[Re]define Web Video! – Kaltura DevConnect 2012

by Zohar Babin

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 Kaltura DevConnect is just around the corner – April 2nd in NYC - http://devconnect.kaltura.org/ .

Join us at Kaltura DevConnect 2012, the crossroads of media management and open source video. Come together with hundreds of the brightest and most talented people in the web video industry.

This year’s Kaltura DevConnect is shaping up to be quite an event, featuring a host of amazing speakers and topics. The full program may be viewed on the Kaltura DevConnect web site. Make sure to register ASAP!

The agenda is quickly filling up and we still have a few surprises coming – below I’ll share a few of the great talks you can expect at DevConnect 2012 -

We’ll uncover how Local News and “Citizen Journalism” in the era of freely accessible Web Video is made easily achievable in Tom Ortega’s talk: Video Journalism for the People: Empowering the Average Joe to Take on the Mass Media. Also read Tom’s Helping Change the System.

Avid‘s Ron Wallace and Bob Craig will share a new approach to making News and real-time publishing in their session - Bridging Television News and Web Production.

Luca Candela, Sencha’s product manager for Sencha Tools, will take attendees through a fascinating “hands-on” session on developing Rich Video Applications for mobile devices and tablets: From zero to tablet in 45 minutes: how to develop a video gallery with Sencha Touch.

PayPal (X.com)’s Sidney Maestre will show you ways to put content to work with PayPal’s HTML5 Mobile Kit and Kaltura’s HTML5 cross-device playback: Online Video Monetization Strategies Using PayPal’s HTML5 Kit and Kaltura.

Producer, Writer and Director David Kronmiller will share an in-depth walk-through of the history of Video Encoding and discuss everything from how to encode to the web to nits and grits of Web Video Encoding - From Source To Stream: Demystifying Video In The Digital Era. Also read David’s Best Practices For Multi-Device Transcoding article.

Nir Erlich, Kaltura’s Playback & Mobile Product Manager, will share an exciting new development in Native Mobile Application using Kaltura’s Reference Application and SDK.

Tune in to The Ins and outs of the Kaltura HTML5 Video Library (www.html5video.org) where Michael Dale, co-founder of metavid.org and lead architect of the Kaltura HTML5 library, will share the main lessons learned about HTML5 based Web Video experiences and how to extend the core of the library!

Kaltura’s lead Backend developer, Johnathan Kanarek (aka “Tan-Tan”) will give a deep-dive into the core of the Kaltura Server. Join us and learn everything about Kaltura Server Plugins – Extending the core Kaltura Server.

Explore the rest of the agenda at the Kaltura DevConnect conference website, we have it all from Mobile & HTML5 sessions through Kaltura Core Development and Social Enterprise! Register using this link and get your early-bird Community Member discount today for just $50!

Stay tuned as we’ll share more exciting talks, interviews with the speakers, and a few surprises. Register Here.

 

Many thanks to our conference sponsors and great partners – Akamai, Adobe, Internet Broadcasting3 Play MediaEvoKnow, Knowledge VisionCarrotPay and PSD2HTML.

 

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