Talking to camera
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
I have never been briefed on what to do when standing (or sitting) in front of a camera. I'll do a talk to camera at the drop of a hat. That's the kind of stuff I get up to in the classroom when there's a camera to perform in front of.
Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs
AUGUST 23, 2016
While the word “compression” can conjure images of pixelated video, the process is both necessary and efficient with modern digital cameras. Like the “pinch” in an hourglass, compression helps devices and the internet keep up with a big stream of data.
TechSmith Tips – Getting Started with Video Webinars
AUGUST 20, 2015
But we like to think the factor that sets our Webinars apart is our use of camera video. While setting up the system for live streaming video can be complicated and pricey, we’ve found it to be well worth the investment of time and money. What is a Webinar?
4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning
MARCH 25, 2016
Just get a video camera and record the beetle so everyone can see a blown up image of that lil guy. That’s why it’s important to get your thoughts organized before you sit down in front of a camera.
Tin Can API: A Must for Blended Learning
APRIL 10, 2015
It provides a simple interface on devices like smartphones, tablets and computers to capture the streams of activities that learners undertake by converting them into simple statements.
Recording Skype and Google Hangout Video Calls
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
Camera and lighting. Next you’ll need to adjust your camera and the light of the room you’re recording in. See more about cameras below.) You’ll also want to adjust the placement of your camera. I’ve used a Microsoft Life Camera that can record 1280×720.
What’s on the TechSmith roadmap? We’ll tell you.
APRIL 21, 2014
What: Online, streaming event with live Q&A. Much of the content will be recorded in advance but you can text chat with TechSmithies throughout and we will respond to top questions live on camera. What if I can’t tune in to the live stream?
All About Pixels
JANUARY 10, 2017
Video cameras will shoot certain resolutions (most often 1080p these days) and screen recordings are based on the resolution of the recorded screen. Pixels are the small dots that make up your computer, TV, and phone screen. Digital displays are comprised of pixels.
Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond
MARCH 30, 2015
When the worker scans the object in front of him, the app uses the device’s camera to ‘understand’ it. Such devices can again, can be used for context sensitive content rendering, such as live streaming of a surgery procedure on the Google Glass.As
The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips
MAY 21, 2015
The green screen effect is a post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues ( chroma range). A camera, lights, a green or blue piece of cloth/fabric, and some editing software.
How FocusAssist Works
APRIL 16, 2014
It uses the camera in a trainee’s iPad or computer to determine if the trainee is present and their level of engagement. While FocusAssist does use the trainee’s camera, no video or photographs are saved or streamed anywhere.
JAY CROSS – Pushing the Envelope to the End
Performance Learning Productivity
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
He was also never without a camera close at hand to act as his ‘external memory’. His Flickr stream contains thousands of photos. “It all boils down to learning, but not the sort of learning you experienced at school. No, this is learning as a life skill.
(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
For this blog I suffice to say that you can screencast (make a movie of your computer screen), on-the-fly videos (amateur quality with iphone, ipad or simple camera), professional videos, web lectures and live stream (let online follow a meeting by people who are not there).
Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
These new learning styles are incredible opportunities for your association to create new income streams. They are hosting conferences with no video camera in the room capturing what could be an incredible income stream for their association.
Thank You ScreencastCamp Supporters.
AUGUST 9, 2011
Kodak - My choice for adding camera video to your screencasts has been the Kodak zi8 video camera. Kodak has updated the zi8 camera and they're sending a couple of the updated model, the Kodak PLAYTOUCH camera. We'll be streaming some of the proceedings live.
Content creation tools for e-learning
OCTOBER 8, 2014
One (or more) Camera(s). If you want to stream lectures in real time or have 1-to-1 conversations with your students, you’ll need to invest in a web camera.
Technology Shifts Shine a Light on the Future of Learning
JANUARY 28, 2017
Imagine how clumsy that will seem when you can simply toss a drone into the air and have it take pictures, and stream video, while it follows you around. Instructors can teach field workers from the comfort of an office while viewing a live video stream of a worker practicing his/her craft.
Using Video in eLearning Part One
JANUARY 20, 2016
We have found that compressing all video content allows quick access for users, smaller file sizes take up less storage space and help increase streaming and download speeds. Video is a learning game changer.
Video Learning Platforms
MARCH 7, 2013
1995 – Real Media arrives on the internet scene streaming an entire baseball game that probably no one watched. Video itself - streamed, recorded, edited then posted, posted without editing, etc. – may/may not include audio incl. Stream your video. Flashback.
Using Mobile in Blended Learning
OCTOBER 12, 2016
Now that (more or less) everyone has a camera on their phone, it seems some of them can’t help but record everything that happens in front of them. Not only is it possible to film the event for future reference, trainers can now live-stream the session.
Where the LMS is Heading
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Yes, cameras themselves were aplenty, but video cams – sorry, not even close. Wall streams – On the rise – It is okay, you can leave FB – millennials already have – Snapchat anyone? It seems that every day I have been seeing articles on where is L&D heading, what will happen with the LMS market, the LMS industry, how much the LMS industry is worth and so forth.
MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 3: Launching a MOOC
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
Learning will simply become integrated into our life-stream. She works out loud and records it on her wearable camera (part of any one of the devices she''s wearing), and uploads it to a forum which happens to be part of the MOOC she is attending.
Project Giant TechSmith Snow Spork
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
Thanks to Conan Heiselt for making the giant snow spork, Kelly Rush, our videographer, for setting up the tech on this project (live stream, computer, cameras, etc), Jordan Skole, our intern for the idea to record the snow fall, and Lucas Anthony, our Logistics Coordinator, for adding the final touches (logo and decorations). Everyone has been preparing for the giant snow storm that's hitting the country.
Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
For example, online resources, such as TeacherTube, Khan Academy, and YouTube provide thousands of streaming educational video clips for teachers to use in their lessons. Today’s guest blogger is Michael F. Ruffini, Ed.D.!
12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools
DECEMBER 25, 2014
Quickly add photos and footage from your PC or camera into Movie Maker. CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your Windows computer and create bandwidth-friendly streaming flash videos. When creating an online course, you often need to capture a live video, audio, or screen recording. We’ve narrowed it down to 12 great eLearning audio and video tools to help you get started easily. iMovie.
What is in store for the LMS Space: My Forecasts for 2016
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
I would add that the ability to upload via a digital camera or camcorder is not universal. As one vendor calls it a “stream” I think they need to tweak that word and add a couple more to truly assess what I think of that spin. Lately there have been quite a few articles relating to where the LMS is heading, what is the future of the LMS market and so forth.
Open door classrooms
Learning with e's
MAY 10, 2011
The next step would be to enable live web streaming, dynamic social networking and Twitter backchannels to operate while classroom sessions are in progress. That would depend I guess, on where the classroom cameras and mics were pointed/situated.
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 23, 2010
What happened was that while Brian was setting up his slideshow and preparing for his keynote, the microphone and video camera were live for about 60 seconds before he started. Brian Kelly has posted a fascinating analysis of the success of my slideshow 'Web 3.0 - the way forward?'.
20+ eLearning Tools and Resources
JULY 24, 2014
Quickly add photos and footage from your PC or camera into Movie Maker. CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your Windows computer and create bandwidth-friendly streaming flash videos. Sometimes building online courses can be a little more difficult than it seems, so why not have one place you can go to find the resources and help you need? We have compiled a list of different resources and applications to help you build your courses quickly and easily.
10 Tips for Successful Webinars
MAY 13, 2015
Adjust the height and angle of the camera to ensure that your head and shoulders are properly centered and appear natural—the way they’d look if your guest were sitting across from you. Adjust your position as needed, or try placing some desk lamps in front of you (out of sight of the camera) to provide pleasant ambient light and minimize shadows.
How Fortune 1000 Companies Succeed With Video
AUGUST 21, 2015
Its automatic editing algorithm, unveiled over the summer, determines what separate cameras at the same event are focused on, and uses this knowledge to decide when to cut to a different shot, just as a human editor would. It will let users stream ESPN over the web for $20 a month. Congratulations to the big players that’ve made the 2015 Fortune 1000 list!
TechSmith AppShow – A Better Way to Show Off and Record iOS Apps
JULY 29, 2014
Before now, the “least worst” methods of capturing the screen of an iOS device were hardware or streaming workarounds. Or maybe you’ll want to combine screen capture footage with camera video to produce a bigger project.
Four LMS Trends whose hype isn’t meeting reality
AUGUST 6, 2013
When I think of video, I think of people recording something with their video cameras, smartphones, tablets and other electronic means. Video streaming by the way is gaining some steam – but again, reality is settling in. Video takes up a lot of bandwidth and video streaming – not only do you need the bandwidth but you also need the speed to stream the video. Let me ask you a question. What do these four items have in common? Miami Vice.
Top 10 LMSs for 2013
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Can record live events and stream them or place them on the platform for future viewing. Can zero in with a mobile device in recording, even with a DV camera – so it is not just a wide shot when recording – which is awesome function for product demonstrations, heck even when showing someone how to do whatever. Hello from sunny Los Angeles. Back again to bring this first in a series of rankings for the top ten learning management systems for 2013.