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      The Antiques Roadshow Open Call has been extended through Memorial Day
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      On May 30, 2010, at 10:20 AM, videoblogging@yahoogroups.com wrote:

      > VideoBlogging
      > Messages In This Digest (8 Messages)
      > 1.
      > Re: Digest Number 5846 From: WGBH LAB
      > 2a.
      > Re: WebM Project From: Michael Sullivan
      > 2b.
      > Re: WebM Project From: Rupert Howe
      > 3a.
      > Questions about setting up a new wordpress video blog From:
      > sdorfman.rm
      > 3b.
      > Re: Questions about setting up a new wordpress video blog From:
      > David Jones
      > 3c.
      > Re: Questions about setting up a new wordpress video blog From: Joly
      > MacFie
      > 3d.
      > Re: Questions about setting up a new wordpress video blog From:
      > David Jones
      > 3e.
      > Re: Questions about setting up a new wordpress video blog From:
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      > 1.
      > Re: Digest Number 5846
      > Posted by: "WGBH LAB" wgbhlab@...   wgbhlab
      > Sat May 29, 2010 7:14 am (PDT)
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      > On May 29, 2010, at 10:10 AM, videoblogging@yahoogroups.com wrote:
      >
      > > VideoBlogging
      > > Messages In This Digest (2 Messages)
      > > 1a.
      > > Re: WebM Project From: Rupert Howe
      > > 1b.
      > > Re: WebM Project From: Jay dedman
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      > > 1a.
      > > Re: WebM Project
      > > Posted by: "Rupert Howe" rupert@...   aitia
      > > Sat May 29, 2010 4:13 am (PDT)
      > >
      > >
      > > Just catching up after week away, reading the various breakdowns &
      > > speculations.
      > >
      > > So WebM only matches h.264 baseline profile for quality, and is
      > > bulkier and slower and uses more power? But surely the point is that
      > > this is just the beginning of an open development process?
      > >
      > > And isn't the most important thing that we now have something open
      > > that rivals h.264, which weakens MPEG-LA's position when they come
      > to
      > > review the patent fees in 5 years. Even if it's not quite as good.
      > > The market cares more about cost than quality (VHS vs Betamax, etc).
      > >
      > > I'm sure that Google must have seen that alone as worth the $120m
      > they
      > > spent on ON2. And then smart of them to realise that the best hope
      > > for VP8 to survive was to open source it. Who's going to choose
      > > another proprietary codec instead of h.264, especially if it's not
      > as
      > > good?
      > >
      > > Speculations about the patents seem pointless - a patent pool will
      > no
      > > doubt emerge and the risks will have been reviewed ad nauseam by
      > > Google. Similarities with h264 will have been obvious to them and
      > are
      > > surely arguable by prior art, as noted by the x264 developer in his
      > > breakdown & updates & the comments. Google will deal with challenges
      > > the same way they've dealt with people like Viacom.
      > >
      > > Depressing to see Steve's notes about WebM CPU use though. Had hoped
      > > video might be lighter & greener in all its post-Flash incarnations.
      > >
      > > Re full page video: Odd how few cool tools have been made with HTML5
      > > video so far. It'll be interesting to see what the HTML5 version of
      > > Navigaya.com looks like, which they say is coming soon. Recently
      > > launched as Flash only - nice full page video/web TV, social media &
      > > browsing interface - a bit like the interfaces Elbows has mused
      > about
      > > a few times over the years here.
      > >
      > > Rupert
      > > http://twittervlog.tv
      > >
      > > On 22 May 2010, at 14:22, elbowsofdeath wrote:
      > >
      > > > At this stage by biggest problem is how much CPU it uses to
      > > > playback, quality seems ok to me but CPU use is not.
      > > >
      > >
      > > > As for the whole page as a canvas for videos, I guess there is
      > quite
      > > > a lot of potential there, either through multiple videos or
      > > > different parts of the page playing back different periods of time
      > > > from a single video file.
      > > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@...>
      > > > wrote:
      > > > > Interesting to read, but I would make note of the source. anyone
      > > > > invested in H264 will obviously do what they can to lay down
      > fear.
      > > > > Remember when Google bought Youtube and there was all the fear
      > of
      > > > > copyright lawsuits? Google has the lawyers to figure it out.
      > > > >
      > > > > The more important issue to research is how well WebM works.
      > > Hows it
      > > > > look, how smooth is it, how well does it compress and transcode?
      > > If
      > > > > Google gives developers all the resources they need, let's give
      > > > people
      > > > > 3 months before we see some cool expeirments.
      > > > >
      > > > > In my mind, the whole idea is to break out of the idea of "the
      > > video
      > > > > in the player". What if you could use the whole page as a canvas
      > > for
      > > > > your videos? Stan is right that creators need the tools to do
      > > this.
      > > > >
      > > > > As Verdi said, http://www.mirovideoconverter.com/, is a nice
      > free
      > > > tool
      > > > > to transcode to WebM for tests.
      > > > >
      > > > > Jay
      > > > >
      > > > > --
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      > > > > http://twitter.com/jaydedman
      > > > > 917 371 6790
      > > > >
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      > > 1b.
      > > Re: WebM Project
      > > Posted by: "Jay dedman" jay.dedman@...   kinshasa2000
      > > Sat May 29, 2010 4:32 am (PDT)
      > >
      > >
      > > > Re full page video: Odd how few cool tools have been made with
      > HTML5
      > > > video so far.  It'll be interesting to see what the HTML5 version
      > > of
      > > > Navigaya.com looks like, which they say is coming soon.  Recently
      > > > launched as Flash only - nice full page video/web TV, social
      > media &
      > > > browsing interface - a bit like the interfaces Elbows has mused
      > > about
      > > > a few times over the years here.
      > >
      > > This is the missing link. We need more tools for creators to take
      > > advantage of the promise of HTML5 video. We need dead easy ways to
      > > play with presentation and interactivity.
      > >
      > > Dont forget about proposing workshops at
      > > http://www.openvideoconference.org/proposals/
      > > I can imagine just a brainstorming session about what these tools
      > > might look like.
      > >
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      > 2a.
      > Re: WebM Project
      > Posted by: "Michael Sullivan" sulleleven@...   sulleleven
      > Sat May 29, 2010 7:26 am (PDT)
      >
      >
      > Not familiar with navigaya.com.
      > Dont see info on site and requires login to go deeper but no signup.
      > Care to elaborate?
      >
      > On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 7:12 AM, Rupert Howe <rupert@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > Just catching up after week away, reading the various breakdowns &
      > > speculations.
      > >
      > > So WebM only matches h.264 baseline profile for quality, and is
      > > bulkier and slower and uses more power? But surely the point is that
      > > this is just the beginning of an open development process?
      > >
      > > And isn't the most important thing that we now have something open
      > > that rivals h.264, which weakens MPEG-LA's position when they come
      > to
      > > review the patent fees in 5 years. Even if it's not quite as good.
      > > The market cares more about cost than quality (VHS vs Betamax, etc).
      > >
      > > I'm sure that Google must have seen that alone as worth the $120m
      > they
      > > spent on ON2. And then smart of them to realise that the best hope
      > > for VP8 to survive was to open source it. Who's going to choose
      > > another proprietary codec instead of h.264, especially if it's not
      > as
      > > good?
      > >
      > > Speculations about the patents seem pointless - a patent pool will
      > no
      > > doubt emerge and the risks will have been reviewed ad nauseam by
      > > Google. Similarities with h264 will have been obvious to them and
      > are
      > > surely arguable by prior art, as noted by the x264 developer in his
      > > breakdown & updates & the comments. Google will deal with challenges
      > > the same way they've dealt with people like Viacom.
      > >
      > > Depressing to see Steve's notes about WebM CPU use though. Had hoped
      > > video might be lighter & greener in all its post-Flash incarnations.
      > >
      > > Re full page video: Odd how few cool tools have been made with HTML5
      > > video so far. It'll be interesting to see what the HTML5 version of
      > > Navigaya.com looks like, which they say is coming soon. Recently
      > > launched as Flash only - nice full page video/web TV, social media &
      > > browsing interface - a bit like the interfaces Elbows has mused
      > about
      > > a few times over the years here.
      > >
      > > Rupert
      > > http://twittervlog.tv
      > >
      > >
      > > On 22 May 2010, at 14:22, elbowsofdeath wrote:
      > >
      > > > At this stage by biggest problem is how much CPU it uses to
      > > > playback, quality seems ok to me but CPU use is not.
      > > >
      > >
      > > > As for the whole page as a canvas for videos, I guess there is
      > quite
      > > > a lot of potential there, either through multiple videos or
      > > > different parts of the page playing back different periods of time
      > > > from a single video file.
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@...>
      > > > wrote:
      > > > > Interesting to read, but I would make note of the source. anyone
      > > > > invested in H264 will obviously do what they can to lay down
      > fear.
      > > > > Remember when Google bought Youtube and there was all the fear
      > of
      > > > > copyright lawsuits? Google has the lawyers to figure it out.
      > > > >
      > > > > The more important issue to research is how well WebM works.
      > Hows it
      > > > > look, how smooth is it, how well does it compress and
      > transcode? If
      > > > > Google gives developers all the resources they need, let's give
      > > > people
      > > > > 3 months before we see some cool expeirments.
      > > > >
      > > > > In my mind, the whole idea is to break out of the idea of "the
      > video
      > > > > in the player". What if you could use the whole page as a
      > canvas for
      > > > > your videos? Stan is right that creators need the tools to do
      > this.
      > > > >
      > > > > As Verdi said, http://www.mirovideoconverter.com/, is a nice
      > free
      > > > tool
      > > > > to transcode to WebM for tests.
      > > > >
      > > > > Jay
      > > > >
      > > > > --
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      > 2b.
      > Re: WebM Project
      > Posted by: "Rupert Howe" rupert@...   aitia
      > Sat May 29, 2010 11:05 am (PDT)
      >
      >
      > If you can get past the presenter's weird boob jiggling, this demo
      > video shows it off quite well:
      > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lp8aMhluDs
      >
      > It's a closed, walled-garden Flash deal. More like a set top box
      > interface. But pretty and full of features - more on the way. Will
      > be interesting to see how they rebuild it in HTML5.
      >
      > Rupert
      > http://twittervlog.tv
      >
      > On 29 May 2010, at 15:20, Michael Sullivan wrote:
      >
      > > Not familiar with navigaya.com.
      > > Dont see info on site and requires login to go deeper but no signup.
      > > Care to elaborate?
      > >
      > > On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 7:12 AM, Rupert Howe <rupert@...>
      > > wrote:
      > >
      > > > Just catching up after week away, reading the various breakdowns &
      > > > speculations.
      > > >
      > > > So WebM only matches h.264 baseline profile for quality, and is
      > > > bulkier and slower and uses more power? But surely the point is
      > that
      > > > this is just the beginning of an open development process?
      > > >
      > > > And isn't the most important thing that we now have something open
      > > > that rivals h.264, which weakens MPEG-LA's position when they come
      > > to
      > > > review the patent fees in 5 years. Even if it's not quite as good.
      > > > The market cares more about cost than quality (VHS vs Betamax,
      > etc).
      > > >
      > > > I'm sure that Google must have seen that alone as worth the $120m
      > > they
      > > > spent on ON2. And then smart of them to realise that the best hope
      > > > for VP8 to survive was to open source it. Who's going to choose
      > > > another proprietary codec instead of h.264, especially if it's not
      > > as
      > > > good?
      > > >
      > > > Speculations about the patents seem pointless - a patent pool will
      > > no
      > > > doubt emerge and the risks will have been reviewed ad nauseam by
      > > > Google. Similarities with h264 will have been obvious to them and
      > > are
      > > > surely arguable by prior art, as noted by the x264 developer in
      > his
      > > > breakdown & updates & the comments. Google will deal with
      > challenges
      > > > the same way they've dealt with people like Viacom.
      > > >
      > > > Depressing to see Steve's notes about WebM CPU use though. Had
      > hoped
      > > > video might be lighter & greener in all its post-Flash
      > incarnations.
      > > >
      > > > Re full page video: Odd how few cool tools have been made with
      > HTML5
      > > > video so far. It'll be interesting to see what the HTML5 version
      > of
      > > > Navigaya.com looks like, which they say is coming soon. Recently
      > > > launched as Flash only - nice full page video/web TV, social
      > media &
      > > > browsing interface - a bit like the interfaces Elbows has mused
      > > about
      > > > a few times over the years here.
      > > >
      > > > Rupert
      > > > http://twittervlog.tv
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > On 22 May 2010, at 14:22, elbowsofdeath wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > At this stage by biggest problem is how much CPU it uses to
      > > > > playback, quality seems ok to me but CPU use is not.
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > > > As for the whole page as a canvas for videos, I guess there is
      > > quite
      > > > > a lot of potential there, either through multiple videos or
      > > > > different parts of the page playing back different periods of
      > time
      > > > > from a single video file.
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Jay dedman
      > <jay.dedman@...>
      > > > > wrote:
      > > > > > Interesting to read, but I would make note of the source.
      > anyone
      > > > > > invested in H264 will obviously do what they can to lay down
      > > fear.
      > > > > > Remember when Google bought Youtube and there was all the fear
      > > of
      > > > > > copyright lawsuits? Google has the lawyers to figure it out.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > The more important issue to research is how well WebM works.
      > > Hows it
      > > > > > look, how smooth is it, how well does it compress and
      > > transcode? If
      > > > > > Google gives developers all the resources they need, let's
      > give
      > > > > people
      > > > > > 3 months before we see some cool expeirments.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > In my mind, the whole idea is to break out of the idea of "the
      > > video
      > > > > > in the player". What if you could use the whole page as a
      > > canvas for
      > > > > > your videos? Stan is right that creators need the tools to do
      > > this.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > As Verdi said, http://www.mirovideoconverter.com/, is a nice
      > > free
      > > > > tool
      > > > > > to transcode to WebM for tests.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Jay
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --
      > > > > > http://ryanishungry.com
      > > > > > http://twitter.com/jaydedman
      > > > > > 917 371 6790
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      > 3a.
      > Questions about setting up a new wordpress video blog
      > Posted by: "sdorfman.rm" simon@...   sdorfman.rm
      > Sat May 29, 2010 11:28 pm (PDT)
      >
      >
      > What wordpress plugin(s) would you recommend to accomplish the
      > following?:
      >
      > 1. by default, show the youtube version of a video (i want the
      > numbers boost to "times viewed" on youtube to help make the videos
      > more
      > popular)
      > 2. create an itunes-friendly rss feed so people can find and
      > subscribe to the video podcast via itunes. (also, i plan to run the
      > feed
      > thru feedburner.)
      > 3. when an iphone or ipad or other device without flash views the
      > site, show an html5 version of the H.264 video
      >
      > Additional notes:
      >
      > * I would like to only encode the videos once to H.264 640x480 and
      > upload them to both youtube & archive.org
      > * archive.org will be the source for the video links from the podcast
      > feed
      >
      > Context (not necessary to answer the above question):
      > I'm making a site called ArtistsOfNewOrleans.com and it's going to
      > have
      > short interviews with artists. I got started working on it after being
      > involved with a great art show with only kinetic art. I was amazed
      > that
      > there were so many other people making weird kinetic art stuff that i
      > decided to document some of it. I hope the site will also allow the
      > artists to "meet" each other and maybe get together and collaborate in
      > the future.
      >
      > Thanks in advance for your help!
      > Simon Dorfman
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      > 3b.
      > Re: Questions about setting up a new wordpress video blog
      > Posted by: "David Jones" david.jones@...   tronnort
      > Sun May 30, 2010 1:27 am (PDT)
      >
      >
      > On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 4:25 PM, sdorfman.rm <simon@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > What wordpress plugin(s) would you recommend to accomplish the
      > > following?:
      > >
      > > 1. by default, show the youtube version of a video (i want the
      > > numbers boost to "times viewed" on youtube to help make the videos
      > more
      > > popular)
      >
      > You don't need any plug-in to accomplish this, simply post the
      > embedded HTML code for the Youtube clip in your blog post.
      > I don't use the Wordpress player, I just embed the Youtube HTML code.
      >
      > > 2. create an itunes-friendly rss feed so people can find and
      > > subscribe to the video podcast via itunes. (also, i plan to run
      > the feed
      > > thru feedburner.)
      >
      > I use Podpress Plugin and Google Feedburner.
      > That and Podcasting Plugin by TSG are the two most popular I believe.
      >
      > > 3. when an iphone or ipad or other device without flash views the
      > > site, show an html5 version of the H.264 video
      >
      > No idea, sorry.
      > I've had no complaints from any of my viewers about this.
      > About 1/3rd of my audience watch via the podcast version, but no
      > complaints about not being to view the web site.
      >
      > > Additional notes:
      > >
      > > * I would like to only encode the videos once to H.264 640x480 and
      > > upload them to both youtube & archive.org
      > > * archive.org will be the source for the video links from the
      > podcast
      > > feed
      >
      > 640x480 is quite a big podcast size. I use 480x270 16:9 format for the
      > podcast version (encoded at either 200 or 250 kbps), and 1280x720 16:9
      > for the Youtube version.
      > I use Handbrake to convert the videos to suitable MP4, M4V format
      >
      > My site is www.eevblog.com if you want to see how I do things.
      >
      > Dave.
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      > 3c.
      > Re: Questions about setting up a new wordpress video blog
      > Posted by: "Joly MacFie" joly@...   wwwhatsup4
      > Sun May 30, 2010 1:54 am (PDT)
      >
      >
      > I agree with Dave below -and I think you have a choice to make
      >
      > 1) incorporate html5 into your posts, with a simple fallback to
      > YouTube - thereby losing some YT views
      > 2) just have a separate h264 download link under the YouTube - which
      > will work fine for the iPad etc crew
      >
      > Having messed with html 5 - the latter is my solution - in fact I
      > serve my own lo-fi flash and then offer choices of both youtube and
      > iPod links under - see http://www.isoc-ny.org/p2/?p=777 for an extreme
      > case, as it has ogv, stills, mp3, and ogg too - presumably an iPad
      > user clicking thru to youtube would get served the (best of all
      > choices) html 5 720p h264..
      >
      > I don't actually bother with podcasting with stuff that's as long form
      > as this, but podpress and feed burner works, and the feedburner
      > subscribe-by-email option is definitely worth exploring
      >
      > As mentioned on this list recently longtail has launched a new player
      > you might want to look at
      > http://www.longtailvideo.com/support/jw-player/jw-player-for-html5
      >
      > As far as podcast format goes qtpro's ipod export function defaults to
      > 1.5mpbs 640x480 or 640x360 depending on your aspect ratio.
      >
      > j
      >
      > On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 4:27 AM, David Jones
      > <david.jones@...> wrote:
      > > On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 4:25 PM, sdorfman.rm <simon@...>
      > wrote:
      > >>
      > >> What wordpress plugin(s) would you recommend to accomplish the
      > >> following?:
      > >>
      > >> 1. by default, show the youtube version of a video (i want the
      > >> numbers boost to "times viewed" on youtube to help make the
      > videos more
      > >> popular)
      > >
      > > You don't need any plug-in to accomplish this, simply post the
      > > embedded HTML code for the Youtube clip in your blog post.
      > > I don't use the Wordpress player, I just embed the Youtube HTML
      > code.
      > >
      > >> 2. create an itunes-friendly rss feed so people can find and
      > >> subscribe to the video podcast via itunes. (also, i plan to run
      > the feed
      > >> thru feedburner.)
      > >
      > > I use Podpress Plugin and Google Feedburner.
      > > That and Podcasting Plugin by TSG are the two most popular I
      > believe.
      > >
      > >> 3. when an iphone or ipad or other device without flash views the
      > >> site, show an html5 version of the H.264 video
      > >
      > > No idea, sorry.
      > > I've had no complaints from any of my viewers about this.
      > > About 1/3rd of my audience watch via the podcast version, but no
      > > complaints about not being to view the web site.
      > >
      > >> Additional notes:
      > >>
      > >> * I would like to only encode the videos once to H.264 640x480 and
      > >> upload them to both youtube & archive.org
      > >> * archive.org will be the source for the video links from the
      > podcast
      > >> feed
      > >
      > > 640x480 is quite a big podcast size. I use 480x270 16:9 format for
      > the
      > > podcast version (encoded at either 200 or 250 kbps), and 1280x720
      > 16:9
      > > for the Youtube version.
      > > I use Handbrake to convert the videos to suitable MP4, M4V format
      > >
      > > My site is www.eevblog.com if you want to see how I do things.
      > >
      > > Dave.
      > >
      > >
      > > ------------------------------------
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      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > 3d.
      > Re: Questions about setting up a new wordpress video blog
      > Posted by: "David Jones" david.jones@...   tronnort
      > Sun May 30, 2010 3:50 am (PDT)
      >
      >
      > On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 6:53 PM, Joly MacFie <joly@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > I agree with Dave below -and I think you have a choice to make
      > >
      > > 1) incorporate html5 into your posts, with a simple fallback to
      > > YouTube - thereby losing some YT views
      > > 2) just have a separate h264 download link under the YouTube - which
      > > will work fine for the iPad etc crew
      >
      > Yes, Wordpress/Podpress automatically inserts a podcast download link
      > in your post.
      > See for an example:
      > http://www.eevblog.com/2010/05/29/eevblog-90-linear-and-ldo-regulators-and-switch-mode-power-supply-tutorial/
      > And it tells you and everyone how many times it's been downloaded.
      >
      > > As far as podcast format goes qtpro's ipod export function
      > defaults to
      > > 1.5mpbs 640x480 or 640x360 depending on your aspect ratio.
      >
      > I actually get complaints that my 480x272 250Kbps podcast files are
      > too large to download, so I can't image what 1.5Mbps would be like!
      > Granted, some of my blogs almost reach the 1 hour mark though.
      >
      > Dave.
      >
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      > 3e.
      > Re: Questions about setting up a new wordpress video blog
      > Posted by: "Steve Garfield" steve@...   sgarfield
      > Sun May 30, 2010 5:20 am (PDT)
      >
      >
      > Hi Simon,
      > Sounds like you are making a series.
      >
      > blip.tv can help.
      >
      > 1. by default, show the youtube version of a video
      >
      > Upload once to blip.tv and have blip.tv post a version to youtube
      > for you. Embed that on your blog.
      >
      > 2. create an itunes-friendly rss feed so people can find and
      > subscribe to the video podcast via itunes.
      >
      > Upgrade to the pro version of blip.tv and blip.tv will create an
      > iTunes friendly version for you and make an itunes friendly feed.
      > You can submit that feed to feedburner if you want tracking
      >
      > 3. when an iphone or ipad or other device without flash views the
      > site, show an html5 version of the H.264 video
      >
      > not sure how you can do this without embedding the blip.tv player on
      > your site. On my site http://stevegarfield.blogs.com the blip.tv
      > player recognises the iPad and plays a compatible version.
      >
      > someone who knows more than me might be able to tell you how to
      > switch players depending on the client viewing your blog
      >
      > --Steve
      > http://stevegarfield.com
      >
      > Author:
      > Get Seen: Online Video Secrets
      > http://stevegarfield.com/getseen
      >
      > Founder:
      > Boston Media Makers
      > http://bostonmediamakers.com
      >
      > Follow me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/stevegarfield
      >
      > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "sdorfman.rm" <simon@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > What wordpress plugin(s) would you recommend to accomplish the
      > > following?:
      > >
      > > 1. by default, show the youtube version of a video (i want the
      > > numbers boost to "times viewed" on youtube to help make the videos
      > more
      > > popular)
      > > 2. create an itunes-friendly rss feed so people can find and
      > > subscribe to the video podcast via itunes. (also, i plan to run
      > the feed
      > > thru feedburner.)
      > > 3. when an iphone or ipad or other device without flash views the
      > > site, show an html5 version of the H.264 video
      > >
      > >
      > > Additional notes:
      > >
      > > * I would like to only encode the videos once to H.264 640x480 and
      > > upload them to both youtube & archive.org
      > > * archive.org will be the source for the video links from the
      > podcast
      > > feed
      > >
      > > Context (not necessary to answer the above question):
      > > I'm making a site called ArtistsOfNewOrleans.com and it's going to
      > have
      > > short interviews with artists. I got started working on it after
      > being
      > > involved with a great art show with only kinetic art. I was amazed
      > that
      > > there were so many other people making weird kinetic art stuff
      > that i
      > > decided to document some of it. I hope the site will also allow the
      > > artists to "meet" each other and maybe get together and
      > collaborate in
      > > the future.
      > >
      > > Thanks in advance for your help!
      > > Simon Dorfman
      > >
      > >
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      > >
      >
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