have Vivo streaming video on their web site?
|Anyone can. That's the
strongest selling point for this method of streaming video. It doesn't matter where your
web pages are maintained either.
Internet service provider need any special equipment?
|No. Unlike other streaming
video protocols, Vivo video does not require or optionally use either special software or
hardware on the web server.
|Can I have
Vivo video on my CompuServe or AOL site?
|Yes, and we've already done
Vivo video presentations for sites on both CompuServe and America Online and they work
involved - What do I need to do?
|Just send us any VHS or
SVHS tape with your video presentation on it and we'll do the conversion and provide you
with the code to paste into your web page.
|Do I need
to know any programming?
|No. We'll be providing you
with everything you need to simply paste into your web page.
does it take to have video on my site?
|From the day we receive
your video, you'll be up and running with a streaming video presentation on your site
within just a few days. Normally we'll E-mail you the Vivo video file for your web site
within 48 hours of our receipt of your paid order.
|Can I have
an existing AVI or Quick Time movie converted to Vivo?
|Yes. We can convert already
digitized video from these standard formats to Vivo video as well.
possible to make the Vivo video myself?
|Yes it is, but it is very
costly and time consuming to purchase and learn all of the audio and video software.
Unless you plan on digitizing over 150 video clips each and every year, it is far more
economical for you to use our services. Plus, you'll have your video up and running within
a few days instead of months.
I include streaming video on my web site?
|Our customers put up
streaming video on their sites for a number of reasons. Foremost is the goal of delivering
interesting content to their visitors in a way which will increase the likelihood that
they will return again in the future. Additionally, companies are seeking methods which
will yield greater impact than plain text and graphics when communicating information. The
common denominator is increased sales.
of video content can I provide?
|Basically anything you'd
like. Some of the more common applications include video clips of product demonstrations,
training material, corporate information, sales presentations and TV commercials. We've
even seen personal home pages showing baby's first steps for distant relatives to see.
people will be able to see my video presentation?
|In the first few months
following the release of Vivo in late 1996, the VivoActive player had already been
downloaded for use on over 2 million browsers. Additionally, another 5 million copies are
in distribution through bundling arrangements with Microsoft and others. By the time you
read this FAQ, these numbers will be substantially higher. The nice thing about Vivo is
that it's a cross platform player which means that anyone visiting your site who doesn't
already have the player will be able to instantly download and install it.
|Who else is
already using Vivo video on their web sites?
sites already include CNN, C/NET, MSNBC, CourtTV, HBO, BBC, Hewlett-Packard, Intel and NCR
to name just a few.
|Can I use
Vivo video on a corporate Intranet site?
|Yes. Streaming video offers
the same high impact communication solutions over a corporate Intranet that it provides on
does it cost to add streaming video?
|We will do the video
conversion and prepare the HTML code for your page for only $99. Additional videos are
only $85 each. There are no additional licensing fees or per stream fees as can be the
case with other video platforms.
|I'm a web
site designer myself. What can you do for me?
|We can help to keep you
competitive in this business by extending you the same prices as we would an end user.
This will allow you to avoid the thousands of dollars of hardware and software acquisition
costs plus months of learning. Then, you can charge your customers whatever you want..
also take a VHS tape and digitize it into AVI or Quick Time format?
|Yes we can. In addition to
digitizing into Vivo format for use on the web or corporate Intranets, we can also
digitize video into either AVI or Quick Time formats for use in a variety of video
applications on stand alone PC's and Mac's.
any firewall issues for corporate maintained web sites?
|No, none at all. Vivo uses
standard HTTP rather than UDP making it firewall friendly on networked connections.
|Why do your
videos look and sound better than the ones I've seen elsewhere or tried to produce myself?
|Mastering all the of audio
and video techniques required to make good online video takes a lot of time and the right
equipment. Until you've made the right investment in software and hardware and have
produced a lot of videos, you're not going to be getting very good results.