Recently I was in talk with the founder of SnappyFingers, talking mostly about their Technology usage – Python, AWS, et al. It’s interesting and nice that many startups are now taking advantage of readily available high-end infrastructures via the Cloud.
By providing an elegant REST API, Panda makes it completely painless to implement full video uploading, encoding and streaming functionality to your web application in a matter of hours.
- Runs completely within Amazon’s Web Services utilising EC2, S3 and SimpleDB.
- Everything contained within one elegant Merb application.
- Support for the numerous encoding profiles FFmpeg supports including FLV, h264 for Flash a iPhone formats.
- Lovely little admin dashboard for managing your videos.
With the 2008 AWS Start-Up Challenge, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is searching for the next hot start-up that is leveraging AWS to build its infrastructure and business. The grand prize is $100,000 ($50,000 in cash, $50,000 in AWS credits) and a potential investment offer from Amazon. Continue reading