Digital Media


Kaltura Releases Blackboard Building Block To Add Video

Kaltura, a company that develops open source products for creating and managing video on Web sites, has published a Blackboard Building Block that allows users to integrate video into their Blackboard Learn environments.

Windows 7 Limited on VC-1 Video Codec Use

Microsoft last week acknowledged that the VC-1 video codec has limited performance on multicore systems running Windows 7.

Ball State Installs Virtual Studio for Broadcast

Ball State University in Muncie, IN has enhanced its broadcasting capabilities with the addition of new virtual studio installation.

InfoComm 2010: Rich Media Driving the 'Evolution of the Network,' Cisco Exec Declares

Collaborative technologies like video and telepresence aren't just changing they way people work, learn, and communicate. They're also having an enormous impact on networks and will, in the near future, force radical changes in architecture, according to Cisco's Marthin de Beer, who delivered the opening keynote address at the InfoComm 2010 conference Tuesday in Las Vegas.

Sonic Foundry Launches New Mediasite Recorder Automates Closed Captioning

At the InfoComm 2010 convention this week in Las Vegas, Sonic Foundry debuted updates to its Media site lecture capture system, including new recorder hardware and updated Mediasite software.

Microsoft Launches Expression Studio 4

At the Internet Week Conference Monday, Microsoft released Expression Studio 4, the latest version of the company's Web design and rich user interface (UI) development tool.

Digiotal repositories

Worth the Work

In an era when Google ranks almost daily as the most-visited website in the world, the question has to arise for any higher education institution: Why create digital repositories?

Field of 3D Dreams

When the film Avatar hit theaters late last year, shattering box office records and racking up Academy Award nominations, it changed moviegoers’ perceptions of the possibilities of 3D.