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Kontainer (Click link to return to main WIKI page)

*This page provides a general outline to assist in the organization of research topics related to your assigned Web 2.0 Application.

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I. History

-Questions to consider: How was the application developed? How does the application work? Are there any ways to use this application alongside others?

"Kontainer is used by both small and large companies for the presentation of their pictures or films. When adding pictures to the site, they can either be added to folders or subfolders. You can change the name of a folder or move it anywhere you choose. First, however, you must create an account. This allows you to control who can access your files and folders. Kontainer gives you the option of creating an account for free. However, this will cause you to have less disk space and limited features available for your use." (Jesse Small)

Kontainer is a program that makes it easy to upload pictures, documents, and videos to anyone you would like to share the information with. It’s a very user-friendly program that makes it easy to create users. Once logged in, it’s easy to navigate to all types of folders the user needs. You can present any of the items under your username or shared items from your friends or coworkers. It also allows you to make PDF's using the information in any of your folders. You can save presentations and direct clients to the exact place where the presentation is located. (Alex Struck)

 There are several types of Kontainer. The most basic package of Kontainer is free. However, the more advanced you would like your account, the more it cost. On kontainer.com the prices are in Euros. There are 9 different versions of Kontainer accounts. They range from free to 805 Euro a month. If you pick one plan, and realize it isn't the one that is best for you, you are able to change your plan at any point in time. (Alex Struck)

(Tippany Tippin, 26 March 2010, 9:00pm) Kontainer also allows you to convert you video files by using it's quick and simple converting tool. Files can beconverted into some of the worlds most well-known formats like Windows Media and Quicktime and other trendy formats.

(Tippany Tippin, 27 March 2010,4:15pm) Kontainer makes it easier for companies who have an account with Kontainer to present and convey thier files and pictures to their customers and collaborators and others involved. With this opportunity comes another, with Kontainer customers and others viewing the files and pictures can only view certain files with which the the main creater has posted comments on using the lightbox tool. With the lightbox tool Kontainer is guaranteeing that only certain files will be viewed by certain customers or collaborators, which can be done by making comments on those files that are specifically linked to those customers and collaborators.

(Tippany Tippin, 27 March 2010, 4:40pm) With Kontainer your company will always be able to be unique of it’s self because of its option to use your own logo and color theme. By doing this the company is ensuring it’s identity on Kontainer. Companies can also put the log in function for Kontainer on their website to allow quick and easy access for collaborators to access pictures and files.


II. How Kontainer Relates to other Applications

-Questions to consider: How does this application compare to the competitors? What are some unique uses of this specific application?

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III. Real World Application

-This section will include 3 Lesson Plans for each Elementary, Secondary, and Post Secondary levels. One out of the three needs to be STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) related.

-An additional section under this heading will provide information about how this application can be used in a Business/Industry Setting.

Kontainer backs up all files on a daily basis.  This means peace of mind for businesses and corporations that use the file sharing service.  Users can also restore deleted data that is up to 60 days old. 

Since Kontainer is entirely web based; it is accessible from any computer with internet access.  You have quick and easy access to files whenever they are needed. 

Kontainer allows for pictures to be resized, cropped, and rotated in real-time.  These pictures can then be saved in the best format for a presentation, the web, or for printing. 

Posted by:(Josh Peterman, 28 March 2010, 3:02 pm)


IV. Demonstration of Educational Value

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V. How Kontainer is used Internationally?

-Provide examples and/or information about how this application can be used in countries outside of the United States.

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Kontainer is used as a way of communication all over the world. Companies use it to communicate with people within their own company and also their clients. Kontainer could be used as close together as the same building or as far away as a country on the opposite side of the world. Here is a quote from an user of Kontainer, and how she uses it and her opinion of it.

“Kontainer is to us an invaluable tool that provides an overview and ensures that all our colleagues across the S&S, stay updated. At the same time, it lets us maintain a good service to our customers who can always find relevant documents during the production process. _Kontainer is easy to use for both colleagues and customers, and saves us time every day at work.” _

Anna-Marie Elkjær
Saatchi & Saatchi

(Alex Struck)


VI. References

http://www.kontainer.com/features/ (Tippany, 26 March 2010 @ 9:00-9:30pm and 27 March 2010 @ 4:40-4:42pm)

 http://www.kontainer.com/about_kontainer/kontainer_as_a_project_and_presentation_tool/ (Tippany, 27 March 2010, 4:15-4:25pm)

http://kontainer.com/clients/the_textile_and_fashion_industry_/ (Beka March 27, 2010, 4:56)

http://kontainer.com/clients/ (Beka March 27, 2010, 4:56)

http://kontainer.com/pricing/kontainer_leasing_plans/ (Beka March 27, 2010, 4:57)

http://www.sitelogr.com/s/kontainer.com (Beka March 27, 2010 5:47)

http://www.kontainer.com/features/ (Josh, March 28 2010, 3:00)

http://www.kontainer.com/about_kontainer/kontainer_as_a_picture_archive/ (Josh, March 28 2010, 3:01)


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  1. Unknown User (small2)

    sorry if i wasn't supposed to put the information on the page yet!! If it needs fixed, let me know

  2. Unknown User (rjgarman)

    -Kontainer has clients from many different types of industry such as photographers, the film and TV industry, the music industry, manufacturing companies, advertising and communications industry, and the textile and fashion industry. Some of their more prominent clients include Sony BMG Music Entertainment, IKEA, and Universal Pictures.

    -Kontainer is based in Poland and has many different European clients. All of their pricing is listed in Euros.At the top of the page, the language of the site can be changed to Swedish, German, Danish, as well as English.

    -Kontainer will work with clients, based on their needs, to specifically help them in some way. For example, Kontainer can set up a picture database for a designer so that they can easily find sketches or previous selections. Furthermore, individual passwords can be set for different agencies, distributors, and the press to prevent leakage of designs.

    (Posted by Beka Garman, Saturday March 27, 2010 at 4:54 P.M.)

  3. Unknown User (astruck)

    Companies from all over the world use Kontainer to communicate with people in other places across the world. People also use it to communicate within the same company.

    “Kontainer is to us an invaluable tool that provides an overview and ensures that all our colleagues across the S&S, stay updated. At the same time, it lets us maintain a good service to our customers who can always find relevant documents during the production process. _Kontainer is easy to use for both colleagues and customers, and saves us time every day at work.” _

    Anna-Marie Elkjær
    Saatchi & Saatchi

    This is just one example of a happy customer of Kontainer. There are many quotes like this one on kontainer.com

    Alex Struck Sun 3/28 at 6:45 pm

  4. Unknown User (astruck)

    The most basic package of Kontainer is free. However, the more advanced you would like your account to be, the more it cost. On kontainer.com the prices are in Euros. There are 9 different versions of Kontainer accounts. They range from free to 805 Euro a month. If you pick one plan, and realize it isn't the one that is best for you, you are able to change your plan at any point in time.

    Information from www.kontainer.com

    Alex Struck Sun 3/28 at 6 pm

  5. Unknown User (astruck)

    Kontainer is a program that makes it easy to upload pictures, documents, and videos to anyone you would like to share the information with. It’s a very user-friendly program that makes it easy to create users. Once logged in, it’s easy to navigate to all types of folders the user needs. You can present any of the items under your username or shared items from your friends or coworkers. It also allows you to make PDF's using the information in any of your folders. You can save presentations and direct clients to the exact place where the presentation is located.

    This information comes from www.kontainer.com

    Alex Struck Sun 3/28 at 5:30 pm

  6. Unknown User (small2)

    way to go team!! lookin forward to seeing you all again this Wednesday!!!!