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Introducing Kaltura Learning

Exciting news!  We’ve just launched a new and improved Kaltura Learning site (currently in beta mode). This video site includes short, up-to-date “how to” video tutorials and courses for a variety of our applications, extensions and features.    Want to know how to schedule a lecture capture? Need some tips on making sure a webcast

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Introducing eSearch: The New Kaltura Search API

Building search for video-centric applications can be hard and time consuming. Kaltura's new video search API makes building video search, easy and smart.

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Kaltura’s Compliance with the GDPR

Q: What is the GDPR? A: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an act of EU legislation intended to give individuals greater control over their personal data while harmonizing and strengthening privacy law across EU countries. The European Parliament approved the GDPR on April 14, 2016, and its requirements will become mandatory across the

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How to Win a Hackathon

Hackathons are fun, short, intense events where a bunch of geeky developers come together to compete over creating cool software. It’s about participation, collaboration and the joy of creation. But you also want to win.  In my first such experience, our team lost – or at least didn’t come among the top four entries. In

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Implementing Agile Methodologies in a Professional Services Organization

This is the second post in a series about Kaltura’s Professional Services practice. For an introduction to our group and what we do, take a look at the first post: “Professional Services and You: What Do Professional Services Do, Anyway?”. Introduction Kaltura’s Professional Services department works with our larger clients to ensure a smooth integration

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Kaltura Hackathon 2018

As per Kaltura tradition, we started the new year with a bang, holding our annual Hackathon! 19 teams of coders, developers, programmers, and other Kaltura professionals got together for 3 days full of innovation, development, and a lot of empty takeout containers, to present what they believe is the future of TV and online video.

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Free and Open Live Video Streaming

Live streaming is in much demand nowadays. Kaltura first introduced an end to end live streaming solution back in 2013. The Kaltura Live Streaming mechanism makes use of the Wowza streaming engine [http://wowza.com] and the code for Kaltura’s side of things can be found here: https://github.com/kaltura/media-server Wowza’s software is well established and it definitely works.

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Hackathon 2016

We rung in the new year with our annual Hackathon! Teams of determined coders from across Kaltura waged a fierce programming battle for the title.   In the end, the victory went to a team of Dana Farber, Ziv Hundert, Oren Melamed, and Omri Katz. Their project: SMACK your content! Social Media Audience Conversion by

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Creating a new REST server

During the last few years while working at Kaltura I have written, with my team members, many REST client libraries in many languages (including Python, Java, PHP, Javascript, ActionScript, C#, Erlang, ObjectiveC, and Ruby) against different servers. We also implemented REST servers in different languages (PHP, C#, NodeJS). The REST standard is wide, and yet the

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Winning the 2016 IBC Hackfest

The IBC Hackfest is a hackathon in which over 100 talented developers, designers, and entrepreneurs have 36 hours to build out an innovative new  concept that leverages partner technology. This year, Kaltura Front End R&D Group Leader Itay Kinnrot and his team took first place with their hack, Skipaclass. It all started on a sunny Saturday