Video Technology community groups

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    This year we will be holding two separate events on two separate days. One day will focus on Content, one day on the technical elements of Videoconferencing.

    The date has now been agreed for the Janet VC User group Content event-it will be on Thursday 5th December. It will be aimed at schools(all Key Stages) and FE, teachers, users, lecturers, Head teachers, subject heads.There will be presentations from a selection of Janet Content Providers,also opportunities for Janet updates...

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    This group has been set up to discuss all topics relating to Networkshop, our network and technology conference.

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    Here is a list of the current Janet Content Providers - please contact the Content Provider directly to book a session. 

    Bedfordshire Archives

    Bedfordshire Archives provides free video-conferencing sessions for all schools.

    Meet the archivist sessions give pupils the opportunity to talk to an archivist and find out more about archives; what they are, how they are looked after and what they can tell us about the past.

    Each session is carefully tailored to...

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    The VTAS service has now been retired (May 2017).

    In a new partnership with Ajenta, Jisc are planning the next evolution of the Vscene videoconferencing service. As part of this change Jisc has decided to retire the VTAS service. The content below is part of the VTAS archive.

    The Janet Video Technology Advisory Service (VTAS)  provides unbiased technical advice on equipment and issues related to videoconferencing. Product evaluations are published via this web site for...

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    Do you use streaming & lecture capture? Whether its lectures or performances, graduations or sports events, this group is for all those who want to discuss all things streaming. 

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    We have created the following short video tutorials to assist users' transition to the new system.

    How to:

    1. Register/Sign up to Vscene

    2. Launch/Schedule a conference

    3. Add a videoconference system

    4. Manage a (live) conference

    5. Record / stream a conference

    6. Use a meeting room

    7. Add a guest to any conference

    To add a guest follow the instructions below ('How to' video coming soon):...

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    Several universities have approached Jisc over the past year regarding the potential for sending broadcast content between a university and a national broadcaster.

    This group is for all those who are interested in this area, and are likely to or have already started sending content to broadcasters.

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    ** The streaming platform was retired in Summer 2017 **

     

     

    Jisc currently provides a Wowza-based flash streaming platform to the Student Television community, free of charge.

    Each of the 42 currently affiliated NaSTA stations has an account available to them on the platform. The servers have the capacity to reach up to 3000 viewers in HD (5000 in standard definition).

    At the moment, the servers are being rolled out to the members...