<videovortex> Fwd: <incom> Plumi Released

Sabine Niederer sabine at networkcultures.org
Thu Jul 12 11:19:42 CEST 2007



Begin forwarded message:

> From: Sasha Costanza-Chock <schock at riseup.net>
> Date: July 11, 2007 8:08:10 PM GMT+02:00
> To: nettime-l at bbs.thing.net, incom-l at incommunicado.info
> Cc: Todd Richmond <richmond at annenberg.edu>, Marc Tuters  
> <mtuters at annenberg.edu>, Steve Anderson <sanderson at annenberg.edu>
> Subject: <incom> Plumi Released
> Reply-To: schock at riseup.net
>
> Please forward to relevant lists/people!
> sc
>
>
> --
>
> Hi all,
>
> EngageMedia are very excited to announce the first public release of
> Plumi, a Plone-based video-sharing CMS. Plumi enables you to create a
> sophisticated video-sharing and community site out-of-the-box. In a  
> web
> landscape where almost all video-sharing sites keep their distribution
> platform under lock and key, Plumi is one contribution to creating a
> truly democratic media.
>
> http://plumi.org
>
>
> Plumi is based on the popular Plone Content Management System
> <http://plone.org> and adds a wide array of functionality including:
>
> * Video uploading in any format
> * Automatic server-side Flash video transcoding and embedded playback
> * Playback of Quicktime, Flash video, Real and Windows Media within  
> the
> browser
> * Expanded video metadata set and classifications system
> * RSS1 and RSS2 (vodcast) feeds created automatically from taxonomy
> items - eg country, genre, member, topic, or through creating custom
> smart folders
> * Tagging
> * Custom templates for browsing and publishing
> * Custom profile page for site members with their personal vodcast  
> feed
> * Open Content Licensing including Creative Commons (through their  
> API),
> the GNU Free Documentation License and the ability to add your own
> custom licenses
>
> Future features will include:
>
> * Automatic creation and seeding of BitTorrent files upon video upload
> * Large video file uploads
> * Mobile phone uploads and downloads
> * Enhanced calendar functionality
> * Transmission metadata standard:
> http://wiki.transmission.cc/index.php/Metadata_Workspace
> * Donations system for contributors and online purchasing
> * Integration with gnutella and other p2p networks
> * Collaborative film production tools
>
> ||| Download |||
>
> To download version 0.1 RC1 see:
> http://plumi.org or
> http://plone.org/products/plumi
>
> For an out-of-the-box demo of Plumi see: http://demo.plumi.org
>
> To stay up to date with developments you can join the announcement  
> list:
> http://lists.plumi.org/listinfo/plumi-announce
>
> If you are interested in getting involved in development, have  
> questions
> or suggestions you can:
> * join the developers mailing list:
> http://lists.plumi.org/listinfo/discuss
> * join us in chat: irc.freenode.net #plumi
> * email contact at engagemedia.org
>
> Plumi is the system that runs EngageMedia.org - a video sharing
> site focused on social and environmental issues in Southeast Asia,
> Australia and the Pacific. EngageMedia is an Australian based media/ 
> tech
> activist collective.
>
> http://EngageMedia.org
>
> Thanks,
> The EngageMedia Team
> Andy, Anna, Andrew, Dave, Lachlan
>
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