Awoga! Social Everywhere™

Awoga! Video commenting plugin for Kaltura lets video publishers easily add time based comments to video sessions. Added comments are seen by every person who watches the video. Comments can be edited using an enhanced UI.

Highlights

Awoga! Video commenting plugin for Kaltura, enables video publishers to easily add time based comments to video sessions.
Just point to a specific time location in the scrubber and add a comment. Every person who watches the video will be able to see the comment when the video gets to that point.
Video owners can edit the comments using an enhanced UI overlayed on the video player.

Awoga! Social everywhere is a social platform, which enables websites, publishes to embed social services that run within multiple clients. Awoga! Plugs into existing players, websites and CMS systems and enable creation of unique, multi-client usage scenarios.

Awoga! Expands the possibility of using different client environments in a way that are currently hardly found. Developers - just use your imagination. Stop thinking of social features as website pages. Think of your client environment as an option to create new social interaction scenarios that run anywhere.

Pricing

“Awoga! Hit” is a request from a video player to receive Awoga! related information (comments). A request that yields no related information does not count as a hit.

Up to 1,000 Awoga! Hits per month – Free
Up to 10,000 Awoga! Hits per month – $6

For more than to 10,000 Awoga! Hits per month, please contacts us to receive an attractive offer.

If you exceed the amount of Awoga! Hits in your package, the service will stop retrieving the Awoga! information.

You will be notified by email when you have exceeded 80% of your package capacity.

Upgrading your package is possible at any time.

Description

Awoga! Video commenting plugin for Kaltura, enables video publishers to easily add add time based comments to video sessions.
Just point to a specific time location in the scrubber and add a comment. Every person who watches the video will be able to see the comment when the video gets to that point.
Video owners can edit the comments using an enhanced UI overlayed on the video player.

Note: Ownership is defined by comparing the uid that appears in the flashvars to the platform user id that is realted to the clip in kaltura (the id of the user that created the session for uploading the clip)

Installation Guide

1. Sign up with awoga!
2. Login to your awoga! console and make note of your systemId
3. In the Kaltura Management Console (KMC), go to the Studio tab.
4. Create a new player. Go to the Features tab on the left side of the window and select the Additional parameters and plugins menu selection.
Add the following key/value pairs:

KEY VALUE
awoga.plugin true
awoga.path http://www.awoga.net/services/video/kaltura/AwogaPlugin.swf
awoga.loadingPolicy wait
awoga.relativeTo PlayerHolder
awoga.position lastChild
awoga.width 100%
awoga.height 100%
awoga.systemId [systemId (find this value in your Awoga account)]

Now click on the save changes button at the bottom of the screen.

Notice: when loading the player in the browser you need to pass a flashvar named "uid". This is the current user id. If this value is equal to the user who uploaded the movie to Kaltura, he will get the editing environment , otherwise he will only able to view it.

If you want to check your player settings, use this page

Documentation

Application Specifications

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Prerequisites & Requirements

1. Kaltura account
2. Awoga! account

Support Options


Support Email:

info@awoga.com

Support Details

Developer Resources

Source Code License

Source Code Repository

Additional notes from the application creator

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Provider Details


Company:

Awoga!

Website:

www.awoga.com

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About the application provider

Awoga! Social Anywhere™ Awoga! Social anywhere is a social platform that enables websites publishes to embed social services that run within multiple clients. Awoga! Plugs into existing websites and CMS systems and enable creation of unique, multi-client usage scenarios. For example – video publishers can seamlessly embed comments and forum within the video, and users can interact with the posts both within the video and through the browser interface. The experience of watching the video becomes fully interactive, comments become part of the video itself and can also be aggregated centrally within the websites. Awoga! Expands the possibility of using different client environments in a way that are currently hardly found. Developers - just use your imagination. Stop thinking of social features as website pages. Think of your client environment as an option to create new social interaction scenarios that run anywhere. Here are some examples for scenarios that can build using Awoga! Social services platform: • A scenario that enables friend invitation to a specific scene within a movie. • A scenario that enables embedding comments within an iPhone conversation. • Customer interaction embedded within a product webcast, where customers can point to specific location and the interaction is presented on top of the display • Javascript application that enables commenting on to of a map interface • Rating of specific locations within a video of or an image • Mobile GPS application that includes chatting with a colleague that drives to the same location Just use your imagination. Awoga! For developers Awoga! Services are wrapped for different clients and can e consumed easily from these client environments. The good news for developers is that they can keep developing the applications the way they are used to. Actionscript developers can easily consume Awoga! Services from their Actionscript (development platform). And so php developers, and JavaScript developers. No need to learn a new language or to understand server computing. There is even no need to know databases. Just install the client wrapper and continue develop in your client environment as you are used to. All the backend logic is hidden in the “cloud”...
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