In 2005, two of the most progressive companies in K-12 education united, marking a milestone in visual learning. Library Video Company, the leading distributor of educational video and owner of Schlessinger Media, the leading publisher of educational video to schools in the U.S., acquired SAFARI Video Networks, the industry’s foremost Video-On-Demand authority. The convergence of the finest educational video content and the best in digital video networking resulted in SAFARI Montage, a product that has forever changed visual instruction in many of the country's school districts.
SAFARI Montage provides K-12 school districts with a comprehensive solution for their digital media distribution and visual instruction needs. The full suite of integrated products gives educators and administrators a single interface for accessing all visual resources from inside the school district intranet or from home. The award-winning SAFARI Montage Video-On-Demand and Digital Media Management enterprise solution is designed to cut costs for school districts by utilizing intelligent digital media delivery, while facilitating visual instruction and learning in the classroom. SAFARI Montage servers come preloaded with educational video titles tied to the curriculum from the industry’s leading video publishers including Schlessinger Media, PBS, The History Channel, National Geographic, Scholastic, Disney Education, BBC, and more.
In addition, with SAFARI Montage CreationStation, school districts have the ability to easily upload and manage their own digital video and other content, and to disseminate it to all classrooms throughout the district. With the introduction of its new Pathways SM module – the road to the future of classroom communications – SAFARI Montage now gives districts the ability to control, manage and schedule classroom and district devices. The Pathways SM module is a powerful new addition to the SAFARI Montage suite of products, which forms a total enterprise solution that provides System Administrators with the tools to manage all of their digital media intelligently throughout the district while improving teaching, learning and achievement for 21st-century students.