All the latest news from Planet eStream

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Latest Newsletters

Planet eStream Summer Newsletter

Summer 2019 Newsletter 14th September 2019

Read all the latest news and updates from Planet eStream in our latest Summer newsletter.

Planet eStream Spring Newsletter

Autumn 2018 Newsletter 5th November 2018

Read all the latest news and updates from Planet eStream in our latest Autumn newsletter.

Planet eStream Spring Newsletter

Spring 2018 Newsletter 10th May 2018

Read all the latest news and updates from Planet eStream in our latest Spring newsletter.

Planet eStream Winter Newsletter

Winter 2017 Newsletter 22nd December 2017

Read all the latest news and updates from Planet eStream in our latest Winter newsletter.

Latest Announcements

Planet eStream 660

Planet eStream 6.60 Now Available!16th September 2019

We are please to annouce that Planet eStream v6.60 is now available

Planet eStream 650

Planet eStream 6.50 Now Available!24th October 2018

We are please to annouce that Planet eStream v6.50 is now available, read more over on our blog post.

Planet eStream Academy

Planet eStream Academy 1st October 2018

The new online training resource to support your Planet eStream experience.

Planet eStream Digital Signage Blog

Digital Signage Blog 19th September 2018

Learn about embedding content from external sources into your digital signage.

Planet eStream App Store

iOS Live Streaming 24th August 2018

You can download the latest Planet eStream app from the App Store.

Planet eStream Signage Players

Digital Signage Players 7th August 2018

Find out more about running low powered devices with Planet eStream.

Planet eStream Embedding Sway

Embedding Content 21st February 2018

Cloud platform subscribers can now embed content into Microsoft Sway and OneNote.

Planet eStream and RES

Planet eStream 6.35 Release Candidate Now Available9th May 2017

Click here to read our blog post about the latest Planet eStream release.

Planet eStream and RES

VR/AR/ 360 Degree Video23rd April 2017

Read our recent blog post on virtual reality, augmented reality and 360 degree video.

Planet eStream and RES

Class and Lecture Capture21st April 2017

Read our blog post on class and lecture capture, including useful information on hardware and connectivity using Planet eStream's capture tools.

Planet eStream and RES

Sharing Content with Google Classroom18th April 2017

The new Planet eStream Google Classroom Share Link allows users to seamlessly share web links from their Planet eStream system into Google Classroom, read our blog post here.

Planet eStream and RES

Our Journey with RES3rd April 2017

The Planet eStream team have worked with the Research & Education Space Project (RES) to provide access to the BBC’s Digital and Shakespeare Archives...

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Planet eStream are now iSAMs Developer – Enterprise Partners13th October

iSAMs customers can now display iSAMs bulletin and calendar information within their Planet eStream Digital Signage designers.

Planet eStream 6.20 – Available Now 3rd September 2016

We would like to announce the release of Planet eStream v6.20. This release includes a number of new features that you can read about on our blog by following this link.

Planet eStream Connect Service – Overview1st September 2016

The Planet eStream Connect Service has been running for approximately 5 months, and in this time has seen a remarkable amount of use by our customers.

Announcing Planet eStream Connect – Our new content sharing resource for educators 13th January 2016

At Bett 2016, we are previewing this fantastic NEW free service for qualifying Planet eStream Licence holders, general release is scheduled for March 2016.


Announcing our new Planet eStream Canvas Plugin7th September 2015

Planet eStream is continually working with providers of Virtual Learning Environments, Library Management Systems and Management Information Systems.

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Titus Learning3rd June 2015

Attending events like the COBIS Annual Conference gives us the opportunity to catch up with existing partners and likeminded educational technologists.


Introducing the Planet eStream Moodle Iframe Filter..27th May 2015

The Planet eStream iFrame Filter converts Planet eStream content added with the Planet eStream Moodle Repository Plugin from a flash player format to an iFrame format.


Planet eStream 5.67 – Available Now!1st May 2015

We are pleased to announce the release of Planet eStream v. 5.67 to all users with a support contract.


Planet eStream – Uploading Content Via Firefly30th April 2015

Planet eStream’s scheduled 30th April release (V5.67) will include an enhanced plugin for Firefly, providing an excellent workflow for our mutual customers.


Avek and Planet eStream – A partnership made in Finland!30th April 2015

Based in Finland, Avek are our latest partner in Scandinavia.


Planet eStream and eFaktor- An International Partnership17th April 2015

We would like to introduce our first Scandinavian partner for Planet eStream- eFaktor who are based in Norway and Denmark.


Computerworld and Planet eStream – New Business Partners14th April 2015

Planet eStream would like to introduce Computerworld- the latest addition to our list of partners.

Firefly, Moodle and MS SharePoint – Planet eStream’s New Integrations10th April 2015

Planet eStream is continually developing and adding new features to embed your Planet eStream system into your existing set up more effectively.

Planet eStream and Leicester BSF Partnership10th April 2015

During the past 18 months, Planet eStream have been involved in the Leicester City Council’s ‘Building Schools for the Future’ program via Capita Managed IT Solutions.

Planet eStream and Computeam – A New Partnership8th April 2015

Planet eStream would like to introduce Computeam as a new partner of Planet eStream – adding to our ever growing partnerships.

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Customer News and Views

Newcastle University
7th February 2017

Andrew Grenfell, Manager of Resources for Open Learning at Newcastle University, has been a Planet eStream user for a number of years...

Cranmore School
23rd January 2017

As an iSAMS school, Cranmore were keen to deliver their calendar and bulletin information, alongside visually engaging digital signage...

Planet eStream in Further and Higher Education
6th January 2017

As a result of our Christmas 2016 user group competition, a number of our further and higher education customers shared short insights into how Planet eStream is used in their organisation.

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Oakham School
12th October 2016

Carl Wood, Assistant Network Manager, at Oakham School has shared with us his experiences of migrating to and use of Planet eStream across the school.

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Tudor Tribune
20th July 2016

We always like to hear how members of the Planet eStream community are using their system in inventive ways.

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Planet eStream and the Tudor Hall School English Department
26th May 2016

Planet eStream, and now Planet eStream’s Connect service, is something lightyears beyond the usual...

Planet eStream at The Post Primary Conference
23rd May 2016

John and Matthew will be attending the Post Primary Conference in Belfast in June 2016 to present and demonstrate Planet eStream and the new user interface.

Planet eStream Connect Service Feedback
23rd May 2016

It has been just over a month since the Planet eStream Connect Service was launched, and since then over 10,000 resources have been downloaded...

Planet eStream – Guest Blog for the ERA
20th May 2016

The use of video resources in education is becoming much more widespread, as organisations seek to enhance their digital learning provision...

Planet eStream and the C2k Media Library Project
18th May 2016

During 2015 Planet eStream worked with the team from C2k Northern Ireland to deliver Planet eStream to all grant-aided schools in the country.

University of Eastern Finland
31st March 2016

The University of Eastern Finland implemented Planet eStream as their Video on Demand, Live Streaming and Digital Signage solution

Planet eStream Connect Service and the BBC Shakespeare Archive
15th February 2016

At Bett 2016, we previewed our new Planet eStream Connect Service, a content sharing resource that gives qualifying Planet eStream users the access to over 1,000,000 resources from the BBC Digital Archive and the BBC Shakespeare Archive.

Planet eStream Selected as the NEW Video On Demand solution for over 1300 schools in NI
13th January 2016

Planet eStream were delighted to be selected to deliver the new ‘C2k Media Library’ in the summer of 2015. After a successful project delivery process, the solution is now being rolled out to schools...

Training the Trainers at the Girls’ Day School Trust13th October 2015

Andrew Milburn, Product Development Director at Planet eStream, spent a day at The Girls’ Day School Trust Head Office in London to ‘Train the Trainers.’

Badges in Education3rd July 2015

Badges for specific achievements are becoming more commonplace within education, with the majority of schemes aimed at increasing pupil engagement and performance


Doncaster College and University Centre get on board with Planet eStream18th May 2015

Doncaster College and University Centre have recently invested in Planet eStream to further develop and enhance their digital teaching and learning infrastructure


Planet eStream, Heart of Worcester College and the General Election11th May 2015

During the build up to the General Election, The Heart of Worcestershire College invited party candidates of the constituencies covered by the college

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Live Streaming of Junior Firefly Event - Sutton High School5th May 2015

Planet eStream in action at Sutton High School (GDST) streaming their Junior Firefly event live to their sister schools that couldn’t make it on the day

Planet eSign at South Devon College28th April 2015

Planet eSign is being used extensively at South Devon College; Screens are displayed in all areas of the college- each playing a specific role in its department and drawing the attention of passing students and staff alike

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St Paul’s School, Cardinal Nichols’ Visit and Planet eStream21st April 2015

St Paul’s School in Leicester hosted a very special visitor as part of their official opening, and used their Planet eStream system to make the occasion accessible to all

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