Panopto (CMU) Wins Highest Honors from Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) for Promising New Knowledge Capture Technologies (12/2/2010)

Panopto, which was founded in 2007 with technology developed at CMU, focuses on media-rich knowledge casting and content management solutions. The company’s Executive Chairman of the Board, Dr. William Guttman, is Special Advisor to the Provost of CMU; in addition, the company’s Chief Scientist, William L. Scherlis, Ph.D., is Professor of Computer Science at CMU.

From the company’s press release:
The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has announced the results of its Innovation Incubator program, held in conjunction with the 10th annual Ed Tech Business Forum in New York City. For the first time in SIIA’s history, one product swept the honors as “Most Innovative Product/Service” and “Product Most Likely to Succeed in the Education Market.”

SIIA members and event participants selected Panopto Focus as the top choice in both categories among 34 product entries and eight finalists. Panopto’s products and services serve the corporate, government, healthcare, and education markets with innovative knowledge capture software. The product empowers users to capture and broadcast lectures, mini-lessons, training sessions and presentations with slides, audio, video and screen capture components. It includes sophisticated search and archiving capabilities as well as note-taking features to maximize learning time, productivity and learner achievement. read full press release

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