Mediasite Upgrade

Image of the My Mediasite interface on a laptop.

On July 6th 2018 the Universtiy’s academic enterprise video solution, Mediasite, was upgraded to version 7.2. This upgrade provides a more robust Mediasite experience including faster My Mediasite processing times. This new version, 7.2, has, new features and a new look and feel as well as a My Mediasite interface.

Some new features of Mediasite 7.2 include

Easy to use Personal Capture:
Create great looking videos, screencasts and slideshows wherever you are with My Mediasite.

  • New, responsive UI gives you a faster and more efficient experience across all devices
  • Full mobile support allows video management directly from your smartphone
  • Engage users through in-video quizzes, Q&A forums, and polls

Immersive Learning with Interactive Features:
Mediasite includes engagement and interactivity features that personalize learning experiences and improve retention.

  • Embed quizzes, automatically score them and export the results to gauge students’ understanding of topics in real time
  • Add comments and discussions to specific spots in videos to call out certain topics or timestamps to viewers
  • Encourage interaction between users and instructors with in-video annotations, discussions and comments
  • Easily pinpoint videos with improved search

Automated Speech to Text:
Mediasite now offers support for fully automated captioning via IBM Watson

  • Provide fast and easy search results from audio in your videos
  • Users can create videos that are automatically captioned as soon as they are created or uploaded into Mediasite

How do I use this new version and the new features of Medaisite?

My Mediasite can be accessed via:
https://vums-web.villanova.edu/mediasite/mymediasite

How to install Mediasite Desktop Recorder on a Mac - http://bit.ly/2Nxkdv1
How to install Mediasite Desktop Recorder on a PC - http://bit.ly/2KPuioE
Record using desktop recorder - http://bit.ly/2NvWNX6
Uploading and existing video (Useful for Zoom users.) - http://bit.ly/2lVqHr8
Adding quizzes to your presentations - http://bit.ly/2KS3rIG
Additional videos relating to My Mediasite are available at http://bit.ly/2ubG4PE

Mediasite can be used to record your in classroom classes as well. Click here to see a list of Mediasite capbale classrooms. 

Contact Us

University Helpdesk

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School of Law Helpdesk

Call Us: 610-519-7700
Walk-ins: Law Library Rm 104
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Classroom Technologies Hotline

610-519-5631

Event Recording

Multimedia Technologies can record events on campus for use in class, in Blackboard, on YouTube or delivered via Mediasite.  If you would like your event or class recorded please complete our "Request for Media Recording" form.

Record Lectures From Your Desktop

MyMediasite allows you to quickly and easily record and distribute a video or lecture from your laptop or even your iPhone! Read more about it here or contact michael.a.gallo@villanova.edu (9-8975) in Multimedia Technologies for more information.