Opencast is a flexible, scalable and reliable video capture, distribution, and management system for academic institutions. Opencast is built by a growing community of developers in collaboration with leading universities and organizations worldwide.

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2019 Opencast summit, January 16-18, Zurich, Switzerland


Introduction


News

Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

19 September 2018 The Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg is one of Germanys largest universities and has a long tradition in lecture recordings. Read more…


Opencast Annotation Tool 2.0 - QA started

30 July 2018 For the upcoming release 2.0 of the Annotation Tool we need help for the QA Read more…


Opencast Developer Workshop 2018

11 July 2018 November 13th to 15th 2018 in Osnabrück, Germany. Read more…


Opencast D/A/CH Meeting 2018

10 July 2018 September 27.-28., 2018 at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. Read more…


Opencast 5.0 has been released

12 June 2018 This new release includes the popular Paella Player, a new Animate service to create exciting trailers, a Live Streaming Scheduler and many more improvements. Read more…


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Features

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Schedule

Schedule events to automatically record based on a pre-defined timetable and capture both video(s) of the presenter and the computer signal.

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Edit

Bulk edit and trim video recordings. The UI provides graphical visualization of standard edits and can therefore significantly reduce editing time.

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Process

A scalable infrastructure to encode video, generate metadata and preview images, create captioning and bulk edit to support video processing at scale.

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Distribute

Publish recordings for download or on-demand viewing via YouTube, RSS, Atom-feeds or with OAI-PMH.

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Playback

The media player is a standalone application or embedded on blogs, wikis or a content management system.

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Manage

A robust dashboard to manage, configure and track the status and performance of video content and distribution channels.


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Opencast has an active, helpful and engaging community. Here you can find information on how to get in contact with us.


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