SMU Launches Panopto for Campus-wide Video Content Management & Capture

Panopto LogoAs announced during the fall of 2019, SMU’s Academic Technology Council selected the Panopto video platform for campus-wide video content management, recording, and streaming.  As part of the announcement, SMU and Panopto are converting over 10,000 hours of existing content from the University’s legacy video platform, Kaltura. Continue reading SMU Launches Panopto for Campus-wide Video Content Management & Capture

Panopto Available for Simple, Powerful Video Capture and Sharing

Panopto LogoWhile Kaltura has served us for a few years as our primary video capture and storage solution within Canvas, other services have since stood out from the crowd in the competitive video collaboration space, such as Panopto and other. After evaluating several solutions, it was found that Panopto provides closer integration to your Canvas courses, better recording tools, and even more ways to make your videos engaging with actionable content that can be graded and managed like any other assignment. The Panopto will replace Kaltura entirely at the end of Spring 2020.

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ManeFrame II is ready for you!

SMU's ManeFrame IIWe are pleased to announce that ManeFrame II (M2) is ready for general use. M2 represents a significant upgrade over ManeFrame – it has more than 6 times the processing power and a number of new cutting-edge technologies. With a theoretical peak processing capacity of 630 teraflops, it gives SMU faculty and students access to a state-of-the-art resource for research and teaching. Continue reading ManeFrame II is ready for you!

OIT Spotlight: Guillermo Vasquez, Linux & Research Technology Specialist

In this month’s OIT Spotlight, we meet Guillermo Vasquez, the Linux & Research Technology Specialist for Academic Technology Services.

Who are you? What do you do? Where are you from?

Guillermo VasquezMy name is Guillermo Vasquez, and I’m a natural researcher, a technology enthusiast, and an amateur photographer. I’m also a Linux professional and a cyber-security expert with specializations that include ethical hacking and technology forensics investigation. I was born to a loving family of farmers in the heart of Chihuahua, Mexico. I consider Linux to be my first language. Continue reading OIT Spotlight: Guillermo Vasquez, Linux & Research Technology Specialist