The writing was on the wall for Flip, but when Cisco decided to shutter its rather popular Flip video camera business in April 2011, the company promised a smooth transition for existing users. That said, Givit video sharing service will be integrating with Flipshare, Flip’s online video sharing platform, to store the content that will soon be permanently deleted from Flipshare.
Even though the iPhone completely disrupted Flip’s business, there are still more than 3 million Flip users out there in the world who need a place to store their videos. Givit aims to solve that problem through its cloud service.
The content currently on Flipshare will be permanently deleted 30 days from now, but the service will be functional until December 30. That means any new content uploaded to Flipshare starting now will only have a 30-day lifespan. If you happen to be a Flip user, pay close attention. Here’s what you need to do:
It’s actually really simple. The next time you log in to FlipShare, you should see a link asking if you are ready to transfer your content to Givit. Click that. The rest should be pretty self-explanatory.
Givit the easiest way for users to create personal video highlight reels on iPhone. Simply tap-to-clip the best of live or recorded video, choose effects and add music, and instantly share the polished video on Facebook, YouTube or via email. Givit was created by the same team that developed and supports the VMIX Online Video Platform. Founded in 2005 and based in San Diego, CA, VMIX is a leading platform provider for mobile and social video, recognized for the scale,...
The Flip Video is a compact camcorder aimed at making it quick and easy to shoot video. Supposedly the Flip has taken a 15-20% share of the camcorder maket, but it has come under question if that’s really the market they are a part of.
Cisco designs and sells hardware, software, networking, and communications technology services. Products are distributed under five brands, namely Cisco, Linksys, WebEx, IronPort, and Scientific Atlanta. Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company’s inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Cisco name is based on its origins starting up in San Francisco.