Panopto Releases the Complete Guide to the Higher Education LMS Market, featuring Gartner research, with 15 Recommendations for Supporting Video in the LMS

SEATTLE, Washington — December 6, 2016 — Panopto, the leading video platform for higher education, today announced a new report on the higher ed learning management system (LMS) market featuring Gartner research. Included with the report is a special section on how academic institutions can support video within their LMS.

Table of Contents:

  • Gartner’s Market Guide for Higher Education Learning Management Systems
  • Industry data on video use in the classroom
  • 15 requirements for supporting video within the LMS
  • Comparative video features of Blackboard, Canvas, Brightspace, Moodle, and dedicated video platforms

Within higher education, effectively using video requires a broad and unique set of capabilities that go beyond the course management, document sharing, and student management capabilities traditionally served by the LMS. As video has become a regular part of the learning experience, schools should ensure their video systems are selected with the same attention to detail as are their learning management systems.

About Panopto

Panopto helps universities and businesses create searchable video libraries of their institutional knowledge. Since 2007, the company has been a pioneer in video capture software, video content management systems, and inside-video search technology. Today, Panopto’s video platform is the largest repository of expert learning videos in the world. Headquartered in Seattle, with offices in Pittsburgh, London, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Sydney, Panopto has received industry recognition for its innovation, rapid growth, and company culture. For more information, visit

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