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iconik November 30, 2018

Keeping the Terms Updated

Terms and conditions of use are not often highlighted but vitally important to ensure everyone is getting the best out of a service. As well as continually updating our solutions, we are also continually reviewing our terms to make sure that they always reflect the best interests of both our customers and Cantemo. In the same way that it is important that iconik is easy to use without in-depth technical knowledge, terms should also be easy to understand without in-depth legal knowledge.

iconik November 28, 2018

iconik - enhancing usability

Our number one priority is to develop beautiful yet powerful solutions for media management. As such, we are continually refining our designs and solutions. With the latest release of iconik, we have introduced features that make searching and metadata management even more powerful than before. Here is a quick overview of the most important updates: 1. New Design of Metadata Administration Metadata management is essential for media management. If you don’t have proper metadata, you won’t be able to find your assets, simple as that!

News October 9, 2018

5 Reasons You Should Use iconik and Backblaze B2

Today we announced an integration between iconik and Backblaze B2 storage. In the meantime, here are five reasons why we think iconik and Backblaze B2 is a winning combination. 1. Flexibility of the cloud Cloud workflows have been much talked about but are suddenly gaining traction for a couple of reasons. The most obvious one is the flexibility cloud affords, enabling you to pay for what you need at any given time rather than needing huge infrastructure in place just in case.

iconik October 4, 2018

iconik - making life easier with notifications

iconik is all about making life easier for users, so that they can concentrate on creating and delivering great video. This release sees the introduction of notifications for a couple of different scenarios: Firstly, we have introduced notifications that can let a user know when a job has finished. This is useful for those jobs that take some time to perform, as is the case when handling video. This could, for example, be transcoding or a file transfer

iconik September 10, 2018

iconik - more than just video

Media management is more than just video. We know that media management is great for all kinds of media files, whether video, images, or even pdf files that are a mix of images and text. That is why this release sees improvements for managing and previewing PDF files. We’ve also made some improvements to the User Interface. 1. PDF Support Being able to preview PDFs properly in the web without having to download them is pretty important for customers working with PDF’s and other documents.

Trends August 22, 2018

File Sharing vs. Media Management - What do I need?

I have often been asked why, in a world full of low-cost and free options to help businesses manage large amounts of content, anyone would choose to spend thousands or hundreds of thousands of dollars on a media management system. The answer is simple: more efficient media management means more efficient storytelling and ultimately results in a better connection with your audience. While it’s true that applications like Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive all do handle some level of organization and sharing of files, when it comes to truly helping you manage your media files, they simply don’t cut it.

iconik August 8, 2018

iconik - a jam-packed feature release

If you have been watching with bated breath for the next release, you may have noticed that it has been almost two months since we made a feature release in iconik. However, you will be pleased to know that it’s because we’ve been busy designing and developing. Thanks to a couple of months with our heads down, this release is packed with some pretty great features. Updates include: 1. Archive Support iconik now supports archiving to various cloud based solutions.

iconik July 2, 2018

iconik - the story so far

Following the initial launch, we have been working hard to deliver new and amazing features to iconik. So in case you are not sure what those are, we wanted to quickly walk you through the main updates since launch. These include: 1. Backblaze B2 Support B2 is an cloud storage solution from Backblaze which we love. Both companies have similar mindset and view on cloud market and also the impact of the cloud on media workflows.

Trends June 27, 2018

The Latest Trends in Video Marketing

Did you know that 100 million hours of video content is being watched on Facebook every single day, and 10 billion videos are watched on Snapchat? Well if you are in marketing then you should, because a growing proportion of the content being watched every day is attributed to video for marketing. This is emerging with prominence in the industry and it so no surprise since video is one of the most effective mediums for communication; especially in the current consumer landscape.

News June 26, 2018

iconik – The art of storytelling

Welcome to the first ever iconik blog post, or as we like to put it, where the story begins. Videos are all about telling a story and they are the easiest and most efficient way of communicating that story with your audience. That is true whatever the purpose, whether it is to entertain, educate, engage, motivate, or as part of a marketing strategy. iconik is about making sharing and collaborating on those videos effortless, so you can put all your energy into telling compelling and intriguing stories.