Kaltura - MediaSpace Players (UW-Madison)

This document provides in-depth information about the embeddable players that are offered to users of Kaltura MediaSpace at UW-Madison. The number of players and functions available is currently under review in an effort to winnow the number of players down to a more manageable and understandable number for the majority of end-users.

Active Players

Main (25717641)

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  1. Title of Media
  2. Info Screen Button - Click to make the info screen appear.
  3. Captions
  4. Play/Pause
  5. Volume Control
  6. Closed Caption Button
  7. Playback Rate Selector - Speeds Available: 3, 2, 1.5, 1.25, 1, 0.75, 0.5
  8. Source (Quality) Selector - The quality offered to viewers depends on the original quality of the uploaded video. If the uploaded video was only 720p, a 1080p video will not be offered. Given that a 1080p video was uploaded, 1080p, 720p, and 360p will be offered
  9. Full-Screen View
  10. UW Logo
  11. Title of Media
  12. Date of Media Upload
  13. Media Views
  14. Media Description

Main + Donwload (25916071)

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  1. Download Button
    • Downloads highest quality Kaltura-compressed video available.

All other features with this player are identical to Main (25717641)

Main + Social (34298521)

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  1. Share Button
    • Clicking this button presents you with the Share Screen which contains buttons to share with various social networks, the URL to share a direct link to the video, and the embed code that can be use in your website or Learning Management System.
  2. Share to Facebook
  3. Share to Twitter
  4. Share to Google+
  5. Open your default email client (if set) and paste link into email body
  6. Share to LinkedIn
  7. Direct URL (Permissions must be set accordingly for your intended viewers.)
  8. Direct URL Media Start Time
  9. Embed Code (Copy and Paste into HTML Editor of You Website or LMS)
  10. Embed Code Start Time
  11. Secure Embed
    • (Recommended)When checked, provides embed code with "https://"
    • When unchecked, provides embed code with "http://"

Main + Social + Download (34298531)

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Audio (34303911)

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Audio + Download (34305091)

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NOTE: The audio download button is set to download the source file that you uploaded to Kaltura. This is to guarantee your users will download an audio file instead of a video file. Because of this, it is the content owner's responsibility to make sure the source audio file is in a compatible format that users can play on their systems. An MP3 is a good example of a compatible file.

Audio + Social (34305971)

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Audio + Social + Download (34305981)

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NOTE: The audio download button is set to download the source file that you uploaded to Kaltura. This is to guarantee your users will download an audio file instead of a video file. Because of this, it is the content owner's responsibility to make sure the source audio file is in a compatible format that users can play on their systems. An MP3 is a good example of a compatible file.

Image (34307761)

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Image + Download (34307841)

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NOTE: The image download button is set to download the source file that you uploaded to Kaltura. This is to guarantee your users will download an image file instead of a video file. Because of this, it is the content owner's responsibility to make sure the source image file is in a compatible format that users can view on their systems. A JPG is a good example of a compatible file.

Image + Social (34307871)

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Image + Social + Download (34307861)

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NOTE: The image download button is set to download the source file that you uploaded to Kaltura. This is to guarantee your users will download an image file instead of a video file. Because of this, it is the content owner's responsibility to make sure the source image file is in a compatible format that users can view on their systems. A JPG is a good example of a compatible file.

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