Equilibrium Releases MediaRich Visualizer for SharePoint

Enterprise-Class Freeware Dramatically Enhances How Users Interact with SharePoint

SAUSALITO, CA, February 24, 2008 – Equilibrium®, the leading provider of automated media production and delivery solutions for the enterprise and businesses of all sizes and a Microsoft Gold Partner, today announced the release of MediaRich® Visualizer for SharePoint. This enterprise-class freeware server software provides instant visual enhancements to any SharePoint deployment as well as high-volume media processing and distribution. Visualizer brings higher levels of functionality and visual imaging capabilities to all SharePoint licensees – at no charge.

“MediaRich Visualizer is our gift to the SharePoint community because we want users to instantly enjoy an enhanced collaborative experience,” said Sean Barger CEO of Equilibrium.  “We invite all SharePoint users to try out this free, useful subset of our MediaRich for SharePoint product – which is a time-tested, self-serve Digital Asset Management solution for SharePoint.”

MediaRich Visualizer for SharePoint features include:

  • Automatically creates thumbnails for all Microsoft Office, PDF, images and videos in SharePoint
  • More than 300 common file formats are supported
  • Access high-quality Zoom and Pan function to examine the thumbnail
  • Helps integrate the use of Macintosh computers in a SharePoint environment
  • Provides batch uploading of assets, including the ability to upload complete folders while preserving their directory structure from both Windows and Macintosh
  • Permits advanced searching on all media asset metadata throughout the enterprise
  • Fully integrated with SharePoint and SQL Server and is not a plug-in or a standalone application

MediaRich Visualizer for SharePoint is proof that sophisticated applications can be leveraged inside of a company’s SharePoint deployment. Because it is seamlessly integrated in SharePoint, MediaRich enhances SharePoint deployment without requiring modifications to the deployment.

To download a free copy of MediaRich Visualizer or for more information, go to www.equilibrium.com/visualizer.

Extending the MediaRich For SharePoint Family

The new MediaRich Visualizer for SharePoint. offering is a free entry-level offering to the MediaRich family of products. Equilibrium’s more fully featured MediaRich for SharePoint goes beyond Visualizer and extends Microsoft Office’s collaborative experience with a complete digital asset management (DAM) solution that operates within the SharePoint environment. Both products are based on MediaRich CORE, an enterprise class, state-of-the art, image and video server that automates the production and deployment of media assets to the Web, wireless, print and Microsoft Office applications. The MediaRich product line utilizes an open architecture that enables quick and easy integration with .NET enterprise applications and technologies.

About Equilibrium
Equilibrium, the world leader in media processing since 1992 when it released the first automated graphics processing software, DeBabelizer®, now leads the monetization of the next-generation Internet revolutions. The patented, high-powered MediaRich engine enables real-time personalization and delivery of music, images and video to any device. Equilibrium offers breakthrough cross-platform technology solutions featuring interoperability and integration for the workgroup, enterprise and web-server, delivering the same CORE technology for cross-platform interoperability and integration virtually anywhere. To learn more about Equilibrium and its products, please visit please visit Equilibrium or our blog or call +1.415.332.4343.
Equilibrium and MediaRich are registered trademarks of Equilibrium. SharePoint is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.

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