TechDecisions Guide to 16 Lecture Capture Tools
By Chrissy Winske · February 3, 2014 •
Take a look at some of the most popular lecture capture tools on the market. These products vary in price and capability, but there is something here for everyone regardless of budget.
Westchester Community College Installs Fiber Network and Moves Its Business Services Online
By Chrissy Winske · January 30, 2014 •
Westchester Community College installed a fiber network through Lightpath and moved business services like bill pay and registration online. The fiber also allows the school to quickly increase bandwidth when needed to support BYOD and multimedia resources in the classroom.
Distance Learning for Higher Ed Institutions
By Chrissy Winske · January 27, 2014 •
Colleges and universities can bring distance learning to campus via telepresence, a learning management system and lecture capture.
Working with A Difficult Space: How WFU Overcame Design Issues in a New Facility
By Chrissy Winske · January 24, 2014 •
When Wake Forest University opened a satellite campus in Charlotte North Carolina, the IT team used the AMX Enova DVX to build an A/V solution that would accommodate the building’s wide rooms and limited equipment storage space.
Preparing Your Network for BYOD: Tips from Two IT Pros
By Chrissy Winske · January 22, 2014 •
Two IT pros share tips on how to prepare your organization’s network for BYOD as mobile device use continues to gain popularity in the workplace. To prevent your network speed from slowing down, IT should plans for density, manage mobile applications on the network and create a clear BYOD policy for employees.
Stanford University’s School of Medicine Uses Control and Automation for Lecture Capture
By Chrissy Winske · January 22, 2014 •
The Stanford School of Medicine updated its lecture capture system with an AMX Modero touchpanel. The school is using control and automation to reduce downtime needed for repairs and to manage its technology assets effectively.
Video Management Software: Best Practices for Higher Education
By Gadi Piran · January 20, 2014 •
Read our tips on video management software and how to get the most out of your video surveillance systems.
Cloud Computing Boosts Collaboration at RWU and Helps Save Money
By Chrissy Winske · January 20, 2014 •
See how a cloud infrastructure combined with Samsung LCD displays revolutionized Roger Williams University’s Architecture and Continuing Studies programs.
TechDecisions Guide to 6 Game Changing, Affordable Multi-format Video Switchers
By Frederick J. Ampel · January 15, 2014 •
This guide shows a selection of affordable multi-format video switchers with universal input capability and flexibility needed to handle just about every conceivable format, and also produce outputs to meet almost any display or projection device’s requirements, has become available for well under $10,000. In fact Roland's V40HD lists for $4,495. Each will help you make showing any presentation format possible and at a very low cost compared to even last year.
Google Acquires Nest for $3.2 Billion
By Steve Crowe · January 14, 2014 •
Google moves into the home automation arena.
How to Get Creative with a Small A/V Budget
By Dan Daley · January 13, 2014 •
Learn how Elizabethtown College manages to keep its A/V systems up-to-date while on a budget. The tech director shares his tips.
Globe University Goes 1:1 With Mobile Technology
By Chrissy Winske · January 13, 2014 •
Globe University’s chief operating officer of The Globe Education Network talks about why the university is integrating iPads and Apple TV, how the tablets will benefit students and how they prepared for 1:1.
University of California Irvine Extends Chemistry Education Through MOOCs
By Rachel Cericola · January 10, 2014 •
University of California, Irvine is setting the standard for MOOCs via its OpenChem project.
William Jewel College Turns Its Library Into a High-Tech Collaborative Learning Space
By Dan Daley · January 10, 2014 •
See the William Jewel Pryor Learning Commons, a 21st century library that promotes interactive and collaborative learning through cutting-edge A/V. Videoconferencing rooms, interactive displays, wireless technology and social media allow students to work together on multimedia projects. The library design also accommodates BYOD.
Video Insight Announces New School Security Grant
By TD Staff · January 8, 2014 •
Enter to update your school security solution via a grant by Video Insight, a provider of video surveillance software.