University of Konstanz joins Apereo foundation

The Opencast Board is happy to report University of Konstanz from Germany has become a member of the Apereo Foundation, thus joining eight other institutions in the project’s funding scheme described at https://opencast.org/sponsors/. Situated spectacularly above Lake Constance, colleagues (re-)joined the community during the Pandemic and were able to quickly set up a local infrastructure for lecture capture and live streaming thanks not least to the community. The board would like to thank University of Konstanz for supporting Opencast in its sustainable development.

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Community contribution by ssystems and their customers

The Opencast board is happy to report German software provider ssystems (https://www.ssystems.de/) has contributed a significant amount of money to the Opencast community. It is part of ssystem’s  policy to obtain a “community contribution” as part of the services they are providing to their customers. The Opencast board honours this support and would like to express its thankfulness to both ssystems and their customers.