July 25, 2011

Sonic Foundry and Campus Technology Partner to Webcast Sixth Consecutive Annual Education Technology Conference

MADISON, Wis., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting, lecture capture and knowledge management, today announced that as part of its platinum level sponsorship of Campus Technology 2011, the company's Mediasite webcasting platform will be used to record several conference tracks. The conference is taking place July 25 - 28 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Mass.

A number of sessions will be webcast via Mediasite and available for on-demand viewing, notably the "Conversation with the Future" sessions, which are 90-minute interactive talks about the trends that will impact higher education IT in the coming years. These sessions will be led by industry technology leaders Alfred Spector, vice president of research and special initiatives at Google, and Cameron Evans, national and chief technology officer at Microsoft Corporation, and can be accessed after the event at www.campustechnology.com/summer11 at the "conference program" tab.

"Offering webcast sessions to the public has become an integral part of our conference. It's a great way to share conference highlights, and a wonderful resource for those who want to review session content in depth," said Michael Eason, executive director of education events for 1105 Media/Campus Technology. "Sonic Foundry has proven to be a valuable partner, and we're pleased to be working with them again."

Mediasite user Stephen Ashby, Multi-Media Operations Specialist, Riverside City College, will be presenting a poster session, "How Riverside City College Uses Webcasting to Heal the Healthcare Crisis," scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m.

The conference will be webcast via Mediasite by Sonic Foundry. Trusted by more than 850 colleges and universities, the patented Mediasite webcasting and content management system quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture, management, delivery and search of rich media presentations that combine audio, video and accompanying graphics for live or on-demand viewing.

About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.

Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO, www.sonicfoundry.com) is the global leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, providing enterprise communication solutions for education, business and government. Powered by Mediasite, the patented webcasting platform which automates the capture, management, delivery and search of lectures, online training and briefings, Sonic Foundry empowers people to transform the way they communicate. Through the Mediasite platform and its Event Services group, the company helps customers connect a dynamic, evolving world of shared knowledge and envisions a future where learners and workers around the globe use webcasting to bridge time and distance, accelerate research and improve performance. Product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of Sonic Foundry, Inc. or their respective owners.

Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. Because such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties pertaining to continued market acceptance for Sonic Foundry's products, its ability to succeed in capturing significant revenues from media services and/or systems, the effect of new competitors in its market, integration of acquired business and other risk factors identified from time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Sonic Foundry, Inc.