Vuclip, one of the largest independent mobile video and media company, has launched its new mobile video channel, edu. (edu.vuclip.com), at One Globe 2013, the annual conference focused on building knowledge economy in India and South Asia.
Initially, the channel will provide educational videos for K-12 (class 12th) and higher education, which can be watched on any internet-enabled mobile phones. The channel currently supports educational videos in English but will include course material in other languages as well.
In its debut version, the portal will provide free access to educational videos from Khan Academy, a not-for-profit education organisation that offers free micro-lectures teaching mathematics, history, healthcare, medicine, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics, computer science and other subjects. To date, Khan Academy has delivered over 234 million lessons worldwide.
Nickhil Jakatdar, chief executive officer and founder of Vuclip, said, “Inclusive education is possible only when good and fresh educational content is universally and continually accessible through better discovery methods. Mobile video transcends all language barriers and can help democratize education. Vuclip today has more than 14 million active monthly users in India and this number is growing quickly. This is a readily available platform through which Indian universities and institutes can participate in making quality education accessible to the masses anywhere, anytime.”
According to Vuclip statement, every day it delivers more than 25 million videos to consumers in over 200 countries. To access Vuclip on phone users can visit m.vuclip.com through their mobile browser.