IIITM-K Multimedia Library, houses a galaxy of video lectures from eminent faculties and industry experts on information technology related areas. Classroom lectures, seminars, invited lectures of the Institute are digitized, synchronized with presentation slides and made available through the online multimedia library using advanced SMIL multimedia and streaming technologies. All the lectures are available round the clock in on demand mode through streaming server. Users can view the multimedia lectures along with the corresponding Power Point slides during the sequence of the lecture. All the steps involved in capturing, encoding, synchronization are in digital form using high-end digital equipments like digital camera, DV interface capture card, high-end encoding/editing systems. All the processes used in preparing lectures are latest technologies like SMIL, video compression, streaming etc.
IIITM-K is also providing video capturing, editing facility to companies to create presentations for their use. Many organizations are benefited from this service to record important lecture sessions as well as training programs. IIITM-K is also providing consultancy services to setup cost effective lecture recording and editing facility for education institutions through its Education grid program. IIITM-K will provide full support to setup this facility in multimedia content creation for web-assisted courses.
The IIITM-K Multimedia Library hosts the lectures of prominent figures in the IT and Academic fields including Dr. K. T. Chandy, Binghamton University, Dr. Kishore S Trivedi, Duke University, Dr.Ganapathy (Secretary, Neurological Society of India and Director – Telemedicine of Apollo Group), Mr M.G Sreekumar, Librarian IIM Kozhikode, Dr. C. Pandurangan (Head computer sciences, IIT Madras). There are video lectures on different subjects varying from Computer Science to Knowledge Management.