There’s more than one way to deliver video. Peer-to-peer CDN, or p2p CDN, is an exciting new option, and Kaltura partner Peer5 offers a convenient new solution. By Hadar Weiss Recently, there has been a lot of discussion around (1) the death of Flash and (2) the benefits of adopting an HTML5 video player. What
Streaming video is huge. According to Nielsen, over 40% of U.S. homes use at least one Subscription-based Video on Demand service. We have more devices than ever with which to watch video. As services like Sling TV and HBO’s standalone over-the-top (OTT) service join established players like Netflix and Amazon Prime, the amount of content
The Kaltura Distribution Connector for Facebook will enable seamless video publishing to Facebook directly from the Kaltura platform. With over 3 billion video views on Facebook every day, this integration provides a simple workflow for brands, marketers, and content owners to reach and connect with their audience directly. Typical use cases Video Marketing: Target real
Peer-to-peer has always been a disruptive technology, enabling new applications and high efficiency. It has become an essential building block for distributed, scalable services such as Skype, Bittorrent and more. Until today, the P2P has been absent in the rich world of the Web. Various plugins tried to fill this gap but lacked standard conformance
It was nine years ago, during the W3C workshop in 2004, that Mozilla Foundation and Opera Software proposed, and has been rejected for, their desire to continue and develop HTML with a focus “on developing technologies that are backwards compatible with existing browsers.” A few months later, unwilling to budge their admirable ambition, Mozilla, Opera,
Kaltura is happy to announce the deployment of a greatly enhanced video platform on the Wikimedia network of sites. Wikipedia has added support for enhanced video and audio capabilities using Kaltura’s player technology! Wikimedia sites include the English Wikipedia and the Wikimedia Commons media repository. Wikipedia and its sister sites have enabled a new video player (using Kaltura’s
In the last post in Maximizing video SEO series we discussed how to take advantage of Kaltura’s platform and to make search engines understand the videos on your site. This post will guide you how to make search engines identify your video chapters, thus recognizing more data from your video and increasing your video SEO.
With HTML5 approaching maturity and cross-industry implementation, and particularly in the light of Adobe’s recent announcement that they plan to stop supporting Flash for mobile devices, it is important to be ready and know where the wind blows. What should you know about HTML5 when creating media centric sites? How close are we to feature-parity