Desire2Learn announced the next generation of its e-learning platform, designed to help learners get smarter and increase graduation rates. The next platform includes a new user interface (UI), Microsoft Office 365 integration, and Brightspace LeaP adaptive learning technology. The UI will include startup checklists and drag-and-drop course creation. The platform also contains an OpenDyslexic font for learners and teachers who are dyslexic. Users can choose OpenDyslexic as their default font, making it easier for them to read in the learning system.
Panopto announced that it has updated its video capture and management software. The update introduces a new Jive app for integrating and searching video content within Jive’s social collaboration software.
News from Microsoft Ignite conference: Ramp launched its Ramp Multicast Engine (RME), a patent-pending solution that delivers standards-based and secure multicast support to any live video deployment that uses HTTP Live Streaming (HLS). Arrow Electronics was named a Skype for Business Launch Partner. Pexip introduced new features of the Infinity platform, including outbound media for streaming and recording of any virtual meeting and videoconference, and extended group chat functionality to support every web browser without the need for special plugins.
Libon, an all-in-one communications app developed by Orange for iOS and Android, will use Voxbone’s virtual local phone numbers to extend the global coverage of its voice services. The integration of Voxbone’s services will also allow Libon users to take advantage of the app’s unique voice features, such as customized voicemail, in more countries. By choosing Voxbone, Libon will have a single provider to extend its global reach.