Primarily fueled by social sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Hulu and Veoh, video on the Internet has seen explosive growth in late 2006 and into 2007. Currently online video comes in several different formats and has several different delivery mechanisms
Formats and Delivery The most popular formats for Internet video today are Flash video (Adobe), Quicktime (Apple) and Windows Media Player (Microsoft). Internet video can be streamed, downloaded or put into an RSS feed, which makes it a video podcast.
Other Considerations Quality, frame rate and encoding are all technical considerations that need to be taken into account when creating video for the Internet. In addition, do you want your video playable on a video iPod? Would you like your video to go “viral”? For all the considerations, topLingo can help you think through the options. HD is also beoming highly popular and Vimeo is a leading the way.
topLingo Knows Online Video Online video is a hot topic among leading companies pushing the boundaries of web design and social media marketing. topLingo has the experience in video production and online media to make your Internet video experience a success.
What is Web 2.0? Talk to different people and you’re likely to get slightly different answers. Web 2.0 is a moniker given to a collection of technologies and ideas that are becoming increasingly popular among web developers and designers. Some better known examples of Web 2.0 technologies include: tagging, wikis, RSS and social networks
Web 2.0 also looks at the web as a platform for application development rather than individual web pages. A Web 2.0 website will often feature ways to actively interact with the content in a way that more closely resembles an application program than a traditional web page. Equally important are the social and participatory aspects of Web 2.0. Networks like MySpace, photo sharing sites like Flickr and the phenomenon of blogging all have user generated content and the sharing of that content as part of their DNA.
Beyond Web 2.0 lies the Semantic Web. Often confused with Web 2.0, the Semantic Web is really something different. At it’s core, the purpose of the Semantic Web is to make data more understandable by machines. When a machine can not just read but understand the meaning of data, it will be possible for web-based programs to carry out intelligent tasks that today cannot be accomplished without human intervention.
topLingo is currently recommending Web 2.0 technologies for many of our clients where it makes sense. A broker application for JP Morgan Chase recently developed by topLingo features extensive use of Web 2.0. Our own project management software is also Web 2.0 based.
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