Smart Chapters are an automatic table of contents for your Panopto videos created through Optical Character Recognition (OCR).
One of the benefits of using the Panopto Recorder when recording with PowerPoint or Keynote is Panopto will take the titles of your slides and use them as a table of contents for your viewers.
When using one of the other methods of adding videos to Panopto (using Panopto Capture, or uploading a video), those sessions won’t include chapters. Previously, you would have to add them manually, but you can now automatically add them using Smart Chapters, and amend where necessary.
Read more on Panopto’s website.