On the Toshiba Thrive, the video played quickly and responsively within the video window
on the page, with very little latency.
To fill the dead air before the event actually started, we played a video available in the On-Demand tab beneath the video window
. You can upload these into the system before the event and then open the tab and click the video to start playback as needed.
Often the pics will get a video window
first and then show on TV, usually in primetime placement.
As things work now -- with the video window
preceding the pay-per-view window -- the studios enjoy both the rental demand and the pay-per-view demand, and it's going to take a pretty compelling ease for them to give that up.
The test unit presented these in a series of choices, and a small video window
in the upper right portion of the screen corresponded to the aspect ratio, showing what the content would look like on the larger encoding screen.
The rest of the cable-network universe is catch-as-catch-can, but Andy Reimer, senior VP of worldwide television for Trimark Pictures, says Showtime, USA Network, Family Channel and Lifetime are among the networks "that are looking to distinguish themselves by jumping the video window
and getting new movies first."
This video window
can then be delivered or streamed to the viewer in a variety of ways.
At Portland, Ore.-based Act III Cinemas, which operates 10 sub-run complexes, "Our people are constantly talking with the studios about the video window
, but it's not an adversarial relationship," says Randall Blaum, VP of marketing and advertising.
The interface consists of a large video window
, a timeline slider displayed across the bottom of the screen, and a comment box.
After uploading and organizing your videos, you'll want to turn your attention to the playback side, more specifically, the player and video window
Each app can also float the video window
above the app so you can watch the current video while searching for other content.
As soon as the star and its spectrum are properly placed in the video window
, the spectrum's graph appears in the Profile section of the screen.