Video in Captivate – Embed Vs Stream

Adobe Captivate

Video in Captivate – Embed Vs Stream. Progressive Download vs Streaming Download. There are multiple player options for skins (playback buttons etc.). • Streaming Downloads. Almost every video you see on the web is streaming from a dedicated media server.

Dev Corner - HTML 5 Video Player with multiple video streams

TechSmith Camtasia

This week's Dev Corner post comes from Mike Luongo and details using HTML5 to create a video player that lets you play multiple video streams at once. HTML5 video player with PIP that is movable/sizeable/opaciable.

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Streamed Video in a Web Object (UStream)

Adobe Captivate

Reducing the height, for example, instead ends up pushing the player bar off the bottom of the screen. Both videos were loaded to the streaming provider the same way…and the embed codes generated the same way…so we’re scratching our heads trying to figure out what is going on. We are using UStream as our streaming provider, so specific comments related to that service would be appreciated.

Activity Streams

Jay Cross

An activity stream is a mash-up of an individual’s or organization’s feeds. Activity stream aggregators typically republish activities in reverse chronological order, independent of type of activity. Activity streams are going to be wildly important for social learning.

Securing your Video Player

KZO Innovations

When utilizing an enterprise video platform , one of the top concerns is almost always securing your video player. A secure video player means content owners can select the level of permissions for groups, the level of user authentication, and secure the delivery of the video stream. The video stream can be securely delivered to protect against unlicensed viewing. Deliver Your Content over the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) KZO streams your video content over the SSL.

Delivering streaming video to mobile devices

TechSmith Camtasia

Just copy and paste the embed code into your page or post.and viewers on Flash-less devices will see the HTML5 player. Photo credit: AdamKR.

One Step Behind

eLearning 24-7

Streaming to your Television. If there was ever a technology that is emerging and continues to do is – its streaming. I’m not talking about viewing online streaming video, I am talking about actually viewing video or whatever on your television. Take a look at the tabletop boxes that exist today in the space of streaming from the net to your television, and you shouldn’t be surprised on the players (no pun attended) that see this as the next big thing.

Don’t Ransack My Movies (DRM): Options Around Securing Online Video

Web Courseworks

Protecting against the least technically involved theft of video, a click of the “download” icon, may involve just a simple setting change in your video player. Finally, very technical methods are available to attempt to secure streamed video content.

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19 Productivity-Boosting Apps for L&D Project Managers

Dashe & Thomson

Just last year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issued project management its own occupational category , a confirmation that project managers are more important players than ever. The project management profession is growing into its own.

This Week on #BLPLearn: Pushing Your Luck, Teaching With Games, and Hiring Weirdos

Bottom-Line Performance

We all sail in a stream of ideas, ideas that are the examples and stories of the peers who surround us; exposure to this stream shapes our habits and beliefs. #BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community.

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How to Link Knowledge Guru to an LRS with Experience API

Knowledge Guru

By connecting Knowledge Guru to an LRS, you can bring player activity in the game into your LRS and track it along with data points from other learning activities within your organization. Verify that the test statement has appeared in the activity stream for Wax LRS.

Introducing Our Updated SCORM Converter

KnowledgeAnywhere

Generic video streaming files. A lot of people explain the concept by thinking of an LMS as a DVD player and the SCORM file as a DVD. There is a standard in place that requires all DVD’s to play in all DVD players.

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Adobe Captivate 7 Templates

eLearning Brothers

Adobe Captivate Player Skin Widgets. YouTube video streaming and in-course web browsing. Adobe has just released it’s latest version of Captivate. Seems as if they just barely launched Captivate 6 and now 7 is out.

Games To Gamification

Learnnovators

However, these days you find many single-player games where the player competes with a component of the environment (say a computer), against his or her own skills. They are also the rules that govern behaviors, offering predictable outcomes for players’ actions.

Knowledge Guru Fall ’14 Release Adds New Game Type, Expanded Reporting and More

Knowledge Guru

In Quest, players are on a journey to “unlock knowledge.” Players select an avatar to represent themselves… and a Guru to guide them through the game. The interface just feels fun as players play, and the game mechanics encourage replayability.

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HTML5: Standardize on MP4 (mostly)

ICS Learning

Now for the next big thing…a standard for support true-streaming video via HTTP! Progressive Downloading’ of video works now – link to a video and it’ll start downloading to your device, and the device player will likely start playing that video back as soon as it can… …but you can’t skip ahead and have the video quickly pickup at that point; to do so requires ‘true’ (“Adaptive”) streaming capabilities – like from a media server.

Quick Tip for Validating a Course Idea

LearnDash

Creating and selling courses is an easy way to earn some extra income, and in some cases, become a main revenue stream. You should investigate the current players and create a profile on their offering.

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Playable UI, eLearning Challenges, and HapYak: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

In general, it goes through several iterations of a UI that subconsciously tries to teach a player how to play a game – all without hammering them with text and tutorials. Where in our existing games can we train the player sneakily?

Tips for Managing Assets When Creating a Collaborative Course

CourseArc

First, get all your key players together (in-person or virtually) and create an action plan that answers the following questions: What is the full scope of the project?

8 Top Learning and Development Podcasts

Elucidat

Kineo’s Stream of Thought. Subscribe now via apple podcasts, spotify, google play – or search Learning at Large on your podcast player of choice.

Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

Consider these factors while hosting training videos on an LMS : file size of the videos & compatibility, hosting charges, streaming server, and confidentiality of information. Once your training videos are ready, check their file size and compatibility with various players and browsers.

Coach’s Eye + TEAMS: Every Practice, Every Game, Every Time

TechSmith Camtasia

Players and coaches have access to a team video stream, unlocked video analysis tools, and offline video review. Players and coaches are able to access a shared video library on their personal devices. Coach’s Eye + TEAMS is now available.

You Built a Great Learning Game… Why Aren’t You Getting Results?

Knowledge Guru

The game goal and the play experience clearly link to the skill or knowledge the player will find helpful to acquire. Note that I said player will find it helpful. The player has to find value in it.) Is download required or can they stream the content?).

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Why We’re Excited About Open edX Hawthorn

Appsembler

Optimized video quality with adaptive video streaming. One reason that Open edX uses Youtube by default as its video player is that Youtube provides streaming capabilities free of charge. Video streaming automatically adapts to learner’s connection speed.

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Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

From addicting us with games and entertainment that can be streamed to apps for social networks; the smartphone controls us. Visualize the entire learning solution as a powerful game and your learners as players or participants. We are nearing the end of 2018.

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What’s the biggest myth about gamification in elearning?

Sponge UK

The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or mobile device. Karl Kapp is a gamification analyst, elearning consultant and professor at Bloomsberg university.

xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry

MakingBetter

Right now, these groups don’t have a way for devices to talk to each other that all the different players can agree on. In not-so-technical terms, this is the activity stream/statements part of xAPI. In not-so-technical terms, this is the activity stream/statements part of xAPI. Since last year, I worked with IEEE to standardize the Experience API (xAPI) specification.

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Links of the Week

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Flash isn't BAD and HTML5 isn't GOOD In the seemingly never ending Flash vs. HTML wars, Streaming Learning Center's Jan Ozer decided to run a simple test (using YouTube) to compare both players' CPU utilization. In summary: Flash isn't always bad and HTML5 isn't always good. Click here for his findings.

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Some FAQs about Adobe’s announcements yesterday

Steve Howard

Adobe announced to increase its efforts on HTML5, use of the Flash Player for applications (packaged with AIR) and specific desktop browsing use cases including premium video and console-quality gaming. As a result, Adobe will no longer develop Flash Player for mobile web browsers. What does this mean for Flash Player support on desktops? Will the Flash Player continue to be available on the Android Market? What will happen with Flash Player support on RIM?s

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Sponge UK boss on Learning Now TV

Sponge UK

Viewers of the live-streamed internet television channel, Learning Now TV (LNTV), will be able to see an exclusive interview with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director of elearning provider, Sponge UK this month.

Donald Clark – To ignore AR and VR in learning would be madness

Sponge UK

The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or mobile device.

Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

They aren't by a long shot, but when it comes to putting video on the web, the Flash Player has rapidly become the only game in town. Market Penetration The Flash player is installed on a higher percentage of end user computers than any other video format. And as more consumer sites continue to move to the Flash video format, it's even more likely that your audience will have an appropriate player.

What If The Internet Was Completely Video?

Grovo

It’s already around 65% of the web’s total bandwidth today, mostly as streaming entertainment content. If video truly does take over the Internet, streaming services like Netflix and YouTube could be seen as early promoters of an essential kind of literacy.

Delivering content in multiple formats – A common publishing challenge?

Magic EdTech

XML : This format requires a dedicated player that dynamically creates HTML5 format based on the XML source ?le, MP4 : This is a digital multimedia file format that is widely used to stream videos online.

3 Key Tips to Optimize Video for Mobile

KZO Innovations

Your unique video landing pages for mobile viewers should be a more trimmed-down version to ensure they get the full value of the player without missing out on the extra text and images that are provided. Long-form Video: Use live streaming. This technology responds to a client’s bandwidth capacity and adjusts the quality of the video stream between multiple bitrates and/or resolutions. Basically, it allows you to stream longer videos to mobile devices.