Releasing the First Video Platform Integration for Blackboard Ultra
February 14, 2019
Yesterday, we were excited to release ourvideo platform integration within the Blackboard Learn Ultra learning management system (LMS). With this integration, users of Blackboard’s next generation, intuitive and responsive LMS can add video seamlessly as a native data type to their courses.
The Kaltura Video Tool for Blackboard Learn Ultra makes it easy to use Kaltura’s powerful features, including Kaltura Personal Capture, Kaltura Lecture Capture, Kaltura Webcasting, editing, interactive video quizzes, and analytics. Users will find familiar Kaltura elements beautifully integrated with Ultra workflows, for example, users will find their Kaltura My Media right within the main Ultra toolbars, and they will be able to easily upload and publish videos to a course media gallery or specific lesson.
“We’re pleased to welcome Kaltura to the Blackboard Learn Ultra environment. As one of our long-standing partners, Kaltura has been bringing powerful video tools to the Blackboard community for more than a decade,” said Jim Chalex, Blackboard’s Vice President of Teaching and Learning Product Management. “The number of our clients adopting Blackboard Learn Ultra continues to grow steadily, and collaborating with partners like Kaltura to bring Ultra compatible integrations to market allows us to jointly deliver a connected experience for our users.”
Kaltura's mission is to power any video experience. Our wide array of video solutions are deployed globally across thousands of enterprises, media companies, service providers, and educational institutions, leveraging video to teach, learn, communicate, collaborate, and entertain.