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Why Transcoding is Important

Transcoding is a process in video processing in which the video is reformatted from one format/codec (internal structure) into a new format/codec. . It’s an important part of making sure that video can be viewed wherever it’s delivered, so it’s worth taking a little time to understand. There are several goals that the transcoding helps

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Scaling Video Production…with the Help of Students

When the demand for professional-quality video production outstripped the capacity of the University of Portland’s Academic Technology Services, Samuel Williams had a brilliant idea. He began a student-run production studio. After hiring his team, he turned over the project to them – everything from picking a name to deciding on goals for the year. Will

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5 Steps to Move Your Enterprise Communications to Live Video

Introduction to Live Video for Enterprise Communications Most businesses that reach a certain headcount start to think about effective internal communications strategies. What mediums are best to use? What types of content get the most attention, and what’s the best method of delivery? Among the leading organizations who have the most effective internal communications, there

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How to Make Great Video: Video Editing

Part of an on-going series about how to make great videos, without needing specialized tools. Read more here. Last time, we looked at some slightly more advanced ways to get great quality audio. So now, you should have a completed video! Well, almost complete. It’s tempting to just post as soon as you’re done filming,

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From Open Capture Standard to Lecture Capture – Our Journey to Kaltura Lecture Capture

For years, schools have been recording lectures. As storage costs decreased and technology improved, the volume of recordings has gone up. At the same time, students have become increasingly accustomed to turning to video first for answers in their everyday lives. Many students now expect to have all of their classes available online for them

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Introduce Yourself: Why Professors Should Do Video Introductions

Recently I was spending some time with my family. Since several of them were at University, I heard a lot about college life.  My nephew had just started at Uni and was describing his first days as he was embarking on an engineering degree. “I had no idea how my professor was going to be

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Why Enterprise Companies Should Go Interactive

By Erika Trautman, CEO/Co-Founder of Rapt Media Interactive video is one of the most effective—and exciting—new forms of video out there. Today, Kaltura partner Rapt Media explains how interactive video is making enterprise video efforts for training and other use cases far more engaging. The mass consumption of online video hit an all-time high in

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Your Accessibility Strategy: External vs Internal

With lawsuits in the U.S. such as the National Association of the Deaf against Harvard and MIT and Netflix, there’s increasing pressure to consider online spaces “places of public accommodation” in terms of the ADA and other regulations regarding accessibility. The precedents are murky (Netflix, for example, settled with a legally binding consent decree, but the

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Enterprise Technology Trends in 2017

We’re a month into 2017, and some definite trends are shaping up for enterprise technology. Here at Kaltura, we’re interested in seeing how those trends in particular are going to affect video. What should we expect to see in the remaining 11 months of the year in terms of enterprise technology trends? 1. Greater emphasis on

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How to Make Great Video: Getting Great Audio (Intermediate Level)

Part of an on-going series about how to make great videos, without needing specialized tools. Read more here. Last time, we talked about the easiest ways to make sure your video has good sound quality. Today, let’s get a little more technical and talk equipment. Not professional equipment—we’re not going to recommend you go out