DULLES, VA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2012) - Echo360 announced today that The University of Nottingham has selected its award-winning blended learning and lecture capture solution to share educational rich media content between the institution's campuses in the United Kingdom, China and Malaysia. The two-year deal enables the University of Nottingham to deploy and capture instructional content in all classrooms as well as on instructors' computers from any office or off-campus location.
University of Nottingham is considered to be in the top ten institutions in the United Kingdom and top one percent of universities globally. The institution is committed to building a global university by expanding its campus reach to multiple countries in Asia. Using Echo360, University of Nottingham will provide both on-demand and live viewing of content created at its flagship campus location with students in Ningbo, China and Semenyih, Malaysia.
"The University of Nottingham is establishing a new model for the internationalization of university education," said Sally Hanford, Audio Visual Media Development Officer at The University of Nottingham. "Echo360 blended learning technology helps with this effort by allowing us to efficiently share instructional content across the miles, delivering the world-class academic experience students have come to expect regardless of their campus location."
University of Nottingham joins more than 40 prestigious institutions in the United Kingdom leveraging Echo360 technology, making it the country's premier solution for blended learning and lecture capture. Other users include the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Sussex, Loughborough University, Coventry University, and Queen Mary, University of London.
"The University of Nottingham is an innovative institution and a leader in the use of blended learning technology to extend its brand and influence to students in new regions," said Fred Singer, CEO of Echo360. "With Echo360 blended learning, The University of Nottingham can serve these students with the same high-quality education received in the United Kingdom without added travel and expense."
As a global leader in blended learning and lecture capture products, Echo360 helps higher education institutions keep pace with modern students' learning needs through products that digitally record and upload learning content. Echo360 has been recognized with a Product Line Strategy of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan and named a Visionary Vendor in Educational Technology by IT research firm Basex. Echo360's products facilitate better instruction for large collections of students, lower costs and enrich learning experiences by enabling students to easily access and share multimedia content. Through Echo360's platform, students can replay recorded sessions and review information from instructors online, at their convenience and across various devices. More than 500 colleges and universities in 30 countries use Echo360's solution.