Panopto Releases v4.7 Update to Video Capture and Management System
Panopto, which creates video platforms for education and enterprise, has announced an update to its video capture and management system. With version 4.7, the platform now offers an end-to-end HLS video workflow, which lets organizations record and stream HTML5 video using the H.264 and AAC codecs.
Panopto says this addition makes it the first to offer multi-stream HTML5 video. Customers can use the company's HTML5 player for playback and search, or for creating time-stamped notes. Panopto also offers an embeddable HTML5 player for basic viewing.
With this update, Panopto is introducing a system called "snap-ins" that let customers modify functionality on any web page. Customers can choose snap-ins for video search (searching either a collection or the words within a video), one-click recording and upload, and playlist embedding. Panopto notes that snap-ins can be integrated with any learning management system (LMS) and popular content management systems (CMS).
In addition to the platform upgrade, Panopto is announcing the release of a rack-mountable video capture appliance, created with Seneca Data. The appliance offers three configuration options: single-channel HD and SD, dual-channel HD, and quad-channel HD.
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