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- 7 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- 31 readers -
  • Inside The New York Times’ video strategy

    … criticized for tepid, overly neutral reporting, said Cenk Uygur, CEO of The Young Turks Network, which operates YouTube’s most popular news channel. “If you want be successful online, you have to gravitate away from neutrality,” Uygur told Digiday. “And I get the sense that New York Times video is moving away from the cult of neutrality.” The Times has…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin YouTube- 7 readers -
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