Captioning Videos in Panopto

September 29, 2020

Any video or audio files you upload to Panopto will have machine-generated captioning applied. This service is included with our Panopto contract at no additional charge.

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Captioning Zoom Recordings

September 28, 2020

Everytime you record a Zoom session and upload it to their cloud service, the session is automatically captioned. You can download a copy of the transcript and edit the captions as well.

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Blogger Now Available with Google Apps

September 24, 2020

Everyone on campus now is able to start their very own blog using Google Blogger. Blogger is a web-based tool that lets you create a blog publish to the web instantly. This allows you to focus on creating content instead of creating a webpage.

Forwarding Voicemail Messages to Email

September 15, 2020

Calling into your work voicemail each day to check messages? CTS has a new feature available that will automatically send you an email when you receive a new voicemail message.

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Downtime Required for Blackboard Upgrade

August 18, 2020

On Thursday, August 20 from 12:01am through 7am, SUNY Oswego’s Blackboard learning management system will be unavailable while it is upgraded to a new version.  Also included will be a new method of authentication requiring your full email address.

New Authentication Method for Blackboard

August 18, 2020

CTS is working on moving services to a new authentication backend that provides more redundancy and additional security.  After the upgrade Thursday, August 20th 2020, Blackboard will be utilizing this new authentication.  Just click on the Blackboard login link and type in your full SUNY Oswego email address instead of your Laker NetID.  The password is the same password used wi

Campus Migrating from Blackboard Collaborate to Zoom effective August 20, 2020

May 21, 2020

As the College looks to standardize on a synchronous video meeting solution that meets the pedagogical and business needs of the College, we will be migrating from Blackboard Collaborate to Zoom effective August 20, 2020.


Importing Captions to Videos in Panopto

May 21, 2020

Everyone now has the ability to add machine-generated captions to every video in their Panopto library. This is not limited to videos created with the Panopto Recorder, this includes any video or audio files you upload to Panopto. This service is included with our Panopto contract at no additional charge.


Using Built-In Smartphone Apps to Scan Documents

May 7, 2020

There are native apps on both Apple and Android phones that can let you submit one or more pages as a scanned PDF document.

Recommended Employee Solution for Backing Up College Data - Google’s Backup and Sync

May 4, 2020

CTS is introducing a recommended backup solution for faculty and staff college data. Google’s Backup and Sync utility for both Mac and PC computers allows a seamless way for data to be backed up to Google Drive.