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The high cost of mobile data is one of the main reasons why people don’t stream more video on the go. High price tags on content are also a turn-off.
Most people don’t spend 90 minutes watching whole movies on their phones, which is why Netflix may soon serve them two-minute clips of the best scenes.
Vuclip grew to 120 million users without an iPhone app — but this week, it announced to launch one anyway.
Vuclip may not be a household name in the U.S., but the company has managed to attract 120 million monthly users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Part of Vuclip’s strategy: ignore western mobile strategies.
Amdocs is selling a technology to carriers that will dynamically morph the physical contours of their networks to provide the best connections to the best-paying customers. Cool, yes, but it has serious implications for net neutrality.
JumpCam is launching its Android version less than two months after debuting on iOS. The small startup took this step because for its app to go viral, it really needed to be on both platforms.
Starting in November, YouTube creators will be able to add an offline viewing option to their videos, allowing viewers to watch them without an internet connection.
You could take your iPad anywhere to watch TV – or you could just stay at home with it, which is what most people do.
The world of mobile is getting faster and faster, and that means more LTE everywhere. It also means less talking, more Facebook and, of course, more video. The bottom line — we are only just getting started. Some data points from Ericsson’s mobility report.
Verizon is seeing video on its mobile network surge. Though it surely would like to encourage the trend, there’s only so much video Verizon’s customers can consume without going broke.
Rovio’s Angry Birds Toons may very well be the first-ever mobile video show that reaches an audience of millions – but that doesn’t mean that startups are having it any easier.
Tablet video viewing grew 110 percent in 2012 – but mobile video hours still just account for little more than eight percent of all time spent viewing online video, according to Ooyala.
Santa Clara startup Vasona has a new mobile network optimization technology that targets congestion at individual cells rather than reshaping the entire network’s traffic indiscriminately.
Later this month, many folks will find a new iPad, Android tablet or mobile phone under the tree. Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy way to convert all your media for playback on those devices? That’s where Miro Video Converter comes in.
The demand for mobile data continues to rise: Doubling in the past 12 months according to a new report for Ericsson. Smartphones are obviously part of the equation, but so too are tablets; particularly video consumption, which accounts for 40 percent of data use on tablets.
Cliptamatic, a new mobile video app, is designed to make sharing short premium video content easy. The app is starting with sports, election and comedy clips but will soon include TV and movie clips.
Consumers’ desire to consume content on mobile applies to video just as much to display. YouTube’s head product developer shared what this means for content makers and for advertisers.
The switch from voice to data isn’t just affecting carriers. The new mobile data reality is driving device makers to change the way handsets are designed, Internet companies to deal with the smaller screen, and infrastructure makers to re-architect the fundamental topologies of their networks.
Vyclone, a new iOS app, lets people record video and contribute it to a single movie that incorporates multiple angles. Users can create a movie automatically from various cameras in one place or they can edit the footage themselves.
Vungle announced Tuesday that it’s using half of its seed money to create a $1 million fund to bring top mobile app developers into their new platform.
Danfung Dennis, a war photographer whose company Condition One is set to graduate from TechStars’ New York class today, has created a video technology that lets people create immersive video that can capture 180 degrees of view and can be manipulated with swipes or an accelerometer.
LG has created a 5-inch screen with 1920 by 1080 resolution. There’s a tradeoff between screen resolution and smartphone size, but the trend is more pixels per inch and larger devices. And it’s all because on a smartphone, the screen is the most used component.
Quick question: How many times have you seen someone using a tablet to capture video or take pictures? The odds are likely that most will answer “never,” but with the introduction Apple’s new iPad I think that answer is about to change, for three reasons.
Although the idea of police officers video-recording their use of Tasers has some claiming a small victory in the quest for better transparency, the issue isn’t that simple. From providing biased evidence to possibly invading privacy, video is ultimately no different than any other data type.
Plex, the media center solution of choice for many home theater PC fans, just received a massive update this weekend that makes it easier to access your and your friends’ media collection on your Android or iOS handset. The app is now also available for Windows.
Gone are the days in which traditional cable TV had a larger audience than online video makers: YouTube’s top five channels rival the daily viewership of their cable counterparts. That may explain why YouTube now causes 20 percent of all peak mobile downstream traffic.
Skyfire is moving into high gear with the next iteration of its Rocket platform, a video compression technology solution for carriers, which brings a host of improvements that should be appealing to operators worried about an explosion in mobile video usage.
Data is in demand on college campuses, and it’s putting a strain on shared school networks. The iPad is partly to blame, according to University of Missouri-Columbia IT director Terry Robb, but it’s mostly acting as a gateway drug for the real culprit: online video.
Ever wished the official YouTube Android app would come with more features? Then take a look at Desktube, which prides itself of being a Swiss Army Knife for watching and recording YouTube videos on Android devices. It even comes with its own group viewing mode.
Giving your YouTube videos the Instagram look is now as easy as clicking a button. The site launched new edit functionality today that adds Instragram-like effect filters as well as advanced cinematic image stabilization to take the shake out of mobile phone recordings.
Hulu has been slow in rolling out its apps for Android devices, but Android handset owners don’t need to wait any longer: All of Hulu’s content is now available on their mobile phones for free, thanks to a new and controversial app from Orb Networks.
Social video service Tout is taking a big step to broadening usage, with new capabilities that will allow users to share moments with friends even if they don’t have its iPhone app. It’s also improved communications between users, with the ability to reply to friends’ videos.
This week’s episode of Cord Cutters is all about taking your media on the go, and automatically syncing it with your Android phone. We take a closer look at the newly-released Miro 4 video player, which is optimized for this kind of mobile video syncing.
At the IEEE Technology Time Machine Symposium last week I heard the world’s leading academics, engineers, executives, and government officials project what the world will look like in 2020. The future brings technology together for everything from enhancing the human experience to improving environmental sustainability.
Video chat provider ooVoo has just released an iPhone app, allowing users to leverage multiplatform video chat on their Apple devices. By doing so, iPhone and iPod touch users can launch video chat sessions with up to five of their friends, wherever they are.
Even if you have a 3G-capable iPad (s aapl) and a mobile data plan, you might not always have access to a stable connection. That’s a situation Watchlater, a new iPad app that caches online video for later viewing, is hoping to make more bearable.
BlipSnips introduced the latest version of its iPhone app, which adds new features to sharing mobile videos on social networks. That includes geolocation support and the ability to tag your friends within the timeline of a video, and link comments to action while it is happening.
Mobile video is still a small part of overall online viewing, but it’s a part that Apple dominates. According to new data from video ad startup FreeWheel, the vast majority of video views that occur on mobile devices happen on Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Amazon Unbox videos reportedly are compatible with and play back on the HTC Thunderbolt, with no major effort on the user’s part. Downloading a video and setting the USB-connected phone to Sync mode does the trick. Could video be the final piece to Amazon’s Android puzzle?
Fring released an update Thursday for its iPhone app that brings group video chat over Wi-Fi and 3G to the service. Android users can also get in on the action, using Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G and both platforms can talk to each other.
New iOS app Tout thinks 15-second video status updates for Facebook and other social networks are what users want. But, despite obvious interest from the development community, the track record of social video sharing to date is still shaky at best, especially among the mobile crowd.
The mobile TV hype machine is up and running again thanks to the Open Mobile Video Coalition’s efforts surrounding mobile DTV. If a greater number of consumers are finally going to start watching video on their phones, though, at least three key challenges must be overcome.
VMIX is best known for enterprise video distribution, but its new Vidcinity iPhone app, which is available on the Apple app store now, is a consumer-focused offering that lets users mark locations with videos that can be watched by other users nearby.
A new survey conducted by Google-owned mobile ad company AdMob breaks down how people are using their tablets, which at least so far, in most cases means the iPad. The survey’s nearly 1,500 respondents revealed some interesting trends regarding tablet usage.
Vimeo’s new app provides access to its library of online video, but it emphasizes the ability to record, edit and upload your own videos first and foremost. It should help differentiate the app from clear market leader YouTube, which comes pre-installed on every iOS device.
Bad news for mobile network operators: According to new research, less than 10 percent of users watch mobile video — but those users account for about two-fifths of all network traffic. That’s a problem that will only get worse as mobile video usage becomes more mainstream.
Mobile video has undergone a difficult period sorting out appropriate business models in order to gain traction and, with that, substantial revenue generation. However, in 2011 there will be important changes in the worldwide mobile video market as consumers make their selections for how they view video and TV on mobile devices, and as viable business models for delivery surface.
New data from Nielsen shows that teens are the biggest consumers of video on mobile devices, watching on average more than 7 hours of mobile video a month. That’s four hours more than their parents typically watch and twice as much as the average mobile user.
So far, users have been mostly limited to watching low-resolution, non-bandwidth-intensive videos on their mobile devices. But the iPad and a whole new generation of mobile tablets using Google’s Android operating system have the ability to push video data consumption on mobile networks to the limit.
Much of the data regarding how we used our handsets to keep up with the 2010 World Cup has been released. Here’s what we can take away regarding how we use our handsets and how prepared network operators are to deliver the goods.
Much of the data regarding how we used our handsets to keep up with the 2010 World Cup has been released. Here’s what we can take away regarding how we use our handsets — and how prepared network operators are to deliver the goods.
iPhone users have long been accused of being data hogs, gobbling up bandwidth and crushing AT&T’s 3G network. But it’s Android users that could be pushing their carrier’s limits by watching mobile video over 3G networks rather than WiFi, according to new research from Rhythm NewMedia.
Sonic Solutions added a new feature to its RoxioNow digital video platform, allowing companies like Blockbuster and Best Buy to deliver videos to mobile devices. By teaming up with Widevine, RoxioNow will now be able to deliver videos to iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry devices.
YouTube is now serving 100 million videos per day on its mobile site, and it hopes to better monetize these videos with a new site design that goes live this afternoon. The new site features, among other things, better video playback quality and HTML5 video optimization.
Mobile video could receive a big boost over the next few weeks as users tune in to watch the action on their phones. But carriers must be able to shoulder the data load if they’re to turn those fans into long-term viewers.
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Fox Mobile is hoping to find an audience with Bitbop, a $10-a-month video service for users with iPhones and other smartphones. While the News Corp. subsidiary brings some impressive competitive advantages to the table, the demand for premium mobile video is still far from certain.
GoldSpot Media is looking to tap the nascent in-app advertising space by delivering video pitches to consumers. And the company hopes to differentiate itself with technology that delivers “opportunistic downloads” that minimize traffic on cell networks and store content directly on the handset.
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The mobile computing space has become the new center of innovation and new products after years of shifting away from desktop computing. Mobile technology has been domain of 2-D content and viewing, but we see prospects for a sharp increase in 3-D in coming months and years. In this report, we describe the current state of the art in 3-D mobile technology and take a look at the evolution of 3-D mobile technology and provide an assessment of where we are and how things might evolve in the foreseeable future. The key takeaway of this report is that the penetration of 3-D mobile technology is likely to rise sharply and become a key driver of 3-D content and technology innovation.
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New numbers from comScore show that 6.5 million Americans watched mobile video in August. AT&T, which is the exclusive carrier for the iPhone, was tops among providers, with 4.4 percent of subscribers accessing programmed or on-demand mobile video.
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