Testing ViewBix

Testing ViewBix here.

“Viewbix allows you to easily overlay any YouTube or Facebook video and create an interactive video or video ad unit. Add apps such as photos, free text, Twitter feeds, or any standard RSS feed and change your static video content into a dynamic interactive experience! Viewbix is the easiest way to add links to YouTube Video or to have YouTube video with links to a website.”

(Hmm… The company is not consistent on whether or not they capitalize the B in “ViewBix”… Just sayin’…)

After testing… Potentially cool with the right application… Though at this point, I’m not sure what added value is here versus sharing a link to a Vimeo or YouTube video… I don’t see any… Especially since it’s definitely NOT interactive.

Houston TranStar Cameras

I was looking at photos of dump truck trailer getting stuck on a freeway sign and saw they included an archived Houston TranStar camera shot…

So I was wondering whether I could make a simple webpage with camera shots that are more or less live. So… Here goes the test!

Site of Accident


And now I’m off on another tangent, wondering if I can embed a Bing map with live traffic data into this WordPress post…

With Dual Maps I can half-achieve what I want with the traffic map: