Sonic Foundry Announces Mediasite 4.0, Latest Enhancements to Mediasite Web Communications System
Oct 18, 2006 8:51 PM
Sonic Foundry announced major enhancements for its Mediasite EX Server for the Enterprise and Mediasite Recorder software. The improvements further differentiate Mediasite as the leading enterprise platform for managing multimedia communications.
Mediasite is a transformational communication medium used to deliver critical information and share knowledge. Business, education, and government organizations use Mediasite to automatically record and webcast vital information without time-consuming or costly production. Mediasite Recorders automate the capture and delivery of presentations and lectures for either live or on-demand viewing via the Web. Mediasite EX Server centrally stores, secures, manages, and monitors these rich media assets so they can be leveraged across large enterprises.
Mediasite 4.0 introduces the new Mediasite Management Portal, end-to-end security, expanded reporting, remote Recorder control and enhancements to the Mediasite Viewer interface for watching recorded presentations. In addition, EX Server now provides an integration-ready solution for customers to incorporate Mediasite content into other applications within their organization. The enhanced EX Server includes Mediasite Management Portal, presentation-content security, dual-directory support, secure FTP, enhanced reporting, the Recorder Control Center, and the Mediasite External Data Access Service.
The updated Mediasite Viewer now includes chapters, customizable links, adjustable playback rate, and larger video and slide viewing windows.
“For organizations that must manage thousands of hours of webcast content, Mediasite 4.0 delivers the security, management, customization, and scalability expected in an enterprise-grade solution, while dovetailing with their existing enterprise systems and network environments already in place,” says Rimas Buinevicius, chairman and CEO of Sonic Foundry. “We are excited to introduce these enhancements to our customers, and look forward to empowering leaders in business, education, and government with communication tools that make it easier for their information workers to create and access the knowledge they need, when they need it.”
Mediasite EX Server 4.0 for the Enterprise and Mediasite 4.0 Recorder software are available for immediate shipment.