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13-15 Fazeley Studios
191 Fazeley Street
Birmingham, B5 5SE, GBR

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Buto

Buto is a web-based “software as a service” video platform for UK businesses to upload, control and measure their online video.

Buto provides the tools to allow anyone in an organisation access to professional-grade web video and a global content delivery network with private fibre-optic network for extremely fast video downloads.

Clickable video allows users to add hotspots that move and change size over time - allowing viewers to click objects and interact with the video.

Buto offers a Flash video service, and an automatic “fallback” to HTML 5 video for non-Flash devices like iPhone and iPad. The Flash player in un-branded and can be customised to match the host website.

Detailed statistics are recorded by the Buto platform and reports can be generated, similar to Google Analytics - for video.

A developer API is available for customers who wish to interface the system more deeply into their website or applications.

Recent Milestones

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    Buto added Andy Doyle as Technology Director. (9/1/12)
    Posted 1/23/13 at 11:24pm
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    Buto added Ali Syed as Technology Director. (7/18/11)
    Posted 9/30/11 at 5:44am
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    Buto — Nice review at ReelSEO, the video SEO blog by Christophor Rick. (11/10/10)
    Posted 12/3/10 at 7:27am via reelseo.com
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    Buto — Shortlisted for "SaaS Innovation" in AWM "ICT Excellence Awards" (10/16/10)
    Posted 10/22/10 at 11:22pm via wmictcluster.org
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    Buto — Nominated for 'Best Online Video Platform' in StreamingMedia.com Reader's Choice awards. (9/20/10)
    Posted 10/22/10 at 11:18pm via streamingmedia.com
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    Buto — Added 'clickable' video. Hotspots added by users in an easy editor to make their videos interactive. (9/13/10)
    Posted 9/17/10 at 6:48am via streamingmedia.com
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    Buto added Steffan Aquarone as Strategy Director. (5/1/10)
    Posted 7/20/10 at 12:00am
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    Buto added Will Grant as Technology Director. (6/2/07)
    Posted 7/17/10 at 8:59am
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    Buto added Andy McNamara as Managing Director. (7/1/03)
    Posted 1/23/13 at 11:26pm

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Buto screenshot
Above: Buto Homepage (September 2010)
Uploaded: 9/21/10

Sources

    Buto.tv debuts clickable hotspots (streamingmedia.com) [edit]
    Streaming Media Readers Choice Awards (streamingmedia.com) [edit]
    AWM ICT Excellence Awards (wmictcluster.org) [edit]
    Review Of Buto Video Platform: Interactivity Meets Simplicity Read More --> Buto.tv Video Platform Review - Interactivity Meets Simplicity (reelseo.com) [edit]
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