|[January 23, 2013]
Webcasting Experts Share Best Practices at Mediasite User Group Europe Forum in Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM --(Business Wire)--
More than 100 webcasting experts from higher education and leading
enterprises will gather Monday, Jan. 28 in Amsterdam for the second
User Group Europe Forum, hosted by Sonic Foundry (News - Alert), Inc. (NASDAQ:
SOFO), the trusted market leader for video management and academic,
enterprise and event webcasting.
The event takes place from 11:30 to 5 p.m. at Amsterdam's University of
Applied Sciences, Hogeschool van Amsterdam. Attendees will learn
webcasting and video management best practices, compare success
strategies, actively participate in hot topic discussions with peers and
share feedback with Sonic Foundry leaders.
Representatives of Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Chartered Accountants
Ireland, Narvik University College in Norway and Université Paris Sud
will share their expertise with a pan-European audience of webcasting
professionals from the Netherlands, Switzerland, Norway, France, the
United Kingdom, Belgium, Turkey, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic,
Sweden, Luxembourg and Ireland.
"Oxford University uses Mediasite for its distance-learning and
part-time students. Regardless of where they are, they can watch their
professors in real-time and feel as though they are face-to-face in the
classroom," said Sean Faughnan, director of Oxford University's
Technology-Assisted Lifelong Learning team. "The MUG Europe Forum will
connect me with webcasting leaders, and I'll leave with new ideas about
how to advance Oxford's lecture capture progrm to reach even more
"The forum is a unique opportunity for Mediasite users across Europe to
meet and collaborate around today's hot video topics. With over 1,100
Mediasite User Group members worldwide, we know they'll leave the
conference energized and equipped with knowledge to advance their video
programs at home," said Rob Lipps, Sonic Foundry's executive vice
For more information, visit www.sonicfoundry.com/MUGEuropeForum.
Sonic Foundry has a robust international customer base and a growing
number of Mediasite User Groups (MUGs) around the world, including MUG
Netherlands, MUG Japan, MUG Australia/New Zealand, MUG UK, MUG
Scandinavia, MUG Germany and MUG Czech.
Sonic Foundry's flagship annual user conference, UNLEASH, is the largest
global gathering of Mediasite users. UNLEASH
2013 takes place April 28 to May 1 in Madison, Wis.
About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.
Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is the trusted market leader for enterprise
webcasting solutions, providing video
content management and distribution for education, business
and government. Powered by the patented Mediasite
webcasting platform and webcast
services of Mediasite Events, the company empowers people to
advance how they share knowledge online, using video webcasts to bridge
time and distance, enhance learning outcomes and improve performance.
Product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of
Sonic Foundry, Inc. or their respective owners.
Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters
that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. Because
such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual
results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such
forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to
differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties
pertaining to continued market acceptance for Sonic Foundry's products,
its ability to succeed in capturing significant revenues from media
services and/or systems, the effect of new competitors in its market,
integration of acquired business and other risk factors identified from
time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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