Mediasite by Sonic Foundry Wins Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

Mediasite named Best Portable Live Streaming Appliance

MADISON, Wis. — November 14, 2011 — Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc.(NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted market leader for enterprise webcasting and lecture capture, has been voted Best Portable Live Streaming Appliance in the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards.

The awards, established in 2007 to honor the success of streaming technology and services companies fueling industry growth, are unique in that the winners are selected by the end users. The awards were presented during a reception at Streaming Media West last week.

Mediasite has been honored with multiple awards by Streaming Media Readers in  2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010, and also in 2009 in the Streaming Media Europe Readers’ Choice Awards, the only US company recognized that year.

Earlier this year Sonic Foundry unveiled Mediasite 6, introducing the broadest range of mobile streaming available from a professional-grade webcasting appliance and video management platform, including playback on nearly every mobile device, from iPad and iPhone to Blackberry and Android device, using HTML5 and H.264.

“We are delighted to have received this award for the innovation and reliability of our Mediasite ML Recorder, particularly at a time when mobile streaming and playback is top of mind for the industry and our user community. For many years, our customers have relied on our purpose-built hardware solutions to capture everything from commencement ceremonies to product launches to town hall meetings. Our mobile streaming appliances have earned accolades for portability, reliability and ruggedness in use cases where failure simply is not an option. To be recognized again by the readers of Streaming Media is a tremendous honor,” said Rob Lipps, executive vice president of sales for Sonic Foundry.

Mediasite by Sonic Foundry  has set the standard for delivering exceptional video-based instruction and sharing knowledge online. Trusted by educational institutions, corporations and government and recognized as the global leader for enterprise webcasting and lecture capture, Mediasite automates the capture and management of multimedia presentations that combine high-quality video and accompanying graphics for live or on-demand viewing.

About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.
Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is the trusted market leader for enterprise webcasting solutions, providing video content management and distribution for education, business and government. Powered by the patented Mediasite webcasting platform and webcast services of Mediasite Events, the company empowers people to advance how they share knowledge online, using video webcasts to bridge time and distance, enhance learning outcomes and improve performance.