There are several challenges facing VoD service providers, some of the most
Giving users the ability to
load, catalogue and manage their media files easily without a lot of technical
expertise. Users should be able to load media files from either their
desktop or from other storage devices on the network, through a web based
form and have the file appear as a link on a web page - automatically.
Providing tools to end users to enable
them to present the media content in an assortment of applications, embedded
as links in a web page, with or without positioning controls (pause, play,
Providing tools that enable effective
systems and usage management.
VMA is a suite of tools that assist the Service Provider in managing
VoD content, system functions and services. VMA enables the VoD manager
to organize and maintain the library of media objects and the database of
users. With VMA, managers can easily maintain the performance and
capacity of their VoD service to ensure that subscribers have ready and
efficient access to video content. Usage statistics by video title and user
is available for developing usage profiles by user, title or both. This
capability assists the manager in maintaining insight into the demands of
users and ensures accurate and auditable integration with e-Commerce and
financial billing systems.
A cost efficient operation and a High Quality Service
Voyagers Library Manager
| Provides the user
with the capability to load, catalogue and edit content in the video
archive through a form based browser application.
Catalogue media objects through
a functional menu to build and adapt the media index without tedious
database definition and setup.
Import title definitions from other
servers and databases into Voyager (each database must be
custom integrated). This is effective when the application is being
installed on the server for the first time.
Attribute tables are provided in
VMA for examining and searching the listing of all the media files
and the attributes assigned to them.
Voyagers Virtual Clip Editor
| Puts the power of
digital video editing into the hands of users.
It enables users to create virtual
clips, tags and bookmarks from the existing video archive.
Clips can be automatically linked
to URL addresses for web publishing. This feature gives courseware
developers the advantage of easily incorporating media content into
their web centric training and distance learning applications without
special software or programming.
Voyagers User Manager
| Provides the user
with a full set of user profile and monitoring capabilities necessary
for high quality VoD service applications.
Multilevel security by specific
user profile. Feature set choices. Multilingual profile setting.
Application specific user interfaces.
Activity reporting for specific
users/groups and video content to facilitate efficient integration
with e-Commerce and financial settlement systems.
Voyagers Server Manager
| Provides server and
network management capabilities for VoD installations.
Server management capabilities
include integrity management, capacity management and auto configuration
of all video servers distributed throughout the network.
Effective Bandwidth, I/O and storage
device management is key in ensuring a high quality service within
a VoD environment. Server manager provides integrated to provide