New Entry Assets – Captions and Attachments

Kaltura’s new Eagle version introduced 2 new assets publishers can now attach to media entries: Caption assets (CaptionAsset Service in the API), to hold subtitles/captions of video assets and related files attachments.   Captions: We currently support captions of type: SRT and TimeTex (TTML / DFXP) files.   In-Video Search: But why stop at subtitles, the

Mobile & HTML5

Announcing Kaltura’s New Clipping Application

We are excited to announce Kaltura’s new clipping and trimming tool that was launched in Eagle version. The new clipping tool is used inside the KMC and it’s also a stand alone application. It consists of KDP or HTML 5 player to show you the movie you are about to edit and a time bar

Mobile & HTML5

The new Html5Video.org – Home for HTML5 Video

We proudly introduce the new revamped Html5Video.org . The site is aiming to provide the entire HTML5 video community with ton of valuable information, comparisons between the different HTML5 media players available and everything a HTML5 developers need to know to create awesomely engaging HTML5 web video experiences! So step right into: http://html5video.org/

The Kaltura Eagle Has Landed

We are happy to announce the release of our new version – Eagle.  (Note that Kaltura’s SaaS edition has been upgraded already and the CE and On-Prem versions will be coming shortly.) So here are some of the key features in this great release: New Upload Tab – upload and prepare media entries directly from the

Community EventsMobile & HTML5Technology

Open Video Conference 2011

Dear Kaltura & Open Video Enthusiasts…. It’s that time of year again!!! The 2011 Open Video Conference is only two weeks away and if you haven’t registered yet, we recommend you do so as soon as possible as space is limited. This years Open Video Conference will include many of the familiar events you have

Mobile & HTML5

Best-practices for using JavaScript to embed KDP

This post and related html file below is targeted at website integrators and web application developers who work with KDP3 (Kaltura’s Flash based Media Player). Its primary purpose is to teach you Kaltura’s best-practices for embedding the Kaltura Player on web pages using JavaScript (as opposed to html-only embed). The ready to use html page

DevelopersTechnology

Data Makes The World Go Round

Behind the scenes in the Kaltura Server, a lot of data is being created. This data is collected and aggregated into Kaltura’s Data Warehouse  (DWH). The DWH contains all the information displayed in the  Analytics tab in the Kaltura Management Console (KMC), and more (some accessible through the API, and some only through direct querying). In this

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Preview Thumbnails, New KDP Plugin

The ability to show a small preview above the scrubber while the user’s cursor is hovering over it is a feature that sat in my drawer for more than a year. One day, after talking to a colleague at Kaltura, I decided to take it out of the drawer and write the code for this

Increase User Engagement Using In-Player Games

KDP plugins can be used to extend the abilities and features that our KDP (Kaltura Dynamic Player) offers. Some plugins give you the abilities to show commercials, some sharing the video or provide other functional needs like subtitles or watermark. Some plugins are just for fun. Here we’ll suggest another use of a video player you might

Kaltura’s Server Test Infrastructure Failure Report

As stated in the introduction post: http://blog.kaltura.org/?p=793 the test infrastructure gives you a full detailed report on what tests, objects and even fields weren’t valid. The failure report is in XML format and provides an easy to navigate hierarchy for the test failures.   [crayon-5928b17aae9a3941739886/]   Main Concepts:   TestCaseInstanceFailures: The basic test failure object is