Turnkey unified service simplifies the ability to mix photos, videos, in line audio and music into Video Podcasts
iBloks teams up with leading podcast community Blubrry.com to provide podcasters with ways to create video podcasts and entertain fans
SAN FRANCISCO, California – December 12, 2006 – iBloks, Inc. today announced the first Video Podcast Starter Kit to empower podcasters to easily create world class quality video podcasts. The Starter Kit includes the iBloks Video Podcaster software, a headset with noise canceling mic, a virtual 3D stage and a comprehensive training video all for only $49.99. The iBloks unified service gives podcasters the opportunity to take control of their artistic creations and intellectual property and then post them on iBloks, BluBrry, and other podcasting sites.
The iBloks Video Podcast Starter Kit gives the beginning video podcaster a complete video and audio solution to create and offer content to an audience. “iBloks empowers artists to create high quality in 3D with no programming or video post-production required,” said Nile Rodgers, Grammy winning artist and producer. The iBloks drag and drop interface supports photo, graphic and video file formats and it can automatically sequence and pace the clips. The Mixmaster audio module supports can enhance live recording and theme music, with effects usually found in high-end mixing software. iBloks creates the finished file in any format, including mp4 for video podcasts.
Once they have their first show, customers can make a home for their new video podcast on Blubrry. By entering their rss feed address and profile information, podcasters have free access to the web’s fastest growing podcaster community. “Blubrry.com offers everything podcasters need to promote their shows and grow their audience,” said Todd Cochrane, host of the Geek News Central podcast and president of RawVoice, Inc., the company behind Blubrry. Thousands of people find new podcasts on Blubrry every day, and the site is already home to over 300 successful video podcasts.
The iBloks Unified Service Platform
iBloks platform is powered by next-generation Vista graphic technology making it easy for designers to create directly in iBloks. iBloks is one of the first commercial applications to integrate the Windows Presentation Foundation into a consumer software product, which operates on Windows XP and lights up on Vista.
The iBloks Video Podcast Starter Kit is a turnkey method for podcasters easily mix multiple media types together using “drag and drop” functionality to instantly create and experience unlimited sharing of their personal iBloks via email, IM, social networks, web pages or blogs. As a result, iBloks accelerates the imagination of artists and their fan communities to create and share stunning digital works of art on their own virtual stage and concert like setting.
“The iBloks Video Podcast Starter kit provides an incredibly powerful and easy way for podcasters to unleash their creativity on a 3D virtual stage to people everywhere,” said Julia Miller, president and CEO of iBloks. “We’re freeing podcasters to create and share rich, high-quality visual experiences by showcasing the exciting podcasts to people around the world.”
More information about the iBloks Video Podcast Starter Kit can be found at www.ibloks.com/video podcast.
Founded in 2005, iBloks’ mission is to revolutionize personalized entertainment™ and self-expression by providing a creative, fun and easy-to-use digital media platform that is designed to push the creative boundaries of consumers and communities. For additional information, please visit iBloks at: www.ibloks.com.
About Blubrry and RawVoice, Inc.
A community created by and for podcasters, Blubrry gives audio and video podcast producers the tools to grow an audience. Members have access to podcasting and audience building tips, and may choose to carry advertising and share in revenue. The site also features a built-in player and innovative tools to help visitors find new podcasts. The Blubrry community is part of RawVoice’s family of media solutions and can be found at www.blubrry.com.
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