The video Web industry

Summary:Read/WriteWeb inventories the online video universe, breaking it down into a somewhat comprehensive set of companies and categories--video sharing, intermediaries, video search, video eCommerce, video editing & creation, rich media advertising, P2P, video streaming and vlogosphere. It will be interesting to see which companies are around six months from now and what new companies have been spawned.

Read/WriteWeb inventories the online video universe, breaking it down into a somewhat comprehensive set of companies and categories--video sharing, intermediaries, video search, video eCommerce, video editing & creation, rich media advertising, P2P, video streaming and vlogosphere. It will be interesting to see which companies are around six months from now and what new companies have been spawned. Google's acquisition of YouTube signaled the arrival of the video as a data type beyond movie downloads, and as bandwidth increases so to will the amount of video data soaking up the available network bandwidth. How to make that video easier to create, monetize and search will be the most active development areas going forward.

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