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Automating Mediasite Publishing Workflows in your LMS
Learn about the latest Mediasite capabilities for automating LMS publishing workflows with Blackboard, Canvas, Sakai or Moodle. Learn: - Important factors to consider in both faculty and student workflows - Using modules for automatic course catalog creation - How LTI serves as the foundation for LMS integrations
Bill Cherne, Director of Field Engineering, Sonic Foundry
5/4/2016 6:30:00 PM
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Building Mediasite Showcases
Mediasite Showcase lets you curate, organize and deliver content in branded video portals, making it easy to create your own enterprise or campus YouTubes. Learn: - What Showcases are and when to use them vs. Mediasite Catalogs or publishing to an LMS - How to create and customize your Showcases and video channels - How to apply registration and/or security to your Showcases
Dharmesh Sampat, SVP of Engineering, Sonic Foundry
5/4/2016 7:20:00 PM
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Capturing and Managing Videoconferences and Online Meetings with Mediasite Join
In today’s collaborative classrooms and work places, video conferencing and other collaborative technologies play an integral role in deepening communication engagement. Learn how Drexel University's LeBow School of Business uses the new Mediasite Join with their Polycom system to capture collaborative online courses for 3500 online and in-class students.Sonic Foundry also overviews how the Join service works and technical requirements before opening the session to group discussion about future collaborative platform support.
Ferdinand Bergen, Network Solutions Engineer, Sonic Foundry
5/3/2016 7:55:00 PM
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Choosing the Right Mediasite Recorder for the Job
Over the past year, Sonic Foundry has expanded the family of Mediasite Recorder models with configurations designed to meet the needs of different recording environments. Austen compares and contrasts each model’s video and content capture capabilities for both room-based and mobile recording appliances. Guidance will also be provided for those planning to refresh their Recorders or add new Recorders to an existing deployment.
Austen Portz, Director of Hardware Engineering, Sonic Foundry.
5/3/2016 7:05:00 PM
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Content Storage and Retention Strategies
With Mediasite’s wealth of content capture, upload and import options, it’s important to have a solid content storage and retention strategy. Learn about new Mediasite tools for determining storage usage, establishing quotas, automating content management and retention practices. Attendees are encouraged to contribute their own storage and retention strategies, policies and challenges to the discussion.
Mark Weiler, Director of Marketing, 3Play Media
5/3/2016 7:55:00 PM
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Creating a My Mediasite "Studio" on a Budget
The flexibility and simplicity of My Mediasite means video can be recorded nearly anywhere. Small and economical tweaks to your recording environment can make a noticeable difference in the appearance of your content, even when using just a USB camera Join Mark to learn: - How to set up (or help others set up) for good-looking My Mediasite recordings - Home light kit basics - Webcam and microphone options and best practices - What to include on your "studio" shopping list
Mark Weiler, Director of Marketing, 3Play Media
5/4/2016 7:20:00 PM
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Effectively Lighting Your Scene, Webcast or Event
In this interactive session Chris and Maggie share fundamental best practices for lighting any scene. They'll demonstrate the effect different lighting equipment and techniques have on your video production. From an economical LED kit or compact fluorescent soft-box to a production-level Fresnel kit, you’ll learn first-hand how to light videos and events like a pro in both a semi-permanent studio setting and a temporary remote production.
Chris Richter, Producer/Director, City of Madison Information Technology Media Team, Chris started working for the City of Madison in 1989 for what was known as CitiCable 12. He got his foot in the door by working with studio lighting and remote productions. Over the years he has expanded into virtually all areas of production performed by the Madison City Channel or IT-Media. Originally from Milwaukee, Chris has moved around the state of Wisconsin while growing up, but has truly become a Madison resident and put down roots since going to college at the UW-Madison.
5/3/2016 6:10:00 PM
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Getting Started with Mediasite Analytics
Mediasite Analytics provide the data to see not only who is watching and when, but also the tools that give you deeper insight into your Mediasite system. Bill demonstrates: - How to create, customize and use presentation reports - The difference between catalog, user, presenter and authoring reports and when to use them - How to schedule recurring reports to automatically send results to others - How to monitor Mediasite activity through storage reports, download stats and server stats - How to manage the health of your Mediasite with various system reports
Bill Cherne, Director of Field Engineering, Sonic Foundry
5/4/2016 4:35:00 PM
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Introducing Mediasite Catch: Appliance-Free Room Capture
Capturing and preserving all campus courses, regardless of the room in which they're held, has just become easier and more economical. Meet Mediasite Catch which extends lecture capture to any space on campus. Sonic Foundry provides a sneak peek at how Catch combines the trusted reliability of automated, recording schedules with the flexibility of a software-based podium solution. This session will also serve as a sounding board for you to share feedback with the Sonic Foundry team about Catch's planned development direction.
Dharmesh Sampat, SVP of Engineering, Sonic Foundry
5/3/2016 6:10:00 PM
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Lesser-Known Mediasite Editing Tricks for the New User
Mediasite's Editor lets you quickly add finishing touches to any video. In addition to common editing functions of trimming, updating slides and creating chapters, the Editor includes several other useful capabilities that you may not be aware of. Matt demonstrates how to: - Incorporate watermarks - Block portions of sensitive video content to address privacy regulations - Build a Mediasite presentation from existing video and slides - Move content to a non-linear editor for more advanced work
Matt McCurdy, VP of Education, Sonic Foundry, For over 10 years, Matt has focused on helping universities around the world clarify their education technology vision and deploy it on an enterprise-level, with special emphasis on academic video strategy. He has been in the high-tech industry for more than 15 years and is a regular speaker on instructional design and technology in education. Matt holds a Master of Science in Instructional Technology from East Carolina University and a BA in German from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
5/3/2016 7:05:00 PM
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Lessons from the Trenches: Scaling Video Delivery with Mediasite
When use and consumption of your Mediasite skyrockets, it’s a good thing. A really good thing. But it also means you need to start thinking strategically about how your Mediasite is configured to guarantee efficient load time for system users and viewers, the best video and content streaming quality and maximum up-time. For UNINETT a National Research and Education Network (NREN) connecting and supporting educational institutions throughout Norway, these are critical issues impacting their business and their clients’ success. Thorleif and Benn share best practices that have helped UNINETT scale their infrastructure and overcome the real-world video challenges that all growing deployments face.
Thorleif Hallen, Senior Advisor - Services & Delivery, UNINETT, Thorleif Hallén is manager for edcation technologies at UNINETT, the Norwegian research and education network. At UNINETT he has headed a national project on academic video and rolled out Mediasite for 25 universities and colleges throughout the country. Thorleif has over 10 years experience with Mediasite, almost 20 years experience with lecture capture and 40 years experience with life.
5/3/2016 7:05:00 PM
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Live & Hybrid Events: On the Road with Mediasite Event Services
Capturing 1200+ hours of video content from 80 rooms spread across 9 locations in only 4 days - it's all in a week's work for the Mediasite Event Services team which provides turnkey recording services for events of all sizes. Kevin takes you behind the scenes of high profile productions and hybrid events, sharing his team's planning techniques, operational workflows and production best practices to apply to your own live events.
Kevin O'Connor, Mediasite Events Account Manager, Sonic Foundry, Kevin brings deep experience in events production and technical consultation to his role at Sonic Foundry where he is responible for Mediasite Events sales in North America. Prior to joining Sonic Foundry, Kevin worked for a foundation in the roles of technology manager, marketing, sales and has also been a technical consultant to professional sports teams. The former host of “Computers, Internet and More,” a weekly radio show broadcasting out of Wausau, Wisconsin, Kevin holds a degree in music production from McNally Smith College of Music in Minneapolis and is working towards a degree in Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
5/3/2016 4:40:00 PM
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Looking Ahead: Mediasite’s Video Delivery Strategy
In the world of streaming media, delivering video to desktops and mobile devices continues to evolve, with no single solution that addresses video delivery to large audiences. Join Tom and Dharmesh as they lay out Mediasite’s transition from Silverlight to Flash and Smooth Streaming to MPEG-DASH, and introduce caching and IP-multicast to stream H.264 video behind the firewall
Dharmesh Sampat, SVP of Engineering, Sonic Foundry
5/3/2016 7:55:00 PM
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Managing Your Mediasite Recorders
It's easy to streamline the process and resources needed to monitor and manage several Mediasite Recorders. Join Mark as he shares time-saving tips and best practices for: - Configuring a default template for your Recorder - Setting up remote Recorder access and using the Recorder Control Center - Controlling your Recorders with control panels and other devices - Upgrading and reimaging your Recorders
Mark Weiler, Director of Marketing, 3Play Media
5/4/2016 4:35:00 PM
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Mastering My Mediasite for User-Generated Content
My Mediasite equips faculty, trainers students with the tools to easily record, upload and share their own videos. Matt demos different My Mediasite workflows to suit a variety of scenarios including: - Capturing screencasts or video with Mediasite Desktop Recorder - Uploading video from the desktop - Recording and uploading from a mobile - Creating channels, using shared folders and managing content To learn more, attend the companion session, My Mediasite's Content Publishing and Submission Workflows.
Matt McCurdy, VP of Education, Sonic Foundry, For the past 10 years Matt has focused on helping universities around the world clarify their education technology vision and deploy it on an enterprise-level, with special emphasis on academic video strategy. He has been in the high-tech industry for more than 15 years, and is a regular speaker on instructional design and technology in education. Matt holds a Master of Science in Instructional Technology from East Carolina University and a BA in German from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
5/4/2016 4:35:00 PM
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Mediasite Catch
Capturing and preserving all campus courses, regardless of the room in which they're held, has just become easier and more economical. Meet Mediasite Catch which extends lecture capture to any space on campus. Sonic Foundry provides a sneak peek at how Catch combines the trusted reliability of automated, recording schedules with the flexibility of a software-based podium solution.
Dharmesh Sampat, SVP of Engineering, Sonic Foundry
5/3/2016 6:10:00 PM
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Mediasite Encoding Best Practices: Optimizing Video Quality vs. Storage Requirements
Mediasite provides a variety of streaming options, which means plenty of (potentially confusing) encoding choices. Learn how to choose the right combination to capture quality content while taking your users' bandwidth and your organization's storage constraints into account. Learn: - The fundamentals of encoding - How to pick the best encoding settings and create custom stream groups based on different capture scenarios - The impact of adaptive streaming Be sure to also participate in the related session, Content Storage and Retention Strategies.
Bill Cherne, Director of Field Engineering, Sonic Foundry
5/3/2016 6:10:00 PM
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Mediasite Upgrade & Deployment Strategies
Get the inside track on Mediasite’s development and release schedule to best plan for future Mediasite upgrades and deployments. Sonic Foundry also shares how to prepare for your roll out including infrastructure requirements, configuration recommendations and strategies to keep your Mediasite Recorders up-to-date with new tools provided in Mediasite 7.
Bill Cherne, Director of Field Engineering, Sonic Foundry
5/3/2016 4:40:00 PM
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My Mediasite's Content Publishing and Submission Workflows
Beyond publishing videos to channels and shared folders, My Mediasite offers other content submission and managed-publishing workflows to ensure content approval and privacy, where needed. Join Sonic Foundry for a tour of these alternative Mediasite publishing options.
Ferdinand Bergen, Network Solutions Engineer, Sonic Foundry
5/4/2016 6:30:00 PM
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Panel Discussion: Closed Captioning & Accessibility Best Practices
It’s essential for schools to become experts on digital accessibility laws and best practices in order to develop a strategic framework that ensures content and educational technology accessibility for all learners. Our expert panel will discuss and share: • How recent and upcoming legislation have renewed attention on the importance (and quality) of video accessibility and closed captioning • How to find the resources, staff and time to implement accessibility measures more affordably than ever • Strategies and tips to draw more value out of the academic video created on your campus • How solid accessibility practices will foster deeper engagement with faculty and students campus-wide
Art Morgan, VP Partner Development, Automatic Sync Technologies, Art is a member of Automatic Sync Technologies’ executive management team. With over 25 years experience working with enterprise, education, nonprofit, and government customers and partners on software development and integration projects, his primary areas of expertise are voice, mobile, and video platforms and tools.
5/3/2016 6:10:00 PM
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Scaling Your Deployment with Mediasite Video Cloud
As a scalable and secure alternative to on-premises deployments, Mediasite Video Cloud has experienced tremendous adoption and growth in the enterprise and on campus. Flexible new service bundles provide options to large and small customers alike. Join Michael to learn whether this video Platform as a Service (PaaS) is right for you.
Michael Norregaard, SVP of Customer Experience, Sonic Foundry
5/4/2016 6:30:00 PM
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The Mediasite Monitoring Service (MMS) Advantage
Up-time and performance of your Mediasite system is critical. The new Mediasite Monitoring Service (MMS) offers near real-time monitoring of all your Mediasite assets, ensuring maximum system availability. Learn how the service provides proactive incident notification and Sonic Foundry support response for critical and anticipated issues that may impact your day-to-day Mediasite operations.
Ferdinand Bergen, Network Solutions Engineer, Sonic Foundry
5/4/2016 7:20:00 PM
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Understanding Mediasite Content Accessibility
It’s increasingly important that your online video accommodates learners of all abilities, complies with state and federal accessibility requirements and strengthens overall content comprehension. This is why we’ve made Mediasite accessibility a priority with support for automated closed captioning, popular screen readers, keyboard shortcuts and more. Join Matt as he steps through the various Mediasite capabilities to address accessibility requirements. To learn more, also attend the companion panel discussion, Closed Captioning Best Practices.
Matt McCurdy, VP of Education, Sonic Foundry, For the past 10 years Matt has focused on helping universities around the world clarify their education technology vision and deploy it on an enterprise-level, with special emphasis on academic video strategy. He has been in the high-tech industry for more than 15 years, and is a regular speaker on instructional design and technology in education. Matt holds a Master of Science in Instructional Technology from East Carolina University and a BA in German from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
5/3/2016 4:40:00 PM
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Using the Mediasite API: A Showcase of Advanced Integration Examples
The Mediasite SDK and Mediasite Player SDK are powerful toolkits with the flexibility to extend Mediasite beyond its out-of-the box capabilities. See a variety of API-based solutions including custom players with additional interactivity, automated recording processes and automated Mediasite management functions.
Ron Jailall, Sales Engineer, Sonic Foundry, As an expert in classroom technology, Ron’s goal is to make learning spaces easier and more convenient to use. At North Carolina State University he used his touch panel programming expertise to innovate classroom control, create a lecture capture system and interface for blind users, and streamline support for large numbers of technology-enhanced rooms. He has shared his design innovations with others at several conferences. Ron joined Sonic Foundry as a Sales Engineer and also contributes to the Advanced Integration Services team.
5/4/2016 4:35:00 PM
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What Every Admin Should Know: Behind-the-Scenes Mediasite Tools
Explore the backend tools that are critical to efficiently managing your Mediasite system. including: - Mediasite worker services (transcoders, OCR, search) and job farms - Mediasite Control Center - System Editor and Config Editor - System logs
Bill Cherne, Director of Field Engineering, Sonic Foundry
5/4/2016 7:20:00 PM
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