SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- VideoEgg, Inc., a leading innovator in web-based video publishing solutions, today announced that it has partnered with some of the leading social networking sites to add video capabilities and further enhance the user experience within these communities. Members of Bebo, Dogster, Hi5, AOL, Current.tv and Tagged can post video content from virtually any device to the site with industry-leading speed and ease. The VideoEgg Publisher Platform makes this possible. It is a small browser plug-in that makes capturing, encoding, uploading, and sharing video online as easy and quick as posting photos.
By offering a turn-key package of best-in-class video features that can easily be added to any site, VideoEgg allows established online communities to harness the emerging power of user generated content for themselves. Similar partnerships already in the works will exponentially increase the VideoEgg network in the coming months.
"We are thrilled to work with some of the world's largest and most popular online social networks," said Matt Sanchez, CEO and co-founder of VideoEgg, Inc. "It is our goal to reach as many users as possible, improving their online experience and enabling them to upload and broadcast their video content in environments where they are comfortable developing and expressing their thoughts and passions."
"BeboTV is one of the largest video sharing networks on the web," said Michael Birch, CEO and Co-founder of Bebo, the fastest growing social networking site in the US and the largest social networking site in the UK, Ireland, and New Zealand. "It is critical for us to work with a partner we can trust to be able to scale to handle our hundreds of millions of monthly video views on BeboTV. The VideoEgg Publisher not only provides us with top-notch video expertise, but with scalable technology that offers easy integration and is customizable to our needs."
Videos posted with the VideoEgg Publisher Platform are uploaded to the VideoEgg Content Delivery Network, a geographically distributed network of 20,000 servers powered by Akamai Technologies. Uploaded videos are immediately available for viewing through the Flash-based VideoEgg Player, which does not require external player software such as Windows Media or QuickTime.
Webmasters can go to http://www.videoegg.com/integrationkit to download the Integration Kit for the VideoEgg Publisher Platform, VideoEgg Server Network, and VideoEgg Player.
VideoEgg is a video-enabling platform that allows Web publishers to painlessly integrate video into their site experience and generate advertising revenue. The company's suite of tools makes it easy for end users to capture, edit, encode and post video online. A "universal adapter" captures video directly from virtually all digital devices resulting is faster upload times, and publishes it in a format that anyone can watch without worrying about player compatibilities. The VideoEgg network reaches millions of users through leading social networks and communities including AOL, Bebo, Current.tv, Dogster, Hi5, and Tagged. Based in San-Francisco, VideoEgg is funded by August Capital and First Round Capital. For more information, visit: http://www.videoegg.com/.
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