Desktop Video

Desktop video refers to a phenomenon lasting from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s when the graphics capabilities of personal computers such as Commodore's Amiga, the Apple Macintosh II and specially-upgraded IBM PC compatibles had advanced to the point where individuals and local broadcasters could use them for analog non-linear editing (NLE) and vision mixing in video production. Despite the use of computers, desktop video should not be confused with digital video since the video data remained analog. Full-screen, full-motion video's vast storage requirements meant that the promise of digital encoding would not be realized on desktop computers for at least another decade.
Posts about Desktop Video
  • Facebook Videos Posted By SMBs Triples Since 2013

    … videos posted by the SMBs, 84 percent were uploaded outside of the U.S. After breaking news earlier this year that it has been averaging over a billion video views a day since June, Facebook continues to deliver more video to its desktop and mobile users. (Facebook claimed 65 percent of its video views were happening on mobile back in September…

    Amy Gesenhues/ Marketing Landin Social Facebook YouTube- 6 readers -
  • What’s Ahead For Paid Search?

    … recent stats on video advertising, 79% of smartphone users watch video and 24% use video at least once a day. Note: Facebook is moving into video ads, and comScore recently reported that the social network overtook YouTube in desktop video views. Earlier this year, Facebook launched Atlas, a tool for marketers to target people across devices…

    Mona Elesseily/ Search Engine Landin Paid Search SEO Google Facebook YouTube- 30 readers -
  • Inside The New York Times’ video strategy

    … (presumably driven by massive interest in the missing Malaysia Airlines flight). Excepting March data, the Times streamed 33 percent more desktop video in September than it averaged over the prior year, according to comScore. One way the Times has boosted video viewership is by peppering videos throughout relevant articles on its site, much like…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin YouTube- 7 readers -
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