We are pleased to announce that Videum - Health in Any Language - has won the Health Care Standard of Excellence award and Social Network Standard of Excellence award in the 2012 WebAward Competition. The Web Marketing Association is the producer of the WebAward Competition, which is dedicated to naming the best Web sites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for all website development.
Videum.com is a health video social network where users across the globe are able to share and view video content - in any language, through a subtitling technology which also optimizes the videos for search.
Thanks to this all new usage of video, like never before, physicians in markets all over the world will be able to search, find, and consume valuable content such as new procedures and techniques, treatments and discoveries, thought-leading speeches and new ideas. Similarly, patients will now be able to share their own discoveries and experiences, lending and seeking support from a global network of patients like themselves by leveraging video as the easiest and most immediate content type finally free from language barriers.
By combining dotSUB's industrial strength online platform for captioning, translating, and subtitling video and enabling it to be distributed and viewed on any video enabled device or platform, including mobile, along with Healthware's global reach for content, creativity, and understanding of the Health 2.0 ecosystem, this new portal will provide unparalleled, universal access to quality healthcare content from multiple sources around the globe.
Launched in beta version in March 2012, and without any active promotion, Videum has reached a wide audience. Many users have uploaded videos, and several content partners have joined with customized branded channels.
One of the judge's said: "This is a great concept for a site - it is very useful on a global scale. [...] The site has a nice design and clear, descriptive content".
The Videum team is very proud of having won this award, especially in preparation of the grand launch of Videum that will happen very soon.