Louisiana State University Combines Academia and the Arts With New Digital Media Center
Historically, the university has been not only a repository of knowledge but a seeker of it, as well. Schools regularly collaborate with industry, science and other spheres to broaden their knowledge base and, if they’re adroit enough, help their bottom lines, too. The newly opened Louisiana Digital Media Center (DMC) at Louisiana State University (LSU) is the perfect example of that synergy between academia and industry. What sets the venue apart from others of it's kind is its 7.1-surround Meyer Sound cinema system .
West Virginia University Uses Digital Signage For Campus Safety
West Virginia University (WVU) uses digital signage for emergency notifications on campus. Their digital signage is a combination of Samsung displays and other vendors. X20 media provides the content management platform WVU uses to both manage and create its digital signage content. The displays are placed in high traffic areas like dorms, meeting spaces and dining halls and are tied to e2campus which the university uses for emergency text alerts allowing campus police to trigger the signage via SMS. Alerts are also sent to the WVU homepage as well as the campus TV network.
Making the Move to HD Video for College Broadcasting
The University of Idaho purchased six Hitachi Z-HD5000 cameras to move to HD video production. Other broadcast equipment includes a NewTek Tricaster 855 switcher, NewTek 3Play 820HD replay system and Sony HVR1500A HDV/DVCAM VTR, Hitachi CU-HD500 camera control units and Hitachi 1000VR remote control units.