KOA Launches Press Room using Merlin Digital Asset Management APIs

Quincy, MA, February 25, 2015 – When media agencies want to get material or information about Kampgrounds of America (KOA), they can go to KOA’s newly launched Internet press room. Whether it is a photo, graphic, PDF press release or video, they are actually retrieving it from KOA’s hosted Merlin digital asset management system, the power in the background.

Merlin has published APIs for it’s DAM that allow website CMS or publishing systems to search and retrieve any image, or multi-media file without leaving the system. The KOA press room uses integration between Merlin and WordPress. Pre-set searches, full text searches and catalogues are easily set-up. Pictures can be downloaded full size or at a lower resolution, depending on planned use.

KOA uses a Merlin hosted system to quickly store, organize and find their images and videos for distribution. With Merlin, KOA now has a centralized place to house photos and videos from across all departments in one centralized place.
MerlinOne locates its hosted systems in the United States in a top-notch co-location facility with high security, generator backups and multiple connections to Internet backbones allowing MerlinOne to provide performance and uptime guarantees, with complete redundancy. Merlin customer service staff directly supports its customers’ end-users.

Merlin is a complete digital asset management solution that allows users to organize millions of photos and other multimedia files using fast, precise searching with easy and flexible workflows. Merlin’s industry leading video search technology allows users to actually search for words spoken in the audio tracks.

About KOA – For more than 50 years, KOA has provided millions of campers with fun & memorable adventures. All of their more than 485 locations across North America continue to be special places designed for the ways people like to camp.

About MerlinOne – MerlinOne, Inc. is a leading provider of digital asset management systems.  The Merlin picture desk / digital asset management solution has over 150 major installations including The White House, Pfizer, Harvard Business School, NPR, The Humane Society, The New York Times and USA Today. MerlinOne technology helps companies manage photos, text, graphics, PDFs, and multimedia.

Press Contact

David Farrell
Phone: 617.595.7092 (m)
617-328-6645 (o)

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