Streaming Capacity Planning Guide

Media streaming is a powerful tool for delivering media to Internet connected viewers, and most of today’s progressive organizations are leveraging this capability for training, instruction, entertainment, event sharing, and so forth. Customers that make serious use of streaming should be certain they have the streaming server/network capacity and architecture to satisfy anticipated viewer demand […]

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Ensemble Video 101

This video series is designed to educate you on several of the key components of Ensemble Video. The Overview section covers customer examples, management topics and other core Ensemble Video concepts. The Features section outlines several of our popular features. The LMS, CMS and Screen Capture section introduces you to our screen capture and platform […]

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Customize the Flow Player

The Ensemble Video default Flash-based player (in PC web browsers) is called the Flowplayer, and there is a commercial version of this that you can use with Ensemble Video to brand your video content with your institution’s logo. Learn how to Customize the Flow Player Logo in Ensemble Video.

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Upload Guidelines

Acceptable video formats include avi, m4v, mov, mp4, mpeg, mpg, wmv and many more! For best results, try to encode videos using our video compression guidelines (below). These basic principles will apply to almost all of the video programs out there. Sorenson Squeeze Server: Supported upload video/audio formats Harmonic ProMedia Carbon Coder: Supported upload video/audio formats […]

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Self-Hosted Installation Checklist

This article is designed to help you prepare and execute a self-hosted Ensemble Video deployment, whether it is a production system or a pilot system. STEP 1: Request Trial To kick-start the process request a self-hosted trial from your sales representative (sales@ensemblevideo.com) OR deliver you Purchase Order (PO) to your Ensemble sales representative (sales@ensemblevideo.com). STEP […]

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Server Recommendations for a Self-Hosted Deployment

The Ensemble Video Platform is comprised of four (4) different technologies and can be installed on 2 (minimum) to 4 (maximum) servers.  These include: Ensemble Video Application Server Wowza Streaming Engine Sorenson Squeeze Server MS SQL Server View the Ensemble Video Server Recommendations PDF 2-Server Implementation 4-Server Implementation View the Ensemble Video Server Recommendations PDF

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Content Administrator Guide

The content administrator guide is a detailed manual and user guide that covers the majority of features that are accessible to a content administrator. Content administrators are the most common users and they are typically are staffers, faculty members, instructors, web designers, instructional technologists, media professional, etc. Version 3.12 | Version 3.11 | Version 3.10 […]

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Organization Administrator Guide

The organization administrator guide is a detailed manual that covers the majority of features that are accessible to a organization administrator. Organization administrators typically are information technology professionals, instructional technologists, and media professionals. Version 3.12 | Version 3.11 | Version 3.10 | Version 3.7 | Version 3.6 Note: There is no version 3.9 guide because there were […]

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Institution Administrator Guide

The Institution Administrator Guide is a detailed manual that covers the majority of features that are accessible to an Institution Administrator. Institution Administrators are typically IT professionals, instructional technologists, media professionals, etc. Version 3.12 |Version 3.11 | Version 3.10 | Version 3.9 | Version 3.7 | Version 3.6 Note: There is no version 3.8 guide because there were […]

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