ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 26, 2007–Library Video Company
announces at NECC (National Educational Computing Conference) in
Atlanta, GA, SAFARI Montage EdCast Network — the most advanced
state-wide digital media management network that enables edcastors and
subscribers to share and transfer rich media resources throughout
their state, Regional Media Centers (RMCs), state departments of
education, museums, libraries, zoos and other school districts.
SAFARI Montage EdCast Network is enabled through SAFARI Montage
WAN Manager – the only WAN-based, Video-On-Demand and digital media
management solution for school districts and RMCs. EdCast Network is
an IP-based, customizable network for participating educational and
government institutions to manage, share and view various digital
media types, including video. Enhancing the power of SAFARI Montage,
EdCast Network transfers and receives high-quality digital video files
automatically to any authorized recipient.
"The introduction of SAFARI Montage EdCast Network is very
significant in that it provides a managed solution for sharing
high-quality video over the Web," said Tim Beekman, President, SAFARI
Video Networks, a division of Library Video Company. "This product is
perfect for states that are creating and licensing content they want
to deliver to schools and districts."
EdCast participants, such as state departments of education and
RMCs, can make their high-quality video available to subscribers by
"EdCasting" their content. Subscribers can include districts and RMCs
in their region that are using SAFARI Montage WAN Manager for their
VOD management. EdCast participants have the ability to manage the
transfer of data appropriate bitrates, times and sizes, and control
subscriber access to programs based on user type, expiration and
permissions for downloading the content to a user´s desktop.
EdCast subscribers, such as districts and government agencies, can
receive high-quality content from an EdCast participant. As a result,
EdCast Network lets subscribers gain access to great educational
digital content from museums, public libraries, educational TV
stations and other educational resources.
About Library Video Company
Founded in 1985 by Andrew Schlessinger, Library Video Company
(LVC) is the largest distributor of educational media to schools and
libraries nationwide, and recently introduced SAFARI Montage. This
award-winning, broadcast quality, Video-On-Demand solution for schools
and districts comes preloaded with educational video titles from the
industry´s leading video publishers, including LVC´s own award-winning
Schlessinger Media library. SAFARI Montage WAN Manager — the only
Wide Area Network Digital Media Management solution — provides
maximum flexibility for a school district to control and manage all of
their district´s digital video from a central location. This
ground-breaking product gives school districts the ability to upload
their own video content at the district level and easily disseminate
it to all classrooms throughout the district. For more information
about SAFARI Montage, go to www.SAFARIMontage.com.