Prior to selecting Mediasite, the University completed an extensive assessment of available lecture capture and video content management solutions.“Our digital strategy gives Leeds a distinctive advantage and a competitive edge when it comes to enhancing the student experience,” said Professor Vivien Jones, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Student Education. “As well as meeting the needs and expectations of our students, it also offers our staff the chance to develop new teaching methods, from supplementing their activities which richer online course content to using valuable contact time for more interaction and problem based learning.” “We are proud to partner with an institution of University of Leeds’ caliber for its lecture capture and video content management initiatives,” said Gary Weis, Sonic Foundry chief executive officer. “Incorporating academic video into the classroom helps faculty connect with the 21 st century student. By introducing My Mediasite, the university is making it even easier for students and professors to share knowledge anytime, anywhere.” Trusted by 1,200 colleges and universities, the patented Mediasite webcasting and video content management system quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture, management, delivery and search of live and on-demand videos and rich media. About University of Leeds The University of Leeds is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK and a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise showed the University of Leeds to be the UK's eighth biggest research powerhouse and the University's vision is to secure a place among the world's leading universities by 2015. www.leeds.ac.uk About Sonic Foundry®, Inc. Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ:SOFO) is the trusted market leader for enterprise webcasting solutions, providing video content management and distribution for education, business and government. Powered by the patented Mediasite webcasting platform and webcast services of Mediasite Events, the company empowers people to advance how they share knowledge online, using video webcasts to bridge time and distance, enhance learning outcomes and improve performance. © 2014 Sonic Foundry, Inc. Product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of Sonic Foundry, Inc. or their respective owners.