Knowledgebase: TechSmith Knowmia
Techsmith Knowmia - Quick Start
Updated: 31 July 2020 11:49 AM

Techsmith Knowmia (formerly Relay) is OCAD U’s own private video capture and sharing service that integrates with Canvas. Need to demonstrate a studio practice, explain how to use software, document a lecture or get your students to share video? Techsmith Knowmia (formerly Relay) is the answer.

TechSmith Software
Accessing your TechSmith Knowmia Library
Record a video with TechSmith Capture
Add media to your TechSmith Knowmia Library
Add TechSmith Knowmia media to Canvas
Rich content creation with TechSmith Camtasia
Faculty Information Sessions (recorded May 2020)
Troubleshooting
More resources

TechSmith Software

TechSmith offers many products that can share content directly to your Knowmia Library. Anything in your library can be shared on Canvas. Capture and Camtasia are the desktop applications for creating content. Capture (mobile) and Fuse are used for creating content on a mobile device like a smart phone or tablet. 

 

Accessing your TechSmith Knowmia Library

Your Knowmia Library is located at: https://ocadu.techsmithrelay.com.

Record a video with TechSmith Capture

Capture is the quickest way to capture your recording and upload to Knowmia. Download and launch Capture using the Launch Capture button in your Knowmia Library or in Canvas. It's as easy as clicking record, stop, and submit. Learn how to use Capture at Techsmith.com.

   

Add and organize media

Upload almost any media file to your Knowmia Library. Your Knowmia Library has tools to help you add media you already have and to keep everything organized. Learn how to keep your list of videos neat and tidy.

Add TechSmith Knowmia media to Canvas

TechSmith Knowmia is integrated with Canvas. Add Knowmia media wherever you find the Rich Content Editor in Canvas. Click the More button and then click the Apps button. From there, select TechSmith Knowmia and you will see a view of all of your media. You can also add Knowmia media in Canvas Modules. To learn more, see our article Add TechSmith Relay Media to Canvas.

 

Rich content creation with TechSmith Camtasia

Camtasia is an all-in-one recorder and editor. Faculty (teaching this academic year), technicians, and staff are all eligible for a Camtasia license. To request a license, email ithelp@ocadu.caLearn more about Camtasia.

Faculty Information Sessions

Below are links to two information sessions about Knowmia (formerly Relay) and Camtasia. Recorded May 2020.

Troubleshooting

More resources