PARK CITY, Utah — June 11, 2014 — Sonic Foundry,
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 participating 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.”
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.
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 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®,
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.