Why SolidHealth decided to outsource video encoding for its fitness management platform?
March 06, 2019 Customers
We are so excited to announce that Coconut teams up with SolidHealth. SolidHealth is a family of products that connect organizations, coaches, and users to facilitate the management of an individual's health data record and fitness journey. Each product is designed to allow a different audience to take advantage of the extensive resources available in Solid Health. Their products offer a full range of services from individual meal and workout scheduling to corporate wellness program management. Their mission is to help everyone take full control of their health data and wellness journey and give coaches and organizations the tools to help their clients, members, and employees succeed.
We had the chance to interview Eric Cavazos, Founder of SolidHealth Software Inc.
Eric, why did you decide to move your video encoding to the Cloud?
Solid Health is already cloud-based, so this was an easy decision.
Our goal is to help coaches and clients fully communicate in regards to meal and workout planning, and sharing media is an important part of that. Videos provide an excellent visual aid for clarifying certains exercises or meals. Enabling clients and coaches to upload and share videos quickly and easily makes a real difference to the effectiveness of training with Solid Health. Since we have thousands of users on the platform, their videos come in many different formats. To make our product work for everyone, it’s important that we can allow variable video formats for uploading and sharing. This improves the overall user experience.
Why did you choose Coconut?
There are several reasons why we chose Coconut for video encoding. The ease of integration was a primary reason, since they supplied several quick and easy ways to begin implementation. This made it a great option for our development team, as well as a good option for enhancing Solid Health’s user experience. The simple pricing structure was a nice benefit as well, and set it apart from other options.
How fast and handy was your integration with Coconut?
The API integration process was very easy on our end. One feature we particularly like is the the Webhooks option which notifies our system when videos are done converting.
"Coconut allows us to provide our Solid Health clients with a high quality video sharing user experience."
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