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Build Your Own Apple TV App

Developers rejoice. Apple TV now allows engineers, tinkerers, and everyone in between to build apps against its API. As usership grows for Apple TV, the opportunity to reach your audience via their television specific app may prove to be crucial. That’s why MediaSilo has created a step-by-step guide to building your own tvOS application. So far, companies have developed apps ranging from in-home security monitors, workouts video apps, or video libraries. The options are limitless. Not sure if building an app is worth it? Read our reasons why we think it totally is!

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Preventing Leaks: Overlays vs. Watermarks

The latest leak of a screener from the highly anticpated "Constantine" and "Arrow" crossover episode, is one of many such leaks that have plagued the television industry recently. As concerns around content security grow for media companies, various methods to prevent leaks have risen in urgency.

Currently, the preferred method for safeguarding video is watermarking. At the moment, there are several types of watermarking methods used readily throughout the film and entertainment industry -- some more secure than others. Make sure you know your options so you can determine the optimal tradeoff between security, cost and user experience when sharing pre-release content.

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Securing Your Content in 2 Steps: Multi-Factor Authentication

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Integrate with MediaSilo in One Click


We mentioned our latest integration with Zapier already here but there's more good news. We've made it extremely easy to get set up through the use of 'Shared Zaps'.

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5 MediaSilo Integrations You Need To Try

In case you missed our announcement, MediaSilo now offers integrations. Working with content creators, we've known for awhile just how hectic productions can be and how many tools are used to keep everything on track. With Webhooks and Zapier now tied into our tool, connecting to 400 apps has never been easier.

With the nearly limitless possibilities integrations has created, sometimes thinking about the right one for your team is hard--- leaving you with an integrations setup that’s more redundant than helpful.

Below are examples of MediaSilo integrations you should take for a test drive if you’re looking to simplify and connect your media seamlessly. 

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MediaSilo + Slack now Available!

We're no stranger to Slack here at MediaSilo (we use it in our offices religiously) so when talks of supporting integrations arose it was a natural conclusion that Slack would be one of the many apps we'd want to integrate with in some fashion. 

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MediaSilo at IBC 2015

MediaSilo will be making it's debut at the 2015 IBC show! We will be presenting and performing demonstrations alonside industry-leading media technology companies and cloud service providers.

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The Video Music Awards: Red Carpet Workflow

On Sunday, MTV hosted their biggest annual award show, The VMAs. In it's 32nd year, the VMAs continued to standout against their more conservative award show peers-- delivering on edgier performances and more cutting edge use of data.

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Congratulations to Our Customers on Their Emmy Nominations!


MediaSilo customers came out huge in this year's Emmy nominations. From Drama to Comedy to Reality TV, our customers represented 144 nominees across 30 companies and were well represented in most major categories.

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Staying Alive: The Pros and Cons of Television Reboots



Hollywood Reported recently wrote about   22 TV Shows Brought Back From the Dead. These shows range from current faves that went flat (Mindy Project) to cult classics (X-files). Netflix, Hulu and even cable networks like TBS have gotten in on the growing market of discarded shows hoping to cash in on broadcast television’s "finite inventory" problem. In theory it seems like a great a idea. What is there to lose in bringing back shows that have built in followings? Add the fact that millennials crave the simpler times of their youths, there’s really no apparent issue in giving them what they seemingly want. Right?

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