April 22, 2008 09:00 ET

Oosah Introduces Media Explorer at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco

New Web-Based Service Lets Users Access, Organize and Share Digital Media Regardless of Where It Is Located Across the Web

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - April 22, 2008) -

News Facts

  • Oosah is a simple, highly intuitive Web-based service that lets users find, organize, create and share digital media, including photos, video and music.
  • The core of the service is the Oosah Media Explorer, which provides simplified organization of digital media scattered across multiple Web sites and extends the desktop file manager metaphor to the Web.
  • Oosah solves the "media everywhere" problem -- whether the media content is on a camera phone or digital camera or on content-hosting sites or social networks (e.g. Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, YouTube).
  • Oosah provides tools for browsing, organizing, creating and sharing.
  • Oosah lets users do something practical with their media, including the development of rich multimedia presentations like slideshows, galleries and playlists.
  • Oosah offers more sharing options than other sites. Content can be shared via e-mail, links, podcasts, embedded in other sites, syndicated through downloads and copied onto a CD/DVD for off-line distribution.
  • Oosah is a completely Web-based service that works on PCs, Macs and browser-equipped mobile devices. There is no software to download or install.
  • Oosah provides free registration with up to 2GB of storage.
  • Oosah will be exhibiting at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco at booth number LT10

Oosah Unique Benefits

  • Consumers have a growing collection of media content that is unorganized and scattered across different Web properties. Oosah provides a simple way to find and access this media, whether it resides on photo/video hosting sites or social networking sites, and manage it from a central location.
  • Users can create compelling presentations and easily share them with others.
  • Media Explorer's drag-and-drop interface and desktop file folder metaphor is immediately familiar to anyone who owns a personal computer.

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Quotes, attributable to Oosah executives:

  • "Oosah recognizes the need for a central location to organize the growing collection of media," said Oosah Chief Operating Officer, Michael Duggan. "We have developed tools to make it simple to find, organize, create and share digital media across the Web."

  • "The future of digital content management is 'in the sky' and we believe there should be always-on access to media content," said Duggan. "With the ever-growing quantity of media most consumers have, Oosah is providing its users with a streamlined way to manage their content wherever they are."

  • "With the increased use of media hosting and social networking sites, such as Facebook, Flickr and YouTube, consumers are storing their media content across the Web," said Duggan. "With Oosah they can manage their content, and swap videos and photos across these sites, all within an intuitive desktop interface."

  • "I became frustrated with the fact that all of my digital media was scattered across three Web sites, forcing me to manage them in three different locations, using three different interfaces, with no way to easily aggregate among them," said Oosah Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer, Dan Khasis. "Oosah solves this problem by letting you centrally manage media found on top Web sites and manipulate the content from wherever you are."