LAS VEGAS, Nev., UBTech Booth #401 — June 16, 2014 — Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted leader for video creation and management solutions, will unveil its new video portal, Mediasite Showcase, at UBTech 2014 this week in Las Vegas, Nev.
This is the 11th consecutive year Mediasite is delivering an interactive UBTech online experience and the first time Mediasite Showcase will be the go-to live event destination for the show’s attendees. All keynotes, general sessions and select breakout sessions will be live streamed to UBTech’s Showcase for virtual attendees to watch at any time. And with the complementary Mediasite Mobile app, they can watch any session on their iPhone or iPad. After the conference, all attendees will have exclusive access to a complete library of on-demand content.
Mediasite Showcase is an interactive portal for organizations to collect, spotlight and share their live and on-demand video content with private and public communities. Showcase encourages content discovery with Mediasite’s powerful SmartSearch and social sharing. Its friendly interface allows people to browse videos by channel, popularity, recent views and more, enabling organizations to quickly build powerful online video experiences.
“Mediasite Showcase is the ideal way for us to share our conference with the UBTech community during the event,” said Stephanie Martinez, CIO of University Business. “Not only does it allow our audience to customize their online experience, but Showcase will be a critical portal to highlight key videos, promote future conferences and attract new attendees. We’re excited to continue our decade-long partnership with Sonic Foundry and once again offer UBTech as a hybrid event. We’re honored to be one of the first events to use this valuable new tool.”
The following Mediasite-recorded sessions will be streamed live to the public:
- UBTech 2014 Grand Opening & AMX Innovation Awards, 4:15 p.m. PT June 16
- Yours, Mine or Ours? Intellectual Property in a Digital Age, 1:30 p.m. PT June 17
- Disruptive Innovation with Open Education, 8:45 a.m. PT June 17
- The Evolution of MOOCs and Higher Education: An Inside View, 10:50 a.m. PT June 17
- Innovation in Higher Ed: Why Most Initiatives Fail (and What We Can Do About It), 10:40 a.m. PT June 18
To experience Mediasite Showcase first hand, watch best practices webinars and see video applications, visit sofo.mediasite.com/mediasite/showcase.
Mediasite by Sonic Foundry is the video management, lecture capture and academic webcasting platform of choice for 1,250 colleges and universities in 58 countries. Last year more than 2 million hours of academic video were created with Mediasite, receiving 30 million views. With Mediasite, faculty flip classrooms and capture in-class instruction, students report better grades and schools successfully expand their competitive online programs.
UBTech, held June 16 to 18 in Las Vegas, Nev., is higher education’s most focused high-level conversation about technology, attracting more than 1,000 campus visionaries from 400 institutions. www.ubtechconference.com/
About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Madison, Wis., Sonic Foundry (OTC: SOFO) is dedicated to transforming how the world works and learns through innovative and scalable technology solutions. We help customers maximize the value of their video initiatives and infrastructure while leveraging our expertise and global footprint to help unlock a smarter, more connected world for learners, workers, and entrepreneurs everywhere. Sonic Foundry’s family of brands includes Mediasite®, Video Solutions, Vidable® and Global Learning Exchange™ which are trusted by thousands of educational institutions, corporations, and health care organizations in dozens of countries around the world. For more information on how Sonic Foundry’s solutions can empower you and your organization to seize today’s opportunities as well as those of the future, visit www.sonicfoundry.com.
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