Using A MiVideo Channel or Mediaspace For A Media Collection

Environment

MiVideo Mediaspace

Issue

ITS-MiVideo offers two solutions for media collections: a channel on the MiVideo Mediaspace and a stand-alone Mediaspace. If your team is looking for a cloud-based streaming solution for your media collection and you're interested in learning more about MiVideo please contact the ITS-MiVideo team for a consultation to discuss your team's needs and which solution is right for you.

Resolution

Channel on MiVideo Mediaspace

  • A channel is a personally managed, user generated media collection on a Mediaspace.
  • Channels can be configured in a variety of ways from fully open collaborative collections to private collections locked down to specific groups.
  • MCommunity groups can be utilized to grant channel access and entitlements.
  • Related media in channels can be organized into playlists.
  • Viewers can subscribe to channels to be notified when new content is added.
  • Channels are easier to manage and are recommended for a small media collection that does not require much organization or specific branding.

Mediaspace

  • A Mediaspace is a stand-alone customizable video portal.
  • Mediaspaces can be configured in a variety of ways from fully open collaborative collections to private collections locked down to specific groups.
  • A Mediaspace contains a collection of channels that can be linked from the site navigation.
  • Navigation, styling, and branding can be customized on a Mediaspace.
  • At least one admin is required to customize and manage the site.
  • A Mediaspace is recommend for a large media collection requiring organization and specific branding.

Additional Information

For additional questions, please contact the ITS Service Center

Details

Article ID: 9775
Created
Thu 3/2/23 4:56 PM
Modified
Fri 9/22/23 12:57 PM