The Media Player Code Generator provided by PlanetStream is a very handy tool for embedding video content into your web page. Just enter the file path to your video file (copy and paste from the PlanetStream Control Panel); enter the desired height and width for the Player window; tick a couple of boxes if you [...]
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We are often asked why people should pay us for hosting streaming video when YouTube is free. It used to be easy to answer because the quality was so poor on YouTube but that’s not so clear cut any more. There are three main issues: 1. Unlike PlanetStream, YouTube give no guarantee of service or [...]
Here’s a simple example of how a video clip can enhance the “driest” of subjects. We manage a site, Chutes-and-Shields.com, that sells add-ons to plastic injection moulding machines. They basically stop parts flying out of the machine and landing as scrap on the floor. Can you imagine how they work? Probably not, so take a [...]
PlanetStream provide 4 different Client Plans for Video Hosting: WMStream provides streaming of Windows Media Player files only. MixStream provides streaming of any mixture of Windows Media Player, Quicktime and RealPlayer files. FlashStream provides for streaming of Flash files. Flash Progressive provides for progressive download of Flash media files. Click on the links above for [...]
PlanetStream have launched a new service “FLASH Progressive” for the progressive download of Flash media files rather than pure streaming. Although streaming is the preferred solution of many users there is one major advantage in the use of progressive download. With streaming the quality viewed is dictated by the speed of the viewer’s broadband connection [...]
PlanetStream are offering a free 7 day trial of their media hosting service. to sign up go to: http://www.planetstream.net/free-trial.html It’s limited to UK companies and individuals (unless you can make a case otherwise) but you get technical support and the ability to stream a video or audio file from your web site for free.