How to Streamline Mass Notification on Your Campus
Florida State’s emergency management coordinator talks about building an integrated “EZ” button mass notification system and shares tips on how you can simplify the alert process. Siemens provided the integration solution.
How to Use 90 Percent Less Energy in Your Higher Ed Campus
Check out the systems that make the Earth Rangers Centre headquarters a Platinum LEED-certified. These intelligent building systems can trim energy usage by 10 percent each year and use 90 percent less energy than buildings of comparable size. You can tour this facility to learn how to implement smart building technology in your facility.
BYOD and Video: Mobile Learning Trends Affecting Your Campus Now
As BYOD and video continue to be major players in the education sphere, the needs of students and educators are evolving. In this article, two edtech professionals talk about mobile learning trends and how video and the explosion of tablets in education are changing teaching and learning. Featured in this article are executives from Sonic Foundry and Cisco.
Keep the Student in Mind When Building a Distance Learning Environment
The University of Maryland has a new distance learning center that includes a Polycom videoconferencing system, Mediasite webcasting, NEC LCD displays, an Extron annotator and a Wacom digital graphics tablet. The spaces also include lighting from BrightLine and acoustic panels from MBI. The classrooms were designed to create a more intimate distance learning experience that mirrors the traditional classroom in both style and content. Classes are streamed live.
Extron Introduces the PC 101 AC Power Controller
Extron Electronics introduces the PC 101. This one input, one output AC power controller is designed to provide remote power management for AV devices. When paired with a controller or control processor equipped with relays, such as the MediaLink MLC 226 IP or IP Link IPL 250, the PC 101 can be configured to turn a device ON or OFF at scheduled times for security and energy savings purposes.