Introducing: Cattura Learning Engine Integration for Educational Video Transcription & Captioning

June 15, 2015 BY EMILY GRIFFIN
Updated: January 4, 2018

Cattura Learning Engine video transcription and closed captioning

3Play Media is proud to introduce our roundtrip integration with Cattura Learning Engine. This new integration offers a seamless captioning workflow for lecture videos in Cattura.

What is Cattura Learning Engine?

How to Add Closed Captions and Subtitles to Video in Cattura
Cattura is a cloud-based video management platform that leverages YouTube or Vimeo to store, stream, and manage video libraries for educators and e-learning institutions.

Cattura Learning Engine integrates with popular LMS platforms like Canvas, Moodle, and Blackboard. It also provides interactive features like keyword search.

Educators need to caption their educational videos and lecture capture recordings, and the new 3Play integration with Cattura automates that process.

Setting Up the Cattura Integration

Linking your 3Play Media account with your Cattura account is easy. Follow these 10 steps, or refer to the support documentation for more details.

  1. Login to your 3Play Media account.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. From the Basic Settings pane on the left, select API Management.
  4. Under the API Collections, click +Create API Collection.
  5. Give your collection a name and adjust settings.
  6. Click on the +details link next to the collection to view your API Key and Secret API Key. Keep this page open for later reference.
  7. Log into your Learning Management System (LMS) and access the Cattura Learning Engine.
  8. Within the Learning Engine, click on Settings.
  9. Under the Integrations category, select 3Play Media. Fill in the required fields with the API Key and Secret back from Step 6.
  10. Click Save.

Requesting Video Captioning & Transcription in Cattura Learning Engine

You can request captions directly in Cattura after uploading videos. Refer to this video tutorial on captioning in Cattura, or follow the steps below:
Cattura Learning Engine video transcription and closed captioning

  1. In your Cattura Learning Engine video library, choose a video you’ve uploaded to YouTube and click Edit.
  2. Scroll down to the 3Play Captioning section. Select your turnaround time option (extended, standard, expedited, rush, or same day).
  3. Click Submit to 3Play button.

Once your video has been processed, closed captions will automatically show up in your video on both Cattura and YouTube, with the option for viewers to turn them on or off.

You can also offer users the option to download or print a transcript of the video, or activate the interactive transcript to follow along with the lecture.

Learn more about the Cattura integration. Or schedule a demo to see the integration firsthand.

Read the free report: 2017 State of Captioning.

The closed caption CC icon shown in the middle of a TV.