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.
- All Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 instructors and classes have been added to Echo360. This change was made to help facilitate the move to remote teaching as part of the COVID-19 response.
- As of August 30th, 2019, the download link for Personal Capture (PCAP) has been removed from the platform. Users should download Universal Capture (available from the gear icon in the top right of the Echo360 page), and remove Personal Capture from their devices.
- Various small bug fixes!
- Microsoft has recently released Windows 10, Version 2004. There are multiple known issues with this release that interfere with Universal Capture. If possible, we recommend not upgrading to this version of Windows until these issues have been resolved.
- Universal Capture now allows for publishing ad hoc captures to an existing class – Universal Capture has been enhanced to allow users to publish ad hoc captures to a pre-existing class (that does not already have video/audio media in it).
- Echo360 has a new, redesigned toolbar. The navigation to your Courses, your Library and your Groups is now available in the Top Navigation bar on all pages in Echo360. This change should reduce the amount of clicking around you need to do to get where you’re going.
- Instructors and Teaching Assistants now have the option to opt out of having all of their university account Zoom sessions automatically uploaded to Echo360. The setting is accessed through Account Settings > Zoom Settings. See Opt Out of Automatic Zoom Recording Upload for more information.
- Various updates and improvements to the class list for Live Streamed Classes.
- Updated “Waiting for Live Stream” messaging in the Universal Capture interface.
- A variety of improvements and fixes to the UI and to the synchronization of the Echo360 transcript editor.
- Various improvements surrounding Live Streaming with Universal Capture.