SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Panopto, the leading video management system for higher education, today announced that 22 of the top 25 universities in the Times Higher Education World University 2021 ranking are using Panopto as an essential distance learning technology. In addition, 23 of the 25 best universities in the 2021 US News & World Report Best National Universities ranking use Panopto’s video platform, including nine of the top 10.

This year marks the third year in a row that at least 20 of the world’s top 25 academic institutions are Panopto customers.

“For 13 years Panopto has been helping universities around the world implement video-enabled learning as an essential infrastructure,” said Eric Burns, Panopto CEO. “The current global pandemic and the rise of remote and ‘hybrid flexible’ learning models have accelerated the use of video in higher education, and we are honored to play such an important role in helping the world’s top-rated universities helping support their missions at such a challenging and uncertain time. ”

Since 2007, faculties, staff and students at universities around the world have been using Panopto to securely manage their digital video libraries, record and share lectures, flip teaching materials and record student assignments in video format. Panopto has grown to become the market leader in college videos, offering customers easy deployment, affordable subtitles and accessibility, and cloud services that can be customized to meet any requirement. The solutions integrate with all major learning management systems while offering flexible video recording, the industry’s most comprehensive video search engine, and first-class customer support.

Via the Times Higher Education World University Rankings

The Times Higher Education World University’s 2021 ranking includes more than 1,500 universities. The ranking uses 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to allow for the most complete and balanced comparisons. This year’s ranking, trusted by students, teachers, governments and industry experts around the world, analyzed more than 80 million citations in 13 million research publications and included survey responses from 22,000 scholars worldwide.

Via the US News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings

In the US News & World Report’s Best National Universities Ranking, 1,452 accredited colleges and universities were rated based on 17 measures of academic quality. To qualify for the list, national universities must offer a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs with an emphasis on faculty research.

About Panopto

Panopto’s mission is simple: to help everyone share knowledge through videos. Since 2007, the company has been developing software that enables universities and companies to create secure, searchable video libraries of their institutional knowledge. Panopto is privately held and founded by technology entrepreneurs and software experts at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science. More information is available at


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