David Hopkins, who manages the Broadcast Center at Princeton, needed a unified, centralized solution for users to upload, store, backup, edit, and share video. Kaltura is an open source video streaming service that has done those things since its launch earlier this year. The Princeton home page, Blackboard courses, social media venues, departmental sites, and other users have greatly increased the amount of video that they are sharing, and Hopkins needed a tool that would meet those increased needs. The goal was to centralize storage, backup and management of video and audio files, and make them available in a variety of formats to meet the needs of a long list of devices. Continue reading
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Wednesday, February 22, 12:00 noon
Frist Multipurpose Room B
Welcome to the World of Kaltura: A Media Management Haven
Have you ever lost your keys? It is a very frustrating feeling. What if someone or something was assigned to always manage them for you? Now that would really make you feel better. Now imagine if those keys were very important videos. Kaltura is an excellent media tool for managing, converting and distributing video. David Hopkins will demonstrate how Kaltura’s video management works. He will show how Kaltura connects to systems like Blackboard, Roxen, and Drupal.
About the speaker:
David Hopkins has been with the University since 1993. He was formerly the manager of the New Media Center. David has been working in video production for over 20 years. He lives and breathes technology. He is always looking at cutting edge technology and how it can benefit the University. David graduated from North Central University.