Hoodoo Digital, a premier provider of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) products and solutions, announced today the release of its uStudio Connector for AEM built on uStudio’s enterprise media platform. With this announcement, Hoodoo Digital becomes the latest technology leader to choose uStudio as its preferred partner for bringing advanced video capabilities into a major enterprise application suite like AEM.
“uStudio is delighted to enhance our media solutions within the Adobe ecosystem and to welcome Hoodoo Digital as a uStudio platform partner,” said Bryan Jones, Chief Operating Officer at uStudio. “Hoodoo has proven itself one of the most innovative Adobe integrators on the market. Their relentless focus on usability and simplicity make them an ideal uStudio partner, as we further our mission of making media as easy to use at work as it is at home. We are excited to work with Hoodoo to bring the transformational power of media to Adobe, accelerating the ability of AEM users to use audio and video successfully every day.”
What makes a great platform partner?
When asked why Hoodoo selected uStudio as its strategic partner, Hoodoo Co-founder Andy Wakefield said: “We have very specific criteria that we have found leads to successful partnerships for AEM Connectors and uStudio met all three. One, the organization needs to be solving a problem targeted at enterprise organizations in a unique and compelling way; Two, the underlying technology of the partner platform must be well-architected with a robust API; and three, the investment from executive leadership of the partner and a commitment to building value in the Adobe ecosystem.”
How does uStudio’s platform help developers?
In expressing his enthusiasm for the Hoodoo team’s partnership, uStudio’s VP of Engineering Michael Nels shared, “We design and build our platform with partners like Hoodoo Digital in mind. The maturity of our APIs, combined with the flexibility of our developer frameworks and configurable storage and CDN options are really the secret sauce. Our goal is to help developers build, iterate and learn quickly so they can see results early and deliver value in days instead of months.”
About the uStudio Connector for AEM
So what does the uStudio Connector for AEM do? We love this quick tour explainer video narrated by Hoodoo Digital Co-Founder, Kem Elbrader.
The uStudio Connector for AEM strengthens the video management and distribution capabilities for Adobe Experience Manager.
“Simplifying the technology for marketing teams to create, manage, and deploy engaging media content is one our driving priorities, and the new uStudio Connector does that beautifully,” added Andy.
The uStudio Connector allows customers to take advantage of the robust organization, collaboration, and workflow tools in AEM Assets, while uStudio seamlessly handles the video transcoding, storage, and content delivery behind the scenes. After installing the connector, AEM Sites authors can intuitively find and add their uStudio videos using the asset browser and add their videos to their AEM content using standard methodologies. The new uStudio interactive HTML5 player component gives organizations complete control over their player experience using the powerful uStudio Player Framework.
With audio and video use growing like wildfire in the enterprise, turnkey solutions like the uStudio Connector for AEM ensure that media can be as easy to use at work as it is at home.
For more details about the uStudio Connector by Hoodoo visit https://hoodoo.digital/connectors/ustudio.