IoT
News
News
10/30/2006
02:33 PM
50%
50%

Brief: Brightcove, AOL Team On Video Services

The service will let consumers purchase and download videos with the approval of copyright holders.

As Google's YouTube begins removing copyrighted clips from its pages, online Internet video provider Brightcove said Monday that its service -- offered with AOL -- will present videos approved by copyright holders. Brightcove also launched a site aimed at consumers.

"Our relationship with AOL is giving Internet TV programmers a powerful new channel to reach consumers, build audience and generating revenue through the sale of high-quality digital video," said Jeremy Allaire, Brightcove's chief executive, in a prepared statement.

The new distribution service enables video developers to offer videos through AOL's Video portal and in the process to receive the lion's share of the revenue generated from the resulting downloads. An AOL Video Search engine automatically indexes videos.

Brightcove and AOL said they hope consumers will purchase the videos and then watch them on their PCs and television sets. Video publishers will also be able to sell video downloads through their own sites using Brightcove publishing services with the publishers receiving up to 70 percent of content sold to consumers.

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial Services
IT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of July 17, 2016. We'll be talking with the InformationWeek.com editors and correspondents who brought you the top stories of the week to get the "story behind the story."
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.