5 Years Later: Plexify Your Classrooms!

Speakers: Damien Barrett

Level: Fundamental, Lecture

Excerpt: VHS tapes are a dead technology. DVDs are dying a rapid death. But your teachers still need access to this media in their classrooms. Learn how can you future-proof your school with a digital streaming solution.

Description: Five years ago, I presented on our early efforts to digitize all our school’s VHS tapes and DVDs and put them in digital asset management system (Plex). Much has changed since we deployed in 2014. Come to this session to see how we systematically digitize our content, manage our libraries, maintain copyright compliance, and monitor playback on the AppleTVs in each classroom.

About the speaker

Damien Barrett (Twitter: @damienbarrett) – K-12 Mac System Administrator – Montclair Kimberley Academy

Damien has been supporting Macs for more than 20 years in corporate, small business, and education environments. He’s worked as an Apple Certified Macintosh Technician, Apple Certified Trainer, Interim IT Director for a cable access television station, and ran his own consulting business for several years in Manhattan. Damien currently works as a Mac Systems Administrator for a large independent school in New Jersey.

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