iLecture(Recording(Status(Light(
Flashing!RED!=!Recording!
star/ ng!in!5!mins!or!less!
!

RED!=!Recording!

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YELLOW!=!...
iLecture Scheduled Venues vs Specialist
Multi-Camera Capture Stations
Number of recordings
Number of Recordings
• Up to 250-300 lectures, seminars,
prac sessions, captured per day
during semester.
• 27,000 recordi...
Total Recordings
• 43,000 total recordings in Echo
System
• 170,000 total recordings in our
old Lectopia system
• Average ...
Number of Viewings
Live Webcasting
Live Webcasting
• 120+ venues dual-stream webcast-capable
• 56 venues equipped with Video Camera
• 600+ live webcasts this...
Original Lectopia System (local deployment)
Current EchoSystem (externally hosted)
BlackBoard Collaborate Stats
Year

Rooms Unique
Recordings
Started Attendees

Mobile Total

2008

-

5,747

-

-

2009

90...
How we moved from Large Scale to
“Ubiquitous” Capture
• Automation
– Opt-Out Scheduling
– Talend Integration
– Auto-Publis...
Automation
Opt-Out Recording in All Curtin Venues

• All 150 Automatic iLecture venues
• Academic Lecture & Seminar
bookings only
• O...
Talend Middleware Integration
– Synchronisation of scheduling data
• for all lectures and seminars
• in all 150 iLecture v...
Talend Integration
Auto-publishing to Blackboard
Individual Recordings in Blackboard
Revolabs Executive HD wireless microphones
•
•
•
•
•

Auto un-mute
Recharge in Docks
Beep and flash if out of range
Digita...
Automatic Video Camera Tracking
iSmart Auto-Tracking
iSmart Auto-Tracking Camera
iSmart Auto-Tracking - Whiteboard
iSmart cameras in Collaborative Classrooms
Echo360 Classroom Capture
• Automatic scheduled recordings on any PC
– Capture Service that runs permanently in the
backgr...
Classroom Capture Pros & Cons
• Pros:
– No cost
– Any Room with a Windows 7 PC can become an automated
recording venue wit...
End-User control
iLecture Management Tool (IMT)
Get Access or Create a new iLecture “unit”
How to book an iLecture
Provide Access or Create new users
Modify an iLecture unit
Publishing to Blackboard
AMX & Crestron lectern touchscreen

Recording Started
Unit: Mathematics 101

Physiotherapy 235
Dual-Video Recording
iLecture(Recording(Status(Light( Light
iLecture Recording Status
Flashing!RED!=!Recording!
star/ ng!in!5!mins!or!less!
Fla...
iLecture Status Light on a lectern
Monitor My iLecture Icon

Monitor My
iLecture
Monitor My iLecture - Preview
Automatic vs Manual Recordings
Automatic vs Manual Recordings
Echo360 Personal Capture (PCAP)
Manual Video Recording
• No tapes or tape
changes
• Up to 35 hrs
recording time
• Very portable
• Very simple setup
iPod Touch Voice Recorder
• Griffin
lapel
Mic
Webcam/Microphone/Doc Camera

• Avervision U15
–HD Webcam
–USB Mic
–Document
Camera
–Single cable
Doc Camera in PCAP
USB Wireless Lapel Microphone
• Revolabs xTag
–8 hours
battery life
–2-way audio
–USB
–No drivers
Specialist Prac and
Clinical Capture
iLecture Specialist venues
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•

b305 Model Pharmacy
b108 12 x Occupational therapy labs
b108 8 x Social Work...
Model Pharmacy
b305
2 Cameras per Recording Station

1 Boundary Microphone per
Recording Station
Model Pharmacy Control Room
Monitor & Control All Cameras
Monitor & Control all Recording Computers
PM’s visit to the Model Pharmacy
Occupational Therapy Labs
Occupational Performance Lab
Occupational Performance Lab

7 Cameras in the Occupational
Performance Lab – Simulated
Bathroom, kitchen, bedroom,
laundr...
OT Splinting Lab
Social Work Counselling Suites
Interview Room dual camera
Big Brother & the Voice of God
• Remote Control options for
monitoring & control
–Dedicated Control Room
–Mobile Remote Co...
Social Work b108 Control Room
Social Work b108 Counselling Suites
“Voice of God” – Internal
Audio & Video Conferencing
Mobile
Martin Hill
iLecture Systems Manager
Curtin Teaching & Learning
Curtin University,
Perth, Western Australia
Email: m.b.hil...
Closed Captions
Full-text Transcripts
Echo360 Rich Media Player
Other Specialist Venues
• b405 Inter-professional Simulation project
– Fiona Stanley Hospital Ward simulation

• Medical S...
Interprofessional
Simulation Lab
• Building 404
– Nursing
– Pyshiotherapy
– Etc
• Fiona Stanley Hospital
Ward simulation
B404 Medical Clinic Rooms

5 x Medical Clinical Rooms
VERT Installation
Medical School
Student-Created Content
• 8 x Psychology Interview Rooms &
Control/Groupwork Room
• 4 x Health Sciences Consult rooms & Co...
Student Use Cases
– Students record themselves doing:
•
•
•
•

Practicals
interviews
Assignments & projects
Oral & Prac Ex...
Adding Interactivity to Recordings
Automated, Interactive Live Webcasting
Joining a Live Webcast
EchoCenter – Staff view

85

© 2010 Echo360, Inc. Confidential – Subject to Non-Disclosure Restrictions
Echo360 Media Manager
Online Editing of Recordings
External Media Import
Monitoring of your recordings
Echo360 Personal Capture Download
Aggregate Student Reports

Student-Specific Reports
LectureTools Quizzes, Polls and
Questions embedded in live webcast
LectureTools
LectureTools
LectureTools
LectureTools
LectureTools
LectureTools
Classroom Capture software Pros & Cons
Pros:
• Low cost – software installed on existing lectern PC + Webcam w mic
• Fully...
12 years from large scale to ubiquitous lecture capture and webcasting at Curtin University by Martin Hill
12 years from large scale to ubiquitous lecture capture and webcasting at Curtin University by Martin Hill
12 years from large scale to ubiquitous lecture capture and webcasting at Curtin University by Martin Hill
12 years from large scale to ubiquitous lecture capture and webcasting at Curtin University by Martin Hill
12 years from large scale to ubiquitous lecture capture and webcasting at Curtin University by Martin Hill
12 years from large scale to ubiquitous lecture capture and webcasting at Curtin University by Martin Hill
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This presentation was given by Martin Hill, iLecture Systems Team Leader, CTL, Curtin University, Australia on 11 December at the REC:all workshop 2013 "Lecture Capture: Moving beyond the pilot stage: large-scale implementation of lecture capture in European Higher Education" in Leuven, Belgium.

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12 years from large scale to ubiquitous lecture capture and webcasting at Curtin University by Martin Hill

  1. 1. iLecture(Recording(Status(Light( Flashing!RED!=!Recording! star/ ng!in!5!mins!or!less! ! RED!=!Recording! ! ! YELLOW!=!Paused! ! ! Flashing!GREEN(and(RED!!! =!Recording!finishing!in!! 1!minute!or!less! Press(Light(to(Pause( or(Resume(Recording ( May(take(5(secs(to(respond( Open!Monitor'My'iLecture! icon!on!desktop!of!Lectern!PC! to!monitor!your!Recording! ! Moving from Large Scale to Ubiquitous Capture GREEN!=!No!Recordings! taking!place! NOTE:!Lectern!PC!must!be!turned!ON!for!iLecture!Status!Light!to!work! Martin Hill iLecture Systems Team Leader Curtin Teaching & Learning Curtin University, Western Australia
  2. 2. iLecture Scheduled Venues vs Specialist Multi-Camera Capture Stations
  3. 3. Number of recordings
  4. 4. Number of Recordings • Up to 250-300 lectures, seminars, prac sessions, captured per day during semester. • 27,000 recordings captured in 2013 • 1.7 million streams and downloads in 2013
  5. 5. Total Recordings • 43,000 total recordings in Echo System • 170,000 total recordings in our old Lectopia system • Average recording length 2 hours
  6. 6. Number of Viewings
  7. 7. Live Webcasting
  8. 8. Live Webcasting • 120+ venues dual-stream webcast-capable • 56 venues equipped with Video Camera • 600+ live webcasts this year (pilot) 8
  9. 9. Original Lectopia System (local deployment)
  10. 10. Current EchoSystem (externally hosted)
  11. 11. BlackBoard Collaborate Stats Year Rooms Unique Recordings Started Attendees Mobile Total 2008 - 5,747 - - 2009 902 6,220 50 - 2010 2,116 7,659 905 - 2011 4,949 14,163 2,225 - 2012 2013 (up till Nov 15) 9,556 20,820 3,258 175 8,288 25,008 2,502 1,736
  12. 12. How we moved from Large Scale to “Ubiquitous” Capture • Automation – Opt-Out Scheduling – Talend Integration – Auto-Publishing to Blackboard – AV automation • End-User Control – IMT Integration – AV Integration • Specialist Clinical & Prac Capture Systems
  13. 13. Automation
  14. 14. Opt-Out Recording in All Curtin Venues • All 150 Automatic iLecture venues • Academic Lecture & Seminar bookings only • Only Bookings in CATS (centrally scheduled venues) • 600 Personal Capture (PCAP) users • 1,000+ PCAP installations
  15. 15. Talend Middleware Integration – Synchronisation of scheduling data • for all lectures and seminars • in all 150 iLecture venues • from Venues Booking System into the EchoSystem – Creation of EchoSystem Instructor Accounts • for all lecturers extracted from Student One System • Linked with appropriate Echo Courses and Sections – Automatic Publishing of recordings to LMS • to all Blackboard courses that share the same Unit ID
  16. 16. Talend Integration
  17. 17. Auto-publishing to Blackboard
  18. 18. Individual Recordings in Blackboard
  19. 19. Revolabs Executive HD wireless microphones • • • • • Auto un-mute Recharge in Docks Beep and flash if out of range Digitally Encrypted up to 64 mics in same zone
  20. 20. Automatic Video Camera Tracking
  21. 21. iSmart Auto-Tracking
  22. 22. iSmart Auto-Tracking Camera
  23. 23. iSmart Auto-Tracking - Whiteboard
  24. 24. iSmart cameras in Collaborative Classrooms
  25. 25. Echo360 Classroom Capture • Automatic scheduled recordings on any PC – Capture Service that runs permanently in the background
  26. 26. Classroom Capture Pros & Cons • Pros: – No cost – Any Room with a Windows 7 PC can become an automated recording venue with the addition of a microphone or webcam • Cons: – No Live Webcasting – Only records PC screen (and optionally webcam). Won’t record laptop – PC needs to be logged in for recording to occur – If presenter restarts or crashes PC, recording is lost
  27. 27. End-User control
  28. 28. iLecture Management Tool (IMT)
  29. 29. Get Access or Create a new iLecture “unit”
  30. 30. How to book an iLecture
  31. 31. Provide Access or Create new users
  32. 32. Modify an iLecture unit
  33. 33. Publishing to Blackboard
  34. 34. AMX & Crestron lectern touchscreen Recording Started Unit: Mathematics 101 Physiotherapy 235 Dual-Video Recording
  35. 35. iLecture(Recording(Status(Light( Light iLecture Recording Status Flashing!RED!=!Recording! star/ ng!in!5!mins!or!less! Flashing RED = Recording ! starting in less than 5 minutes RED!=!Recording! ! RED = Recording ! YELLOW!=!Paused! YELLOW = Paused ! ! Flashing GREEN = Recording Flashing!GREEN(and(RED!!! finishing in less than 1 minute =!Recording!finishing!in!! 1!minute!or!less! GREEN = iLecture system ! Press(Light(to(Pause( or(Resume(Recording ( May(take(5(secs(to(respond( Open!Monitor'My'iLecture! icon!on!desktop!of!Lectern!PC! to!monitor!your!Recording! Tap Light to Pause or Resume working – No Recordings GREEN!=!No!Recordings! taking place taking!place! NOTE:!Lectern!PC!must!be!turned!ON!for!iLecture!Status!Light!to!work!
  36. 36. iLecture Status Light on a lectern
  37. 37. Monitor My iLecture Icon Monitor My iLecture
  38. 38. Monitor My iLecture - Preview
  39. 39. Automatic vs Manual Recordings
  40. 40. Automatic vs Manual Recordings
  41. 41. Echo360 Personal Capture (PCAP)
  42. 42. Manual Video Recording • No tapes or tape changes • Up to 35 hrs recording time • Very portable • Very simple setup
  43. 43. iPod Touch Voice Recorder • Griffin lapel Mic
  44. 44. Webcam/Microphone/Doc Camera • Avervision U15 –HD Webcam –USB Mic –Document Camera –Single cable
  45. 45. Doc Camera in PCAP
  46. 46. USB Wireless Lapel Microphone • Revolabs xTag –8 hours battery life –2-way audio –USB –No drivers
  47. 47. Specialist Prac and Clinical Capture
  48. 48. iLecture Specialist venues • • • • • • • • • b305 Model Pharmacy b108 12 x Occupational therapy labs b108 8 x Social Work Counselling Suites b405 2 x Nursing SimMan wards b305 4 x Medical Consult Rooms b401 8 x Psychology interview rooms b408 15 x Physiotherapy Prac labs b404 5 x Medical Consult Rooms & Physio Prac labs Juniper Retirement Village 2 x Prac Sim Rooms
  49. 49. Model Pharmacy b305
  50. 50. 2 Cameras per Recording Station 1 Boundary Microphone per Recording Station
  51. 51. Model Pharmacy Control Room
  52. 52. Monitor & Control All Cameras
  53. 53. Monitor & Control all Recording Computers
  54. 54. PM’s visit to the Model Pharmacy
  55. 55. Occupational Therapy Labs
  56. 56. Occupational Performance Lab
  57. 57. Occupational Performance Lab 7 Cameras in the Occupational Performance Lab – Simulated Bathroom, kitchen, bedroom, laundry, etc.
  58. 58. OT Splinting Lab
  59. 59. Social Work Counselling Suites
  60. 60. Interview Room dual camera
  61. 61. Big Brother & the Voice of God • Remote Control options for monitoring & control –Dedicated Control Room –Mobile Remote Control via iPad etc
  62. 62. Social Work b108 Control Room
  63. 63. Social Work b108 Counselling Suites
  64. 64. “Voice of God” – Internal Audio & Video Conferencing
  65. 65. Mobile
  66. 66. Martin Hill iLecture Systems Manager Curtin Teaching & Learning Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia Email: m.b.hill@curtin.edu.au Web: ilectures.curtin.edu.au
  67. 67. Closed Captions
  68. 68. Full-text Transcripts
  69. 69. Echo360 Rich Media Player
  70. 70. Other Specialist Venues • b405 Inter-professional Simulation project – Fiona Stanley Hospital Ward simulation • Medical School Distributed Health project • New Medical School building project • b404 VERT (Virtual Environment Radiation Therapy Training) project • Curtin-ZUMC Global Classroom Project (China)
  71. 71. Interprofessional Simulation Lab • Building 404 – Nursing – Pyshiotherapy – Etc • Fiona Stanley Hospital Ward simulation
  72. 72. B404 Medical Clinic Rooms 5 x Medical Clinical Rooms VERT Installation
  73. 73. Medical School
  74. 74. Student-Created Content • 8 x Psychology Interview Rooms & Control/Groupwork Room • 4 x Health Sciences Consult rooms & Control room • 2 x Nursing & MidWifery SimMan Suites • 15 x Physiotherapy Prac lab stations
  75. 75. Student Use Cases – Students record themselves doing: • • • • Practicals interviews Assignments & projects Oral & Prac Exams – Useful for: • • • • self-critique, peer-review formal and informal assessment Student portfolios – build up over the 3-4 years they will be here at Curtin.
  76. 76. Adding Interactivity to Recordings
  77. 77. Automated, Interactive Live Webcasting
  78. 78. Joining a Live Webcast
  79. 79. EchoCenter – Staff view 85 © 2010 Echo360, Inc. Confidential – Subject to Non-Disclosure Restrictions
  80. 80. Echo360 Media Manager
  81. 81. Online Editing of Recordings
  82. 82. External Media Import
  83. 83. Monitoring of your recordings
  84. 84. Echo360 Personal Capture Download
  85. 85. Aggregate Student Reports Student-Specific Reports
  86. 86. LectureTools Quizzes, Polls and Questions embedded in live webcast
  87. 87. LectureTools
  88. 88. LectureTools
  89. 89. LectureTools
  90. 90. LectureTools
  91. 91. LectureTools
  92. 92. LectureTools
  93. 93. Classroom Capture software Pros & Cons Pros: • Low cost – software installed on existing lectern PC + Webcam w mic • Fully automated - the lecturer doesn¹t need to do anything to be recorded as long as session booked in advance • Microphone is built into the webcam and gives decent quality audio as long as lecturer doesn¹t walk too far away • Can record talking-head webcam video footage alongside the screen recording Cons: • External laptop screen will not be recorded • The lecturer has to log in to the lectern computer • If a presenter logs out or restarts or crashes the lectern computer, the recording will fail • No live webcasting

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