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In addition to the user-generated content that Veoh broadcasts, Veoh has distributed content from major media companies including CBS, ABC, The WB, Viacom's MTV Networks, ESPN, FEARNet, Billboard, Ford Models, US Weekly, TV Guide, and others.
Veoh also provided a software application, Veoh TV Beta, that enabled "lean back" and remote controllable viewing of web content.Veoh has raised about US$70 million from venture capital and media investors.Time Warner, Michael Eisner's Tornante Company, Spark Capital, Shelter Capital Partners, Tom Freston's Firefly3 LLC, Jonathan Dolgen (former chairman of Viacom Entertainment Group), Intel, and Goldman Sachs are all major investors.Publishers are able to customize the presentation of their content, automatically publish via RSS feeds, and organize video programming into episodic series or complete channels.Veoh uses both peer-to-peer (for its player software application) and Adobe Flash-based streaming video (for its website) technologies.The player also enables users to download video from and other websites.
Veoh Web player comes with Veoh Video compass, many times full versions of the show are not available directly on the website and instead are only offered to those who have downloaded and use their software to access the content.
Turkey, Thailand and UAE were blocked as of October 2009. As of September 2010 site was accessible again from Serbia, but starting of December 2010 access was removed once again.
Veoh is also blocked in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Mongolia.
after Michael Eisner, a former Disney chairman, joined the board.
In April 2006, he was one of the investors (along with Time Warner) in the US$12.5 million second round of financing for Veoh and re-affirmed his status in August 2007 as an investor in the company's US$25 million Series C financing round.
Veoh's recommendations engine is intended to enable viewers to find content that interests them.