Is it possible to embed a video in an email?
I've done numerous searches and have found many "video email" apps, but nothing in reference to embedding a video in an email.
The answer to that is no, it's not really possible to embed a video in email. Your best bet is to post it on your website and link to it from your email. We recently posted to our blog about this topic as well (http://www.campaignmonitor.com/blog/archives/2008/04/video_in_your_emails.html).
Check out www.freegabmail.com. You can record a video with a webcam and send it in an email. It records live, no uploading and waiting for conversion. The email recipient gets a link to a streaming video in the email.
I wrote about this on my site, "The (easy way) to email video" it has an example of an embedded video (which did not play in my inbox) and three examples of how others are approaching this...with links to their video landing pages.
hope this helps,
ps- freegabmail sounds like fun...can you post a link to an example that we can watch Jack?