Lumicademy announces media sharing and mobile chat with support for Microsoft Windows 11

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lumicademythe platform solution for live education and training, today announced its new update with media sharing, mobile chat and other enhanced usability features, providing a platform for corporate training, federal, state and local government and educational institutions. Additionally, Lumicademy works seamlessly on Microsoft Windows 11 to deliver enhanced interactive live video lessons in a secure setting.

Lumicademy provides teachers and their IT administrators, HR and corporate trainers, and companies with the powerful live classroom tools created specifically for employee education and training. We provide services to the education sector, private and public companies, as well as government institutions.

Lumicademy too integrates with business tools including Slack, Zapier, and Hubspot, giving organizations the ability to deliver end-to-end, seamless solutions for virtual training, meetings, and even onboarding programs.

What’s new in Lumicademy

  • Media sharing – sharing of video and audio files so that your participants/team members can view them in real time. Play, pause, stop and replay any split screen video. Most video file formats are supported and real-time transcoded for playback on any target device or platform. The recording of your video shares and any collaboration is also always available in your Lumicademy room.
  • mobile chat – you can now chat in real time, in your Lumicademy room from your mobile device. Do more, faster and on the go.
  • Windows 11 support – The update includes support for high resolution displays and multi-monitor setups.

In addition to these features, Lumicademy now has a setting to always display attendee names on videos, video sharing, and improved Android and iOS audio compatibility with select devices for better usability.

“Virtual corporate training has become a staple for businesses across all industries. Over the past two years, virtual and distance learning has grown for a number of reasons, including pandemic-related factors” , said Allen Drennan, co-founder and CTO of Lumicademy, “Lumicademy complements its LMS with these new enhancements to deliver engaging and positive learning experiences that also provide enough flexibility to reach more participants.”

Published a few days ago, Gartner® “Forecast: Enterprise IT spending for government and education markets, worldwide, 2019-2025, 4Q21 update” states “the 4Q21 update reflects increased investment in digital initiatives. Gartner estimates a CAGR of 6.7% for government and education from 2020 to 2025, with overall IT spending expected to reach over $829 billion (constant US dollars) by 2025.”[1]

“Challenges in K-12 education are evolving, but nonetheless continue to be significant,” according to Gartner. “The goal for K-12 CIOs is to leverage all digital investments made to date, identify those that still need to be made, and create an agile and composable digital learning organization.”[2]

For example, Progressive Expert Consulting, Inc. (PEC), a training and technology company, pioneered synchronous and asynchronous training concepts to provide physical learning in a virtual environment. Create a platform solution that would meet the stringent training requirements for the US Department of Defenseincluding the Special Operations Forces Remote Training System (SOFTS), PEC has partnered with Lumicademy and integrated its secure video conferencing platform.

“We needed a platform solution that we could control that would also meet our stringent military-grade security requirements,” said Tim Feng, vice president of PEC. “It needed to be private, so we could choose how and where to install modules, as well as meet critical encryption requirements for sensitive operations. Lumicademy provided the ability to control everything for the user – from high-level video and audio controls, classroom security, to controlling the devices used at each workstation. »

Additionally, PEC also noted that Lumicademy provides secure sharing of sensitive content such as documents, files, and recordings that cannot be streamed over the public internet or stored in uncontrolled cloud data centers.

To request a demo, please visit https://my.lumicademy.com/sales.

​​[1] Gartner, “Forecast: Enterprise IT Spending for Government and Education Markets, Worldwide, 2019-2025, 4Q21 Update,” Daniel Snyder, Kelly Calhoun Williams, Irma Fabular, Inna Agamirzian, Rika Narisawa, James Ingham, January 28, 2021.

[2] Gartner, “Top Trends Impacting K-12 Education in 2022,” Kelly Calhoun Williams, Saher Mahmood, Tony Sheehan, Paul Furtado, February 8, 2022. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries in the United States and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.

About Lumicademy

Based in San Diego, Lumicademy is the award-winning platform solution for live education and training. Engaging students and teachers, Lumicademy offers the ability to interact in a live video meeting and view presentations with screen shares, document shares, annotations and whiteboards – securely. Educators and learners can chat live with peers in up to 100 languages ​​and take advantage of learning capabilities traditional platforms can’t offer, with unlimited users joining the classroom experience . For more information, please visit https://www.lumicademy.com/ and join the conversation on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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