FAQ

Are Lecture Capture live events recorded by default?

07/22/2020Tal Binder
Yes. Kaltura Lecture Capture is first and foremost a lecture recording solution. Therefore, the main use case remains high-quality recordings of classrooms with the support of capture cards. Live lectures are recorded locally, not in the cloud. Afte...

How Can a Lecture Capture live event be owned by a “Group Owner”?

07/22/2020Tal Binder
A Lecture Capture event may be owned by a group owner due to entitlement settings. This behavior is due to a backend constraint that does not carry out entitlements over ' scheduleEvent ' objects. To ensure that users that have access to the...

Why can't the Lecture Capture organizer of a live event delete a specific entry in My Media?

07/22/2020Tal Binder
Lecture Capture live events are tied to the My Calendar page. All events listed on the calendar are available for all users that have access to the calendar (aka the "Group Owner") to view/edit the events but not to delete them. This was d...

How many inputs are supported in the Kaltura Lecture Capture live event?

07/22/2020Tal Binder
Live broadcasting with Kaltura Lecture Capture supports live streaming of the primary input only. If a PowerPoint presentation is opened in a slide display, the slides will be converted to images and broadcast alongside the primary input, such tha...

What hardware can Kaltura Lecture Capture be used with?

07/22/2020Tal Binder
Kaltura Lecture Capture is a software-based solution that runs on standard, off-the-shelf PCs. The software is supported on Windows 7 and up OS. Mac OS is currently not supported. For additional details see the Kaltura Lecture Capture - Minimum Sof...

Is there a list of supported capture cards for Lecture Capture?

07/22/2020Tal Binder
Please refer to the Recommended Capture Cards - Kaltura Lecture Capture . Additional capture cards may work with Lecture Capture as well, but the cards listed are the ones that were tested and supported. ...

Does Kaltura Lecture Capture work with touch panel devices?

07/22/2020Tal Binder
At this time, touch panel integrations are not supported. This is being evaluated for future phases of the product.

How does Kaltura Lecture Capture scheduling work?

07/22/2020Tal Binder
Scheduled recordings are supported through the Recscheduling module (Recording Schedule).  Instructors can schedule recordings in advance from their MediaSpace or LMS integration. Similarly to how you book a meeting in Outlook using My Calen...

How long can a Lecture Capture recording be?

07/22/2020Tal Binder
A recording can be as long as needed. There’s no limitation on the length of the recording or the size of the recorded file.  You would want to ensure there’s enough disk space available for extra-long recordings. ...

Where are Lecture Capture recordings stored?

07/22/2020Tal Binder
All Lecture Capture recordings are stored locally on the recording computer as well as automatically uploaded to Kaltura. You can set recordings to be deleted after upload if you’d like. You can also direct recordings to be saved on a network ...