Lecture Capture

This article will layout how to use our basic lecture capture option to capture audio for you recorded or streamed lectures.

Attach and Power on

1. Remove the body pack and lavaliere microphone from the charging station located on the top of the instructor station.


2. Clip the body pack to your belt or a sturdy piece of clothing.


3. Place the lavaliere microphone approx. 6 inches from you mouth, near your sternum.


4. Once the microphone and body back are in place the body pack can be powered on using the power button located on the top of the body pack.


Note: Now you can launch the software for recording or streaming you lecture. This will give you the freedom to move about the room while ensuring your audio is steady and clear for the recording or live stream.

Kaltura Capture

Using Kaltura Capture Software For Faculty

Kaltura Capture can be used to record a video of your web camera, your screen, or both.  It will allow 

you to record a video of any length of time.  There are three steps you need to complete:

1.  Download the Kaltura Capture software if you are recording off-campus.

2.  Record and upload your video.

3.  Place your video in an assignment, discussion board, or other location in your course.

Downloading the Kaltura Capture Software (One Time on non-FVTC Computers)

This software is already installed on all FVTC computers. You only need to install the software on a home computer, if needed.

1.  From My Courses, click My Media.


2.  Click Add New, Kaltura Capture.


3.  The following page will be displayed.  Click the appropriate download button.


After the software has been downloaded, you can record and upload your video.

Recording and Uploading Your Video

1.  From My Courses, click My Media.


2.  Click Add New, Kaltura Capture.


3.  Click Open URL:Kaltura-Pe...pture Protcol.


4.  The following software will appear.  (If you need to open your software, find and open Kaltura Capture.)


5. Make sure the web camera and screen is setup correctly.  To turn off the camera, click the camera icon. 


6. Make sure the Audio is setup correctly.


7.  Select the correct screen, if needed.


8.  Click Select Area.


9.  Select the size you wish to record, then click Confirm.


10.  Click the Start Recording button to begin recording.  (The Start Recording button is the round red button.)


11.  The timer will count down and you will begin recording.  The following controls will appear in the lower right.


12.  Click Stop when you are done recording.

13.  The Kaltura Capture dialog box will appear.  Change the Title to be descriptive.  Click Save & Upload.


14.  The video will be uploaded.  Notice the progress bar.


15.  Once the video has been uploaded, a link will appear. 


Adding the Video to Your Course

You can add your video from My Media to your course.  It can be added to an announcement, in a 

discussion board, as an item in a content button, and even as feedback to a student.

1.  While editing an item click Mashups, Kaltura Media.


2. Select My Media, Media Gallery, or Shared Repository.


3.  Narrow your search using filters or the Search Media Field.


4.  When you have found the appropriate video, click Embed.


5.  The video will be inserted into your item.  When you are finished, click Submit.

Getting a Link from Your Video to Share

1.  From My Courses, click My Media.


2.  Click the title or video thumbnail.


3.  Hover over the video and click the Share button.


4. Click in the link field. Press Cntrl+C to copy link. 


5.  You can then paste the link where you need it in or out of Blackboard.


Power off and Charge

Once you are finished with the class, power off the body pack and place it back onto the charger. Make sure the charging light turns on to ensure the device is ready for the next user.


Keywordslecture, capture, colaberate, kaltura   Doc ID106962
OwnerPaul V.GroupFVTC
Created2020-11-03 12:15:50Updated2021-01-13 14:23:57
SitesFox Valley Technical College
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