Korean electronics giant LG will build Netflix streaming directly into some of its plasma and LCD HDTVs, the companies will announce today. This means that Netflix subscribers will be able to stream […]

Feb 17th: The End Of Days For Analog TV

Oct 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Spike Ferensten‘s take on the end of days for analog TV.

Steve Jobs Delivers Blu-Ray Coup de Grâce

Oct 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

A still skeletal Steve Jobs today made a bunch of ho-hum MacBook introductions, most notable for killing off Firewire and introducing a new manufacturing process.  Along the way, though, he said something interesting about Blu-Ray HD DVDs: “Blu-ray is just a bag of hurt,” said Jobs. “It’s great to watch the movies, but the licensing of […]

Broadband Internet More Important Than HDTV

Jun 16th, 2008 | By | Category: General

A survey of communications industry leaders suggests that customers now view high-speed Internet as more important than HDTV, digital phone service and other new technologies. Research company Pike & Fischer recently surveyed executives, engineers and consultants representing the cable, telephone, satellite TV, broadcast, and technology equipment industries, along with academics and government regulators in the […]

YouTube Goes Higher Def

Mar 15th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Streaming Video

YouTube has announced that it’s going “higher def”: We’re making these streams available on certain videos, based upon the source file uploaded to us, and over time you’ll find a greater percentage of the library is available to view in higher quality. This feature applies to all eligible videos uploaded from the YouTube community, and […]

DailyMotion Goes High-Def, Unveils New Player

Feb 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

French video site DailyMotion announced today that HD video uploaded by “MotionMaker” contributors will be now automatically be re-encoded in 720p High Definition for playback on the site. Dailymotion has also launched their new HD video player, recently in beta, throughout the site. The move supports the trend towards HD Internet television that we’ve highlighted […]

CES Preview: JVC Intros iPod TV’s

Jan 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music, Internet TV

Here we go – the first CES iPod gadget that gets us excited. JVC is introducing a new line of LCD HDTV’s that offer playback of iPod video content.¬† Each of the four new models, including three full HD 1080p sets, features JVC’s TeleDock, a flip-down iPod dock at the base of the set, providing […]

Dave Winer Intros FlickrFan & Turns Your HDTV Into The Next Internet Platform

Dec 27th, 2007 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcasting Software

RSS and podcasting pioneer Dave Winer has a new project, FlickrFan, that’s a platform for uploading and downloading Flickr images. Even more important, though, it’s an attempt to turn your HDTV into a platform that embraces the Internet. Here’s how he explains it: It’s all about pictures… Pictures from your Flickr contacts… High-def pics from […]