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BYU-Idaho Streams Distance Learning With Optibase

The solution will allow students who live far from the campus or who work during course hours to attend classes virtually at their convenience. 
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Idaho has a lot of space, so distance learning can help a lot of people get educated without spending too many hours on the highway. Now Brigham Young University-Idaho has selected the Optibase MGW FlashStreamer encoding and streaming platform to stream live and on-demand content on campus and over the Internet.

The solution will allow students who live far from the campus or who work during course hours to attend classes virtually at their convenience. The university will use the MGW FlashStreamer’s capabilities to make guest lectures, sporting events and cultural activities available to alumni, parents and other members of the university community on the Internet.

The “all-in-one” compact MGW FlashStreamer offers real-time video encoding and streaming over organizational networks and the Internet as well as on-demand streaming of stored content. It provides H.264 video at low bit-rates and is fully compatible with the latest versions of Adobe Flash Player.

“Many universities are seeking ways to make their offerings accessible to more students as well as to the community at large,” said Michael Chorpash, vice president of Ssales at Optibase. “Optibase MGW FlashStreamer has made this goal a reality by enabling BYU-Idaho to bring its courses and events to students and alumni everywhere through online delivery.”

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