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Kaltura - Video Delivery Platform

The College has recently been working to find a better video delivery solution. Kaltura was choosen to replace the Adobe Media Server.

There are many new benefits to the Kaltura solution, here are just a few:

  • Integration with Blackboard, including My Media, Media Gallery, and Mashup tools.
  • Self-service option for uploading videos for both faculty and students.
  • Ability to display captions
  • Ability to upload videos, edit videos, record webcam, or record screencast utilizing a single solution.
  • Ability to view video analytics within Blackboard

Kaltura Implementation Timeline:

Kaltura Timeline

Watch this video to learn more about Kaltura's integration into Blackboard

Together, Blackboard and Kaltura help you engage more students by offering:

  • Seamless authoring, uploading, recording, searching and streaming of campus media content, including lecture capture
  • Optimal playback experience on desktop and mobile devices (including iPhone, iPad, and Android)
  • Rich media ingestion, transcoding, editing, content and metadata management, and analytics
  • Advanced user access control and rights management features

Easy-to-use tools such as:

My Media Tool

Provides each user with a personal media library where they can upload, edit and manage content, as well as share content.

Kaltura My Media Tool

Media Gallery

Allows members to search and view rich media assigned to a course.

Kaltura Media Gallery inside a Blackboard Course

Mashup Tool Integration

Allows users to easily embed and share videos anywhere within Blackboard Learn.

Kaltura Mashup Tool in Blackboard


  • What are Kaltura's Blackboard features: My Media, Media Gallery, and Mashup Tool (Video) (PDF)
  • Mashup Tool for Kaltura in Blackboard (Video) (PDF)
  • Adding a Video to Kaltura using My Media in Blackboard (Video) (PDF)
  • Adding a Media Gallery to your Blackboard Course (Video) (PDF)
  • Adding Captions to a Kaltura Video (Video) (PDF)
  • Adding a Co-Publisher to a Kaltura Video (Video) (PDF)
  • Creating a Webcam Recording in Kaltura (Video) (PDF)
  • How to Download a Video You Own in Kaltura (Video)
  • Student Instructions for adding media using Kaltura in Blackboard using the Mashup Tool (PDF)
  • Kaltura User Manual for Blackboard (PDF)
  • CaptureSpace Walkthrough (Video)
  • Interactive Video Quiz Videos
  • If you would like to take advantage of Kaltura’s capabilities and currently have videos in YouTube, follow these instructions to download your videos. https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/56100?hl=en . Once you have the files on your computer, you may upload your videos to Kaltura as shown in the tutorials above.




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