Kaltura - How to Upload Videos to MediaSpace using Your Phone (UW-Madison)

This document shows students, instructors, and other users of UW-Madison Kaltura MediaSpace how to upload videos using their smartphone (iOS or Android). Using your smartphone is a easy way to record videos and get them into Kaltura.

Warning! Uploading videos takes a lot of data! The Learn@UW team recommends that you wait until you are on WiFi to upload videos to Kaltura.

There are two methods to upload media to Kaltura: 

  1. Kaltura MediaSpace Go (KMS Go) app  
  2. Your phone's browser. 

Kaltura MediaSpace Go (KMS Go) app

The preferred method utilizes Kaltura's KMS Go App. Basic instructions on installing KMS Go are available in Kaltura - Kaltura MediaSpace Go (KMS Go) app for mobile devices . Kaltura has additional documentation in: Kaltura MediaSpace Go (KMS Go). Kaltura has additional documentation on creating or uploading content in their documents:

Using your phone's browser

The second method to upload content is through your phone's Internet Browser. To do so, follow these steps:

    1. Record your video with your Android or iPhone Camera application.
    2. Open a browser application on your smartphone and navigate to https://mediaspace.wisc.edu.
    3. Click the person icon in the top right corner. Click "Media Upload".

    4. (Optional) If you have not yet logged in to Kaltura MediaSpace, you will be prompted to log in.
    5. Click Choose a file to upload.
    6. Either select a previously recorded video (recommended) or record a new video.
    7. The video will begin to upload. "Upload Completed!" will display when finished.
    8. (Optional) Kaltura will automatically set the file name as the name of the uploaded video. The file name is not always the best for identifying the video at a later date, so it is recommended that you give your video a more relevant title by changing the "Name" field.
    9. Once finished modifying the metadata, click Save at the bottom of the screen.

    Keywords:record, camera, upload, add, selfie, mobile, smartphone, testimonial, video discussion   Doc ID:70875
    Owner:Learn@UW Madison .Group:Learn@UW-Madison
    Created:2017-02-21 13:24 CDTUpdated:2019-09-04 14:24 CDT
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