Kaltura - Recording video with Webcam Recorder in MediaSpace

This document describes how students, staff, and instructors can use the Kaltura MediaSpace webcam recorder.

    To record yourself using the Kaltura MediaSpace webcam recorder:
    1. Launch Chrome or Firefox and go to Kaltura MediaSpace: mediaspace.wisc.edu. If you need more information on how to log in to MediaSpace please see Kaltura - How to Log in to Kaltura MediaSpace (UW-Madison) .
    2. Click Add New and select Webcam Recording:
      A screenshot showing the user having clicked "ADD NEW" to expand the menu. The cursor hovers over "Webcam Recording".
    3. A new Record Media screen will load with a preview of what your webcam can see. You can change what is recorded by clicking the gear in the upper right corner:
      A screenshot showing the user having clicked ont the gear icon to show the settings for "Camera" and "Audio".
      • Click Camera to turn off or select a camera input - for example a webcam.
      • Click Audio to turn off or select an audio input - for example a headset microphone.
    4. Click the red circle button to start recording:
      A screenshot showing the "Record Media" screen with a red arrow pointing out the circular red record button.
    5. A three second count-down will start to allow you to prepare for recording. Once recording a display on the bottom will show you the length of your recording. Click the white square box to stop recording:
      A screenshot showing the "Record Media" window with a red arrow pointing out the white box to stop the recording.
    6. After you click Stop recording, Kaltura will display and play your recorded video to review:
      • Click the Play or Restart button to review the audio and video.
      • Click Record Again to discard the video and start another recording.
      • Click Save a copy to download a copy of your recorded video in the webm format to your computer.
      • Click Use This to save your webcam video to Kaltura MediaSpace.
    7. Edit the details of the video.
      • You may want to give the video a more memorable name or associate it with an assignment if you are recording yourself for a course assignment.
      • If you want to share the video consider changing the publishing setting. By default it is set to Private and viewable only by the owner. Setting it to Unlisted will let you share a link to it to anyone.
    8. Click Save to save your video with the edited details.

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