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Video Production @ Case Michael Kubit Director of MediaVision [email_address]
About MediaVision… <ul><li>Non-academic service department </li></ul><ul><li>13 FTE </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul><...
An Enabling Environment <ul><li>Gigabit Ethernet to the desktop, pillow etc. </li></ul><ul><li>22,000 ports </li></ul><ul>...
About our students… <ul><li>93% use laptops </li></ul><ul><li>73% of freshman had already used wireless before coming to c...
Tele-Surgery <ul><li>Interactive “tele-surgery” </li></ul><ul><li>LifeSize HDVC transport </li></ul><ul><li>2 Cameras + La...
Wireless Mesh Project <ul><li>6 site  multipoint “videoconference” </li></ul><ul><li>Handheld cameras with IP Intercom/IFB...
Red {an orchestra} and Second Life <ul><li>12 Cameras </li></ul><ul><li>26 audio channels </li></ul><ul><li>1Mbps QT strea...
tv.case.edu <ul><li>Searchable Archive </li></ul><ul><li>Fully indexed & “tagged” </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances communication...
MediaVision Courseware <ul><li>Started in Fall 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based “video centric” CMS </li></ul><ul><li>Lect...
MediaVision Courseware
MediaVision Courseware <ul><li>Student Survey (Spring 2007) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>95% watched a lecture online </li></ul><...
Keys to our success <ul><li>Make Production Value a Priority </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for Scalability </li></ul><ul><li>Thin...
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  1. 1. Video Production @ Case Michael Kubit Director of MediaVision [email_address]
  2. 2. About MediaVision… <ul><li>Non-academic service department </li></ul><ul><li>13 FTE </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AV & Event Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Enhanced Classrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videoconferencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Production </li></ul></ul><ul><li>250 video projects produced in FY0607 </li></ul><ul><li>IT Centric </li></ul><ul><ul><li>24 x 7 “automated” encoding environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encode +100 hrs of video per week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>>250,000 streams served in FY0607 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Media Player, QuickTime, Real Media & Flash </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. An Enabling Environment <ul><li>Gigabit Ethernet to the desktop, pillow etc. </li></ul><ul><li>22,000 ports </li></ul><ul><li>450 Mbps to commodity Internet </li></ul><ul><li>1 Gbps to Internet 2 </li></ul><ul><li>10 Gbps to National Lamba Rail (NLR) </li></ul><ul><li>“Digital Air” </li></ul><ul><li>1600 wireless access points (a,b,g) </li></ul>
  4. 4. About our students… <ul><li>93% use laptops </li></ul><ul><li>73% of freshman had already used wireless before coming to campus </li></ul><ul><li>64% connected to the campus network without assistance </li></ul><ul><li>96% brought cell phones to campus </li></ul><ul><li>High expectations for technology & IT services </li></ul>
  5. 5. Tele-Surgery <ul><li>Interactive “tele-surgery” </li></ul><ul><li>LifeSize HDVC transport </li></ul><ul><li>2 Cameras + Laparoscope </li></ul><ul><li>Resulted in $1M donation to UH Cancer Center </li></ul>
  6. 6. Wireless Mesh Project <ul><li>6 site multipoint “videoconference” </li></ul><ul><li>Handheld cameras with IP Intercom/IFB </li></ul><ul><li>H.S. student “host” at each site </li></ul>
  7. 7. Red {an orchestra} and Second Life <ul><li>12 Cameras </li></ul><ul><li>26 audio channels </li></ul><ul><li>1Mbps QT stream to 3 SL venues </li></ul>
  8. 8. tv.case.edu <ul><li>Searchable Archive </li></ul><ul><li>Fully indexed & “tagged” </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances communications </li></ul><ul><li>Upload Feature (Aug 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>24x7 webcast channel (Jan 2008) </li></ul>
  9. 9. MediaVision Courseware <ul><li>Started in Fall 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based “video centric” CMS </li></ul><ul><li>Lecture content is searchable. </li></ul><ul><li>Features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-line study sessions and announcements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repository for: syllabi, handouts, homework, notes, sample tests, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-line textbooks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personalized admin site for faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Supports and enhances large lecture courses </li></ul>
  10. 10. MediaVision Courseware
  11. 11. MediaVision Courseware <ul><li>Student Survey (Spring 2007) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>95% watched a lecture online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>75% watch videos to help clarify course concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>88% of students never or rarely use mp3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>79% felt they did better because lectures were available for review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>98% would recommend MVCW to other students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Metrics from FY0607 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>66,073 logins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>230,811 streams opened </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>317,167 page hits </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Keys to our success <ul><li>Make Production Value a Priority </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for Scalability </li></ul><ul><li>Think Entrepreneurial </li></ul><ul><li>Assess Everything </li></ul><ul><li>Own our IT </li></ul><ul><li>Work smart, not hard </li></ul><ul><li>Get to 80%... </li></ul>

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