Press Release 01/06/10

University of California, Irvine Selects TechSmith’s Camtasia Relay Lecture Capture Solution to Enhance Methods of Sharing Knowledge and Learning

Chosen Due to Simple, Flexible and Affordable Campus-Wide Deployment

OKEMOS, Mich – January 6, 2010 – TechSmith Corp., the world’s leading provider of screen capture and recording solutions, announced today the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) has selected Camtasia Relay as its campus-wide lecture capture solution. By integrating with an academic institution, business or conference organizer’s existing media servers and learning management systems, Camtasia Relay is an affordable solution for organizations looking to share knowledge in a multimedia format with students, customers and colleagues department-wide or campus-wide.

"We were looking for a lecture capture solution that was affordable and simple to deploy campus-wide. Camtasia Relay fit those needs while also providing us with a solution that goes far beyond simple classroom capture," said Dr. Stephen D. Franklin, Director of Academic Outreach, Office of Information Technology ( at University of California Irvine. "With the help of TechSmith’s excellent customer support, our IT department is able to offer an easy-to-use solution that enables faculty to record and share various types of presentations, tutorials and lectures anytime and anywhere."

Using the name "UCI Replay" and the website, UC Irvine deployed Camtasia Relay this fall as an enterprise-wide solution that allows the over 10,300 faculty and staff to streamline their lecture recording and sharing processes while giving the 27,000 student population access to the many learning benefits of Camtasia Relay captured presentations.

"We are proud that such a topnotch university has chosen Camtasia Relay for its lecture capture solution," said Camtasia Relay product manager Rich Boys. "We look forward to continuing to collaborate with innovative higher education customers, like UCI, to provide faculty with easy-to-use solutions that help them enhance learning onsite and off campus."

Camtasia Relay is designed so instructors and presenters can easily record live lectures, learning objects, or presentations and publish them automatically so the videos are available in the highest-quality formats for a broad audience. Users can also edit their captured lectures and presentations with Camtasia Studio, which is already used by thousands in the education community.

With Camtasia Relay, instructors and presenters can use any PC or Mac in the classroom or conference room, at their desk, or at home. Audiences can view and listen to the recorded lectures and presentations online, via learning management systems like Blackboard, via iTunes U, or on mobile devices such as the iPod or iPhone. And with LDAP integration, IT staff can quickly and easily set up and assign recording profiles for their organizations based on the needs of the presenter and their audience.

About the University of California, Irvine

Founded in 1965, UC Irvine is a top-ranked university dedicated to research, scholarship and community service. Led by Chancellor Michael Drake since 2005, UC Irvine is among the fastest-growing University of California campuses, with more than 27,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 1,100 faculty and 9,200 staff. The top employer in dynamic Orange County, UC Irvine contributes an annual economic impact of $4.2 billion. For more UC Irvine news, visit

About TechSmith Corporation

Founded in 1987, TechSmith Corporation provides practical business and education software tools and services. TechSmith's solutions enable users to capture, record and enhance digital content from their computer screens so they can share information and knowledge in compelling multimedia formats, and allow others to observe, analyze and learn from their experiences. TechSmith products are used by 99 percent of the Fortune 500. Visit for more information.


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