Overview‣ World leader in medical research and training‣ Emphasis on multi-disciplinary research‣ Curriculum that melds the study of basic science and the clinical practice of medicine
Basic Facts‣ Medical School Students: 400‣ Students in 5+ years Graduate Students: 820‣ Postdoctoral Scholars & Clinical Fellows: 1418‣ Undergraduate & graduate students outside the SoM served by the school: 628‣ Faculty: Practicing clinicians and researchers
Culture of Capture‣ 1980’s - Capture on VHS - available for checkout‣ 1998 - Streaming REAL media‣ 2007 - REAL downloadable‣ 2008 - H.264/.MP4 downloadable
Curriculum Changes‣ Move to fewer lectures‣ More small group and team-based learning‣ More integrated approach - move away from discipline based courses‣ We still capture a lot!
Off Campus Growth‣ Moving research departments‣ Moving clinical departments‣ Distribute content beyond MD curriculum
Video Beyond Lectures‣ Public web video increasing‣ Requests for special video‣ People creating their own videos (teaching and research)‣ Students self-capturing for skills documentations
SoM Technology Trends‣ Mobility‣ 80% of student population reports regularly using portable media device‣ 75% have phones capable of playing media‣ Median time spent on laptop 6-8 hours dailyStanford School of Medicine. January 2009. Student Technology Ownership and Use Survey
Quality & Formats‣ Student/Faculty expectations‣ Mobile devices to HD screensStanford School of Medicine. January 2009. Student Technology Ownership and Use Survey
New Building‣ Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge‣ Intersection between School of Medicine, Hospitals Computer Science, Engineering
Education and Discussion‣ Listen to faculty concerns‣ Engage in OPEN dialogue‣ Partner with University Council
Releases and Rights‣ University media release‣ Stanford School of Medicine release‣ Creative Commons Licensing
Student Responsibility‣ Cover all course materials (electronic and hard copy)‣ Provide students with more ﬂexibility to access course materials‣ Clarify policy on student sharing of course materials‣ Address faculty concerns regarding redistribution of content
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Content Access & Appropriate UseThese materials may also be protected by additional copyright; anyfurther use of this material may be in violation of federal copyright law.Violators of this policy will be referred to the Committee onProfessionalism, Performance and Promotion for disciplinarypurposes.
Archiving Policy‣ How long to keep?‣ Who decides?‣ Retrieval
MediaFlow Goals‣ Automate the capture of all core classes and events‣ Consolidate event data‣ Video from anywhere to anywhere‣ 5pm same day deadline for delivery of all media‣ Modular systems design
System Architecture‣ Anywhere to anywhere‣ Decoupled systems‣ Plan for and accept obsolescence
MediaFlow - Core AV‣ Two years of design/prototyping‣ 500+ hardware components‣ Eight miles AV ﬁber
MediaFlow - Core IT‣ 16 Apple XServe cluster‣ 220Ghz processing power‣ 44TB SAN storage
MediaFlow - Core IT Preﬂight Archive Original Text2Speech Add Watermark Generate Bumpers Merge Movies Merge Movies with without transitions Transitions Encode for iPod Encode for High Encode for iPod Encode for High Audio Quality Video Video Quality Video Add Chapters Generate Chapters Generate Chapters OCR Chapters
MediaFlow - MediaFlowProxy‣ Link between Maestro and core systems‣ Provides data for digital signs‣ Provides delay/start/stop/extend/ﬂag functionality‣ Collaboration with Apple‣ Java, Tomcat, MySQL
MediaFlow - StreamGrabber‣ Interface between MFP and network encoders‣ Collaboration between Stanford and Telestream‣ Objective C, C++, C
MediaFlow - Video Output‣ H.264, MP4 wrapper‣ Three different video “types”‣ Playable on computer, mobile devices‣ Output all Open and proprietary formats simultaneously (WebM, Theora)