Kaltura Rich Media Streaming

Last Updated: 02/04/2014

Overview

Kaltura is a rich media streaming service that supports audio and video streams.

How Kaltura is used

Desire2Learn (D2L) Integration

Kaltura has been integrated into D2L, CU-Boulder's online learning environment. This integration allows instructors and students to upload video and audio files into their D2L courses for sharing. Visit the Kaltura - D2L Integration page to learn more.

Kaltura Management Console

CU-Boulder departments or groups that need advanced control over their hosted media can work with OIT to gain access to the Kaltura Managment Console (KMC). This web-based interface provides delegated management of content to individuals within colleges, schools, departments and groups, including group based delegated administration to allow multiple people to share the management of the organization's content. Learn more.

Features

  • Hosted streaming content with a third party service.
  • Provides capabilities to colleges, schools, departments, and groups uploading content, editing and managing rich media content.
  • Provides delegated management of the content to individuals within colleges, schools, departments and groups, including group based delegated administration to allow multiple people to share the management of the organizations content.
  • Provides integration of service with Desire2Learn.
  • Provides alternate sources to upload media.

Benefits

  • A robust, reliable location to host rich media content.
  • Content available through a www.colorado.edu address.
  • A “common good” service which decreases organizational infrastructure costs, reduces administrative overhead costs, and provides an environment aligned with technology and information security standards.

Cost

The hosting service is a common good service for the campus and there is no cost to take advantage of it. This service decreases organizational infrastructure costs, reduces administrative overhead costs, and provides an environment aligned with technology and information security standards.

Who can get it

Faculty, staff, and students.

Faculty that would like to know more about Kaltura for instructional use can consult with an Academic Technology Consultant.

Departments that would like to know more about the Kaltura Management Console should contact Aisha Jackson.