Echo360 New Features

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Approximately every 2 weeks, Echo360 releases new features, bug fixes, and general improvements to the product. Here we've provided a summary of the important features that will impact instructors and students at CWRU. For all of the Echo360 release information, you can visit the Echo360 Release Notes website.


Special Announcement

As of August 30th, 2019, the download link for Personal Capture (PCAP) has been removed from the platform. Users should download Universal Capture (UC) from the downloads page in Echo360 instead (available from the gear icon in the top right of the Echo360 page), and remove Personal Capture from their devices. 


Recent Releases

January 14, 2019 Release Highlights

  • Echo360 has updated the support and documentation portal, to make browsing and searching for information easier and more intuitive. Check it out!
  • The CSV exports available to instructors for their section analytics have been updated.

December 17, 2019 Release Highlights

  • Improvements to the Canvas integration!
    • Along with selecting media from their content library, or uploading media to embed, users can now launch their installation of Universal Capture from the Embed Media window, create a capture, then embed the new media.
    • LMS embeds can now be fully authenticated (as long as the user is logged into the LMS). This allows Echo360 to better track unique views of these embedded videos and provide more accurate media analytics. 
  • If you are using Personal Capture, you will need to switch to Universal Capture by January 15, 2020. We have a guide available that details how to get started with Universal Capture.

December 3, 2019 Release Highlights

  • If you are using Personal Capture, you will need to switch to Universal Capture by January 15, 2020. We have a guide available that details how to get started with Universal Capture.

November 19, 2019 Release Highlights

  • Resolved an issue where Universal Capture would not prompt you for permission to capture the Desktop on macOS 10.15 (Catalina). See Allowing Access to Inputs in macOS for more information.