Company honors organizations that transform the way they work and learn with Mediasite
Sonic Foundry, automated rich media communications technology company, announces the finalists for its third annual Rich Media Impact Awards program.
16 organizations are to be recognized across eight categories at a special awards dinner Monday, May 7 in Madison, Wisconsin during UNLEASH 2007, the company’s first Mediasite User Conference. Winners will be announced at that time.
Mediasite is a transformational communication medium for delivering critical information and sharing knowledge. The Mediasite webcasting and content management system automates the capture and delivery of presentations and lectures via the web.
Sonic Foundry launched the Rich Media Impact Awards program to recognize excellence in the practical and creative integration of its webcasting platform in business, education, health and government. The awards honor organizations that use Mediasite in innovative ways to benefit their employees, constituents, partners and the public. Finalists successfully demonstrate how Mediasite transformed their organizations through measurable improvements in accessibility, cost savings, efficiency and productivity.
“Our process for selecting finalists grows increasingly more difficult each year as the number and quality of the nominations intensifies. We are proud to be partners with these leading edge organizations, and applaud both the finalists and all the nominees for embracing webcasting as a transformational communication medium.” – Darrin Coulson, Sonic Foundry COO
2007 Rich Media Impact Award Finalists
Recognizes a company who improved its business outcomes through rich media communication. The 2007 finalists are
ALLETE/Minnesota Power Faegre & Benson
This award recognizes a local, state or federal government initiative that implemented rich media for training and outreach. The 2007 finalists are
Association of Public Health Laboratories United States Environmental Protection Agency
Global Reach Award
Recognizes any successful initiative that reached the international community through rich media. The 2007 finalists are
Morehouse School of Medicine St. George’s University
Facility Design Award
Recognizes a professional AV design or consulting firm that created innovative rich media rooms and facilities. The 2007 finalists are
Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams for Saint Mary’s University – School of Law University of Southern California
Excellence in Distance Education Award
Recognizes a higher education institution that transformed its distance education program with rich media. The 2007 finalists are
California State University – San Marcos Carnegie Mellon University
Scholastic Achievement Award
Recognizes a school district or other organization serving the K-12 educational community that harnessed the power of rich media to improve communication, learning and outreach. The 2007 finalists are
Arizona State University (Professional Development Schools and Teacher Education Network of Excellence through Technology) Pittsburgh Public Schools
Recognizes an organization that implemented rich media to benefit health and wellness. The 2007 finalists are
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Rapid ROI Award
Recognizes an organization that used rich media to quickly achieve a measurable ROI in its training, communications or outreach initiatives. The 2007 finalists are
Michigan Public Health Institute Northrup Grumman
Founded in 1991, Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is a technology leader in the emerging rich media communications marketplace. The company provides enterprise solutions and services that link an information-driven world. Sonic Foundry changes the way organizations communicate via the web and how people around the globe receive vital information needed for work, professional advancement, safety and education.
The company’s integrated webcasting and web presentation solutions are trusted by Fortune 500 companies, education institutions and government agencies for a variety of critical communication needs. Sonic Foundry is based in Madison, Wis. For more information about Sonic Foundry, visit www.sonicfoundry.com.