@COOLIRIS rock’s LiveShare “real-time” photo/video sharing app & Immersive 3D advertisements via @Scobleizer!

17 06 2011


@zbutcher: I’ve always been a big fan of the COOLIRIS wall viewer but after these fun interviews with Scobleizer I was even more impressed with the great tech/design of the new products this team is creating.


LiveShare is an exciting new “real-time” group photo/video sharing app while their “decks & immersive 3D” ads are some of the best examples I’ve seen of elegant ways to engage & pique consumer interest on mobile devices.
A must see/read for creative agencies & web publishers looking to produce unique & engaging online & web experiences. 

Comcast’s CEO Roberts Downloads 23 Episodes of 30 Rock in 1.39 Minutes at 1Gbps

16 06 2011
@zbutcher: Wow, so jealous… wicked fast! Can’t happen soon enough IMHO. Not sure of the cost but the concept alone is enough to want make hard core web surfers (like myself) start save up immediately! 


At the Cable Show in Chicago today, Comcast’s CEO Brian Roberts showcased the company’s ability to deliver 1 gigabit per second throughput by downloading a full season of 23 episodes of 30 Rock in just 1 minute, 39 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Comcast to show off new Xfinity TV guide with Facebook tie-ins, Intel CPU Thursday (video) — Engadget

14 06 2011
@zbutcher: After this great read about the “Social Media TV Revolution” fromDavid Wesson’sDIGITAL CULTURE, it’s makes sense that Comcast and other CE manufacturers are all rushing to integrate social media into their TV/Multi-media devices. I personally feel it’s better suited on a second screen but hey, I’m also not in my twenties… (unfortunately). 



Thanks to one of our readers getting an early install, we’ve already dug deep into Comcast’s next generation Xfinity TV DVR, but on Thursday Brian Roberts will show it off in full (along with “new broadband speeds”) at the 2011 NCTA Cable Show. Read the rest of this entry »

Roku lands in Walmart without Netgear help — Online Video News

14 06 2011
@zbutcher: This is huge news for Roku. This move will now allow them to further their reach with consumers in an actual “brick & mortar” retail space. Very smart move… well done.
Updated. Roku has confirmed that it’s struck a retail partnership to sell its broadband set-top boxes in Walmart stores. But the deal comes without the help of Netgear , whom Roku had partnered with last year to extend its reach into major retail outlets. [ Read More via gigaom.com  ]

New ‘As Seen On’ Pages Curate The Videos You Embed

14 06 2011

@zbutcher: Curating content is hot & a lot of work (trust me)! So it’s nice to see YouTube take away some of the pain for both publishers & viewers with the release of this cool feature.



“As Seen On” pages are like little curated museums of the videos embedded by specific websites and blogs. 

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How to Remove YouTube Logo & Branding from Embedded Videos & Player

14 06 2011

@zbutcher:  Finally. Not quite the same control of a custom video player from an actual OVP but still… very smart move by YouTube.


via reelseo.com

Huge news is that YouTube has enabled publishers to remove the YouTube logo from embedded videos.
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YouTube for the Enterprise Finally a Reality – Streaming Media Magazine

12 06 2011

@zbutcher: Great read/video about how enterprises are embracing the use of video more now than ever. From the recent 2011 Streaming Media East event.
Video clip for mobile/RSS feeds
Companies like Wells Fargo, Microsoft, and IBM are embracing both video and social media, and recently discussed best practices and challenges in encouraging and leveraging employee-generated video content. [ more ]