Drive Student Success with Video

TechSmith Relay is a video creation and sharing platform that helps maximize student engagement in online courses. Now, have conversations at any point in your videos.

  • seattle
  • odessa
  • calhoun
  • mott
  • southeast

The easiest-to-use educational video platform

From the makers of Camtasia and Snagit

Record lecture capture videos

Ease of use

Faculty and students don’t have time to learn complicated video creation tools and workflows. Relay makes it easy, fast, and effective. 

Share securely

Accessibility

Relay provides robust accessibility support for video content, including automated and third-party captioning, flexible captioning workflows, audio description capability, plus keyboard and screen reader compliance.

Lecture capture quiz results

Student engagement

Gain student attention with Relay’s in-video quizzing and seamless integration with Camtasia videos. Measure learning with powerful analytics.

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Frost & Sullivan Names TechSmith 2019 Lecture Capture Market Leader

“TechSmith Relay’s accessible workflows across desktop, mobile, and cloud deployments make it the market leader for customers who want easy-to-use solutions that make teaching more effective and improve student engagement.” 

- Deviki Gupta | Industry Analyst | Frost & Sullivan

 

Click-and-go creation tools

Make it easy for faculty and students to create video anytime, anywhere. Relay includes a:

  • Web-based screen and webcam recorder
  • Mobile recording apps for iOS or Android
  • Web uploader for sharing existing media
  • Integration with Camtasia and Snagit

 

Edit online or bring in Camtasia videos

TechSmith makes it easy for you to edit your videos.

  • Cut sections from the beginning, middle, or end with Relay's web-based video editor.
  • Create rich, interactive videos in Camtasia and share them to Relay with ease.
  • Perfect for instructional designers, faculty, and students.

In-Video Conversations

Start conversations at any spot in the video. Add comments and draw with arrows, shapes, and more to encourage interaction and clarify concepts. Students can ask questions and answer classmates, for a quality online experience.

Give feedback on student assignment videos, and easily see participation. Increase student engagement with contextual, natural in-video conversations.


Seamless LMS integration

Create videos easily within your existing Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas, Brightspace, or other LMS. Instructors can send videos directly to their course folders, and students can access videos - no additional login needed. Analytics and quiz scores are reported automatically to the gradebook.

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TechSmith Relay lecture capture recorder

Interactive quizzing that increases student engagement

Enhance videos with Relay’s in-video formative quizzing. Quickly and easily add questions into videos or images. Automatic grading reports to the LMS gradebook and is tracked by Relay’s analytics dashboard for more detailed reporting.


Measure learning with powerful analytics

Relay’s unique assessment dashboard displays both student quiz interaction and viewing analytics to provide a complete picture of content effectiveness. Instructors can see which students are not engaging with the content, to intervene early. Assign points to video assignments, and let Relay track and report the results to the gradebook. For flipped and blended courses, make video engagement a measurable learning activity.

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TechSmith Relay lecture capture recorder

Lecture capture in any classroom

Relay makes recording lectures easy and consistent—in a lecture hall, office, or anywhere in between. Deploy the recorder from any web browser, no admin rights needed, on as many computers as you want. Relay's collaboration with Matrox® now offers hands-off classroom capture and scheduling.


Accessibility compliance across campus

Relay's flexible captioning options include a highly-accurate speech-to-text engine, web-based caption editor with an ADA guidelines-checker, plus human captioning through 3Play Media. Video playback is WCAG 2.0 compliant for keyboard navigation, screen readers, and offers audio description support.

accessible captions in TechSmith Relay

TechSmith Relay features

record lectures on destop or mobile devices

Robust creation tools

Relay includes an intuitive web-based recorder for PC, Mac, plus mobile apps for iOS and Android. Camtasia and Snagit perfectly integrate with Relay to create and edit media.

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Simplified content management

Easily manage your video and image content with the media library. Each user has a library of their own to store content and share with others that is secure. Define permissions, track analytics, add captions, and edit content from the library.

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Enhanced editing

Create engaging and effective content with the new web-based editor. Easily cut out what you don’t need from the beginning, middle, and end. Or integrate with Camtasia to add interactive links, table of contents, graphics, and more.

Quizzing

In-video quizzes

Engage students with multiple choice, true/false, fill in the blank, and short answer questions within videos. Students interact with questions on any device.

Camtasia enhanced editing

LMS integration

Easily record and watch videos directly in your LMS. Analytics and quiz scores can go automatically into your gradebook.

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Single sign-on

Easily integrate with your user authentication system, including SAML 2, Azure Active Directory, Shibboleth, CAS, Google or email domain.

Organize lecture capture videos into groups

Groups

Relay makes it simple to organize and share videos. Sort by class, section, subject area, department, and more. Members are notified automatically via email when new videos are shared to the group.

Customize Relay lecture capture system

Admin portal and configuration

Manage users, videos, system access, and turn features on or off. You have full control to set permissions, configure settings, and enable custom installation.

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Accessibility

Caption with 90 percent accurate speech-to-text, import files, assign the role to faculty and staff, or seamlessly bring in captions from 3Play Media. Relay's web-based caption editor and ADA-checker makes corrections easy.

Assessment dashboard

Assessment dashboard

Get feedback on how effective the content is at teaching concepts. Quickly find out how much a video was viewed and an overall score for each quiz question.

Odessa College

“The faculty immediately embraced it and started using it in ways that we didn’t imagine. Our utilization has gone up tenfold, our acceptance rate among faculty has increased significantly, and we’re getting better bang for our buck.”

– Shawn Shreves
Vice President of IT | Odessa College

More colleges and universities choose TechSmith than any other vendor

How much is an unused educational video platform really costing you? How many instructors aren't using your current solution? How many videos go unwatched because they don't engage students? Besides the money, a lack of an easy-to-use system may already be costing you a great deal.