Overview

CASE STUDY: delaPlex created a web-based application for managing the content on the multi-tenancy mobile apps. We developed several interfaces with third-party components, including a mobile application on Android and iOS. Dynamic social sharing links were created to provide users with a high touch experience.





Client Need

Provide avid college sports fans a cloud-based application to quickly find historical sports-related information whether it is about a college team, year, coach, player or opponent. The application provides users historical footage dating back to the late 1940s, notifies them of the latest uploaded videos and invites them to support existing ones.

Product Challenges

To seamlessly migrate thousands of historical videos to the cloud and provide a tool to mine the content of the videos by multiple categories. The application requires high-quality streaming video and easy-to-use social sharing and media linking.

The delaPlex Solution

delaPlex created a web-based application for managing the content on the multi-tenancy mobile apps. We developed multiple interfaces with third-party components, including a mobile application on Android and iOS. JW Player and Firebase were integrated for high-quality video integration and to provide a user-friendly interface. Dynamic social sharing links were created to provide users with a high touch experience.

We outsourced our entire technical department to delaPlex…

“delaPlex managed our first project so well, we outsourced our entire technical department to them. They were able to deliver reliable video streaming and a cross-platform messaging solution with built-in analytics for marketing and performance optimization.”

Neal Maziar, CEO
Cloud, Mobile, New Media, Streaming Media, Tablet

Client Requirements

  • Easy access to thousands of video & audio clips
  • Search by year, coach, category, player, opponents, and other key-words
  • Uniquely support multiple branded universities
  • Accommodate high-quality streaming video
  • Easy method for social sharing and media linking
  • Generate revenue from the application

How We Did It

  • Developed enhanced server-side engine for faster delivery of media
  • Utilized open source components for faster development
  • Ongoing agile and process-driven management


Core Stack

Microsoft Azure | Xcode 8.3 | Swift 3.0 | Android Studio | Android SDK
Microsoft .NET | JW Player | Firebase | Microsoft SQL Server

JW Player Content Management

Fastest feature-rich video player for streaming videos smoothly and keeping viewers engaged. Supports video advertising standard, like VAST and VPAID, and integrates seamlessly with any video ad server, ad network, or ad exchange, including full support for Google IMA. Maximizes online video ad revenue on every browser and device, including mobile & OTT platforms. Social sharing and dynamic linking feature allow custom design for user redirection and better application engagement.

Firebase

Firebase analytics for app marketing and performance optimizations. Provide a cross-platform messaging solution for reliably delivering messages at no cost. Firebase App Indexing gets your app into Google Search for user engagement. Firebase Ad Mob monetizes mobile apps with targeted, in-app advertising.


About the Client

National Collegiate Sports Archives, LLC ("NCSA") is the creator and owner of "The Vault." NCSA's business is acquiring unique and precious archival sports footage from leading schools and digitizing it for the ultimate purpose of providing mobile Apps for iOS and Android and large-scale advertising and social media platforms connecting college sports fans.

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