Posts Tagged ‘ streaming media ’

Marc Cuban: New Media Producers Are Suckers

Jan 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Marc Cuban has published a provocative post at his Blog Maverick site, The Great Internet Video Lie. In it, Cuban argues that new media producers that think that the Internet is democratizing video are suckers that have bought into a big lie: The Great Internet Video Lie is that the internet opens distribution to compete […]

SlingPlayer Mobile For iPhone And Slingbox HD Streaming For Mac

Jan 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Streaming Video, Video

SlingMedia has announced a version of SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone being developed for the iTunes store at this year’s Macworld. Sling Media plans to deliver a version of SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone to Apple for certification in Q1. SlingMedia is also unveiling a prototype of the new SlingPlayer for Mac HD which allows Slingbox PRO-HD […]

Roke Player Now Streaming Netflix In HD

Dec 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Roku – the maker of the $99 Netflix Player, today announced (pdf) it has released support for streaming high definition (HD) content. Netflix is the first content provider to deliver HD content to the Roku player. Additional providers of HD content are expected in the first quarter of 2009. The new software will be automatically delivered to all Roku […]

MobiTV Tops Five Million Subscribers

Dec 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

MobiTV has announced its mobile television and radio service has topped the five million subscriber mark for its subscription video service. According to the company, both growth and usage jumped as a result of interest in the recent US elections. “We witnessed an extraordinary increase in the number of subscribers that tuned into the presidential […]

Tivo In Death Spiral

Nov 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Internet TV, Video

TV By The Numbers’ Bill Gorman has posted some revealing stats on TiVo subscribers that suggest that the technology is headed for the dead pool.  The above graph charts the change in TiVo subscribers, by month. Starting with February ’06, TiVo subscriber growth stalls and by February ’07, TiVo started bleeding subscribers.  Gorman notes: In the […]

i.TV Looking For Beta Testers

Nov 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPhone, Streaming Video, Video

i.TV has announced that it’s looking for beta-testers to try out the next version of its popular iPhone media app: We have some new features to roll out and we would love to have some help testing the next version of i.TV.  Our development team is almost finished with the next release. If you are […]

Tay Zonday Explains YouTube Live & Makes Your Wildest Dreams Come True, In A Scary Way

Nov 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Tay Zonday speaks with YouTube’s head of marketing, the head of brand management at Virgin America and Internet celeb LisaNova about YouTube’s upcoming streaming event, YouTube Live. Tay also explains his new money-making opportunity. via

All Your Site Are Belong To Radus

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

RADUS today unveiled a new media hub platform that lets you simultaneously discover, search, share, and view rich media across leading computer, mobile, and social networking services, including Facebook and MySpace. RADUS (ray-dee-us) was designed to address one of the major issues confronting online content delivery—the lack of a consistent user experience. RADUS lets you […]

Internet Video Streaming Now Mainstream

Oct 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

The popularity of online video services has grown significantly with women and older consumers over the last six months, helping close the age and gender gap within the online video audience in the U.S. Recent data from Ipsos MediaCT’s MOTION study document the widespread appeal online video now has with the majority of today’s Internet users, […]

Qik Lets You Stream Live From Your Blackberry

Oct 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Live streaming media startup Qik has announced an alpha client for the BlackBerry Pearl 8120, BlackBerry Pearl 8130, BlackBerry Bold, BlackBerry Curve and BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220. Qik on BlackBerry lets you stream live to the Internet from supported Blackberry devices.  Here’s Qik’s demo video: Here are details on the Qik Blackberry alpha release: