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iPlayerHD New Feature – Setting up a Custom Domain for your Video Web Pages

With the addition of this exciting new feature, you may now use your custom domain name for your iPlayerHD Playlist video web pages. You can easily use a domain you already own. For example, if your domain is www.mysite.com, you may create a sub-domain, www.videoone.mysite.com and associate it with your playlist page – i.e., iplayerhd.com/player/66144f70-6152-42ed-afd9-125e11f7ab36. […]

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iPlayerHD New Feature Alert – HD On / HD Off Player Control

If I’ve learned anything after five years of delivering video over the Web with iPlayerHD, it’s that bandwidth promises made by Internet Service Providers don’t always match the experiences of the real world. They promise a bandwidth connection speed that would seem to make watching the highest quality video a breeze but the buffering we […]

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iPlayerHD New Feature Alert – Transparent Playlists

We are excited to tell you about a new playlist feature we’ve added to your iPlayerHD embedding options.  Until now, when you embedded a playlist, the color behind the thumbnail images has been white.  While that served us well, it was time to give you the option to have the background transparent.  When you choose […]

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And the Winner of the Google Nexus is…..

Congratulations to Jeff King from the beautiful Hawaiian Island of Maui. Jeff owns an online video news company called Maui TV News. Go to his site and you’ll see him in front of the camera deftly delivering news about Maui, Hawaii and elsewhere.  I’ve watched many of his reports and he does it very well. Enjoy your […]

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Adding a Video Lightbox to your Web Page

Video lightboxes are becoming a very popular way to deliver video on web pages, particularly those with limited real estate.  They are similar to the method Facebook uses when displaying photo albums. Lightbox effects are transparent until a thumbnail or other text or image is clicked.  After the click, the web page dims and the […]

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YouTube – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

If you like old Westerns, then you’ve probably seen the 1966 Italian epic Spaghetti Western starring Clint Eastwood as “the Good”, Lee Van Cleef as “the Bad” and Eli Wallach as “the Ugly”. The film tells the story of a good guy teaming up with a bad guy to find a cache of gold while […]

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Subscriber Profiles – Isabel Spradlin and Rebekah Morgan

As part of our Meet iPlayerHD Subscribers Series, I’d like to introduce you to Isabel Spradlin and Bekah Morgan. Isabel Spradlin Isabel Spradlin has spent the better part of the last five years helping folks who have been injured through the use of her advanced massage techniques. She is now teaching them how to do […]

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Subscriber Profiles – Jerry Gonzalez and Allan MacKenzie

As part of our Meet iPlayerHD Subscribers Series, I’d like to introduce you to Jerry Gonzalez and Allan MacKenzie. Jerry Gonzalez is an independent television and film producer who has been refining his craft for over 25 years. He’s also been a subscriber with iPlayerHD for many years and uses our product in many different ways. […]

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Like iPlayerHD to Win a Google Nexus 7

  We love the Google Nexus 7 so much, we’re giving away another one. Stephen Mann, who won a Nexus when he named this Blog, has reported to us that he loves his new tablet.  So it’s time to do it again.  This time, qualifying could not be any easier. Simply go to www.facebook.com/iplayerhd and like […]

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Preparing Video for Uploading to Video Hosting Platforms

At iPlayerHD, as the name would imply, much of the video content uploaded to our platform has, as it’s source, high definition resolutions. Not surprisingly, much of the video uploaded is also standard definition.  There are still many folks shooting with older cameras and there is an abundance of legacy video shot in non-HD resolutions. […]

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