Developments, customers, press releases.

Friday, 2012-07-06

PUSH 3.0 - mediacockpit's zelect portfolio

zelect_-_Logo_klein.jpgDAM Group has strengthened its product offering to include the proven zelect portfolio for newspapers and publishing companies. With the recent acquisition of the brand, we have expanded the integration platform mediacockpit to include zelect functionality and offer an ideal complement for your value-adding online strategy.

Zelect consists of two integrated modules in mediacockpit: zelect Paywall and zelect Themenalarm and is already in use at several customers. With the zelect Paywall you can offer your readers of online content on a per article or subscription basis. You manage the different offerings, billing types, and subscriptions directly in mediacockpit. We will present a more detailed description of zelect Paywall in an upcoming news.

Zelect Themenalarm ("topic alert") is a semantic search engine integrated into mediacockpit. Themenalarm constantly analyzes content according to personal search profiles for each subscriber. On this basis, the Themenalarm selects the individually relevant content and provides it to the user to freely selectable channels.

Themenalarm use cases
- Send individual alerts for personally relevant articles via SMS, email, etc.
- Send information regarding (exclusive) content by email
- Send personalized tables of contents for newspapers, magazines, etc. by email
- Sending of personalized PDF newspapers and E-Paper links

- Demonstrate the relevance of your newspaper and online content
- Increase the user-value of your print and online products
- Increase the value of the subscription
- Intensify customer loyalty to your newspaper and website

The mediacockpit | zelect Themenalarm is powered by mediacockpit - simply explained (in German) with the simpleshow:

Do you have similar requirements? Are you thinking about delivering tailor-made content to your customers, or how you can offer paid content on the Web? We are happy to discuss our innovative approaches with you today.
Wednesday, 2012-06-20

mediacockpit Version 5.5

mediacockpit-Logo-200.jpg We completed the test phase a few days ago. Our team is really pleased to announce the new release 5.5 of mediacockpit with interesting new features. The main changes at a glance:

  • Comprehensive interface to web2print system one2edit (fully integrated solution)
  • Integrated eCommerce module for the realization of print and merchandising shops
  • Integrate your own scripts (eg for automated exports, file renaming, advanced logic for media processes)
  • Improved user feedback (Ajax Progress Bar)
  • Expansion and improvement of engines (especially video engine)
  • Expansion of Rest API, Java APIs and documentation
  • Official support of MySQL and Ubuntu

Technologically, the Enterprise DAM software mediacockpit 5.5 is now driven by Java 7, JBoss and Apache Wicket technology 7. This architecture provides an excellent basis for high performance, scalable systems for Digital Asset Management, Brand Management and Publishing Automation.
Friday, 2012-05-25

DAM Group goes social

Just to let you know: we´ve added some icons in the footer bar of our website :) You can now always reach us via Twitter, Facebook, XING, Google+ or LinkedIn!


If you have not yet visited us on these social media platforms, now is your chance to engage with us! Be part of our sporadicly published news about projects and technologies in the Content Marketing and Enterprise Publishing sector.

Check out our product pages on Facebook and Google+.

DAM Group on Twitter
DAM Group on XING
DAM Group on LinkedIn
Monday, 2012-04-16

Awards for trend-setters and excellence - B2B product catalogs

The jury of experts at this year's INKA award ceremony at the TANNER "Think Tank" was impressed: Verallia Germany's online product catalog, designed and developed by DAM Group, finished an excellent 7th place among approximately 100 submissions.
The iPhone catalog app - realized in collaboration with our partner Socialbit - inspired and impressed so much that INKA plans to include "Mobile" in addition to the "Print" and "Online" categories in the future. More information is available at Saint-Gobain Oberland AG / News.

The recipe for success: Innovative cross-media multi-channel publishing for print, online and mobile - based on our universal integration platform, mediacockpit. We thank the jury for recognizing our efforts and warmly congratulate Verallia Germany for their success in the competition!
Wednesday, 2012-03-21

Fresh off the press - and already online

Just in time for the spring, we have published a new brochure to help people understand what innovative digital asset management means to us and what it can do for you.

By intelligently combining rich media with product information, we are able to serve up content to all of your media channels, directly from mediacockpit. Publish on Facebook, in iPhone app, printed product brochures or in an online shop? All at once, if you want to!

Read for yourself, how simply and efficiently our integration platform can optimize your publication processes.

Links to the mediacockpit brochure as e-paper:
DAM Group Brochure 2012 - EN
DAM Group Brochure 2012 - DE
Friday, 2012-03-02

We are looking for new talent!

The DAM group is looking for an experienced web software developer for our office in Freiburg. Please visit our career page for more information.
Thursday, 2012-03-01

Mobile Neuigkeiten

Unsere E-Paper Kiosk-App mediamobile läuft nun auf Apple und Android Geräte. Überzeugen Sie sich selbst - die InfoPoint App der Firma Schaeffler können Sie kostenlos im Appstore oder Android Market installieren:

Schaeffler InfoPoint für iOS
Schaeffler InfoPoint für Android

Auch in Facebook ist unser E-Paper Kiosk bereits nahtlos integriert. Wie bei den Apps lässt sich das Layout auf Ihre Bedürfnisse anpassen. Ein Beispiel finden Sie auf der Fanpage: E-Paper Kiosk

mediaepaper und mediamobile unterstützen Rahmen und Verlinkungen, die manuell oder automatisch aus dem Eingangsdokument gesetzt werden können:
  • interne Querverweise,
  • Links zu Medien wie Video und Fotos in der mediasuite,
  • sowie externe Links z. B. auf Shopsysteme wie bei Depot Online

Für weitere Information über mediaepaper und mediamobile nehmen Sie bitte Kontakt mit uns auf!
Thursday, 2012-02-09

A Day Made of Glass...

This video went viral in our offices yesterday - When a glass manufacturer predicts a future where every surface is an app, diplays media, or runs media-intensive software, then the future of digital asset management will be exiting indeed!

Saturday, 2012-01-28

New product integration for Office 2007/2010

The year 2012 begins with exciting news – not that the world is ending, but that we have introduced the new mediacockpit Ribbon for Office 2007/2010! The new plugin complements the range of existing modules with one that has been a frequent customer request in recent months.

Users of Word, PowerPoint and co. can now access their assets in mediacockpit directly without leaving the MS Office suite. This simplifies the day-to-day work in the creation of presentations and other documents.

officeaddin.jpgThe Add-On integrated directly in the application's navigation bar - the new "mediacockpit" ribbon provides you with all important functions:
  • Direct login possible
  • Full-text and attribute searches, category navigation, access to media selections
  • Drag- and -drop of images directly in the document
  • Multimedia (audio/video) integration with the "insert" button
  • Downloading and local media storage
  • Access in accordance with the roles and rights assignments in the system

We like to show you the new mediacockpit Office Ribbon in use - please contact us for more inforation or an online demonstration.
Monday, 2012-01-02

Happy New Year!

The DAM Group wishes all of our readers a happy and healthy 2012! Stay tuned for more product developments in the coming weeks.