can have Vivo streaming video on their web site?
That's the strongest selling point for this method of streaming video. It doesn't matter
where your web pages are maintained either.
my 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.
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 just fine.
involved - What do I need to do?
||Just send us any
Beta, 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.
I need to know any programming?
||No. We'll be
providing you with everything you need to simply paste into your web page.
long 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.
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.
it 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.
should I include streaming video on my web site?
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.
type of video content can I provide?
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.
many 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.
else is already using Vivo video on their web sites?
VivoActivated sites already include CNN, C/NET, MSNBC, CourtTV, HBO, BBC, Hewlett-Packard,
Intel and NCR to name just a few.
I use Vivo video on a corporate Intranet site?
video offers the same high impact communication solutions over a corporate Intranet that
it provides on the web.
much 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 $75 each. There are no additional licensing fees or per stream fees as can be the
case with other video platforms.
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 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.
there 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
do your videos look and sound better than the ones I've seen elsewhere or tried to produce
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.