Victoria-based alumni MediaCore has announced that they have joined forces with Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, to simplify and expand the use of video in online courses. MediaCore won first prize in the 2012 BCIC-New Ventures BC competition, has raised over $1 million, and employees 20.

Through the partnership, Pearson’s customers will be able to provide a world-class video experience for their students, across any device.

According to MediaCore’s blog, “this partnership is a real vote of confidence in MediaCore’s platform and team, and we’re excited to be supporting Pearson’s commitment to improving learner outcomes”.

Pearson’s Director of Technology Partnerships, Erica Tuohy, said “MediaCore’s platform makes the use of video easier for both instructors and students alike, and will only help make the student learning experiences more engaging and accessible. MediaCore’s ability to automatically convert videos so they can be viewed on any device will help empower teaching staff to use video to enrich the online course experience”.

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