Robin Good writes: "... Online Video will affect news consumption, will change television viewing patterns and habits, and will give ways to new forms of entertainment and training. ¶ The number of changes and transformations that video is just about to bring to the online world are too many and too significant not to be paid attention to. ¶ So, not only I am fully confirming my belief that 2006 will be the year that video will establish itself on the Internet well beyond its present pioneering status, but I want to bring to the table a number of specific innovations that will see happening and that will definitely affect the way we use and consume video-based contents. ...¶... • P2P television. ... • Micro-TV. ... • New monetization opportunities for video-makers. ... • Video content sold to and among content publishers. ... • Video mashups. ... • Citizen-TV. ... • The value of video archives. ... • Video search. ... • Flash video. ... • Home as a media hub. ... • Video integration in many applications and services. ... • Screencasting. ... • Interactive real-time video. ... • Web conferencing and collaboration. ..." Link: Robin Good weblog. Impressive list and rationales.
See also his New Media Predictions 2006: What Will The Web Future Bring? Link: Robin Good weblog. --Dennis