Mobile & HTML5

Best-practices for using JavaScript to embed KDP

This post and related html file below is targeted at website integrators and web application developers who work with KDP3 (Kaltura’s Flash based Media Player). Its primary purpose is to teach you Kaltura’s best-practices for embedding the Kaltura Player on web pages using JavaScript (as opposed to html-only embed). The ready to use html page

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Preview Thumbnails, New KDP Plugin

The ability to show a small preview above the scrubber while the user’s cursor is hovering over it is a feature that sat in my drawer for more than a year. One day, after talking to a colleague at Kaltura, I decided to take it out of the drawer and write the code for this

Increase User Engagement Using In-Player Games

KDP plugins can be used to extend the abilities and features that our KDP (Kaltura Dynamic Player) offers. Some plugins give you the abilities to show commercials, some sharing the video or provide other functional needs like subtitles or watermark. Some plugins are just for fun. Here we’ll suggest another use of a video player you might

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

DevelopersTechnology

One Step Red5 Installation with Kaltura CE3

For CE4 and Red 5 Integration video toturials read: Webcam Recording Using Red5 and RTMP and Live Stream using Red5  Hot on the heels of our Red5 Integration Guide is an even easier way to get Red5 up and running with Kaltura Community Edition 3 (CE 3).  We are pleased to offer an Amazon EC2 AMI

DevelopersTechnology

Live Streaming, RTMP, and Webcam Action With Red5 and CE 3

You can check also the CE4 and Red5 integration video post series. We’ve  done a little back room hacking over the Thanksgiving holiday to bring you a relatively easy way to add the free open source Red5 Flash Server to our Community Edition 3. The result?  Live streaming for your events, RTMP streaming for your

AnnouncementsMobile & HTML5

Introducing HTML5 Video Player Widget on the Adobe Dreamweaver Widget Browser

Announced today, Adobe HTML5 Video Player Widget, based on the Kaltura HTML5 Media Library. The main reason why HTML5 is raised in every session or workshop on web video lately is due to mobile devices that don’t support Adobe Flash (*cough* iOS). Alas, whenever HTML5 is presented as the “standard-compliant-preferred” solution for doing cross-device video

Community Events

OSCON Recap & Our “HTML5’s Multimedia Future” Panel

OSCON Recap OSCON was awesome, just like every year — the vibe, the many geek discussions and potential collaborations that will grow out of it. OSCON is also a great place to learn, and to be heard. If you have a great thing to share or an important message to be carried to the open