- The growth of broadband speeds. Cable now offers 6Mbps as a the default speed.
- Content companies are getting more open to sharing content online, see the growth of Hulu.
- And above all, the audience is watching more hours online. Watch the teenage and 18-25 demo. These guys will change the viewing habits going forward.
So, video is now a ubiquitous element on all sites, on par with text and images. How are publishers going to incoporate ever growing needs for video. They can either use paid services such as Brightcove, Ooyala, and others. Or try open source options such as Pandastream.
I'm curious about experiences with Pandastream and other open source video platforms. If you've worked with them, drop me a line....