S3Media Stream, for Private Streaming Video & Audio on Joomla!

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 August 2012 12:37

s3media Streamextension for Joomla 1.5

What can S3Media Stream™ Do for You?

Plugin Joomla Module Joomla Module Joomla 1.5 Native Compatible with Joomla  1.7.x compatible with Joomla 2.5.x

1.) Serve video and audio to your visitors without using any code.
2.) Visitors can jump ahead within a video or audio without the need to wait for it to download.
3.) You can now divide a long video into chapters without the need to break up the video itself. This way, you have the option of serving the video piecemeal to your visitors. Same goes for audio.
4.) Total download weight (megabytes) no longer matters because only the part that is actually viewed is charged to you in bandwidth usage. With progressive download you pay it all, so S3 CloudFront, although it adds to the bill, will compensate in the way streaming works.
5.) HD switch gives you the option to set a low- and high resolution video for streaming. That way, you serve a low resolution version in the page, while switching automatically to High definition video when played full screen, making sure quality remains impeccable. If the connection of the visitor cannot handle HD, they can switch to low resolution manually.

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Free skin for JW Player: Polished Metal

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 May 2010 14:10

Polished metal - skin for JW playerPolished Metal

Polished metal is based on the default skin from the Longtail Video team. A more pronounced version which represents polished steel with a ruby progress bar. In short, sturdy material to carry your awesome videos and audios.

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How to set file permissions on S3 Amazon

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 April 2010 03:30 Written by Rudolf Boogerman

In this video tutorial we show you how to set permissions for your audio and video on S3 Amazon and/or CloudFront. However, you can set permissions for any file you like. You need an application to do that and we recommend using CloudBerry S3 Explorer as it is the most versatile application at this time of writing.  The application is freeware and you can download it here.

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How to use TimedText for subtitling

Last Updated on Monday, 29 March 2010 12:09 Written by Rudolf Boogerman

TimedText is quite simple. It is a straightforward XML file and it has the begin time, end time and the sentence to display. These are enclosed by a paragraph tag (HTML) per subtitle line. Below you see an example of a subtitling with the video below it.

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How to create a Related Playlist for JW Player

Last Updated on Monday, 29 March 2010 12:00 Written by Rudolf Boogerman

Play lists and Related play lists are created with a simple XML file.It has a title, a thumbnail and the path to the media. Here we explain how to make this work with the JW Player by Longtail, used in our S3Media Pro extension for Joomla!

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How to create a skin for JW Player

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:40 Written by Rudolf Boogerman

skin-shotBelow you can see the skin elements of of the control bar.  As you can see, they consist of small images which you can easily change. The best way to start a skin is by copying an existing one. In the installation zip (s3mediapro.zip) is a folder called: skins and in that folder is a  sub folder called Beelden.  I used that one as a basis for Polished Metal, included in this module.

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Testimonials

"I'd like to share our wonderful experience with S3Media Stream.
We've tried a couple of different extensions in the past, including a product for which we paid money, but simply didn't work. We never received any support either -- our emails went completely ignored.

Fortunately, after some more searching, we came across S3Media Stream. Not only was this extension much more robust and easier to work with, but the support that we received from Rudolf is extraordinary.

Being skeptical about product claims, we had many pre-sale questions that Rudolf answered very quickly and professionally. After we purchased the product, Rudolf patiently guided us, via Skype, through all the steps to customize our setup.

This level of service and professionalism is not something you get to experience from many companies. It's refreshing and much appreciated!"

Michael Roach
Director of Marketing,
The BodyMind Institute
www.BodyMindInstitute.com

I've been searching for a long time for a solution that will allow me to stream videos with Amazon cloud by using Joomla CMS.
Integrating such a solution requires deep understanding of security settings and is not as staright-forward as a simple embedding.

Luckily, I found Joomla21Century and developer Rudolf who gave me a step by step guidance, including intervention on my own server. I was never alone in the process. Quick and detailed responses, diving into the smallest details are the main advantage of Rudolf, along with a great, reliable component which I highly recommend.

Yoram Schaffer
www.DocMovies.com

"I can only say that in the middle of tens of thousands of software developers selling their wares on the web, it's very refreshing to come across the team at Joomla 21 Century. Their products under the S3Media banner are very versatile and professionally packaged components for integrating S3 based media into your site.
I have been in the media industry for over thirty years and have worked with hundreds of different companies... but the service I have received from these guys is absolutely excellent!"

Peter Claridge www.peter-claridge.com

"There are a handful of extensions in the Joomla universe that dramatically increase the power and possibilities of this tremendous CMS.
S3Media Pro is one of those extensions. An incredible tool with equally incredible support."

Dr. Jordan Weinstein MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Toronto
Director, UKidney.com

"Once you get the hang of it, this plugin is just awesome. And I really love the suggestions in the articles.
What an idea to use watermarks for affiliate products!"

Ruud Van Dyck
Executive producer, London

I'd like to share our wonderful experience with S3Media Stream.

We've tried a couple of different extensions in the past, including a product for which we paid money, but simply didn't work. We never received any support either -- our emails went completely ignored.

Fortunately, after some more searching, we came across S3Media Stream. Not only was this extension much more robust and easier to work with, but the support that we received from Rudolf is extraordinary.

Being skeptical about product claims, we had many pre-sale questions that Rudolf answered very quickly and professionally. After we purchased the product, Rudolf patiently guided us, via Skype, through all the steps to customize our setup.

This level of service and professionalism is not something you get to experience from many companies. It's refreshing and much appreciated!

Michael Roach
Director of Marketing, The BodyMind Institute

There is a WordPress version too!

Due to numerous requests, we decided to create a Wordpress version of S3Media Stream as well.  Check it out at www.wp21century.com
Since WordPress is fundamentally different from Joomla, this 'plugin' has its own approach, but there is no coding involved, just like the Joomla!- version.