Panasonic and Panopto host UK education showcase

More than 40 representatives from universities across the UK and Ireland visited Panasonic’s UK HQ to see the latest developments in technology for higher education.

The event at the Panasonic Solutions Centre in Bracknell consisted of product demonstrations and presentations from both Panasonic and lecture capture company Panopto, who delivered a keynote speech on anytime, anywhere learning.

Peter Ingle from Panopto EMEA showcased how video is being used to offer on-demand learning for students, from lecture capture to flipped classroom. This was followed by a presentation from independent lecture capture consultant, John Lynch, who outlined the steps required for successful lecture capture by Universities.

Ingle explained: “There’s been a huge trend in the education sector towards using video to support student learning. Coupled with the enormous growth in mobile devices, there’s an ever-greater need for universities and colleges to offer learning resources that students can access whenever, wherever – whatever device they’re using.
“Talking to universities at Panasonic’s Education Exhibition, it was clear to see that many institutions are really embracing this approach to teaching and learning. While lecture capture is becoming increasingly mainstream, a range of newer, innovative use cases for video are starting to emerge – from the flipped classroom to delivering video feedback on student assignments.”

Visual learning was demonstrated by Panasonic with a range of projectors and PTZ cameras on show throughout the day.

Tom Gibson, product marketing specialist at Panasonic Visual Solutions. “The Education Exhibition gave technology managers in higher education the opportunity to get hands on with the latest technology by Panasonic and our industry guests.”

The event, now in its second year, is organised, managed and executed by industrial placement students at Panasonic.