Video is a Powerful Recruitment and Branding Tool

Posted by Joseph de Leon on Dec 19, 2016 10:35:00 AM

In today’s fiercely competitive hiring climate, millennials and other tech-savvy job seekers research employer websites like they research consumer brands before making a purchase. They’re looking for reasons why they should apply to a particular company.

They want to know how well they’ll fit with the organization’s culture and core values. Engaging potential candidates on your website is important, but it’s only one facet of recruiting. The onus is on your human resources team to engage potential candidates and promote an authentic employment brand throughout the entire recruitment process.

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Topics: technology, webcasting, business video, human resources, engagement

Google Debuts Chrome Version 55

Posted by Joseph de Leon on Dec 12, 2016 12:48:28 PM

Google's latest version of Chrome is beginning to roll out to Chromebooks and Chrome OS devices. As we mentioned in an earlier post this year, Chrome version 55 will automatically default to HTML5.

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Topics: news, technology, HTML5, Flash, browser

The W3C Updates HTML5 to HTML 5.1

Posted by Joseph de Leon on Nov 22, 2016 11:40:59 AM

The W3C or World Wide Web consortium has released the official HTML 5.1 specification. This is the fifth major revision, and first minor revision to the core language of HTML, and will replace HTML5 as recommended by the W3C.

As of November 1st, HTML 5.1 is the official standard, and is an incremental upgrade dealing with minor items left out in the original version of HTML 5.

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Topics: technology, HTML5, HTML 5.1, update, W3C

Google Launches Chrome 54 for Windows, Mac and Linux

Posted by Joseph de Leon on Oct 19, 2016 12:07:22 PM

Last week Google launched Chrome 54 for operation systems, Windows, Mac and Linux. The release focuses on developers, however it includes improvements to how the browser handles YouTube embeds.

The latest version is available for update now, or you can download it directly from

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Topics: news, technology, HTML5, browser, youtube, Chrome 54

The Difference Between Flash and HTML5

Posted by Joseph de Leon on Aug 23, 2016 2:07:25 PM

Since we introduced our latest All-HTML5 webcasting player, we've been inundated about questions concerning the difference between Flash and HTML5 from our clients and partners.

Comparing the two is like comparing apples and oranges. The HTML5 specification has been around for a few years, and has recently picked up steam since Google, Microsoft and Apple announced the blocking of Adobe Flash in their newest browsers by the end of the year.

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Topics: technology, HTML5, Flash, browsers

Google Debuts App to Compete with Apple FaceTime

Posted by Joseph de Leon on Aug 18, 2016 11:52:17 AM

Video communication with our mobile devices have been around since front-facing cameras were introduced to smart phones. However, we tend to stick to text-messages and voice calls when reaching friends, family and even co-workers.

Google is looking to change that with their newest application for video chat, Google Duo. Duo is intended to be a fast, simple and secure way to video communicate with mobile users who don't need to have the same software to operate. 

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Topics: news, technology, google, apple

The Rise of Web Real-Time Communication

Posted by Joseph de Leon on Jun 30, 2016 1:21:47 PM

This month WebRTC technology celebrates its five-year anniversary of being open sourced. WebRTC stands Web for Real-Time Communication, and it is quickly becoming an emerging standard for web-based audio and video communication. 

WebRTC can be added to websites and mobile applications without the need for a phone or video conferencing software. It is currently available in browsers Chrome, Edge and FireFox, with support coming for Safari later this year.

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Topics: Webcast, technology, google, WebRTC

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