Levels Beyond Announces Reach Engine‘s Cloud-Based Application Platform for New Age of Video Accessibility and Connectivity
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http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130408:nBw075010a Reach Engine Stage Offers Unique Hybrid Approach for Accessing Content Anywhere in the World for Collaboration, Distribution and Licensing LAS VEGAS--(Business Wire)-- NAB 2013 Booth SL10711 - Levels Beyond, creators of Reach Engine, a software platform providing streamlined media management, distribution, optimization and monetization capabilities for video, today announced a unique, hybrid cloud solution that enables worldwide access to content for internal collaboration as well as for external distribution and sale. The new Reach Engine Stage is a hosted video operating system that provides the capability to synchronize with local media libraries-including Level Beyond`s on-site Reach Engine Studio-providing secure data and media management, and a robust application platform. With Reach Engine Stage, multi-site production teams can upload proxy content and metadata to the cloud to take full advantage of shared workflow and connectivity for more efficient, cost-effective collaboration. Initial applications launched with Reach Engine Stage include a familiar shopping cart portal for both internal users or outside customers to browse licensed content, choose a file and format, and distribute or purchase content. An additional application provides the ability to track website and social media-based analytics for evaluating and responding to audience reaction and interest. "Reach Engine Stage is content empowerment for a new age of video consumption," said Art Raymond, CEO of Levels Beyond. "It untethers local content libraries so producers can take full advantage of the paradigm shift currently under way on how people interact with and publish video content." "Firms will need to adapt quickly to cloud-based video production and distribution to prosper and thrive," Raymond said. "We believe a hybrid cloud video model with locally managed assets offers content producers a firm foundation to optimize the unprecedented ROI that`s becoming available to them." Reach Engine Stage also features an open API that allows programmers to pull instantaneous metadata matches from hundreds of millions of video assets, enhancing the product`s utility for the next-generation of video consumption and applications. About Levels Beyond Levels Beyond, creators of Reach Engine, is a leading innovator in professional video library management and workflow software. The privately held company is based in Denver, CO. For more information, please visit us at www.levelsbeyond.com. Bob Gold & Associates Carl DiOrio, 310-320-2010 firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright Business Wire 2013