The University of London Computer Centre is proud to organise and host the 5th annual Future of Technology in Education conference. We have always been keen to keep FOTE a free-to-attend event and like to thank our sponsors for their support.
The campusM™ Mobile Platform powers a portfolio of mobile applications, bringing together a suite of campus-based information services directly to the smartphones and tablets of students, visitors, staff, alumni, prospective students and conference delegates. Based on open standards, the applications ensure easy and rapid integration with a wide range of data sources from any legacy or third-party university system. This versatility keeps communities connected with personalized content, to enhance their university experience in a way that was never possible before. Developed by UK based oMbiel, all applications are specifically designed for the iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad®, Android and BlackBerry, and also available as a web application, to enable a rich user experience across hundreds of devices worldwide. For more information, visit our website.
As a global leader in blended learning and lecture capture products, Echo360 helps higher education institutions keep pace with modern students’ learning needs through products that digitally record and upload learning content. Echo360 has been recognized with a Product Line Strategy of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan and named a Visionary Vendor in Educational Technology by IT research firm Basex. Echo360’s products facilitate better instruction for large collections of students, lower costs and enrich learning experiences by enabling students to easily access and share multimedia content. Through Echo360’s platform, students can replay recorded sessions and review information from instructors online, at their convenience and across various devices. More than 500 colleges and universities in 30 countries use Echo360’s solution.
IBM is a leading technology and business service provider with particular focus within the UK Further and Higher Education Sectors for 2012. IBM looks to transform education to ensure successful outcomes for every student and create economic sustainability through supporting worker skills and innovation. Our mission is to support teaching and learning through technology, to transform the student experience, enable teacher brilliance and institutional success on a UK and global level.
IBM has created the Smarter Educational Framework to demonstrate how it works in partnership with clients to support and enable – through the use of technology – smarter education establishments, making them more efficient, productive and competitive.
The IBM Smarter Educational Framework is made up of three key pillars:
• Research Storage Excellence
• Exceptional Student Experience
• Institutional Optimisation
This framework helps explore and maximise the opportunities available to help revolutionise the UK’s world-leading educational institutions. Smarter education drives sustainable performance improvement by leveraging information to make better decisions, anticipate problems and resolve them proactively, and coordinate resources to operate effectively.
Exceptional Student Experience
IBM has an indepth understanding of established and emerging technologies that can provide exceptional student experience. By consolidating student data across multiple systems and gaining insight from it, problems can be predicted early and intervention plans developed. This solution allows and encourages institutions to be interconnected and intelligent when interacting and caring for its students. It provides a holistic view of every single student and contributes to a personalised learning experience.
Kaltura provides the world’s first and only Open Source Online Video Platform. Our platform includes industry leading media management applications as well as a framework for developing custom apps. That basically means that we provide you with flexible video solutions to cover all of your needs – both now and in the future.
But don’t take our word for it – listen to the industry. Over 150,000 web publishers, media companies, enterprises, educational institutions and service providers use Kaltura’s flexible platform to enhance their websites, web-services, and web-platforms with advanced video functionalities.
When it comes to deployment, Kaltura is the only video platform on the market to offer a wide range of deployment options. Our full Software as a Service (SaaS) solution includes video hosting, streaming, cross-platform delivery, transcoding, analytics, and support and maintenance services. Kaltura’s commercial software license allows customers and partners to self-host the software behind the firewall for self-use or reselling. Both commercial offerings are supported by expert professional services for strategic design and software development. Kaltura also offers a 100% free, community-supported version of its software and source code, available from Kaltura’s developer community.
And to top it all off, Kaltura allows you to develop your own solutions, and choose your own bells and whistles – be it via our robust and open API, or via the Kaltura Exchange, the first marketplace for media centric applications. So go ahead and try out our out-of-the-box applications, or develop your own solutions and workflows. With Kaltura, the sky is the limit.
MediaCore is your media library for teaching and training, giving students a better learning experience – anytime, anywhere, on any device, seamlessly.
One of the most transformative shifts in education and content distribution over the past few years has been the move to extend teaching and learning beyond the classroom within an ‘always on’ digital environment. MediaCore sits at the cutting edge of this innovation, and with its flexible and scalable solution is well placed to meet the needs of education institutions.
At MediaCore, we are helping to change the world of education by enhancing the use of digital media in the classroom. Our service provides a digital library for video content, podcasts, tutorials, lesson plans, whiteboard collateral, reference materials, ePub journals, eTextbooks and revision notes for engaging students. These features are all in place so that you can leverage digital resources for teachers, learning assets for students and support mentoring methodologies for parents, teaching assistants or tutors.
The power of MediaCore is that it allows you to consolidate all of your digital media assets in one place, and share them efficiently and appropriately.
The best part? You never have to worry about performance, storage, security or the complex process of making your video available on every browser or mobile device. MediaCore takes care of all of this and even integrates with learning management systems like Blackboard, Moodle and Sharepoint that you may be already using.
Over 1000 colleges trust Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, the leader for lecture capture and video content management. With Mediasite, universities and colleges worldwide capture and preserve knowledge transfer, live stream campus events and bolster recruitment and outreach. Designed to accelerate faculty adoption, Mediasite automatically records everything instructors say and show without them learning new technology. Students report better grades and schools economically deliver online learning programs.
See how leading colleges use Mediasite: www.sonicfoundry.com/case-studies/hied.
With a focus on enabling anytime anywhere learning for all, our commitment is to the success of each educator and student. Microsoft partners with education communities around the world to deliver relevant, effective and scalable technologies, services and programs that focus the contributions of many on improved outcomes for all.
MTI is a leading provider of data centre storage, security and virtualisation solutions servicing both public and private cloud environments. With offices in the UK, France and Germany it services over 3,000 customers across the world. For over 20 years, MTI has employed a strategic, consultative and customer focused approach, designed to deliver competitive advantages and operational efficiencies for its customers.