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The Cost of VideoBuilding an Online and Mobile Video Platform In House                                                  fr...
In 2005, my business partner (Christian Sterner) approached  me with a problem he wanted to solve. A year later we launche...
@holaphil   framesocket
WellcomeMat was going to help people watch property and   places online with real full-motion video. In five short years, ...
Example: WellcomeMat Partner Video Gallery@holaphil                                    framesocket
In 2009, we began recognizing more of our customers (and consumers) using their mobile devices to share and explore real e...
WellcomeMat iPhone app@holaphil                            framesocket
This simple idea would lead to an "ah ha" moment, the  conception of a service called Pegshot.@holaphil                   ...
@holaphil   framesocket
Pegshot helps anyone with a mobile phone share videos or photosof what’s happening where they are. These “shots” can be ta...
Pegshot iPhone app            Pegshot Demo@holaphil                        framesocket
However, building custom video (or photo) solutions into   your mobile or web applications takes lots of time and   consid...
The Cost of Development                  Time = $$@holaphil                             framesocket
Building an Encoding Platform                160 Hours x $125/hr*              Not including QA testing, learning curve, e...
Building an Encoding Platform                     = $20,000+*              Not including QA testing, learning curve, etc.@...
Design/Develop a Video Player                100 hours x $100/hr*                  Wireframing, Design, QA, etc.@holaphil ...
Design/Develop a Video Player                    = $10,000+*                  Wireframing, Design, QA, etc.@holaphil      ...
Total Cost for Media Integration             2-3 Months of time + $30k*                    Probably an underestimate@holap...
So the question we asked ourselves...@holaphil                              framesocket
How can we help other Founders & Developers solve video    without them having to experience the cost of solving video?@ho...
framesocket   A foundation that solves the most important problems with   implementing video, easily and affordably.   Bui...
Video Integration Cost/Time Comparison            On Your Own                w/ Framesocket                   $25/month + ...
Get an API key. Create your account here:             https://framesocket.com/signup@holaphil                             ...
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The Cost of Video

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Building a custom video (or photo) solution into your mobile or web applications can take considerable time and money. This document explores those costs and explains why our team at WellcomeMat decided to build Framesocket, a new help service aiming to help those who might want to build apps that leverage video, but without having to create the whole backend from scratch.

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The Cost of Video

  1. 1. The Cost of VideoBuilding an Online and Mobile Video Platform In House framesocket
  2. 2. In 2005, my business partner (Christian Sterner) approached me with a problem he wanted to solve. A year later we launched our first startup, a boot-strapped company called WellcomeMat.@holaphil framesocket
  3. 3. @holaphil framesocket
  4. 4. WellcomeMat was going to help people watch property and places online with real full-motion video. In five short years, our company has evolved from a small team with a simple idea to an internationally recognized service powering video for the worlds top real estate brands.@holaphil framesocket
  5. 5. Example: WellcomeMat Partner Video Gallery@holaphil framesocket
  6. 6. In 2009, we began recognizing more of our customers (and consumers) using their mobile devices to share and explore real estate online. With this insight, we decided to create an iPhone app that would help our members record video tour of a property or place, tag its location, and instantly share the video online with their clients.@holaphil framesocket
  7. 7. WellcomeMat iPhone app@holaphil framesocket
  8. 8. This simple idea would lead to an "ah ha" moment, the conception of a service called Pegshot.@holaphil framesocket
  9. 9. @holaphil framesocket
  10. 10. Pegshot helps anyone with a mobile phone share videos or photosof what’s happening where they are. These “shots” can be taggedto places, spaces or events and broadcasted online instantly.@holaphil framesocket
  11. 11. Pegshot iPhone app Pegshot Demo@holaphil framesocket
  12. 12. However, building custom video (or photo) solutions into your mobile or web applications takes lots of time and considerable investment.@holaphil framesocket
  13. 13. The Cost of Development Time = $$@holaphil framesocket
  14. 14. Building an Encoding Platform 160 Hours x $125/hr* Not including QA testing, learning curve, etc.@holaphil *Estimate
  15. 15. Building an Encoding Platform = $20,000+* Not including QA testing, learning curve, etc.@holaphil *Estimate
  16. 16. Design/Develop a Video Player 100 hours x $100/hr* Wireframing, Design, QA, etc.@holaphil *Estimate
  17. 17. Design/Develop a Video Player = $10,000+* Wireframing, Design, QA, etc.@holaphil *Estimate
  18. 18. Total Cost for Media Integration 2-3 Months of time + $30k* Probably an underestimate@holaphil *Estimate
  19. 19. So the question we asked ourselves...@holaphil framesocket
  20. 20. How can we help other Founders & Developers solve video without them having to experience the cost of solving video?@holaphil framesocket
  21. 21. framesocket A foundation that solves the most important problems with implementing video, easily and affordably. Build video (or photo) solutions into your Desktop, Mobile, and Web applications for only $25/month*. *Variable CDN charges apply. Click here for details.@holaphil framesocket
  22. 22. Video Integration Cost/Time Comparison On Your Own w/ Framesocket $25/month + Time = 1-7 days $30,000* Time = 1-3 months@holaphil *Estimate
  23. 23. Get an API key. Create your account here: https://framesocket.com/signup@holaphil framesocket

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