Video news clips

Video news clips in digital format are often found on the internet where the massive influx of new video news clips during 2006 was hailed as a new phenomenon having a profound impact on both the internet and other forms of media. Sources for video clips include news and sporting events, historical videos news clips, music videos, television programmes, film trailers and vlogs. Webvideo in its current form distinguishes itself from what is mostly known as video news clips on demand mainly in terms of technology, interface and cost for the user. The current hype in online video viewing only arose when sites were introduced that offered free hosting for the high bandwidth content and the possibility to easily integrate these into personal Blogs or websites. This enabled online video news clips to cross over into the mainstream. The arrival of these sites also gave rise to more widespread use of the name webvideo. Video news clops on demand however, is more closely associated with paid content of film studios, online video stores and cable providers. Video on demand also specifically references videos that start at a moment of the user's choice, as opposed to streaming, multicast and webcams in which the data is sent to the user live by a server.
While some video news clips are taken from established media sources, community or individual-produced video news clips are becoming more common. Some individuals host their created works on vlogs, which are video blogs. The use of internet video is growing very fast. Between March and July of the year 2006 YouTube alone grew from 30 to 100 million views of videos per day. [1] More recent developments includes the BBC's iPlayer, which was released for open beta testing in July 2007.