Monthly Archives: April 2011
Check out the interview here from Beet.TV at NAB 2011 with KIT digital’s EVP Marketing, Gannon Hall. Gannon discusses KIT’s acquisition of ioko, and how it complements the company’ move to go beyond the online video sector with a focus on large, complex OTT deployments with major media companies and broadcasters.
Video workflows have become greatly refined over the years, thanks in large part to online video platform providers. But with mobile devices and more interactive video experiences taking hold, content publishers are now looking at new ways to simplify the creation, control, management, monetization and publishing of online video. This is not a sales pitch event, but three short informative presentations to acquaint you with ways to create social and interactive video experiences. Followed by an interactive question and answer session, this half-hour Q&A will be devoted to answer your questions. Register Now for this Free Live Webcast Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 11 am PT/2 pm ET
For its 2010 festival, Tribeca launched Tribeca Film Festival Virtual (TFF Virtual), a virtual and interactive movie experience featuring high-definition premium video content and live streaming coverage from the festival, powered by the KIT Platform. Tribeca extended its relationship with KIT digital to take its 2011 Festival to the next level of Internet-driven videos and to define the online film festival experience. For its 2011 Festival, Tribeca launched the Tribeca (Online) Streaming Room where users can watch premier features and award-winning short films, connect with filmmakers via social video experiences, and engage with industry thought leaders on the future of film. With the KIT Platform,Tribeca also extended its online delivery to mobile publishing so that viewers can watch the films on a Web browser, iPhone, or iPad. Live video coverage of the red carpet events, the opening press conference, select Tribeca Talks panels, and the closing award ceremony is also available via the Festival Streaming Room. Viewers are able to … Continue reading
Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, KIT digital’s CEO and Scott Sahadi, ioko’s CEO North America talk about what this acquisition means for both companies and its joint customer base.