MADISON, Wis., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonic Foundry, Inc.(NASDAQ: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting, lecture capture and knowledge management, today announced Mediasite is the webcasting platform for the UW E-Business Consortium's 13th annual Business Best Practices & Emerging Technologies Conference taking place tomorrow in Madison, Wis.
The annual Business Best Practices & Emerging Technologies Conference is the sole public event hosted by the UWEBC, the UW-Madison–Wisconsin-industry partnership providing peer-to-peer learning in communities of practice to leading Wisconsin companies. All plenary and featured sessions will be webcast and available on-demand for conference attendees and UWEBC members.
"We are happy to have established a solid and successful partnership with Mediasite," said Kyle Henderson, UWEBC Communications Director. "We do nearly 50 peer-group events each year, and we regard Mediasite's webcast output as a critically important offering to our members."
Plenary speakers include Peter Sachse, Chief Marketing Officer at Macy's and CEO of Macys.com, and Dr. Raj Veeramani, Robert Ratner Chair Professor at UW-Madison and Executive Director of the UW E-Business Consortium, the UW E-Business Institute and the UW RFID Lab.
Mediasite by Sonic Foundry is a leading webcasting platform for training, hybrid events and lecture capture. Mediasite quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture, management and delivery of rich media presentations that combine video and accompanying graphics for live or on-demand viewing.
About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.
Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO, www.sonicfoundry.com) is the global leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, providing enterprise communication solutions for education, business and government. Powered by Mediasite, the patented webcasting platform which automates the capture, management, delivery and search of lectures, online training and briefings, Sonic Foundry empowers people to transform the way they communicate. Through the Mediasite platform and its Event Services group, the company helps customers connect a dynamic, evolving world of shared knowledge and envisions a future where learners and workers around the globe use webcasting to bridge time and distance, accelerate research and improve performance. Product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of Sonic Foundry, Inc. or their respective owners.
Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. Because such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties pertaining to continued market acceptance for Sonic Foundry's products, its ability to succeed in capturing significant revenues from media services and/or systems, the effect of new competitors in its market, integration of acquired business and other risk factors identified from time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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