Tis voting season in the world of online learning and rich media. Next up: Streaming Media Readers' Choice and Best of Elearning!. We've done well in these competitions in the past - very well indeed - but only because of you.
CBS News Channel 5 KGWN-TV Cheyenne, Wyoming, did a neat story this week on Mediasite at the University of Wyoming, where lecture capture is known as Wyocast. They highlighted a student survey, the results of which I think our readers and Mediasite users will most enjoy:
77% of students used Wyocast to watch lectures to review for quizzes or exams
Professor Andrew Renaut is performing - and webcasting - a live, rare and as he describes it "anatomically interesting" surgery today from OR6 at The Brisbane Private Hospital in Queensland, Australia. Renaut is Professor of Surgery, runs a surgical practice and started a company called Videosurgery that streams surgical procedures both live and on-demand via the Mediasite webcasting platform.
Latebreaking news: June is National Dairy Month. Sonic Foundry's based in Madison, Wisconsin, so yeah, we understand the state's fascination with all things dairy.
But we're not the only ones.
In celebration of the last day of celebration, here's a round up of Mediasite webcasts from customers both local and out of state.
WARNING - This post is going to be a bit more technical than some of our others (but no less exciting!)
In Mediasite 5.4, communication between the remote recorder interface and the recorder has changed, affecting the TCP ports used, security settings available (including SSL encryption), and making recorder naming a more important consideration.
Earlier this month, the Mediasite ML Recorder lost some serious webcasting weight - 8 pounds plus a 14-percent reduction in size. We made the announcement at InfoComm in Las Vegas and its debut garnered rave reviews from Mediasite fans and new friends, both on-site and online. Here's a sampling of happy ML tweets from fellow Mediasite users on Twitter that capture the weight loss excitement:
At InfoComm 2010 we announced our lastest mobile Mediasite Recorder - the new Mediasite ML. As you'll see in this video (embedded below and shot by our friends at rAVe Publications when they visited us), it's a pretty amazing little piece of hardware.
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