Home Movie Depot, Inc. and Kaltura Team to Deliver a Wide Variety of Video Digitization, Editing, Collaboration and DVD-burning Tools.
Online home movie transfer company partners with nation’s top video collaboration website
ASHLAND, Mo., March 4, 2008 — Home Movie Depot, Inc. - the online destination where consumers and professional videographers have their family movies digitized into DVDs -is proud to announce its partnership with Kaltura, Inc.- the People’s Choice for #1 video sharing website, as voted in the Mashable Open Web Awards and at TechCrunch40. This partnership will revolutionize the way that users share movies online. The relationship involves a multi-phase release of features, beginning with the offering of Home Movie Depot digitization services to all Kaltura Network members through HomeMovieDepot.com.
“We’re very proud to be partnering with a company that shares our desire to lead the industry with new technology” says Gerald McKinney, president of Home Movie Depot. “Home Movie Depot’s mission is to help people have fun with their memories while creating new ones, and Kaltura whole-heartedly embodies that mission.”
“Kaltura is very excited about this relationship with Home Movie Depot, and the synergy between our two companies” says Ron Yekutiel, CEO of Kaltura. “This partnership fits perfectly into our strategy of enhancing and spreading Kaltura’s technology through existing sites and communities. Our entire Network will now be able to offer their users the option to digitize their media and burn their online videos on DVDs.”
“Home Movie Depot is already a dominant online provider of digitization services, and this partnership will allow even more users to benefit from our ever growing product and service offerings.” said Chris Force, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Home Movie Depot “This partnership compliments our world-wide sales efforts through our rapidly growing affiliate and partnership programs. We continue to offer industry leading, state of the art programs to end users, photographers, videographers and retail outlets combined with exceptional customer service.”
About Home Movie Depot
Founded in 2006, Kaltura's management and advisory team includes top notch advertising, marketing, and media executives as well as open source experts and seasoned technology entrepreneurs, including co-founders of ICQ, Cyota, and Destinator Technologies. Since its public launch in September 2007, New York-based Kaltura has won the People’s Choice Award at both the TechCrunch40 event, and the Mashable Open Web Awards. For more information visit www.kaltura.com or visit the Kaltura blog at www.kaltura.com/blog/