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2020/03/30

New Kinow encoding system: on-the-fly packaging

A few months ago, we announced the launch of our new video hosting service based entirely on AWS Elemental. Today, we would like to give an insight about "on-the-fly packaging". AWS has recently introduced this packaging functionality available for Video on Demand (VOD) content. And Kinow has been quick to make it its own! What benefits? How does it work? This article defines on-the-fly packaging, explores its advantages and describes some implementation options.

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2020/02/20

Prepayment feature

Kinow’s solution offers various means of monetization for your different business models (SVOD, TVOD and AVOD). Prepayment is an effective way to retain your users with attractive offers and ensure you a cash advance. Some explanations of this new feature in this article.

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2020/01/16

Kinow wishes you a happy new year 2020!

We have summarized for you some of key moments of 2019. Keep following us for the new releases of the year 2020!

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2019/12/11

Improvement of the Kinow administration panel

Kinow improves its administration panel to simplify its use and save time

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2019/12/11

Designing the interface of a video platform: how Netflix and Amazon thought about UX and UI design 

To design your own video platform, UX and UI are essential to ensure the durability of your interface. In this article you will find a case study that compares the UX and UI strategies of Netflix and Amazon prime video. But also the clarified explanations of the two terms, their differences and complementarities. In short, the machinery of UX and UI applied to a VOD service.

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2019/11/22

New video player: Kinow partners with Bitmovin

As part of the evolution of the services Kinow offers to deploy its customers' OTT platforms, we have chosen the Bitmovin video player, a leading startup in its field.

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2019/04/08

NEW VIDEO PLAYER

In parallel with the launch of our new video hosting service, based on AWS Elemental, we took the opportunity to integrate a new video player for the web playback.

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2019/03/07

Kinow's new video service

We are proud to announce the launch of our new video hosting service, fully based on Amazon Web Services and using player Video.JS. Kinow provides a full and automated video ingestion workflow, including transcoding, storage and delivery (CDN).

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2019/03/07

Video statistics: adopting the right marketing and content strategy

Video statistics are essential to enable data collection, analysis and interpretation. Knowing your audience is vital to be able to create and/or publish content that reflects your image. A poor knowledge of your audience leads to the publication of inappropriate content.

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2019/02/22

Screening Room: exclusive access for privileged users

The Screening Room is a BtoB platform that allows you to restrict content access to certain "privileged" users ; who will be able to preview video content, such as a festival jury, broadcasters or journalists who collect video content for use in their media...

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