Vid-Biz: Stats, Yellow Pages, Emmys


Number of Broadband Households Paying for Online Video Hits Twelve Million; up from 3 million in 2005 – 2006, according to new study from Parks Associates. (release)

Yellow Pages Offering Video; let your fingers do the playing as antiquated listings add commercials to fend off competition from the likes of Google. (Wall Street Journal)

Outsiders Take Home Broadband Emmys; thee of the four News and Documentary Emmy winners had no ties to traditional TV network. (NY Times)

NBCU, GE, Ion Television and Microsoft Team Up for Firebrand; joint effort seeks to create ads for TV, online and mobile that people will find so entertaining, they won’t be skipped over. (NY Times)

Coveo Gets Audio/Video Search Patent; system converts speech found in video into text to create more productive searches. (release)

Dailymotion Adds Remote Uploader; tool allows users to upload videos directly from another site. (Dailymotion)

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