MediaManager
Centralized Video Content Management, Storage and Delivery

The use of video and other forms of media (such as audio, images and lecture capture files) has skyrocketed at educational institutions over recent years, and departmental-level media management solutions and streaming video servers are proliferating across campuses in an effort to fulfill this rising demand for campus media.

 

This approach—where there are various separate “content silos” for instructional media, for the library’s video and audio reserves, and for public-access rich media for campus communications, as well as for other groups and departments—ultimately becomes support-intensive due to a lack of consolidation.

 

ShareStream’s MediaManager—the video content management system (CMS) component of the ShareStream Video Platform—allows institutions to consolidate “content silos” and departmental-level digital media efforts into a centralized, campus-wide video CMS that is optimized for storing large multimedia files and handling high volumes of concurrent user accesses. This allows ShareStream customers to realize significant economies of scale. MediaManager provides media-project leads with a proven multimedia-management solution for achieving massive-scale media implementations without creating a workflow burden for staff.

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Key Features

Course Media Copy Wizard, which guides instructors through copying course media collections from prior courses to new courses in a few simple steps

Drag-and-Drop Bulk SFTP Upload for Massive-Scale Media Migration and Transcoding

Reliable and Scalable Streaming Server that Supports Cross-Format Delivery

Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Fine-Grained Permissions

Media Publishing and Syndication Functionality (Podcasts, RSS Feeds, Embed Code, Hyperlink, etc.)

Video Players with Playlists, which can easily be embedded into web pages, content management systems and learning management systems

Workflow and Business Process Management (BPM)

Collection Management

Metadata-Driven Advanced Search

Reporting and Analytics

User Management

Media Mashups and Clip-Creation Tools

System Storage Utilization Module, which allows staff to monitor and manage storage space

Metadata and Cataloging

Open API for Independent Third-Party Integration

Video Extensions for LMSs, including ANGEL®, all of the releases of Blackboard Learn™, Brightspace® by D2L®, Canvas® by Instructure®, Moodle® and Sakai® , and connectors for document management systems, such as Xythos™ and Microsoft SharePoint™