• Phil Costa's picture
    Phil Costa on December 19, 2012

    In my previous post, I gave an overview of why Brightcove thinks dual screen apps are a space worth watching. If you’re a consumer, they offer a potentially more engaging content experience. If you’re a content producer, then they are both an opportunity to recapture your increasingly distracted audience and a way to deepen your relationship with your engaged audience. Read More →

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    Phil Costa on December 18, 2012

    In our current media and technology climate, hardly a day goes by without a new announcement about dual screen applications. We believe that there are plenty of reasons for people in the content business to care about this evolving space. Read More →

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    Chris Little on December 13, 2012

    Wow, it has truly been an exciting year in the mobile space! We have assembled the top news for App Cloud and the mobile industry as a whole for a quick recap. Read More →

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    Brenna Fitzgerald on December 4, 2012

    It is that time of the year--when we start to feel a bit nostalgic about the year that has passed, and begin to jot down potential New Year’s resolutions. At Brightcove, 2012 has been an eventful and exciting year. We became a publicly traded company, launched an array of new features and innovations for our Video Cloud and App Cloud platforms, grew our customer base to more than 6,100 organizations around the world, acquired cloud encoding leader Zencoder and produced yet another successful Brightcove PLAY global customer conference. Read More →

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    Kristin Leighton on November 27, 2012

    We are excited to announce today that TVNZ, New Zealand's national broadcaster, will launch a new TVNZ onDemand catch-up TV app for Apple iOS and Google Android devices using the the App Cloud mobile app platform. Read More →

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    Kristin Leighton on November 21, 2012

    We are very excited to sponsor and attend the first ever Amazon Web Services global customer and partner conference, AWS re:Invent, next week in Las Vegas. The sold out event, which runs from November 27 - 29 at the Venetian, will feature deep technical content on popular cloud use cases, new AWS services, cloud migration best practices, architecting for scale, operating at high availability and ways you can make your cloud apps more secure.  Read More →

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    Adam Mark on November 15, 2012

    The latest version of the App Cloud SDK (1.12) allows developers to capture photos and videos from a user's camera or library and post them to a remote server. This functionality presents all kinds of possibilities for apps that depend on media capture and sharing. Here's a bare-bones example that shows how to capture a new image from the user's camera. First, listen for a tap event on a button: Read More →

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    Adam Mark on November 15, 2012

    The latest version of the App Cloud SDK (1.12) allows developers to launch a native modal email window inside an app instead of bouncing users into an external program (by way of a "mailto" link). Here's some sample code that shows how to listen for a "tap" event on a button before launching a modal email window: Read More →

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    Jeremy Allaire on November 15, 2012

    We are continuing to witness one of the most hyped, hyperbole-infused, and intensely watched industry battles, or “Religious Wars”, over what mobile platforms will triumph. Ensconced in these wars are a myriad of battles across a very broad landscape of industry titans and emerging disruptors, from Steve Jobs lashing out at Flash, to Zuck’s recent public flogging of HTML5, to the collapse of Nokia and RIM, to the high-stakes patent wars among CE and tech companies. This is surely an epic time in our industry. Read More →

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    Adam Mark on November 15, 2012

    When I talk to developers about App Cloud, they often ask, “How is App Cloud different from PhoneGap?” Without missing a beat, I give my stock answer: “PhoneGap is great, but App Cloud gives you so much more.” The matter of more has always nagged at me—more is not necessarily better—so I decided to do an apples-to-apples comparison from a Web developer’s perspective. I built the same app twice, first on PhoneGap, then on App Cloud, and graded each system on the strength of its platform capabilities, development model, and service offerings. Read More →