Daily Motion experiments with Open Vieo
*Why does non-Flash video playback matter?*
> It�s both technical and philosophical, but to make long story short, itPretty exciting that a video hosting site will allow playback of videos in
> will allow us to do new, fun things with video. Some examples are on our
> demo page <http://www.dailymotion.com/openvideodemo>. Ultimately, we
> expect this to enable innovation in user experience, SEO, advertising, etc.
> For more on the value of open video, read the article here<http://www.0xdeadbeef.com/weblog/?p=977>
Ogg. I know its still confusing as to why anyone should use the Ogg video
codec, but I think more compelling examples will keep popping up as creators
figure out the cool things you can do with presentation/interactivity on
And if you havent watched it already, check out verdi's video where he talks
about a possible future:
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- Jay dedman wrote:
> Pretty exciting that a video hosting site will allow playback of videos inBecause ultimately, if you want to preserve your work for the future,
> Ogg. I know its still confusing as to why anyone should use the Ogg video
open formats are the way to go...
Ask Mark Pilgrim for details... He's done the proprietary dance too many
times, and it's left him a bitter man.
> Because ultimately, if you want to preserve your work for the future,agreed...though many people value ease of use over longterm archives.
> open formats are the way to go...
This will change as the first wave of video creators get older and
struggle to keep their older work viable in proprietary formats.
Remember when REAL video was the de-facto standard? I still run across
archives that are still require REAL to watch.
Also, an open source codec allows for the community to create an
infinite number of tools...without the fear of the tools breaking if a
change is made. I think it'll allow for a lot more creativity at a
much lower price.
we have a long way to go, but it feels as if it's really starting to
come together now: http://openvideoconference.org/
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