Video & Lecture Capture App Updated to Record Zoom/Teams Sessions
- By Dian Schaffhauser
capture and video management company Sonic
has updated and renamed its Mediasite
desktop recorder program. The new app, Mediasite
enables users to manage and upload collaborative recordings from
Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other video and web conference systems as
well as create video communications.
Mediasite Mosaic is combined with My Mediasite, users can create
videos and screencasts with a single click on Macs or PCs. The app
allows users to:
their display, camera and microphone simultaneously and create a
multi-track video presentation to upload to My Mediasite;
online or offline and upload anytime;
video and audio from built-in or USB cameras, microphones and other
the video before, during or after recording;
audio levels; and
the app in light or dark mode.
program monitors when new content is being created locally on users'
devices, giving them the option to automatically upload their meeting
recordings, corporate communications, trainings and classroom
discussions created with other tools, such as Zoom, WebEx, Teams or
learning management systems. That capability helps users extend
certain functions to all the content they generate, such as built-in
closed captioning and transcription; search; video and caption
editing; easy publishing; and interactive options for tracking and
analyzing data about viewer engagement.
Mosaic is an essential tool for schools and organizations in this new
digital-first reality, allowing anyone to instantly communicate
effectively with video," said Sonic Foundry CEO, Michael
Norregaard, in a statement. "Schools from primary to collegiate
levels are strategically planning for a fall semester and beyond that
likely combines both distance learning and socially-distanced
classrooms. At the same time, organizations continue to navigate how
to keep remote employees connected. They need tools that can easily
capture and share the valuable teaching, learning and training
happening across distances, and we are excited they can use Mediasite
Mosaic to achieve their goals."
company said that Mediasite Mosaic is available now in the Mac
and will be available in the Microsoft Store before the fall
Dian Schaffhauser is a former senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal, Campus Technology and Spaces4Learning.