Project Giant TechSmith Snow Spork

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In Okemos, Michigan , where TechSmith is located, they're calling for a foot or more of snow! We even have TechSmith Titanium sporks. And, those are the same qualities we needed for something to measure the snow fall. That's where the idea came from to make a giant version of the TechSmith spork to measure the snow fall. After gathering all the supplies, we came back to TechSmith and got to work on the giant spork. TechSmith 179 38

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

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It gives you much smaller files sizes with minimal quality loss. Like the “pinch” in an hourglass, compression helps devices and the internet keep up with a big stream of data. So without further ado, here’s former techsmith video guru Mike! The post Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To's codec container file MOV mp4 quicktime resolution streaming types Video

How To Overcome the Challenges of Communicating Digitally With Jay Baer

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TechSmith collaborated with Jay Baer to find out more about how the transition from in-person to digital affected industries with a range of expertise. YouTube, webinars, and live streams are the perfect platforms for speakers.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

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Organizations offering quality educational resources to their customers position themselves as market leaders. Creating an extra revenue stream. Examples of academies include software products and services such as Canva, Techsmith, and Miro.

The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

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Learn More About TechSmith Relay. Lecture capture hardware is an appliance-based platform that is placed physically in a classroom for recording and/or streaming presentations, events, and lectures. Lecture capture software lets you record video presentations, manage video files, and stream video content to any device. Always consider audio quality and lighting when recording. Learn More About TechSmith Relay. What is lecture capture?

11 Types of Videos You Can Make Right Now

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The best part is that these videos don’t have to be high-quality. See how Virgin Media used video to capture years of personal knowledge from 150 retiring colleagues with the help of TechSmith Snagit. This could include live stream video, ads, how-to tutorials, and a variety of other types of video content to connect with and help your customers. Or, TechSmith Camtasia is great if you’d like to create a more in-depth video with effects, captions, or transitions.

How to Record Google Hangout Video Calls

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At TechSmith, we’re always looking for ways to add video content into our daily conversations and communication. You don’t have to worry about your own audio quality unless you’re planning on using it in a final video. To get around this problem, give your guest with a webcam that will provide a higher quality video stream. The truth is video calls aren’t always high quality. Will your video be perfect quality?

How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

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Codecs encode or compress streams of data for storage, playback and video editing on a variety of platforms. This codec produces an MP4 , which typically delivers the best quality, with smallest file size. Takeaway: Use the MP4 file type to keep quality and reduce file size. Default outputs for Camtasia and Snagit MP4 format uses AAC audio compression which has a good combination of sound quality and file size.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

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Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. It’s versatile, offers good quality at manageable sizes, and, as mentioned earlier, is compatible virtually everywhere. Codecs are the technology and programs used to encode or decode a digital data stream or signal (i.e. The post How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Recording Skype and Google Hangout Video Calls

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It’s probably good enough if you were just having a conversation but the quality for your video will be disappointing. I’d highly recommend that you provide your guest with a web camera that will provide a higher quality video stream. I was asked about overall quality. Video calls aren’t always high quality. Will your video be perfect quality? The post Recording Skype and Google Hangout Video Calls appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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Curated Insights: Using Video to Drive Learning

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TechSmith on YouTube featuring Matt Pierce. When it comes to simple, nifty tricks to improve video production quality, Matt Pierce from TechSmith is my go-to recommendation. Live streaming helps us bring live conversations to people who may never have a chance to engage in person. “I just think that we’re going to be in a world a few years from now where the vast majority of the content that people consume online will be video.“

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

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Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. It’s versatile, offers good quality at manageable sizes, and, as mentioned earlier, is compatible virtually everywhere. Codecs are the technology and programs used to encode or decode a digital data stream or signal (i.e. The post How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding

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Without video encoding standards, the streaming video that revolutionized the Internet would not have been possible. It’s versatile, offers good quality at manageable sizes, and, as mentioned earlier, is compatible virtually everywhere. Codecs are the technology and programs used to encode or decode a digital data stream or signal (i.e. The post How to Edit Videos: The Not So Complex World of Video Encoding appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

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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. Using supplementary video in multimedia instruction as a teaching tool to increase efficiency of learning and quality of experience. appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Today’s guest blogger is Michael F. Ruffini, Ed.D.!

Thank You ScreencastCamp Supporters.

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DapperText - Daniel Park got his start making screencasts at TechSmith over 10 years ago. I love the option to hook up an external microphone for high quality audio. We'll be streaming some of the proceedings live. And, we'll also be streaming and recording an episode of ' The Forge ' during ScreencastCamp live in front of a studio audience! We're just a few days away from the first ever ScreencastCamp.

Kern Kelley & Michael Ruffini: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles

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The TechSmith Education team is excited to give you this inside look before the biggest K12 conference of the year begins. 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. I began experimenting with many screencasting tools and found that TechSmith’s Camtasia Studio was far superior compared to other screencasting software tools.

How to Transform Your Remote Communication With Visuals

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A constant stream of emails often inundates employees and can be overwhelming. The perceived time it takes to create a video or screencast or to markup an image is almost always linked to quality expectations. But every video doesn’t require the same level of quality. Visual communication software like Camtasia and Snagit and Video Review make it quick and easy to create and share high-quality images and video that deliver messages more quickly and better than text alone.

Guest Post: You can teach an old teacher new tricks

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They talked TechSmith into giving all of the attendees of the conference a copy of Camtasia to get us started on the right track. Many of my students found their home internet connection was too slow to stream the movies, but they could install an MP4 file on their machine and watch it easily. The post Guest Post: You can teach an old teacher new tricks appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Guest post by teacher, Steve Kelly.

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The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

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Lecture capture hardware is an appliance-based platform that is placed physically in a classroom for recording and/or streaming presentations, events, and lectures. Lecture capture software lets you record video presentations, manage video files, and stream video content to any device. TechSmith Relay , for example, gives instructors multiple ways to use technology for their specific teaching style and supports a variety of teaching methods and approaches.

Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

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Jot down topics and times on a pad and paper while you are live streaming so you can easily find the good parts when you’re done. Now that you have the video stored on Facebook, you have an HD quality video file that can be downloaded directly from Facebook and imported in Camtasia for simple editing. The post Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

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Create a weekly live stream. But even if you don’t have a live stream, you can still follow our video content strategy. A live stream video is just one example, but you can use this same method for nearly any video you make. Your smartphone likely shoots high-quality video.

What Online Video Platform is Most Popular for Screencasts?

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At TechSmith, we’ve helped customers publish over a hundred million videos over the last decade using our desktop products Camtasia , Snagit , and Jing. Screencasts are videos created by recording what is taking place on your computer screen, which is the primary use cases of TechSmith customers. The above chart summarizes the most common decisions that result in a free platform choice by TechSmith customers. Storage of Original Quality/ Source Video.

The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

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Lecture capture hardware is an appliance-based platform that is placed physically in a classroom for recording and/or streaming presentations, events, and lectures. Lecture capture software lets you record video presentations, manage video files, and stream video content to any device. TechSmith Relay , for example, gives instructors multiple ways to use technology for their specific teaching style and supports a variety of teaching methods and approaches.

Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List

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Streams, not blogs? Qualities of an Instructional Designer? Welcome TechSmith’s New Education Community Site , June 25, 2009. eLearning Learning Hot List. June 19, 2009 to June 26, 2009. We will be publishing this kind of hot list each week and doing monthly and other summaries here using the social filtering mechanisms of Browse My Stuff. To receive these hot list posts, you will need to subscribe to the Best Of feed. Top Posts.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

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TechSmith conducted research to learn more about people’s viewing habits and preferences around instructional and informational videos. The TechSmith Video Viewer research provides unique insights into when, why, and how people engage with informational and instructional video content. This growth can partially be attributed to the ever-increasing video file size, quality, and the rise of video streaming services. Your video doesn’t need to be high-quality.

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

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Both provide valuable information for assessing the learner and the video’s quality. To work best, video should be streamed, not just transferred like presentation or document, and when it is, the playback will often stall. Given the need to provide high quality, agile sales training, we’re not surprised to hear Allego is one of the fastest growing software companies on the Inc. Storytelling.

Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

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Authoring Tool vendors – okay TechSmith and a couple of ones that were not really asynchronous based authoring tools. . Quality of sessions. Has areas for video, webcasts (live and archived/recorded), streaming video, audio. Speaking. The Final Frontier of E-learning. These are the voyages of me. My five year (okay, as many years) mission is to speak at as many shows as possible throughout the world. To explore new cities. To seek out new attendees.

Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

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Streaming video on the Internet: This is quickly becoming the most common way to deliver video and many streaming services support a wide array of frame rates. This is especially important to consider when uploading videos to online streaming sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, and Screencast. Higher quality video is always the most desirable, but larger file sizes require better internet connections and computer hardware to stream at its highest quality.

50 Tips for Better Video

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Straight from the studio, we’ve put together this infographic of fifty practical tips that will drastically improve the quality of your videos. Take the time to get quality audio. Stay hydrated during recording, for a consistent sound quality. A mic that’s easy to hold or use with a mic stand lets you stand tall, fill your lungs with air, project your voice, and get sound quality that’s open and full.

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5 Popular Ways to Increase Conversion Rates with Video

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Throughout this post I’ll share some examples of how TechSmith has successfully used videos in several ways to increase conversion rates. Just so we’re clear, at TechSmith, we use Eugene Schwartz’s five levels of awareness. And with 5G wireless connections about to stomp the gas pedal on streaming and data transfer speeds video will become even more important. Webinars generate high-quality leads.

Content Marketing 101

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So what’s the secret sauce behind high quality content? When the telecommunications company, Shoretel, was looking to rebrand , it went all out with a content campaign, including a steady stream of news articles, a diverse keyword focus, and infographics. Whether it’s Google Analytics or a good look at shifts to your revenue stream, analyze the numbers to determine the effectiveness of your strategies. The post Content Marketing 101 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

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For example, here at TechSmith, we have completely changed how we serve up tutorial content. Prior to Facebook video advertising, here at TechSmith we hosted all tutorial content solely on our website and YouTube. Because of this, at TechSmith, we recently made a decision to start using video more on our social media channels. Each week, we use TechSmith Camtasia to re-purpose two upcoming blog posts, by summarizing them to re-create the article as a video.

Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

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Jot down topics and times on a pad and paper while you are live streaming so you can easily find the good parts when you’re done. Now that you have the video stored on Facebook, you have an HD quality video file that can be downloaded directly from Facebook and imported in Camtasia for simple editing. The post Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.