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Video Streaming Services

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RealMedia ☆

Through ITLAL, digitize your existing media for use in the classroom.

  • Digitize from CD, DVD, VHS, Mini DV, and Blu-Ray.
  • ITLAL will provide space to host items created in the Real Media format, on the University's password protected server.
  • Real Media formats are exportable for a wide range of uses, such as in web pages and in visual/audio presentations.
  • Student access to Real Media files are managed through Blackboard or E-Res, to protect copyright.

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To utilize these services, fill out this form and bring it to ITLAL with the media you want to digitize.
Questions? Contact ITLAL at (518) 442-5521 or send an email!
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Netflix

A film and documentary-based video streaming service.

  • Choose from thousands of titles including documentaries, TV shows, and both foreign and domestic films, as well as a select number of original titles.
  • Watch from a smart TV, browser, game console, tablet, or phone.
  • With over 50 million subscribers, many of your students will have access to Netflix.
  • The minimum required connection speed is 0.5 megabits per second.

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Plans vary from $7.99/month to $11.99/month, but all plans allow streaming.
Free 30-day trial.
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Hulu

A video streaming service with a focus on TV shows.

  • Watch TV shows from networks like MTV, Bravo, Showtime, National Geographic, Univision and more.
  • Hulu also offers popular movies and original shows, as well as Anime and Korean drama.
  • Unlike Netflix, Hulu offers the current season of many TV shows.

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Two pricing plans, one with commercials for $7.99/month and one without (but with less shows) for $11.99/month. Additional fees for certain networks apply.
Free 7-day trial
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