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Kaltura Releases Open Source Video Extension for Joomla

Kaltura, Inc. announced it has released a Kaltura-based video extension for Joomla! The Kaltura extension allows Joomla site-builders to handle every aspect of video and rich-media, including content management, syndication, monetization, transcoding, uploading, importing, editing and remixing. The extension is simple to install, customize, and use. The Joomla extension is available in two flavors: a free community-supported, video platform extension that is self-hosted by the publisher, and a video extension based on Kaltura‘s SaaS platform, which includes a 10GB free trial, including Kaltura support and additional paid services such as tier-1 hosting and streaming, transcoding, syndication, advertising, security and more. http://www.kaltura.com

Kaltura Releases Version 1.0 of Its Open Source Video Module for Drupal

Kaltura, Inc. announced that it has released version 1.0 of its “All in One” video module for Drupal. The Kaltura module handles every aspect of rich-media, allowing Drupal site-builders to customize, configure, and manage rich media functionalities that include uploading, importing, editing, annotating, remixing, and sharing of video, audio, and photo files. Kaltura’s “All in One” video module was developed using the open source Kaltura code. It is specifically tailored for Drupal, and integrates with Drupal’s features and modules, such as CCK, Views, cron, metadata, permissions and taxonomy. The module is currently compatible with Drupal 6 (a Drupal 5 compatible version will be available soon). http://www.kaltura.com

W3C Publishes Proposed SMIL 3.0 Recommendation

The W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) SYMM Working Group has published the the Proposed Recommendation of “Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL 3.0),” pronounced “smile.” SMIL 3.0 allows authors to write interactive multimedia presentations. Using SMIL 3.0, an author may describe the temporal behavior of a multimedia presentation, associate hyperlinks with media objects and describe the layout of the presentation on a screen. SMIL 3.0 is a modular XML application: its components may be used in other XML formats. SMIL also defines mobile profiles that incorporate features useful within the industry. Comments are welcome through 6 November. http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/PR-SMIL3-20081006/

ClearStory Systems Expands on Entry Level SaaS Solutions with New ActiveMedia Editions

ClearStory Systems, Inc. announced new ActiveMedia Software as a Service (SaaS) packages that offer hosted DAM services that cater to a marketing organization’s size. ClearStory will offer three ActiveMedia-based service plans for marketing workgroups, departments, and larger enterprise organizations, starting at $100 per user per month. ActiveMedia Essentials offers basic marketing services for workgroups in small organizations of 5 to 10 users. ActiveMedia Professional supports larger marketing departments of 10 to 20 users and includes full access to ActiveMedia’s standard work flow automation features. ActiveMedia Essentials and ActiveMedia Professional also provide fixed-fee deployment services and application training that ensure successful and rapid deployments. ActiveMedia Enterprise expands upon ActiveMedia Professional by increasing the number of users and storage, typically required by larger enterprise and global marketing organizations, and including options for full text search of document assets and enterprise-class video processing. http://www.clearstorysystems.com

NetXposure 5 Now Available

NetXposure, Inc. announced the availability of NETXPOSURE 5, a new enterprise digital asset management (DAM) system that combines the flexibility of the Web with the responsiveness of the desktop. Re-architected as a rich Internet application utilizing Adobe AIR and Adobe Flex technologies, NETXPOSURE 5 delivers a user experience that runs identically in all major browsers and operating systems. It also provides real-time, seamless interactivity with digital assets from virtually any application, including built-in integration with Adobe Creative Suite 3. NETXPOSURE 5 helps streamline the creation, management and delivery of marketing assets and brand imagery. New features and capabilities include: Adobe Flex-powered user interface including cascading pull-down menus, slider resizing capabilities, and the ability to visually sort thousands of files; Automatic offline synching capabilities enabled by Adobe AIR, including the ability to drag-and-drop between the DAM repository and desktop applications and bulk upload- and download capabilities; Adobe Creative Suite 3 Connector, an add-on module that transparently links the DAM repository and Creative Suite 3, allowing users to access and interact with NetXposure from within their production applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and others; New support for Digital Negative (DNG) specification; and Enhanced support capabilities for the latest Macintosh, Windows and Linux operating systems. NETXPOSURE 5 is available now. http://www.netx.net

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