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With Panopto’s secure one-click webcasting, anyone in your organization can live stream video.

So easy even your C-suite can use it.

Live stream events, communications, lectures, and more in stunning high-definition, with minimal buffering and no complicated setup. With Panopto, live streaming is as easy as selecting your video and audio sources, clicking “Webcast,” and pressing record.

Panopto’s professional live streaming software offers a simple solution for what used to be a complex and costly endeavor. Built on modern streaming architecture, Panopto reliably delivers the highest quality video possible to viewers watching on any device, so you don’t need to set up live streaming servers, configure expensive encoders, or worry about bogging down your network.

Panopto also records as it’s broadcasting, giving you a flawless recording that can be viewed on-demand as soon as the live stream ends.

Secure video streaming keeps live streams private.

Facebook Live, Periscope by Twitter, YouTube Live Streaming — if you’re streaming video to public social media feeds, you’ve got options. If you’re broadcasting something more important, however, you need a more secure, customizable solution.

With Panopto, you’re in control of who gets to view your live streams. Restrict access just to people in your organization, or even just specific teams, classes, or individuals. And with Panopto, “private” really means “private.” Viewers are required to log in before they can view a secure live stream, even if they happen to find the direct link to the session.

We take security seriously. Panopto integrates with single sign-on ID management solutions including oAuth, SAML, and Active Directory, as well as a number of LMS authentication systems for both desktop and mobile users.

Present anything in a private live webcast online.

To one person or one million.

Forget the attendance caps on GoToWebinar and WebEx, and share your live streaming videos with a virtually unlimited audience. Whether it’s ten people or ten thousand, with Panopto your viewers will be able to securely watch your live stream in any web browser and without having to download any special software.

Panopto makes it easy to create and share professional-quality live streaming videos without the need for A/V production crews or IT specialists, so you can webcast an international conference, a monthly meeting, or your regular classroom without external support.

Share video from multiple cameras, multiple computer screens, and include supporting slides from PowerPoint, Keynote, or Google Slides — even stream from different computers and different locations. Panopto automatically syncs all your content, enabling you to share everything your audience needs to see without worrying about post-production.

Slash the cost of video production.

Record professional-quality live events without the professional price tag.

If you’ve ever thought recording live corporate events was too complex to produce and manage in-house, it’s time to think again. With Panopto, your teams can produce professional-quality event videos at a fraction of the cost you’re used to paying. Record and live stream with just a few clicks. Then, once your event is over, Panopto automatically takes care of all those technical details that used to require a specialist — indexing for search (no more tagging), transcoding for optimal playback on any device, and instantly making the file available in your video library.

Want proof? One of the world’s largest industrial engineering firms used Panopto to record a 3-day, 30-session international conference with nothing more than a few webcams, their presenters’ own laptops, and Panopto.

“It’s amazing how simple it was — with Panopto, everything just worked. Instantly, we had a repeatable and reliable process that we could use with all our team meetings going forward.”

Director of Information Technology, Global Sporting Goods Manufacturer

Deliver live video messages and presentations in perfect clarity.

With RTMP live captioning, you can make your live streams more accessible and enhance the viewing experience for non-native language speakers or for anyone who prefers to watch videos with closed captioning. Panopto supports live captioning on RTMP webcasts with CEA-608 or CEA-708 captioning, so you can ensure every detail in your live communications is received exactly as intended. When the webcast is over, Panopto automatically imports a recording of the video stream, complete with captions.

Never miss a second with live DVR controls.

Catch that last point again. TiVo-like controls allow viewers to pause, rewind and replay your live feed, then catch back up instantly. Viewers joining the live stream late can even start from the beginning and stream the entire webcast.

Make live video streams interactive.

Put an end to passive viewing. With threaded discussions, audience members can share digital notes and comments while watching a live webcast and submit questions to the presenter for live Q&A. Panopto captures the entire experience so even viewers watching later on-demand can see the comments made during the event as they happened.

15 Ways Businesses Are Using Live Streaming

Stream live broadcasts on mobile devices.

View a live stream on the go from anywhere. Panopto’s native apps for both Android and iOS enable users to view secure live streams on their mobile devices. Panopto’s HTML5 video player optimizes the viewer’s experience with fast startup and minimal buffering, regardless of their device or connection speed.

Live streaming analytics and monitoring.

Measure the reach of your live streamed events and the level of viewer engagement both during and after webcasts, all the way down to the user level. Panopto’s live video analytics gives you minute-by-minute stats about who’s watching, where people are dropping off, and more.

And for larger, more visible live streams such as a global all-hands meeting or university commencement, your team can monitor the quality of the broadcast in real time. Panopto integrates with Hive Insights, a powerful live stream monitoring tool that sniffs out users or locations that are experiencing things like severe buffering, so you can identify problems and make adjustments on the fly.

Customize your waiting room.

Create links for your live streams as far in advance as you need. Attendees can join your live streams simply by clicking the link and signing in. If anyone happens to click the link prior to the event or they arrive early, Panopto will bring them to your virtual waiting room, so they’ll know they’re in the right place.

Live video streaming is just the beginning.

Many point solutions for live video are useful for live streaming — and only live streaming. Panopto’s end-to-end video platform not only supports professional live video streaming but also recording, editing, hosting, and more, all in a single solution.

Record Live Streams Automatically

Make live streams available for on-demand playback as soon as the webcast ends. Panopto automatically records and converts videos for easy playback.

Easily Share Live Video Recordings

Host live stream recordings securely. Every recording is uploaded automatically to your video library where it can be played on-demand on any device.

Edit Live Stream Recordings Yourself

You don’t need complicated video editing software to polish up live video. Cut, splice, and switch video inputs in Panopto’s online video editor.

Never lose a moment. Panopto automatically indexes every word spoken and shown on-screen in your live streams, making the content searchable.

Stream Live at Scale from RTMP Encoders

Broadcast live events to tens of thousands of simultaneous viewers with your existing Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) systems and Panopto.

Massive-scale live streaming from RTMP encoders.

Going big with your next broadcast? Panopto provides you with a live streaming platform that leverages existing encoding investments and scales elastically to enable your webcast to reach global audiences, securely over your WAN or over the public internet. Connect your RTMP encoders to Panopto’s cloud-based video platform and webcast live events to tens of thousands simultaneous viewers.

Panopto ingests your RTMP feed and converts it to HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), the industry standard for delivering video at scale with minimum video startup time and buffering.

An easy, cost-effective way to securely stream live events.

If you’ve ever thought recording and streaming live events was too complex to produce and manage in-house, it’s time to think again. Panopto enables AV and IT teams to produce professional event videos at a fraction of the cost you’re used to paying for outside vendors.

Record and live stream with just a few clicks. Once your event is over, Panopto eliminates the publishing delays that are common with most live event workflows — indexing for search, transcoding for optimal playback on any device, and instantly making the file available in your corporate video library.

Record RTMP feeds for on-demand playback.

As you live stream your event, Panopto also records the video content. This means that anyone who joins the event late won’t miss any of the broadcast, and anyone can view the event on-demand in its entirety when it’s over.

When your event wraps up, the recording is instantly available with accompanying metadata as well as a table of contents and slide thumbnails, which Panopto automatically extracts during the live stream. The recording is also indexed for search, so anyone in your organization can search the archived video for any word spoken on shown during the event and fast-forward to that exact moment.

Live stream through Panopto using your existing encoding infrastructure.

Panopto gives you the option to broadcast live video at scale using your existing RTMP encoding infrastructure. Simply connect your RTMP encoders to Panopto’s cloud-based video platform to securely live stream presentations and events to tens of thousands of simultaneous viewers, either within your WAN or across the public internet.

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