|By Business Wire||
|January 30, 2013 03:00 AM EST||
(Stand ISE numéro 2C75) — L'utilisation de la vidéo académique connaît une croissance rapide en Norvège grâce au partenariat entre Sonic Foundry, Inc (NASDAQ : SOFO), leader du marché reconnu en matière de gestion vidéo et de webdiffusion académique, d'entreprise et d'événements, et UNINETT, fournisseur de services réseau et Internet auprès des facultés, universités et institutions de recherche en Norvège.
« La hausse qu'a connu la vidéo académique en Norvège est désormais considérable dans la mesure où les écoles bénéficient d'un accès au contenu Mediasite à portée de main, » a déclaré Thorleif Hallen, conseiller principal chez UNINETT à Trondheim, en Norvège.
UNINETT est détenue par le Ministère de l'Éducation et de la Recherche, et est responsable du Réseau national de recherche et d'éducation (NREN), qui connecte plus de 200 institutions norvégiennes d'éducation et de recherche, ainsi que plus de 300 000 étudiants et enseignants avec les technologies éducatives de pointe. UNINETT a pour objectif de lever les barrières à l'utilisation de la technologie au sein de ces institutions, et de leur permettre d'incorporer les technologies éducatives dans les salles de classe.
UNINETT a accru ses offres auprès de la communauté éducative en ajoutant Mediasite à la liste des services rentables disponibles. L'introduction de la puissante plateforme de gestion vidéo Mediasite EX à la gamme existante d'applications réseau compatibles avec le NREN permet aux institutions participantes de connecter autant d'enregistreurs Mediasite qu'elles le souhaitent à la plateforme Mediasite centralisée de gestion et de webdiffusion d'UNINETT. Ceci offre aux établissements scolaires et aux chercheurs une infrastructure à la fois économique et évolutive pour l'enregistrement, la délivrance et la gestion d'un riche contenu vidéo. UNINETT a également récemment commencé à offrir ces services aux universités suédoises.
« Mediasite réunit tous les outils de webdiffusion que je cherchais depuis quelques années, » a déclaré M. Hallen. « Nos membres souhaitent pouvoir bénéficier d'une technologie qui leur permette de partager des cours, qui soit compatible avec les appareils mobiles, et qui offre une possibilité de vidéoconférence. Mediasite répond à toutes les attentes et constitue le meilleur système de capture de cours qui soit. Il transcende la qualité de l'enseignement et de la communication. Les étudiants peuvent ainsi apprendre d'une manière plus personnalisée, et apprécient véritablement le fait que des enregistrements de cours puissent de nouveau être consultés à la demande. »
Pour voir la présentation d'UNINETT intitulée « Une infrastructure nationale destinée à la capture des cours » du forum 2012 Europe du groupe d'utilisateurs Mediasite, rendez-vous sur www.sonicfoundry.com/UNINETT.
À propos de Sonic Foundry®, Inc.
Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ : SOFO), est le leader de confiance du marché en matière de solutions de diffusion sur le Web pour les entreprises, offrant des services de gestion de contenu vidéo et de distribution pour l'enseignement, les entreprises et le gouvernement.
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