Kaltura: Viewing Interactive/Rich Media in the Kaltura Player

Kaltura is Oregon State University's video platform. Among its features is an enhanced playback of rich media content. There's a number of different tools available that will allow you to create rich media content for the Kaltura platform, including Kaltura Capture. This article details how to play back that content in the Kaltura player.

Issue/Question

  • How do I play my Kaltura Capture video?

Environment

  • Oregon State
    • Kaltura

Resolution

The Kaltura Player provides you with multiple interactive viewing options, such as Picture-in-Picture, Side-by-Side, and other displays. The following screen displays the viewing options available in the Kaltura Player.

Interactive Viewing

Note: Chrome in iOS and Android has limited interactive functionality by default. To view full interactive functionality, choose "Request Desktop Site" (in iOS) or check "Desktop site" (in Android).

The following lists the Kaltura Player's interactive viewing options:

  • Picture in Picture - Enables you to view the captured content, the presentation and the video, in a single player.

  • Side by Side - Enables you to view the content in two equal parts of the screen, where the presentation and video are displayed side by side.

  • Single View - Enables you to view the content captured in a specific stream, either presentation or video, in a single player.

  • Toggle Views - Enables you to toggle between the presentation and the videos.

Navigating the Video

The Kaltura Player’s navigation menu opens up the chapters and displays the slides for the Kaltura CaptureSpace recording.

Slides and Chapters

You can browse through the chapters and slides in the recording in the Navigation Panel. You can click on a chapter or slide to jump to that point in the recording. 

Search

Use the Search option to find specific content or specific slides in the presentation. Start typing in the text box and it will auto-complete your search term, making search faster and easier. 

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.

Details

Article ID: 94004
Created
Fri 12/6/19 2:12 PM
Modified
Thu 1/2/20 11:05 AM