MI.GOV Video Standard. What we know…. There is currently a small amount of video on the Michigan.gov portal. There is a demand for more interactive content, videos and presentations Our customers need a standard method for preparing and delivering interactive media to Michigan.gov.
Based on our research, infrastructure and immediate needs…
FLV is extremely popular as a video format. These sites use Flash Player and FLV to deliver video.
howstuffworks.com Video 101
ABC, NBC, Fox, CBS….
Podcasting is a free service that allows Internet users to pull audio files (typically MP3s) from a podcasting Web site to listen to the files on their computer or personal digital audio player….
To record a podcast:
Using video, audio, FLASH, images, colors, and fonts on michigan.gov
The use of multimedia on the State Portal and Agency Web sites should be limited to those pages and content where the media element will SUPPORT and not detract from the information.
The media element should help to convey the intended message of the site and not BE the intended message.