Getting Started in Web Video

At last night’s Digital CONNtent Creators meeting the topic was new media distribution models. Half way through the meeting I realized that few people in the room realized…

Emerging Mobile Trends

Emerging Mobile Trends

A Pew Internet and American Life Project survey on mobile and wireless usage contains few surprises. Traditional television’s importance to the average American is diminishing while dependency on…

Adobe Responds to Jobs’ Flash Bash

Adobe’s Rich Internet Application Evangelist Ryan Stewart countered Jobs’ complaints about Flash in his blog on ZDNet. Citing 450 million Flash-enabled devices currently in circulation, with…

New Content, Better Model

The Disney-ABC Television Group announced the launch of Stage 9 Digital Media yesterday. Stage 9’s mission is to bridge the gap between user-generated content and broadcast…

New Model, Same Content

New Model, Same Content

Quarterlife is a series about those people you couldn’t stand in college and didn’t care what happened to them afterwards. As Friends proved, that can be…

Apple: Let ProRes Go Pro

Apple: Let ProRes Go Pro

Apple’s ProRes codec is great, boasting great images and manageable files sizes, but its wider adoption is hampered by its proprietary distribution model. When Apple got into the…

2009 Could Be Big Year for Independents

Last week Harris released the results of its survey of broadcasters making the switch to DTV. U.S. broadcasters said they expect to meet the FCC-mandated Feb. 17, 2009…

Nifty EPS Conversion Tool

Nifty EPS Conversion Tool

Ever need to convert a puny JPEG or GIF of a client logo to EPS so you could scale it up? Adobe Illustrator’s Live Trace will do the…

Matrox Releases MXO update

Matrox MXO™ release 2.1.1 is now available as a free download from the Matrox website to all registered users. MXO v2.1.1 offers support for the latest…

More Avid Management Changes

Yesterday Avid announced the appointment of Kirk Arnold as the new Executive Vice President and General Manager of the pro video unit. Most customers won’t know Arnold. Once…