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- 5 readers -
  • What’s Ahead For Paid Search?

    … daily active users and 703 million mobile daily active users. We could see also see the Google Shopping box remain a paid product but be moved back into the main column of the SERPs. It currently is either on the top of the page or on the upper side right rail of the paid listings. 5. War Of Functionality (The Backup Plan) The worst case scenario…

    Mona Elesseily/ Search Engine Landin Paid Search SEO Google Facebook YouTube- 27 readers -
  • Inside The New York Times’ video strategy

    … 15.5 million desktop video streams to over 4 million unique viewers across its site and YouTube, according to comScore. That total streams figure is roughly equivalent with the site’s average video streams over the prior 11 months, but the data is skewed by the Times’ epic March performance, when it served 59.4 million video streams on desktop…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin YouTube- 6 readers -
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