Branded Media Portal
As soon as you signup, you get a dead simple, yet highly secure and powerful media portal that you can brand, put your own logo, change colors and use as a central place to access all of your videos, presentations and other digital media assets in your organization.
Channel managers have complete control over what content gets displayed in their channels and how it is organized. They can feature specific media or channels on portal homepage, configure navigation menu, organize media content in different categories etc.
User & Group Management
Control who gets access to your channels via registration workflows, organize users in groups to assign specific rights, disable access with a single click.
100% White Label
Organizations looking for full control and maximum ability to customize and completely replace VIDIZMO’s branding with their own (aka White Labeling) can choose to do so with 100% white label option in the cloud, hybrid or on-premises.
User Generated Content
People can become highly engaged with your site and your content when they themselves are providing some of it.
Whether you are an organization with a highly collaborative environment that wants to encourage and empower its employees to record and submit their videos for knowledge sharing, a marketing agency looking to start a video contest, an HR department looking to try out video based recruitment, a marketing department looking for customer testimonials, or an educational institute with educational programs requiring students to submit their classwork or project demos via video.
VIDIZMO allows you to accept, moderate and publish user generated content in designated channels targeted for this specific purpose. Users can submit their content via smartphones, tablets, PCs or Macs while designated moderators can review, approve or reject content by carefully looking at the submitted content or in bulk.
Upload, Ingestion & Encoding
VIDIZMO provides a number of ways to upload and ingest digital media content and supports a wide variety of file formats for videos, audio, images, documents etc.
Whether you using a mobile device, a PC or a Mac, whether you want to upload a single or multiple files in bulk, you can quickly add new media to your channel, encode it automatically in the cloud and publish it for access on multiple devices.
Simply select one or more files from your PC or Mac and it gets automatically uploaded and published in your channel without requiring another click.
Bulk Import files, Lync, GotoMeeting, WebEx recordings etc.
Install VIDIZMO Publisher tool on your PC or Mac to automatically detect and upload media files in bulk from “Watch Folders”, or recordings from tools like Microsoft Lync, Citrix GotoMeeting or GoToWebinar, Cisco WebEx etc.
VIDIZMO Publisher launches with a single click from your desktop without having to launch browser and signing in to your portal.
For mobile devices supporting HTML5, VIDIZMO allows users to select media files from their devices and upload them using the built in HTML5 upload tool.
Link Content from external sources
You can also publish content stored on external sources like your website or digital asset management systems without having to upload it.
Automatic Encoding for multiple devices & varying bandwidths
As soon as new files are uploaded in VIDIZMO, they are automatically encoded and converted into multiple formats in order to support playback on multiple devices, browsers & varying user bandwidths ensuring playback for everyone and in all types of conditions.
VIDIZMO Upload API
Leverage VIDIZMO’s Upload API to implement custom content ingestion workflows.
Whether you have a small or large media library, VIDIMZO provides a very intuitive media management tool for channel managers to organize, search, edit, moderate, assign meta data, publish your media and to generate embed codes or create playlists.
Organize all types of media in one place
Channel managers can store, organize all of their videos, audio, images, documents etc. in their channel media library, search and sort based on keywords, tags, categories, streaming type, most recent etc.
Publish, Embed or Export as SCORM
With a single click of button, any uploaded content can be published in your channel, embed code can be generated, downloaded to your computer or exported into SCORM object for use in a Learning Management System.
Channel managers and moderators can change content title, descriptions, tags and other meta data and re-publish at any point in time.
Drag and Drop Playlists
Simply drag and drop your published media in a list to create Playlists, enforce completion or playback in specific order and control automatic playback and looping behavior.
Channel managers and moderators can review content before it is published to channels in user generated content scenarios.
More advanced workflows can be implemented for various editorial team roles.
Schedule Media Publishing
Each media can be scheduled for publishing and archival on specific dates.
If you want to change the automatically captured thumbnails, you can capture it directly from the video with a built in thumbnail capture tool or upload your own.
Channel managers can share content within each other for content re-use to share media management control.
Players & Styling
VIDIZMO Players provide a slick and powerful interface for viewers to interact with your audience. VIDIZMO player supports HTML5, Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight and automatically adapts to viewer’s device, browser, screen resolution, media type etc. providing an optimum and seamless playback experience across all devices.
Use a built in point and click tool to create as many player themes as you like.
Multi-lingual Closed Captioning
VIDIZMO Player supports closed captioning in SRT, DFXP, WebVTT formats for 508c compliance and screen reader accessibility. VIDIZMO also provides an automated closed captioning service which transcribes videos in background and generates closed caption file thus reducing the manual overhead.
Two Pane Video + PowerPoint Player
Advanced users can create and publish media in a two pane format typically with a video in one pane and synchronized PowerPoint slides in the other. Viewers can change the layout of the player to focus on one pane or the other, navigate back and forth or zoom in and out of the slides.
In Video Search
VIDIZMO Silverlight Player supports ability for users to search inside the media so viewers can quickly jump to specific sections of the content they are more interested in. Behind the scenes, VIDIZMO automatically indexes all Meta data, Chapters information, closed caption and any synchronized PowerPoint slides to make it possible.
Social Media Sharing
For public channels, managers and moderators can broaden their reach by allowing viewers to share published media on social media sites like facebook, twitter and LinkedIn.
Attach files and Video Download
In case your viewers may want to download media for offline playback or any supplemental information, you can enable download option and attach any type of files with your media.
For ad-supported businesses and scenarios, VIDIZMO Player provides out of the box support for IAB’s (Interactive Advertising Bureau) standards VAST/VPAID ads and Google’s IMA (Interactive Media Ads) for DART and AdSense.
Publishing & Distribution
As a central platform for distribution of media in your organization, VIDIZMO helps you publish content to a variety of systems in use in your organization.
Sync with SharePoint Site
VIDIZMO for SharePoint add-on is designed to automatically synchronize published media in your channel with a designated SharePoint site. In case of an internal SharePoint server farm, viewers can be implicitly authenticated via Single Sign On and allowed media access in a familiar SharePoint environment.
Sync with SiteCore, WordPress, Drupal etc.
VIDIZMO Widgets can be easily added to your website or content management systems like SiteCore, WordPress, Drupal etc. allowing publishing and access of media via these systems. Moreover, the user interface of these widgets can be customized to match your site’s branding.
RSS Feeds & API Syndication
VIDIZMO can generate RSS/MRSS feeds for sharing content either internally inside an organization or externally with other distribution and media partners.VIDIZMO Widgets and JS APIs allow webmasters and developer a finer control on the data feeds and allows them to customize and control it in their systems.
You can expand your audience and enable social sharing features for any video in a public channel and allow users to embed it in their website or simply share on facebook, twitter, linkedIn or simply share it via traditional emails etc.
Mobile & HTML5 Playback
With exponential and continuous rise of mobile usage in consumer as well as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) initiatives in the enterprise space in recent years, mobile and HTML5 playback has become a key challenge. VIDIZMO takes all the pain away by providing out-of-the-box mobile ready video encoding, seamless device detection and a mobile/touch friendly user interface for accessing and playing back published media.
Mobile & Touch friendly Portal Interface
VIDIZMO’s branded media portal has been designed to be touch friendly from the ground up on touch-screen PCs and mobile tablets. A touch friendly mobile version of the portal is accessible on smaller smartphone screens allowing viewers to access, playback and even upload media directly from their smartphones.
Upload once, Deliver to Everyone
VIDIZMO allows you to upload once to deliver across all types of devices including computers, tablets and smartphones. All uploaded content is automatically encoded in multiple formats and screen resolutions to simplify your publishing workflow so that you don’t have to worry about it.
Device Detection & Support
VIDIZMO player automatically detects type of device, browser, available bandwidth, resources and playbacks the most optimum media format for the viewer. There’s no need to create and manage separate players and or any additional code on your website. It all works with the same embed code and it’s all automatic! Whether it’s iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone etc. it’s a seamless viewing experience for viewers.
Adaptive Streaming for mobile devices
Whether your mobile device is operating over WiFi or cellular network, VIDIZMO detects available bandwidth and adjusts the video stream quality and size based on the screen resolution and bandwidth, thus saving bandwidth costs and ensuring playback even on lower bandwidths.
Windows 8 App
With a dedicated app tailored specifically for Windows 8 advanced touch interface (formerly Metro), VIDIZMO provides a simple and intuitive experience for Windows 8 users to securely access and playback media in their channels.
VIDIZMO makes it easy for both non tech savvy and technical media professionals to schedule, test and deliver webcasts, webinars and live event broadcast via live video streaming in real time. Whether it’s a public event, a internal all hands with employees or a private investor webcast for external pre-registered viewers, VIDIZMO allows you to easily setup and deliver your live stream, track viewing, automatically record and publish the recording post event for on-demand viewing.
Schedule Webcasts & Live Events
You can schedule your live events for one-time or ongoing recurring basis, allow viewers to register for a particular session and join when the live event is about to start.
Reach thousands of concurrent viewers on all devices
Engage your audience with adaptive streaming using HLS, HDS and smooth streaming for live events and ensure playback on all devices and browsers. VIDIZMO uses industry leading, highly scalable and reliable CDN to deliver the live streams to global audiences and also supports P2P CDN for internal viewers behind the firewall and reduces network and bandwidth costs.
Use your own Encoding Software/Hardware
With VIDIZMO, you can use encoding tool of your choice, whether it’s a desktop software based encoder like Telestream WireCast or a hardware based encoder like Tricaster, Digital Rapids, Winnov Cbox etc. giving you complete freedom, and control.
VIDIZMO’s Silverlight Player provides a rich media interactive experience for your video and digital media presentations. This is particularly useful for training, learning & educational purposes.
Video and PowerPoint Sync
VIDIZMO Silverlight Player features a single or dual pane layouts for separate video and presentation slides allowing viewers to change layout and browse through the slides. Managers can define default number of panes, orientation, aspect ratio, size, and visibility. Document pane supports Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, VSD, PDF and XPS formats.
Embed Branch-able Quizzes, Polls or Surveys
With VIDIZMO’s Silverlight Player you can display highly engaging video presentations by embedding interactive quizzes, surveys & polls in the video. Based on viewer’s input, you can also branch to a different location within video, providing remediation capabilities for educational content.
Chapters & Call to Action
You can organize your video presentation in multiple chapters, overlay text, external links or embed call to action images inside your video presentations for conversion purposes.
In Video Search & Video Bookmarks
VIDIZMO Silverlight Player supports ability for users to search inside the media so viewers can quickly jump to specific sections of the content they are more interested in. The player automatically resumes playback from last viewing location, while viewers can also bookmark or share specific location inside the video presentation.
Attach files and Video Download
For those who want more than simple media publishing, VIDIZMO provides a robust, powerful yet easy to use WYSIWYG (What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get) type of online video editing tool (think iMovie or Movie Maker) that works inside your web browser called VIDIZMO Studio.
Mash-up or Remix multiple Videos, Audio, Images etc.
VIDIZMO Studio allows you to stitch together multiple digital assets or clips in sequence or in parallel to create cool effects like Video-In-Video, Picture-In-Video, sound overlays, watermarks, text captions, links, call-to-action, interactive DVD style menus etc. The timeline view is easy to use with point and click, drag and drop with your mouse.
Synchronize Video and Slides
You can synchronize your video and document slides together to provide a dual pane playback experience, using any office document like PowerPoint, Word, PDF, Excel etc.
Embed Branched Quizzes, Polls & Surveys
With VIDIZMO Studio you can create, edit and embed interactive quizzes, surveys & polls in your rich media presentations. Based on viewer’s input, you can also branch to a different location within video, providing remediation capabilities for educational content.
Time-Based Data and Cue Points
Add cue points to your video files to enable all sorts of time-based functionality such as chaptering, pause video, display text captions or images at specific points, and timed advertisements.
In order to monetize your media content, you can create short previews for buyers to view before they decide to purchase it.
Video Campaigns & Courses
Organizations often need to promote content and want to make sure that each and every one of the target audience has viewed or completed it. With Campaigns, channel managers can assign one or more published media to a targeted group of viewers, enroll them, track responses and report on who viewed it, how much and generate certificate upon completion.
My Media/My Courses
Viewers receive email notifications when they are enrolled in a campaign or course, can access their assigned content under “My Media” or “My Courses”, view completed and pending media/courses and generate completion certificates.
Monitor how your campaigns/courses are performing in terms of enrollment, views, completions, average. score, etc.
Testing & Certification
In-video assessment with remediation provides adaptive learning and behavior tracking. Use VIDIZMO Studio to add branch-able quizzes, polls and surveys anywhere within video, branch viewer based on incorrect responses to any location in the same or another video, define successful completion (passing) criteria and issue certificate based on successful completion.
Branch-able Quizzes, Polls or Surveys
Easily create and re-use interactive quizzes, polls or surveys, branch them based on user response or score and easily test comprehension and retention of viewers.
Automatically issue and generate certificate upon completion.
Export your interactive rich media presentations as SCORM object, launch it via your existing LMS and track score and viewing progress in your LMS.
Create and sell your media and video presentations to individuals, partners and other businesses. Using your channel you can easily monetize your entertainment media, digital assets, product trainings, compliance, professional development and continued education courses to new and existing customers.
Paywall & Content Licensing
Offer free previews, sell licenses for instant access to full content, use your own PayPal account to receive payments as license fees, number of views and duration of viewing.
Use your own Shopping Cart
Already have your own shopping cart or site? No problem! You can continue using it and leverage VIDIZMO to host and provide access to purchased content.
Never lose control of your content, monitor usage of purchased media, tracking viewing, rating and feedback to gauge popularity.
Accept paid registrations to upcoming webinars and live presentations.
Dealing with large number of users is cumbersome; you can configure bulk pricing, edit licenses in bulk with ease, activate, deactivate, or withdraw licenses.
For ad-supported businesses and scenarios, VIDIZMO Player provides out of the box support for IAB’s (Interactive Advertising Bureau) standards VAST/VPAID ads and Google’s IMA (Interactive Media Ads) for DART and AdSense.
VIDIZMO Advanced Analytics provides you robust and powerful video analytics tools monitor and measure effectiveness of your media, video presentations, Campaigns, Courses, quizzes, usage and user responses, track all viewing activities, and drill down reports by who watched, what & when. Analyze viewing trends; incorporate feedback to increase effectiveness of video presentations.
VIDIZMO gives channel managers and admins a high level overview of what’s happening in their channels in the form of a current status dashboard and graphical charts and trends showing patterns of overall media viewing, user behavior, campaigns/courses performance and usage.
Conveniently convert the analytics data into the format of your choice (Word, CSV, Excel, TIFF, PDF etc.) in a single click to share or further analyze.
Find out who watch what, when and how much for individual users or groups.
Use your own Google Analytics, Woopra accounts
For real time statistics, web analytics and viewer interaction, you can choose to use your own Google Analytics or Woopra accounts.
Increase governance and compliance by engaging viewers by monitoring campaign statistics; Track user enrollment, attendance, viewing behavior, and campaign performance. Campaign statistics also measure effectiveness of communication, training, classroom, or a course.
Detailed Quiz Results
Increase compliance and effectiveness of your communication through detailed statistics of quiz results, including how many times the quiz has been attempted, lowest and highest score, score average and even the time taken by viewer to attempt a quiz.
Compare Presentation Versions & Scores
Improve effectiveness of presentations by improving and comparing performance with earlier versions. Compare message effectiveness and evaluate the relevance and degree of challenge in a quiz.
Whether you are a media publisher, content owner, an enterprise business, a government department or an educational institute, content security is of utmost importance and a key challenge. Which is why VIDIZMO was designed to be highly secure from the ground up and to meet security requirements of both IT and business users.
Control Channel & Viewing Access
Use out-of-the-box channel templates to control who gets access to your channel content, or customize channel and viewing access as you see fit for specific users or groups. You can also publish content for a specific time period.
Single Sign On
Use your existing authentication directory services or database to provide single sign on experience to your viewers via LDAP, WS-Trust, WS-Federate or SAML 2.0 protocols.
Password Protect Videos
You can add another layer of protection by applying an additional password to your videos.
Login & Stream Encryption
Prevent password snooping and content theft by securing login and streaming video over HTTPS encrypted protocol.
Only allow playback of your content from specific trusted domains.
DRM (Digital Rights Management)
VIDIZMO provides ultimate and best in class content protection using Microsoft PlayReady and other DRM solutions. DRM ensures your videos remain encrypted throughout the process from ingestion, storage, streaming and even after download if allowed.
Monitor and track every move and actions taken by admins, channel managers, moderators etc.
Security for both Public and Private Clouds
With VIDIZMO you can enjoy cost savings of a public or private cloud while keeping your content secure. VIDIZMO is hosted in state-of-the-art Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud SSAE 16/ISAE 3402 and ISO/IEC 27001:2005 data centers with HIPPA/HITECH BAA availability.
Behind Firewall Storage & Streaming
In case you are not yet ready for the cloud, you choose to store and stream your videos behind your firewall with on-premises encoding so that your content never leaves your premises.
100% On-Premise Hosting
You can choose to host the whole solution including VIDIZMO software and your content on your own infrastructure to maintain complete control.
VIDIZMO’s flexible and open architecture allows you to easily integrate and leverage your existing IT investments, build upon the VIDIZMO platform in technology of your choice, host your application and content where you prefer, ingest content from different sources, and publish it where your audience exists.
SharePoint & other CMS
VIDIZMO provides out-of-the-box and seamless integration with Microsoft SharePoint 2007/2010/2013. Viewers securely access your channel content via SSO in familiar SharePoint interface. Other content management systems like SiteCore, JIVE, WordPress, Drupal etc. also supported via VIDIZMO Widgets.
Learning Management Systems (LMS)
VIDIZMO works with major all Learning Management Systems like Moodle, Blackboard, Desire2Learn etc. Export your interactive rich media presentations as SCORM object, launch it via your existing LMS and track score and viewing progress in your LMS.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
With out-of-the-box support for MS Dynamics CRM, you can manage users, create campaigns/courses, view tracking reports, create custom workflows for automatically assigning and sharing videos with your contacts, customers etc. all via your CRM.
Lync, GotoMeeting, Webex
Encoding & Capture
Use encoding tool of your choice, whether it’s a desktop software based encoder like Telestream WireCast or a hardware based encoder like Tricaster, Digital Rapids, Winnov Cbox etc. giving you complete freedom and control.
Cloud & CDN
Use VIDIZMO’s shared cloud or bring your own Private Cloud to host application, content or both. VIDIZMO supports Windows Azure, Cisco WAAS, P2P, and other 3rd party CDNs for delivering content to geographically dispersed audience.
Single Sign On with Social Media Sites
You can not only share content on social media sites but also authenticate and authorize users from Google, Facebook, Twitter, Office 365 etc.
Showcase and playback your media in any website or content management system (CMS) via simple HTML embed codes, authenticate viewers, customize look and feel via CSS and build your own experiences, quickly and easily without any hardcore programming knowledge.
Completely customize, extend and integrate VIDIZMO with your applications, build your own custom portal, media applications or workflows without worrying about the complexities of storage, encoding, distribution, streaming, scalability etc.
Many organizations are faced with similar challenges when it comes to their media needs, yet they may vary in their models, objectives and how they work internally. This is why we designed VIDIZMO in a way that it can be easily and completely customized and tailored to fit specific business & IT requirements, branding, workflows and procedures, and also provide services if needed.
You can completely re-brand VIDIZMO by using Custom CSS. It allows you to provide custom CSS for each and every part of UI. It includes Custom CSS of size, font and color for all types of body, background, thumbnail, footer, menu, button, title and hyperlink.
Workflows, Ingestion, User Registration, Content Approval & Publishing
VIDIZMO provides a central administration for customizing various components of application. We entertain any special requirement that organizations have regarding customization of various workflows.
When it comes to Ingestion, each role can be authorized to upload a certain type of content. Also User Registration form allows new Users can be set to have a particular role by default when registered.
Moreover, User generated Content (UGC) can be turned on/off for a particular channel directly from Channel Settings. All the generated content can be made to go through moderation or published directly.
Encoding Profiles & HTML5/Flash/Silverlight Players
Encoding profiles can be customized for every channel. Content of each channel will be encoded in custom defined resolutions and file formats.
Custom domain is a vital part of branding a channel according to organization’s need. In VIDIZMO, You can set a custom domain for each channel directly from Channel Settings. VIDIZMO also has the capability to automatically check whether the domain is available or not.
Email Templates & Mail Server
Customize Email Templates separately for each channel and for each scenario via Central Administration of the Account. Moreover, VIDIZMO can also be configured so that all the emails can be pushed through your own designated SMTP Mail Server.