Press Release Summary:
Panopto Hosted features course-wide search, podcasting, Blackboard LMS integration, and simplified recording and publishing workflow. Video, audio, and presentation materials can be recorded as well as multiple video streams or audio-only presentations. It enables search, across multiple presentations, for keywords in PowerPointÂ® files and automatically detects devices connected to each system. Windows Media, Silverlight(TM), and MP3 podcast formats are supported.
Original Press Release:
Panopto Releases Hosted Version of Its Popular Lecture Capture Platform
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 13 / / - Panopto, Inc. announced today the general availability of Panopto Hosted, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) version of its lecture and meeting capture platform.
Created for educational institutions, corporate training departments, and government agencies, Panopto Hosted allows presenters to quickly and easily capture lectures, meetings and training material without investing in IT infrastructure and resources. Panopto's primary CourseCast features, including course-wide search, podcasting, Blackboard LMS Integration, and a simplified recording and publishing workflow are now available via Panopto Hosted.
"With limited IT resources on campus that are dedicated to other projects, having Panopto manage our recorded content proved to be an excellent and cost effective solution to our needs. Our students can quickly access their online classes and we have full control over the administrative features of Panopto Hosted," said Lydia Cavieux, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of Distance Learning New York Medical College, School of Public Health.
Eric Burns, Panopto's Chief Technology Officer, said, "With its simple sign-up process and easy-to-use capture application, Panopto Hosted is a great way for everyone from individual instructors to large institutions to begin capturing presentations today. The full breadth of Panopto's great capture, editing, and management technology is now available to anyone with a PC."
In addition to recording video, audio, and presentation materials, users can record multiple video streams or audio-only presentations. Viewers can search across multiple presentations for keywords in PowerPoint® slides and student notes. The Panopto Recorder automatically discovers any devices connected to each recording laptop, desktop or smartroom system. It automatically streams to multiple formats, including Microsoft's Windows Media, Silverlight(TM), and MP3 podcasts, greatly simplifying the session recording and distribution process.
Panopto Hosted (http://hosted.panopto.com/) is available on monthly and annual subscription levels. CourseCast Client-Server will continue to be available free-of-charge to academic participants in the Socrates Project.
About Panopto, Inc.
Panopto, Inc. is a privately held provider of rich-media knowledge casting and management solutions to the education, corporate, government and healthcare markets. More information about Panopto can be found at www.panopto.com. CourseCast is a trademark of Panopto, Inc. All other brand, product, service and feature names or trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Source: Panopto, Inc.
CONTACT: Beth Bellon of Panopto, Inc., Bbellon@panopto.com
Web site: www.panopto.com/