Talk:Video on demand
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- 1 Initial comments
- 2 VoD and special features?
- 3 About VOD
- 4 OIPV acronym
- 5 Fair use rationale for Image:ResumeViewingOption 1.jpg
- 6 Move VOD service list to its own page?
- 7 VOD vs. VoD
- 8 Merger proposal
- 9 Redirect of Television on demand to this article
- 10 United States and Canada
- 11 Holy Jargon Batman
I don't understand Video on demand. Are there advertisements?
- I merged Near Video on Demand into VOD and redirected the NVOD page here.
Any factors can acclerate and inhibit the growth of VOD?
VoD and special features?
After reading the article, I am still not sure whether or not VoD services allow you to watch all the special features that come with a movie when you rent/buy a DVD. Can anybody clarify this?
Reply:VOD is going to show you the feature of the DVD. It's not like putting a DVD in a player and streaming it to your TV. However, for more highly anticipated releases of movies, the content provider will sometimes include special features that you can watch as separate videos (they are generally free, even if you don't watch the regular movie). Sometimes they embed special features at the head or tail of the movie as well. Okipatrick 01:50, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
Now, there are some New Releases that are coming with DVD capabilities, like the Warner Bros. "Movies that Pop" . VOD is like a Pay-per-View that you can watch whenever you'd like. Video On Demand allows you to order movies right from home using your digital remote. With access to a library of hollywood titles at your fingertips, Video On Demand lets you watch movies on your time. With VCR functionality, you’re in control of your Video On Demand movie. Fast forward, rewind, or pause at any time. It’s customized to fit your needs, so you can have the most convenient and enjoyable movie experience
- I think that putting such a statement in the article is promoting one corporation's product, and it would also confuse the article. VOD is independent of Pay-per-View, however Pay-per-View is often offered on VOD systems. For instance, my cable company's VOD lets me watch thousands of different TV programmes as often as I like without incurring any PPV charges. However, if I want to watch a recent blockbuster in high-definition on VOD then I will be charged something like £5.99 for each 24 hour "rental". Strictly speaking, it isn't PPV as you can watch it as many times as you like in that time period, whereas "Pay per View" means just that - you pay each time you watch it. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 01:29, 15 December 2009 (UTC)
This seems to have been invented specially for Wikipedia, 'OIPV video' search on Google doesn't find it anywhere else. Suggest we change this to 'VOD over IP'. Richard Donkin 08:28, 26 January 2006 (UTC)
Fair use rationale for Image:ResumeViewingOption 1.jpg
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Move VOD service list to its own page?
This list could grow to a very large size due to the large number of available VOD services. It should probably be moved to its own article to avoid messing up this one?
I'm not sure we even need a separate list article. Can't we have a category for all the VoD providers instead, if we don't already? Anyway, I agree that this list has an almost infinite potential for length and it's been far too long for far too long. I took a bold step and removed all of it. I admit I have barely read WP:CLN, so revert me if I went too far, but I think the article is more digestible now. Haakon (talk) 11:37, 1 August 2009 (UTC)
VOD vs. VoD
Redirect of Television on demand to this article
There was an article titled "Television on demand". I decided to delete the content of that article and to make the term a redirect to this article. Despite the good intentions of the editors of the Television on demand article, it was simply not written in an encyclopedic style. Also, it included arguments in favor of certain practices, while Wikipedia articles are supposed to be neutral. Finally, there is significant overlap of the subjects of television on demand and video on demand, with television on demand being a type of video on demand, in my opinion. -- Kjkolb (talk) 01:39, 7 December 2012 (UTC)
United States and Canada
There is room for improvement in this section of the article. There are no citations and there are no links to the services mentioned. I also suggest that the U.S. and Canada be separated since they are after all separate countries with separate VoD services. SCTT (talk) 03:40, 28 January 2013 (UTC)
Holy Jargon Batman
Does anyone have any decent sources on the various contemporary and defunct jargon in use here? We can then break down the areas by defunct, minority share and the most popular contemporary terminology. Deku-shrub (talk) 21:26, 26 March 2014 (UTC)