Top Hat Chooses Vonage to Power Video Capabilities for its Widely Adopted New Higher Education Teaching Platform
More than three million students are enrolled in courses using Top Hat at 750 of the top 1,000 higher ed institutions in
In a recent Top Hat survey of more than 3,400 current higher ed students in the
"Vonage provided us with the key resources to build and deliver a powerful end-to-end teaching platform that features a rich, embedded video experience," said
A recent Vonage report tracking communications usage before the pandemic and again in
"The pandemic has underscored the need for secure and privacy-compliant video offerings, particularly when it comes to providing the remote delivery of vital services like education," said
Vonage's video has been a worldwide leader in webRTC video solutions since the webRTC standard was established in 2012. With the embedded Video API, Top Hat is enhancing its purpose-built platform for higher education with programmable video tools, as well as controls, roles, and authentication that off-the-shelf video solutions are simply not designed to do.
Vonage, (Nasdaq:VG) a global cloud communications leader, helps businesses accelerate their digital transformation. Vonage's Communications Platform is fully programmable and allows for the integration of Video, Voice, Chat, Messaging and Verification into existing products, workflows and systems. Vonage's fully programmable unified communications and contact center applications are built from the Vonage platform and enable companies to transform how they communicate and operate from the office or anywhere, providing enormous flexibility and ensuring business continuity.
About Top Hat
Top Hat is the only all-in-one courseware platform that enables active learning—a proven student-centred teaching pedagogy that promotes deep understanding, critical thinking, and subject mastery—with interactive content, tools, and activities. Millions of students at 750 leading North American colleges and universities use Top Hat to teach and engage with students before, during, and after class, in both in-person and online education.
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