Widen Releases Media Collective 4.3

Jul 20, 2007

Widen Enterprises has released Media Collective version 4.3, designed with rich media transformations, improved interface design, and systems integration using web services. Some notable features of the summer release include: Video handling with Flash-based previews and on-demand transcoding for Flash, QuickTime, Windows Media, and MPEG files; Multiple Site Branding allowing customers to customize the look and feel of a site to represent various divisions or brands; User interface upgrades for search results and metadata viewing; Asset Cropping advances designed to set fixed and custom aspect ratios; Instant Downloads designed for single-click, no-wait download; Expiring Assets Notifications for more controlled rights management; Video Tutorials for immediate user training; Added Trend Graph reporting options designed for instant displays of all system activity. Media Collective 4.3 introduces Widen Appliance, designed as an on-site hardware/software configuration integrated with the hosted Widen Collective.