Technology

It’s Time For Time Based Data – Part 1

At Kaltura, adding to and extracting additional data from visual media has always been a priority. In previous Kaltura releases we introduced multiple custom data schemas and beefed up the data assigned to entries. In our recent Eagle release  we added a whole new dimension: adding data to a particular point in time for video and audio entries.

Server Side Clipping and Trimming

Kaltura server now supports the new abilities to clip or trim an entry. The trimming or clipping is done physically on the file system using conversion engines such as FFMPEG. Clipping vs Trimming: Clipping– Create a new entry from an existing entry. Allows you to specify the start and end time for the new entry

New Entry Assets – Captions and Attachments

Kaltura’s new Eagle version introduced 2 new assets publishers can now attach to media entries: Caption assets (CaptionAsset Service in the API), to hold subtitles/captions of video assets and related files attachments.   Captions: We currently support captions of type: SRT and TimeTex (TTML / DFXP) files.   In-Video Search: But why stop at subtitles, the

Mobile & HTML5

Announcing Kaltura’s New Clipping Application

We are excited to announce Kaltura’s new clipping and trimming tool that was launched in Eagle version. The new clipping tool is used inside the KMC and it’s also a stand alone application. It consists of KDP or HTML 5 player to show you the movie you are about to edit and a time bar

AnnouncementsTechnology

The Dragonfly Is Fly

Kaltura’s Dragonfly release went live on the Kaltura SaaS (Software As A Service) on March 13th. If you happened to login to your account, you may have noticed some new features like enhanced roles and permissions, HTML5 player and mobile advertising support, and multiple thumbnails. We’ve also got content distribution, more robust video editing, and

Community Events

The Gendered Advertising Remixer

During the last OVC Hack Labs day in NYC (2010 OVC), one of the fun projects we worked on was an education application that allows quick remixing of short video ads. Here’s a short paragraph describing the application by Jonathan McIntosh, the brains and innovator behind this project: Each Child in the United States is subjected to an

Mobile & HTML5

Kaltura HTML5 Sequencer available on Wikimedia Commons

Our very own Michael Dale has just posted on the Wikimedia blog about the new Kaltura HTML5 Sequencer. We believe this marks a stepping stone in the world of online media (at least in the Firefox 4 beta, where it runs the best). Similar in spirit to other simple desktop editors like Apple’s iMovie, the