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

    … co-founder Gian Fulgoni expressed his own skepticism last month when his company released reports that Facebook desktop video views had surpassed YouTube. “While there’s reach advantage for auto-play, there’s an issue as to whether you’re getting good engagement. You’re getting good engagement from user-initiated (video on YouTube) by definition…

    Amy Gesenhues/ Marketing Landin Social Facebook YouTube- 5 readers -
  • What’s Ahead For Paid Search?

    In addition to focusing on today’s issues, smart marketers keep trends and likely future developments in mind. That’s why I’ll share how I see paid search evolving in the reasonably short term. To start, let’s cover trends that will shape the future of paid search. Intuitive Search And The Influence Of Mobile Searching per se will become a thing of the past as Google and oth ...

    Mona Elesseily/ Search Engine Land- 29 readers -
  • Inside The New York Times’ video strategy

    … used its video content to reach a new, younger audience. It has a popular channel on YouTube, where it posts most of its video content for more than 410,000 subscribers. It also has a network of video distribution partners, including AOL, Yahoo and MSN. Mobile video has taken off this past year, too, accounting for 40 percent of total video…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin YouTube- 7 readers -
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