Monthly Archive: October 2014

Youtube’s 3D Video Player is Now Working Again

Since September 30th, the ability to select 3D viewing options has been turned off on Youtube as Youtube appeared to have forced all to use the HTML5 video player, which does not support 3D. Today, every browser I have tested- except  Chrome – is back to using the Flash-based video player, which supports 3D, by default. Some said this was due to something in Firefox version 33, which was just released...

Youtube 3D video player reported to work in Firefox 33

There are reports that the new Firefox version 33 browser is now displaying the Youtube 3D player again. I do not have time at the moment to check on this – or whether the feature is working in other browsers yet. Let’s hope that this gets repaired – it is odd for companies not to issue official statements when there are serious defects that cause serious problems for customers.

Fascinating article about Youtube stars’ business models

Is YouTube Risking A Creative Exodus? ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community. It’s getting hard for many of them to make the money needed to fund their production efforts based on Youtube ad revenue, alone. Musicians make their money primarily by selling their music outside of Youtube (e.g. iTunes) – and use Youtube for the promotion of the music. For others, the “stars” are branching out with sponsorships and paid product...

YouTube to open its 4th production studio

Youtube Studios adds New York City to its existing studios in Tokyo, London and Los Angeles – accessible to any Youtube channel with at least 5,000 subscribers: It will be chock-full of expensive equipment wired for collaboration all over the world, and it will all be available at a cost of exactly zero.Creators can easily gain access to the space. YouTube artists need a minimum of 5,000 subscribers to their channel...

How the industry ruined 3D TV for viewers

And the more I thought about that, the more apparent it became that 3D’s failure is a fiasco of colossal proportions in which the film industry is at least as culpable as the TV makers. Before getting into that, though, let’s first just confirm that 3D really does seem to be in serious, potentially terminal decline. via 3D Can Be Brilliant – When Hollywood And Your TV Aren’t Messing It Up. The...

GoPro – HERO4 – 4K/30fps and 1080p at 120 fps

Introducing HERO4 Black, the most advanced GoPro ever. Featuring improved image quality and a 2x more powerful processor with 2x faster video frame rates,1 HERO4 Black takes Emmy® Award-winning GoPro performance to a whole new level. Incredible high-resolution 4K30 and 2.7K50 video and high frame rate 1080p120 video enable stunning, immersive footage of you and your world. New Protune™ settings for both photos and video unlock manual control of Color, ISO...