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Media Alert: Mediasite by Sonic Foundry to Live Stream Dalai Lama’s Sold-Out Teaching Event Tuesday in Madison, Wis.

Event will be broadcast live to 10,000 viewers globally

Madison, Wis.(07 Mar 2016)

Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted global leader for video creation and management solutions, today announced its Mediasite Events team will live stream His Holiness the Dalai Lama as he shares teachings and wisdom to the Madison, Wis. community Tuesday during a special event at the Madison Masonic Center. 

Hosted by the Wisconsin Tibetan Association, the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, will give a teaching on Geshe Langri Tangpa’s Eight Verses of Mind Training, a text that offers practices for cultivating the awakening mind of compassion, wisdom and love. 

One-thousand people will attend the sold-out event, and due to the high demand, it will be live streamed all over the world via Mediasite. The first 10,000 viewers will be able to watch live. The webcast will also be available on-demand. 

Time: 9:30 a.m. CST 

Date: Tuesday, March 8

Link to watch: http://bit.ly/1TVf1kc

“On behalf of the Wisconsin Tibetan Association, I would like to express our sincere gratitude to Sonic Foundry for their sponsorship in live streaming this event. This will enable people not only in Wisconsin but also those all over the world to not only listen to his teachings and words of wisdom but also see him. With Mediasite, this event can be watched even in Tibet, where our brothers and sisters long for teachings and blessings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama,” said Tsetan Dolkar Atruktsang, President, Wisconsin Tibetan Association.

“Our Mediasite Events team is a group of seasoned professionals that live stream and record more than 700 events of all sizes annually to help associations deepen their reach and preserve the valuable knowledge that is shared,” said Rob Lipps, Executive VP, Sonic Foundry. “We are honored to be a critical part of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s historic visit to Madison, Wisconsin, our global headquarters, and bringing his sold-out event to people around the world.” 

The Dalai Lama is also participating in a larger panel discussion titled “The World We Make” at the Overture Center’s Capitol Theater in Madison on Wednesday.

Mediasite Events is a leading global provider of live and on-demand webcasting for hybrid events and high-profile meetings. All event video is streamed, hosted and managed with Mediasite Video Cloud, a complete platform providing no-wait video publishing, exceptional playback across all devices, advanced video search, content security and powerful viewership analytics. 

About Sonic Foundry, Inc.

Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is the trusted global leader for video capture, management and webcasting solutions in education, business and government. The patented Mediasite Enterprise Video Platform transforms communications, training, education and events for more than 3,800 customers in over 65 countries. Sonic Foundry is a leader in Aragon Research’s Globe for Video Content Management, Frost & Sullivan’s lecture capture leader for seven consecutive years, a leader in Forrester’s Enterprise Video Platforms and Webcasting Wave and a challenger in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for enterprise video content management.