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Panopto Information Resources & Technology

About Panopto

Instructional Video Management

Whether recording, editing, storing, or sharing, the Panopto instructional video platform offers faculty and students a host of features that make it a one-stop lecture capture, video production, and learning engagement tool. Panopto can be used as a standalone application, or as a Canvas or Zoom integration, and features:

  • Ability to record live lectures or create on-demand videos
  • Upload/edit existing videos from your computer or a third-party apps like Camtasia
  • Unlimited storage capacity, and ability to sync and organize content into video libraries
  • Helpful viewing analytics
  • Built-in accessibility with automatic screen-generated captions
  • "Discussions" feature and embedded quizzes to measure viewer engagement

A faculty and staff pilot group selected Panopto to replace Mediasite as the new campus solution for lecture capture and storage by May 2022 - the following timeline highlights project milestones:

Panopto Transition Timeline

Milestone Date
Panopto Transition Announced to Faculty  8/16/21
Faculty Panopto Workshop #1 View
Panopto Soft Launch 8/30/21
Faculty Panopto Workshop #2 View
Faculty contacted to transition Mediasite content Nov 2021
Official Panopto Launch  1/24/22
All Mediasite content transitioned to Panopto 3/31/22
Mediasite Officially Retired 5/1/22

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