Cerevo LiveWedge First Impression






After a year long wait from the Cerevo, I was finally able to receive LiveWedge from Cerevo, which is 4 channel live HDMI video switcher. I’ve paid the money and waited for a half year! When I went to InterBEE (The Japan’s biggest video and broadcasting exhibition) last November, Cerevo told me that they would release LiveWedge in January. I was very skeptical due to the multiple push back of the schedule. However, I got hold of it on January 31! Unfortunately, I have to take care of other project, so I won’t be able to review the full review yet.   But I believe this device would revolutionize the way we […]





YouTube: How to start playing in the middle of the video via link, WordPress, or embedding code






Sometime you want your friend to skip at the beginning of the YouTube video. This post shows you how to create a link or a embed code so that people can start watching a YouTube video from the specific point. Link Format #t=XXmXXs  Description Add #t parameter after URL and declare the minutes and seconds of the video you would like to start playing back. Sample It starts playing back a YokosoNews video at 1 minute 8 seconds (= 01m08s) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb5JdgNDw0Q#t=01m08s WordPress Description If you’re using WordPress, you don’t have to use the following embed code. You can simply use the plain text of a URL above. (You should not […]





concrete5 YouTube block customization tips






This is how-to for concrete5 web masters and developers. YouTube now recommend to use “iFrame” instead of “object” tag. And I also came up with a custom template for playlist which you can easily embed the YouTube playlist onto your concrete5 site. You need the basic knowledge of installing and working with concrete5, and how to use FTP . YouTube block iFrame customization Here is easy how-to of iFrame. This method will replace the entire existing YouTube blocks. If you don’t want to change the existing YouTube blocks, you may want to apply this as custom template. 1. Create a blank text file at /blocks/youtube/view.php 2. Copy and paste the […]





The World Best Travel YouTube Video about Japan






I just discovered these video series done by egauemon-san on YouTube. I personally think this is ABSOLUTELY the BEST travel video IN THE WORLD!!!!. Why? You just have to watch these in FULLSCREEEN. KYOTO – CRUISE 2009[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5njZhbhL9s] ISE JINGU / JAPAN 2010[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVZfNQ7JzbA] No annoying host No talking It’s like you are there. Next step, find out wrere, buy an air plane ticket, and be there. —–