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Independence Day Video

Whether staying close to home or traveling across the country, the point of July 4th is to remember the birth of our nation and the struggles of those early patriots.   Although, it isn’t Memorial or Veteran’s Day, Independence Day is also an appropriate time to remember those who gave and are continuing to give their […]

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A Great Honor

In this brief video, Ron Laudner, CEO of Iowa's OmniTel Communications, shares the meaning of a pin he was wearing at the 2008 OPASTCO Winter Convention. As Memorial Day approaches, this brief video is a reminder of the great sacrifices the brave men and women of the armed forces have made.  For more commentary on this […]

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Another VSB Solution – A-VSB, That Is

Mobile video was a major theme of NAB. There are many competing approaches, including MediaFlo, DVB-H and ICO’s Mobile Interactive Media. In this brief video interview, June Hee Lee, Ph.D & Principal Engineer, Samsung explains the approach being deployed in Korea and may become a popular way for U.S. broadcasters to extend their reach into […]

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Download from the ITA

Ben Mendelson, President of the Interactive Television Alliance, provides highlights from their press breakfast at NAB 2008. He speaks of some of the direct video to consumer plays, as well the OCAP efforts of cable television operators. 

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Korner

Using Video to Promote Jack Rabbit; The NAB Connection

    The previous issue of the Viodi View referenced Sheri Cooper and the selection of her husband as a finalist in the Children’s Category in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. To get to the finals, they had to pass through a panel of judges that included the likes of noted musicians, such as Al Jarreau […]

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ViodiTV

Web 2.0 in Real Time – Part 1

Jay Cuthrell, CTO of Digitel and the force behind fudge.org, just gave an excellent presentation on Web 2.0.  He pointed to the following video, produced by college students, that gives a great tutorial of what Web 2.0 is; fundamentally, it is about connecting people. 

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Are We at the Tipping Point?

“Soon the Millennials and Gen-Xers will take over,” so said telecom analyst and journalist, Gary Kim. In this brief video, Kim talks about why this shift in culture is important to service providers. He also suggests that operators, particularly mobile operators, need to consider more than bandwidth when determining network robustness.   ViodiTV at IP […]

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Really Low Cost Video Capture – A Review

Do you have loads of old analog tapes that you need to convert to digital or need a way to bring analog video into your iPod? The Pinnacle Video Transfer [PVT] may be just the device you need. The PVT converts composite or S-Video and stereo audio inputs into highly compressed MPEG-4 files. There are three levels […]

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ViodiTV

Almost Live – VON

A recurring theme in Viodi View articles has been the idea that, “Youth are our present.” Blake Wenzel of Kulabyte, reinforces this idea. Wenzel and his cousin are the developers behind Kulabyte’s encoding technology. KulaByte is getting traction with their encoding technology, as evidenced by Wenzel’s comments in this video regarding Operation MySpace.  Read on below the video.  […]

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ViodiTV

NCAA® March Madness® on Demand – An Example

Click Here to Watch Basketball Here is a real time example of how media is changing.  The above link opens up a video player which features the NCAA’s March Madness on CBS.  This can be embedded by web sites, just has been done on ViodiTV.  Unlike other syndication opportunities, there doesn’t seem to be any […]

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