TECHSMITH UPDATES CAMTASIA RELAY LECTURE CAPTURE SOLUTION ENHANCING PRODUCT’S FLEXIBILITY AND EASE OF USE
With Support for Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Windows 7
Okemos, Mich – October 6, 2009 –
TechSmith Corp., the world’s leading provider of screen capture
and recording solutions
, announced today the latest release of Camtasia Relay with support for both Apple’s Snow Leopard and Microsoft’s Windows 7 allowing for easier large scale deployment and improved media sharing capabilities’ for enhanced ease of use. Camtasia Relay integrates with an academic institution, business, or conference organizer’s existing media servers and learning management systems making it an affordable solution to share knowledge in multimedia formats with students, customers and colleagues department-wide or campus-wide.
“With this latest version of Camtasia Relay, we are providing universities, colleges, and organizations with an even more flexible and easy-to-use lecture and presentation capture solution to best meet their needs,” said Rich Boys, product manager for Camtasia Relay at TechSmith. “We are receiving valuable feedback from customers on the benefits they are experiencing using Camtasia Relay and we look forward to continuing to work closely with them to ensure we are providing an affordable, easy to use solution that helps enhance learning on their campuses.”
The latest release of Camtasia Relay provides users with the flexibility to integrate with their operating system of choice, enhances and simplifies the sharing of their captured lectures, and improves user and profile management for IT staff. Camtasia Relay 1.2 is a free update for existing customers.
In addition to supporting Snow Leopard and Windows 7 operating systems, new features in Camtasia Relay 1.2 include:
- The addition of publishing using WebDAV opens access to more media servers such as Microsoft Sharepoint.
- Improved Real Media outputs.
- Smaller MP4 file sizes for easier and quicker file transfers.
- Enhanced LDAP integration for simple use and better integration with more LDAP directories.
Camtasia Relay is designed so instructors and presenters can easily record live lectures, learning objects, training content, or presentations and publish them automatically so the videos are available in multiple formats, including for Web and portable media devices, to meet the needs of a broad audience. Users can also edit their captured lectures and presentations with Camtasia Studio, which is already used by thousands in the business and education communities.
With Camtasia Relay, instructors and presenters can use any PC or Mac in the classroom or conference room, at their desk, or at home. Audiences can view and listen to the recorded lectures and presentations online linked via Blackboard, iTunes U, or on mobile devices such as the iPod or iPhone. And with LDAP integration, IT staff can quickly and easily set up and assign recording profiles for their organizations based on the needs of the presenter and their audience.
System Requirements and Availability
Camtasia Relay Recorder runs on Windows XP, Windows 7 and Vista, and Mac OS X 10.4 and higher. Camtasia Relay server runs on 32 bit versions of Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008, and now includes support for Windows 2008 64 bit. The suggested retail price of Camtasia Relay starts at $7,995.00; the suggested academic price is $4,995.00for a single server license. The presenter recorders can be installed free of charge. For additional information, visit: www.techsmith.com
About TechSmith Corporation
Founded in 1987, TechSmith Corporation provides practical business and academic software tools and services. TechSmith’s solutions enable users to capture, record and enhance digital content from their computer screens so they can share information and knowledge in compelling multimedia formats, and allow others to observe, analyze and learn from their experiences. TechSmith products are used by 99 percent of the Fortune 500. Visit www.TechSmith.com
for more information.
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