Center for Information Technology Services

Mediasite Upgrade Planned

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting academic technologies at UM, CITS is investing significant dollars to replace and upgrade existing hardware infrastructure in order to implement and support the latest release of Mediasite (v.6.1) on campus.  What does this mean for you? More options to view Mediasite content — e.g., videos of class lectures and other school-related events — on-the-go, on a broad range of mobile devices.  After the upgrade is complete, Mediasite users will be able to view newly developed content on their iOS/Apple, Microsoft Surface and Windows 8 RT, Blackberry, and Android devices.

The device requirements for Mediasite Mobile Video are as follows:

iPad Requirements

  • iOS 4.3 or later
  • Apple Mobile Safari™
  • Wi-Fi or cellular data connection (3G or higher)

iPhone/iPod Requirements

Microsoft Surface and Windows 8 RT Devices (on-demand playback only)

  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Wi-Fi or cellular data connection (3G or higher)

Blackberry Requirements (on-demand playback only)

  • Blackberry devices running Blackberry OS 7.0 or later
  • Playbooks devices running QNX
  • Blackberry browser
  • Wi-Fi or cellular data connection (3G or higher)

Android Requirements (on-demand playback only)

  • Android™ 4.0 or later
  • Android browser
  • Wi-Fi or cellular data connection (3G or higher)

To view videos connected with your school, see:  https://mediasite.umaryland.edu/.

For further information about the Mediasite upgrade, contact: Mike Smith, Executive Director of UMB Enterprise Applications, at msmith@umaryland.edu.

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