Lecture Capture

What is Lecture Capture?


Panopto’s video platform includes easy to use software for recording and live streaming audio, video and other multimedia content from your computer, laptop or mobile device. More information hereThis short video will explain how you can use Panopto in UCC.

For examples of Lecture capture recordings, please click here


What's in it for the Teacher?

Panopto is a powerful teaching tool that will help you to

•Record and stream your Lectures live and to take live feedback from the participants.
•Flip your classroom.
•Embed quizzes into your Presentation.
•Allow you to add video from up to 9 separate sources.
•Create a Dropbox for a specific course, enabling you to accept video assignments from students.



•Panopto is available as standard on all lecture room computers. It can also be downloaded onto any computer within University College Cork.
•A powerful scheduling tool allows the remote recording of lectures by Panopto support, in over 100 rooms across the University.


Can Panopto help manage my videos?

•The Panopto video platform also includes a web portal to help automate the storage and delivery of your videos to Blackboard or any LMS.
•Enables you to control who can watch your videos.
•Edit your recordings.
•Upload edit and store any pre-recorded videos you have access to.

More Information here.


Can my students search within a video?

•The Panopto video platform provides the industry’s most comprehensive way to search inside the content of your videos.
•You can search for any word that is spoken or pictured in any video in your library, as well as any word written in your PowerPoint or Keynote presentation, and fast forward to that precise moment in one click.

More information here.  VIDEO

Record your lectures in three easy steps:
LinkinVideosToBlackboard‌ 1. Provision your course from Blackboard to Panopto.
InstallingPanopto‌ 2. Install the Panopto Recorder, if it's not already installed. Please note that all classroom PC's already have it installed.
RecordYourLectures‌ 3. Record your lecture.



Lecture Capture Locations


AVMS have installed permanent lecture capture systems in a number of central rooms across campus. Locations include:


  • Aras Na Laoi G2, G18, G19, G26, G30, G32
  • Boole Basement 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • Brookfield Health Sciences G1, G2, G4, G5, G6, G10, 1.01, 1.02, 1.04, 1.05, 1.21, 1.22, 2.25, 2.42, 2.43, 2.55, 3.01, 3.02, 3.03, 3.04
  • Carrigbawn Safari Annex
  • Cavanagh LG51, LG52, UG22
  • Civil Engineering G9, G10, 1.10
  • Connolly A, C, J1, J5, J7, S3, S3A, S5
  • Cork University Hospital Lecture Theatre
  • Electrical Engineering G1, G2
  • Enterprise Centre G7/8, G3, G6, G20
  • Food Science Block A Level 1, 3.22
  • Geography Lecture Theatre
  • Kane B10A, G1, G2, G7, G18, G19, G20
  • O'Rahilly Building G27, G38, G41, G42 North, G46, 1.01, 1.23, 1.24, 1.32, 1.44, 1.45, 1.56, 1.85, 2.01, 2.02, 2.03, 2.12, 2.44, 2.55, 3.26
  • West Wing 3, 4, 5, 6, 9
  • Western Gateway Building G1, G2, G3, G5, G9, G14, G15, G16, G17, G18, 1.06, 1.07, 3.01, 3.02, 3.04, 3.68, 3.69, 3.70, 3.71, 4.02, 4.05
  • Windle Anatomy Lecture Theatre


The Lecture Capture process in the above rooms is highly automated. Once a session is booked with AVMS, the lecturer/presenter need only show up in the room at the arranged time. The AVMS team can schedule a recording to take place automatically. Sessions may be booked by emailing panoptosupport@ucc.ie.

Of course, you can also install the software on your own office computer, be it a desktop PC, laptop or a Mac.

Frequently Asked Questions about Lecture Capture



Who do I contact if I have a problem?
Please email panoptosupport@ucc.ie

Audio Visual Media Services

Seirbhísí Meán Closamhairc

Áras na Laoi, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland