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Sonic Foundry Webcasts Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning


Live hybrid conference option powered by Mediasite

MADISON, Wis. - Sonic Foundry, Inc.(NASDAQ: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting, lecture capture and knowledge management, today announced the 27th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning will be streamed to a remote audience using Mediasite. The conference, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Division of Continuing Studies, is being held this week at Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis.

One of the oldest conferences on the topic, the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning is recognized internationally for the quality and integrity of its program. Presenters and attendees exchange resources, research, and best practices that are relevant to the design and delivery of distance education and training.

Hybrid attendees will have the opportunity to view live streams of sessions via Mediasite, as well as have on-demand access to the recorded archives for three months after the conference. Remote viewers will engage in live question and answer with presenters and online networking with other virtual attendees using the Twitter hashtag #dtl2011.

Mediasite user Dr. Diane Zorn, Course Director at York University, will be giving a demonstration entitled, “Can Lecture Capture Make You a Better Professor?” on August 4 at 2:40 p.m.

The conference will be webcast via Mediasite by Sonic Foundry. Trusted by more than 850 colleges and universities, the patented Mediasite webcasting and content management system quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture, management, delivery and search of rich media presentations that combine audio, video and accompanying graphics for live or on-demand viewing.

About Sonic Foundry ®, Inc.

Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO, is the global leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, providing enterprise communication solutions for education, business and government. Powered by Mediasite, the patented webcasting platform which automates the capture, management, delivery and search of lectures, online training and briefings, Sonic Foundry empowers people to transform the way they communicate. Through the Mediasite platform and its Event Services group, the company helps customers connect a dynamic, evolving world of shared knowledge and envisions a future where learners and workers around the globe use webcasting to bridge time and distance, accelerate research and improve performance. Product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of Sonic Foundry, Inc. or their respective owners.

Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. Because such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties pertaining to continued market acceptance for Sonic Foundry’s products, its ability to succeed in capturing significant revenues from media services and/or systems, the effect of new competitors in its market, integration of acquired business and other risk factors identified from time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


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