InfoComm 2009: Video Conferencing and Collaboration Systems

Glowpoint’s Video Network Operations Center offers complete management for a school or college’s video conferencing environment. Glowpoint’s unified user portal is a secure web site dedicated to scheduling daily and weekly video activities and offers help-desk tracking. Glowpoint offers on-site technician visits and installation of replacement parts.

MediaPointe has an enhanced video capture and distribution system that includes playback DVDs, offering flexibility for educators trying to incorporate technology into everyday classroom lessons. MediaPointe’s player sports Windows Media streaming, giving teachers a wider format choice for archiving or streaming video content.

Sonic Foundry’s Mediasite EX Server allows educators to webcast live and on-demand lectures and other presentations while featuring tools to index, organize, schedule, and track recorded content on the server system. Customizable reports allow teachers and professors to track who is watching what lecture and analyzes trends in viewership–a key for educators hoping to spread more classroom material to more students.