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!
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.