|[June 11, 2014]
Sonic Foundry Partners to Live Webcast InstructureCon 2014
PARK CITY, Utah --(Business Wire)--
Sonic Foundry (News - Alert), Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted leader for video
creation and management
solutions, has been selected by Instructure, the company that builds
the Canvas learning management system, to webcast InstructureCon
InstructureCon 2014, held June 17 to 19 in Park City, Utah, is
Instructure's fourth annual user conference. More than 1,500 education
professionals will attend to learn about the latest educational trends,
such as analytics, big data, face to face instruction, online education,
flipped instruction and more.
Mediasite by Sonic Foundry will deliver an interactive InstructureCon
online experience, live streaming the keynotes and select sessions to
online attendees. After the event all attendees will have access to the
recorded content on-demand.
"InstructureCon is all about making more ideas available to everyone so
we can learn within and beyond our local communities," said Jared Stein,
vice president of Research and Education at Instructure. "We're excited
about partnering with Sonic Foundry to create a dynamic online video
experience for our attendees paticipating both onsite and remotely."
Sonic Foundry is a certified
Instructure partner. The integration with Mediasite empowers
faculty, trainers and staff to easily record, upload, publish and watch
Mediasite content within the Canvas course management system.
"Not only does Mediasite seamlessly integrate with the systems that
drive online learning, but institutions large and small use Mediasite to
turn commencements, award ceremonies, speeches and more into hybrid
events, webcasted live with thousands of online viewers," said Rob
Lipps, executive VP of Sonic Foundry. "We're honored to collaborate with
Instructure, one of our trusted partners, to help them reach their
customers around the world."
Mediasite by Sonic Foundry is the video management, lecture capture and
academic webcasting platform of choice for 1,250 colleges and
universities in 58 countries. Last year more than 2 million hours of
academic video were created with Mediasite, receiving 30 million views.
With Mediasite, faculty flip classrooms and capture in-class
instruction, students report better grades and schools successfully
expand their competitive online programs.
Instructure, Inc. developed the Canvas learning management system to
make teaching and learning easier for everyone, everywhere. Canvas
empowers learning in every context with open, usable SaaS (News - Alert) technologies.
And through Canvas Network, Instructure provides a cloud platform where
teachers, learners and institutions can connect and chart their own
course for personal growth, professional development and academic
inquiry. Learn more at www.instructure.com.
About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.
Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is the trusted leader for video capture,
management and webcasting solutions in education, business and
government. The patented Mediasite
Enterprise Video Platform transforms communications, training,
education and events for 2,800 customers in 58 countries. The company
empowers organizations to reach everyone through the power of video;
accelerating knowledge-sharing, preserving valuable content, building
stronger teams and getting results.
© 2014 Sonic Foundry, Inc. Product and service names mentioned herein
are the trademarks of Sonic Foundry, Inc. or their respective owners.
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