User Experience Is About to Become Critical

May 4, 2021

Over the past 14 months, higher ed technology professionals have been scrambling. Whether we were sticking webcams on tripods, placing cameras/mics in classrooms or working with faculty on how to use all of the above — the past year has been more about preparing for tomorrow than for the next six months or year. While […]

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Auto Tracking Camera System for Successful Lecture Capture

February 19, 2020

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM HuddeCamHD By Paul Richards Director of Business Development — Chief Streaming Officer PTZ Optics The demand for live-streaming and pre-recorded content has never been greater. Many industries are turning to lecture capture solutions to transform trade shows, training sessions, seminars and more into live-streamed shows as well as on-demand […]

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Sony and UbiCast Join Forces

February 6, 2019

Sony and lecture capture solution provider UbiCast have announced the launch of Miris Netcapture software and Miris Video Platform. The new network-based lecture capture solution integrates with Vision Exchange, Sony’s active learning and interactive lecture solution. While Sony’s Vision Exchange allows students and teachers to share and annotate content wirelessly from their laptop, smartphone or […]

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Epiphan Video to Show Kaltura CMS Integration and Crestron Control Module for Pearl at ISE 2019

January 17, 2019

Epiphan Video is showcasing full API integration with Kaltura Content Management System (CMS) and the first-ever Crestron Control Module for the Pearl family of all-in-one video production systems. The Pearl family of hardware encoders now support scheduling of multi-view VOD and webcasting events directly within the Kaltura Management Console. Pearl’s built-in touch screen and Admin […]

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Matrox Unveils Monarch LCS Radar Centralized Monitoring Application at ISE 2018

February 6, 2018

Matrox Video today announced Matrox Monarch LCS Radar, a centralized monitoring application that provides a streamlined overview of multiple Monarch LCS lecture capture appliances. The easy-to-use web application allows IT administrators to monitor the status, health and activity of all encoders from a single dashboard. Overseeing the critical functions of every single encoder simplifies the maintenance and upkeep of the […]

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Matrox Video Integrates Kaltura Into Its Lecture Capture Firmware

April 25, 2017

Aimed at affordable lecture capture, Matrox is today announcing integration of the Matrox Monarch LCS with the Kaltura Lecture Capture system and broader Kaltura Video Platform. Immediately available as part of a Monarch LCS firmware update, college and university IT managers have greater freedom to integrate budget-friendly, stress-free lecture recording in even more classrooms. From the Monarch LCS Command Centre, users can now directly add their […]

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Extron Introduces New StudioStation One Touch Recording Solution

February 14, 2017

Extron just launched the simplest, but coolest, ProAv product in a while — it’s called StudioStation. If you can’t sell this, you shouldn’t be in ProAV — this will be EASY to sell! StudioStation is literally a one-touch recording of HD video and audio presentations. To turn the system on, insert a USB stick and […]

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New Lecture Capture Capability for WolfVision Cynap

February 9, 2017

WolfVision showing a new enhanced version of its vSolution Cynap collaboration system at ISE. Cynap now has a Capture Pack, a lecture recording capture agent which uses Opencast technologies to provide secure, reliable, scheduling, processing, management, and intelligent distribution of academic and corporate video recordings.Cynap is marketed as an ‘all-in-one’ collaboration product with a built-in media player, WebRTC web conferencing, streaming, BYOD mirroring, plus whiteboard and annotation […]

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Matrox Updates Monarch LCS

December 8, 2016

Matrox Video today announced a firmware update for the H.264 based Matrox Monarch LCS lecture capture appliance that adds a new scheduler function. That schedule now lets the Monarch LCS to be set to start automatically before an event (e.g. lectures, corporate presentations, religious services) without any human intervention required. The Monarch LCS scheduler supports […]

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Matrox Monarch LCS Ships

August 2, 2016

Matrox Video has announced that the Matrox Monarch LCS, a two-input lecture capture device, is now shipping. Priced at just $2,495 US (€2,495, £1,949), the Monarch LCS accepts video from any SDI or HDMI camera and presentation content from computers over HDMI. The inputs can be encoded independently and in sync for use with the […]

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Extron Introduces Entwine EMP, an Enterprise Media Platform for Lecture Capture

December 4, 2015

Extron just launched its first new product since its acquisition of Entwine this summer — the EMP, an integrated end-to-end software solution that facilitates the capture, management and playback of media files from meetings, lectures and other live events. With Entwine EMP, previously recorded media files can be added to the system, ensuring current as […]

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Sometimes, Appearances Do Matter

October 12, 2015

We have been using the Crestron Capture HD products at Bates College for several years. However, we have always had various problems with the devices. On occasion, they will stop taking the video input from the camera in the room. Other times, they will stop recording the audio. These are the worst type of problems […]

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Extron Acquires Entwine AG, Will Compete in Video Capture Space

August 10, 2015

Extron just announced that it has purchased Entwine AG of Zurich, Switzerland. A software company, Entwine specializes in building end-to-end video capture and presentation capture solutions using an open source software called OpenCast Matterhorn, as well as HTML5 and WebRTC. Of course, Extron’s been in the lecture-capture hardware market since last summer when they debuted […]

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Evolving College Student Population Will Change Education Technology Needs

June 9, 2015

As I sit down to write this column, one day past my deadline (sorry, Sara) I am in the wonderful district of Washington D.C. With the support of my institution, I have the honor and pleasure of attending the Leading Change Institute, put on by EduCause and CLIR. This institute is an application based institute […]

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Vaddio Expands RoboSHOT Camera Lineup with New RoboSHOT 12 HDMI and RoboSHOT 30 HDMI

April 8, 2015

Vaddio has added two new cameras to the RoboSHOT series, the RoboSHOT 12 HDMI and RoboSHOT 30 HDMI. Both feature HDMI out, Ethernet for IP control, a better image signal processor (ISP) and Vaddio’s Tri-Synchronous Motion. The RoboSHOT HDMI series is designed for simplicity in applications that only need HDMI video. Control functionality is accomplished […]

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Lumens Intros New VS-LC101 Compact CaptureVision Lecture Capture Station

March 25, 2015

Lumens Integration today introduced the VS-LC101 CaptureVision lecture capture station. The VS-LC101 can capture up to four different signals while synchronously recording, broadcasting and streaming up to 1080p. The VS-LC101 CaptureVision Station is compatible with HDMI, VGA and RJ45 (networked content) and it can capture and record each of the inputs synchronously in the classroom, […]

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Class Capture: Getting Ready to Press Record

August 26, 2014

MOOCS, class capture, blended learning and flipped classrooms are all the buzz in today’s higher education tech world. Several factors drive these changes in technology and pedagogy. Some institutions are trying to find ways to cut costs, others are trying to figure out ways to make some extra money and many are simply trying to […]

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Extron Tackles Lecture Capture with the Introduction of the SMP 351 and FlexOS

August 1, 2014

Extron just launched the SMP 351, an H.264 streaming media processor for capturing and distributing live AV sources and presentations. Featuring up to five inputs, the SMP 351 creates high-impact content by combining two high resolution signals, a background image and metadata into dynamic layouts that enhance a presentation’s message. The SMP 351 supports both […]

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