Press Release – Kaltura Partners with Sparkeo
Sparkeo Joins the Kaltura Exchange
August the 16th, 2012
Shay Michel, VP Business Development
Sparkeo is proud to announce a partnership with Kaltura.
What is Kaltura
Kaltura is the world’s first Open Source Online Video Platform, providing both enterprise level commercial software and services for video publishing, management, syndication and monetization, fully supported and maintained by Kaltura, as well as free open-source community supported solutions.
Kaltura’s customers include market leaders such as major media companies (Paramount, Warner Bros, HBO), big enterprises (Zappos, BestBuy, Siemens) and educational groups (Stanford, Yale, Pearson). See Kaltura’s customers.
Kaltura disrupts the online video space and is a pioneer in the development of the html5 video standard through its html5 video library and website: http://html5video.org. html5video.org is an industry resource for HTML5 video-related issues. The site is supported by Mozilla, the Open Video Alliance and the Wikimedia Foundation.
Kaltura has also developed the Kaltura Application Exchange, which serves as an app store that enables its customers to access a wide range of services ranging from video PowerPoint synchronization to transcripting applications or plugins with both open source (Moodle) or commercial (SharePoint) platforms.
Sparkeo offers a complete set of tools and technology that enable content owners to monetize their media assets in a simple and efficient way.
The Sparkeo services include but are not limited to an integrated payment solution that instantly accepts secure transactions via credit cards or PayPal
The integration with Kaltura enables users to import videos to Sparkeo.com from any Kaltura account, they can then continue to interact with the videos and monetize their content.
“We welcome Sparkeo to the Kaltura Exchange, our unique video solutions marketplace where Kaltura customers and partners come together to find value-add solutions around online video,” said Luda Ruditsky, Director, Product Management at Kaltura “Integration with Sparkeo’s innovative technology enables Kaltura publishers to add paywall capabilities to their media assets and optimize their content selling processes.”
“Teaming up with Kaltura seemed very natural from the beginning, said Shay Michel, VP Business and Development at Sparkeo. Kaltura is a leader in the industry with a great cloud system and a top tier customer base. Its technology, its vision and the quality of its team made us want to be part of a common story. The very meaning of our agreement is to bring happy Kaltura customers the finest technology to efficiently commercialize their premium video content while delivering the greatest experience to their end users. We are just getting started.”
The following video displays the integration between Kaltura and Sparkeo and the ease of the process from the import of the video to its easy commercialization all across the web:
Sparkeo User Flow
The following document presents a step by step short manual enabling all users to make the most of Sparkeo’s platform and sell its content efficiently while delivering a great experience to their customers.
For more information on Sparkeo’s Kaltura Application, please visit Sparkeo’s profile on the Kaltura Exchange: http://exchange.kaltura.com/content/video-payment-platform