SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Elizabeth White, Scott Bampton, Greg Ness, Glenn Rossman, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

Kaltura Launches New Video Discovery, Search and Accessibly Suite - Kaltura REACH

New Suite Supports Captioning, Transcription, Translation, Keyword and Meta-Data Extraction, Enabling Educational Institutions, Enterprises and Media Companies to Optimize In-Video Search and Accessibility for Everyone, Everywhere

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 18, 2014) - Kaltura Connect 2014 - Kaltura, the leading open source video platform (www.kaltura.com), today announced availability of its comprehensive Video Discovery, Search and Accessibly Suite named Kaltura REACH, the most reliable, scalable captioning and transcription service available from a single provider. Kaltura REACH includes captioning, transcription and translation services, in-video and cross-library search and discovery, deep-linking capabilities, as well as metadata and keyword extraction.

"With the rapid increase of online video, organizations are facing a multifaceted challenge around accessing global-audiences, complying with government regulations and industry standards, and capturing accurate data," said Ron Yekutiel, Kaltura Chairman & CEO. "Every video experience benefits from captioning, transcription and translation services as a means to increase video accessibility, enhanced learning retention, richer user engagement, semantic search and improved SEO results. Kaltura's approach is to arm every user with the best chance at success by providing the broadest range of solutions with the deepest reach."

By enabling educational institutions, enterprises, media companies and service providers to automatically meet accessibility and compliance standards, Kaltura REACH allows users to focus on creating seamless, high-quality video experiences for every audience group across every device.

Kaltura REACH Video Discovery, Search and Accessibly Suite

As the breadth and depth of online video permeates every market globally, the need to provide universal access for the hearing impaired and second language viewers, and enhanced content discovery is crucial. Kaltura REACH solves both of these challenges, and more, by offering a robust set of video insight and accessibility services including:

  • High quality, searchable transcripts and metadata across the entire video library
  • Semantic keywords and topics that fuel effective video recommendations
  • Access to global audiences by breaking language barriers with subtitles from professional translators across 200+ languages
  • Accessibility with a video player that is ADA/508 compliant by default, providing equal access to hearing impaired and second language audiences
  • Improved SEO and search rankings with rich metadata appended to video
  • Support for all major caption and transcription formats and standards
  • Feature-rich professional services, including support for a wide range of languages and caption formats

Based on Kaltura's flexible Video Operating System, the REACH Video Discovery, Search and Accessibly Suite is fully integrated with the Kaltura MediaSpace™ video portal and also includes pre-certified and integrated services from a wide range of partner solutions including, cielo24, VoiceBase, Amara, 3Play Media and Dotsub, all available at the Kaltura Exchange solution marketplace for partner and third-party technology providers.

"cielo24 applauds Kaltura's efforts to provide media accessibility and discovery solutions to enhance content ROI for its clients," said Brian Plackis Cheng, cielo24 Founder and CEO. "As part of Kaltura REACH, cielo24 has seamlessly integrated the industry's first on demand media data platform including searchable captions and media intelligence in all major languages."

The Kaltura REACH Video Discovery, Search and Accessibly Suite will be demonstrated live at Kaltura Connect 2014 - The Video Conference, where all of the partnering solutions referenced will be sponsoring or attending. Kaltura Connect 2014 is taking place in New York City on June 16-18. Now in its 4th year, Kaltura Connect is the 'go to' video industry conference, with more than 1,200 video experts, technologists, executives, and thought-leaders expected to attend this year. Tune in to the live stream of Kaltura Connect at http://connect.kaltura.com/live-stream.

About Kaltura
Kaltura's mission is to power any video experience. Provider of the world's first Open Source Online Video Platform, Kaltura simplifies the creation of video experiences, and provides tools that facilitate innovative and engaging experiences that create value. The Kaltura platform engages hundreds of millions of viewers by providing media companies with advanced video management, publishing, and monetization tools that increase their reach and monetization and simplify their video operations. Kaltura improves productivity and interaction among millions of employees by providing enterprises with powerful online video tools for boosting internal knowledge sharing, training, and collaboration, and for more effective marketing. Kaltura offers next generation learning for millions of students and teachers by providing educational institutions with disruptive online video solutions for improved teaching, learning, student retention and increased engagement across campuses, districts and beyond. For more information: www.kaltura.com, to join Kaltura's community visit: www.kaltura.org and www.html5video.org.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
Dyn solutions are at the core of Internet Performance. Through traffic management, message management and performance assurance, Dyn is connecting people through the Internet and ensuring information gets where it needs to go, faster and more reliably than ever before. Founded in 2001 at WPI, Dyn’s global presence services more than four million enterprise, small business and personal customers.
European data center operator DEAC is the largest in the Baltics. The activities are orientated to provide data center services and IT outsourcing on Eurasia and America scale in order to create the primary or backup or additional data center for customer in the EU, to protect its business and, most importantly, reduce costs up to 40% within 3-5 years. DEAC is an IT outsourcing services and sol...
Things are being built upon cloud foundations to transform organizations. This CEO Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo, moderated by Roger Strukhoff, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo conference chair, will address the big issues involving these technologies and, more important, the results they will achieve. How important are public, private, and hybrid cloud to the enterprise? How does one define Big Data? ...
We certainly live in interesting technological times. And no more interesting than the current competing IoT standards for connectivity. Various standards bodies, approaches, and ecosystems are vying for mindshare and positioning for a competitive edge. It is clear that when the dust settles, we will have new protocols, evolved protocols, that will change the way we interact with devices and infra...
The 4th International DevOps Summit, co-located with16th International Cloud Expo – being held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY – announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and ...
We live in a time when seconds – even milliseconds – can have a dramatic economic impact on your company’s future. With technology being the primary conduit for consumer interaction, the user experience is at center stage. User experience will be a deciding factor in separating the future winners from the losers. By building more speed and agility into the application delivery process, DevOps prom...
When an enterprise builds a hybrid IaaS cloud connecting its data center to one or more public clouds, security is often a major topic along with the other challenges involved. Security is closely intertwined with the networking choices made for the hybrid cloud. Traditional networking approaches for building a hybrid cloud try to kludge together the enterprise infrastructure with the public clou...
Ixia develops amazing products so its customers can connect the world. Ixia helps its customers provide an always-on user experience through fast, secure delivery of dynamic connected technologies and services. Through actionable insights that accelerate and secure application and service delivery, Ixia's customers benefit from faster time to market, optimized application performance and higher-qu...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Stratogent will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Stratogent is a custom managed services organization based in San Mateo, California. We design, implement, and support mission critical infrastructure 24x7 on premises, in datacenters and in t...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Grid Dynamics, the leading provider of scalable eCommerce technology solutions, will exhibit at DevOps Summit Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Grid Dynamics is a leading provider of open, scalable, next-generation commerce technology solutions for Tier 1 retail. Grid Dynamics h...