University of North Texas Upgrades Broadcast Studio While Planning for the Future
By Dan Daley · September 6, 2014 •
The University of North Texas upgraded it's student broadcast studio with new HD Hitachi cameras, RU1000VR remote control panels, a Ross Vision-M 1.5-M/E multi-format switcher, Compix Synergy 2 dual-channel HD graphics system, a Blackmagic Design router and a 360 HD Maxx server. The studio was designed to with the latest technology and built to last at least 5-7 years.
4 Tips for IT to Prepare College Networks for Back To School Week
By Jessica Kennedy · September 4, 2014 •
A look at tips centered around preparing a college’s network fora smooth transition for a new year.
5 Apps That Can Help Freshmen Adapt to College Life
By Jessica Kennedy · September 3, 2014 •
Apps that feature ways to eat better, save cash and stay motivated may help freshman have a successful year on campus.
HigherEd TechDecisions To Attend EDUCAUSE and NUTN
By Jessica Kennedy · September 2, 2014 •
HigherEd TechDecisions will be travelling to San Antonio to cover NUTN, and to Orlando to cover EDUCAUSE.
5 Ways to Amp Up Your College’s Sports Stadium
By Jessica Kennedy · September 1, 2014 •
Colleges are able to attract attendees by updating their digital signage presence, Wi-Fi, seating spaces, parking spaces, and food menus.
Michigan Virtual University Brings E-learning Project to Nigeria
By Chrissy Winske · September 1, 2014 •
Michigan Virtual University and Venture Garden Group are partnering to bring an e-learning project to Nigeria where there is a shortage of colleges. Using Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, MVU is helping Nigerian faculty to implement lecture capture and expand access to education.
North Carolina State University’s Hunt Library Brings A/V and IT Together
By Dan Daley · August 31, 2014 •
North Carolina State University’s Hunt Library features digital learning environments where students, professors and the community can conduct cutting edge research in engineering, gaming and the media arts. Technology includes a simulation lab and a gaming lab powered by Christie Digital MicroTiles, five Christie Spyder X20 video processors and Sennheiser K-array KK102 thin-line modular line arrays.
SAGU Amps Digital Media Arts Studio with New Production System
By Jessica Kennedy · August 27, 2014 •
Southwestern Assembly of God University (SAGU) installed a 48-Fader Yamaha NUAGE Advanced Production DAW System to upgrade the university’s Digital Media Arts’ students’ recording/editing/mixing capabilities.
Michigan State University Uses New Visual Display to Boost Spartan Spirit
By Jessica Kennedy · August 25, 2014 •
Michigan State University wanted something bigger and better to highlight their basketball program and win over prospective recruits.
Providence College Heightens Campus Safety With the In Case of Crisis App
By Jessica Kennedy · August 21, 2014 •
In Case of Crisis app recently partnered with Blackboard and is becoming a go-to for college emergency procedures across the country.
Campus Security Increases with Electromechanical Lock System Solution
By Jessica Kennedy · August 20, 2014 •
With electromechanical key systems, colleges are able to control and access the locks online and in real time from a remote location and keep campus safe.
FAMU College of Pharmacy Delivers Real-Time Distance Learning with Videoconferencing Solutions
By Daniel P. Dern · August 20, 2014 •
Florida A&M University opened a satellite campus in Crestview Florida. Pharmacy students can now take classes via a Cisco TelePresence unit. All lectures are recorded with the Cisco TelePresence Conference Server. Also included as distance learning technology are Shure lapel microphones, two LD HDTV Flat-screen TVs, and HD Epson projector and Polycom HDX Array ceiling microphones.
Emmanuel College Goes Mobile with Internet Radio Broadcasting
By Chrissy Winske · August 20, 2014 •
Emmanuel College uses Backbone software to create an Internet radio broadcast.
AV Makeover Amps Up Purdue University’s Córdova Recreational Sports Center
By Dan Daley · August 19, 2014 •
As higher education becomes more competitive, colleges and universities are placing more emphasis on campus features that are not strictly academic. From welcome centers to fitness centers, schools are relying on these types of facilities to provide additional value to students and convey a broader sense of what the school stands for.
Broward College Sets Example on How to Protect BYOD Networks
By Jessica Kennedy · August 14, 2014 •
Colleges are now able to control their BYOD networks to protect its students from cyber-attacks.