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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 available in Canvas July 2021 
“Train-the-trainer” sessions for college ITC's/university staff August 3, 2021
Panopto Transition Announced to All Faculty  August 16, 2021
Faculty Panopto Workshop #1: Aug 23, 2021 View Recording
Panopto Soft Launch  August 30, 2021
Faculty Panopto Workshop #2 View Recording
Faculty contacted to transition Mediasite Libraries November 2021
Official Panopto Launch  January 24, 2022
Deadline for moving Mediasite content to Panopto March 31, 2022
Mediasite officially retired May 1, 2022

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