Digital Media


Kaltura Releases Video Extension for Moodle and Joomla

Kaltura has released video extensions for both Moodle, an open source course management system, and Joomla, an open source content management platform. The extensions allow site-builders for either application to manipulate video and other rich media on their sites, including content management, syndication, monetization, transcoding, uploading, importing, and editing.

North Carolina State Expands Streaming Video Deployment

North Carolina State University is deploying technology from HaiVision Network Video to stream its video.

The Imagined Space of The Web 2.0 Classroom

Web 2.0 and new media have influenced the design of physical classroom spaces, just as they have offered new virtual spaces for interaction.

ATutor Open Source CMS Supports Content Interoperability Standard

Open source learning content management system ATutor has been updated to version 1.6.4. It now includes support for the IMS Common Cartridge Lite 1.0 content interoperability standard.

ePortfolios: Let Me Count the Ways

Rather than starting with a functional analysis of various ePortfolio tools, look at how ePortfolio technology in general fits with key educational trends and decide how a portfolio strategy can support your institution's unique objectives.

500 Institutions Deploy WMS for Video Streaming

Wowza Media Systems said 500 universities and colleges have adopted its Wowza Media Server to deliver live, on demand, and interactive content to students and faculty, much of it driven by greater demand for lecture capture.

Nottingham Trent U Works with Desire2Learn To Promote LRO among Faculty

Nottingham Trent University in Nottingham, UK said it plans to develop and extend its standards-based repository infrastructure to include new services. This two-year project will work on enhancing processes and technology for better integrating learning object repository in the university's virtual learning environment.

LodeStar Learning Objects To Work with Equella Digital Repository

Educators who create learning content with LodeStar Learning's e-learning authoring tool, lodeStar can now maintain those objects in the Equella Digital Repository from Learning Edge North America.

Caltron HD Digital Signage Players Get WiFi Option

Caltron has introduced the MP-1080AW and MP-1080HW digital signage media players. The newest models add the option to send high definition content wirelessly to the digital signage.

SoftChalk Authoring Software To Work with Equella and Merlot

SoftChalk is partnering with two companies, The Learning Edge International and Merlot, in integration projects for its e-learning content authoring software.