Microsoft to the rescue for H.264 on Chrome!
Google created a stir by announcing that they were no longer going to support H.264 in Chrome. Now comes Microsoft to the rescue with a plug-in for Google Chrome on Windows to provide support for H.264.
Dean Hachamovitch, Corporate Vice President, Internet Explorer has posted a fairly lengthy blog post explaining why they are doing this, and also their ongoing support for H.264.
One interesting factoid; at the very end is a note that "Microsoft pays into MPEG-LA about twice as much as it receives back for rights to H.264."
IEBlog: HTML5 and Web Video: Questions for the Industry from the Community
NotesOnVideo: Google to drop H.264 support from Chrome
Marshall Electronics says that it's 7" monitor, the V-LCD70XP-HDMIPT is the World's 1st camera-top LCD monitor with integrated HDMI Loop-Through.
It ships next week.
Who Owns Your Video?
A short primer on video ownership, this article explains whether you give up your rights when you upload a video to YouTube - not completely - and also explains whether you own a video if you paid someone else to make it for you; depends on whether they are a W-2 employee or a freelancer, and if the latter, whether you got a work for hire agreement.
ReelSEO: Who Owns Your YouTube Video? You, YouTube, Or Someone Else Entirely?
Avatar Technical Specs
It's interesting that Sony and RED are batting around the idea of 4K cameras, when Avatar - the highest grossing movie of all time so far - was shot digitally using HD (1920 x 1080) cameras.
IMDB: Avatar Technical Specifications
NotesOnVideo: Welcome to 4K Sony, Seriously