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Sonic Foundry, Sloan-C International Partner to Create Hybrid Conference on Online Learning

MADISON, Wis. – November 8, 2010 – Sonic Foundry, Inc.(NASDAQ: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting, lecture capture and knowledge management, and Coast-to-Coast Technology Partner for the Sloan Consortium, webcast the Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, held last week at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

This year’s conference is titled “The Power of Online Learning: Stimulating New Possibilities.” More than 40 sessions were webcast live by Sonic Foundry, including keynote and plenary sessions, featured and special interest sessions, Great Ideas sessions and select vendor showcase sessions. All onsite and virtual attendees will have on-demand access to all webcasts post-conference for one year.

“Online and Blended Learning has now come into the mainstream of education. I am delighted that Sonic Foundry provides the Sloan Consortium the ability to reach many more people with the materials presented at our meetings. The growth in online participants in our conferences and attendees who view materials after the conference has grown dramatically,” said John Bourne, Executive Director of Sloan-C.

Among the featured presenters, Anne-Marie Lerner, Ph.D., presented Can Lecture Capture Make You a Better Professor.

Since 2003, Sonic Foundry’s lecture capture platform and services have set the standard for delivering exceptional instruction and sharing knowledge online. Trusted by more than 800 educational institutions worldwide, the Mediasite lecture capture and content management system automates the recording, delivery and management of multimedia presentations that combine video and accompanying visual aids for live or on-demand viewing.

Sonic Foundry’s Event Services is a leading provider of webcasting for blended conferences and hybrid events. The group supplies technical webcasting services and expertise to organizations who seek to complement their conference or event with viewing over the web. Since its launch in January 2007, the Event Services group has provided live and on-demand webcasting for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and university associations to sporting events and charitable organizations.

About the Sloan Consortium
The Sloan Consortium is an institutional and professional leadership organization dedicated to integrating online education into the mainstream of higher education, helping institutions and individual educators improve the quality, scale, and breadth of education. Membership in the Sloan Consortium provides knowledge, practice, community, and direction for educators. Originally funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Sloan-C is now a non-profit, member sustained organization.

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. Sonic Foundry’s brands include Vidable® and Global Learning Exchange® which help unlock a smarter, more connected world for learners, workers, and entrepreneurs everywhere. For more information visit


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