AMX in the News

AMX in the News

10/4/2013

Employing resource management software (RMS) can help higher education institutions maximize A/V, financial, and personnel resources. Additionally, the automation provided by RMS can increase A/V equipment efficiency. This web seminar, originally broadcast on April 9, 2013, was the final in the three-part “Automate Innovation” series and focused on how the University of Minnesota centrally controls its A/V hardware, maximizes sustainability, and improves efficiency through RMS.

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8/7/2013

As more students and faculty started bringing their own digital devices to campus, the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada recognized the need for more interactive learning at the bilingual public research institution. The university responded by employing flipped classrooms, in which the traditional lecture and homework elements are reversed; active learning, in which students read, write, and discuss topics instead of listening to lectures; and specialized spaces, providing educational environments geared toward tech-savvy students and staff.

8/7/2013

For Texas A&M University faculty moving from one Liberal Arts and Humanities smart classroom to another, there is no learning curve. That’s because classrooms and conference rooms in the department have standardized equipment. The College Station, Texas, university’s Instructional Media Services Department installed an AMX controller and touch panel in every room, a move that keeps the comfort level high for instructors.

8/7/2013

The focal point of Queensland University of Technology’s brilliant new Science and Engineering Centre is known as The Cube—part science lab, part digital engagement, and the hub of scientific exploration for the Australian university's community, as well as high school students and the public at large.

8/7/2013

Lecturers are treated like royalty at Penn State’s Struthers Auditorium, a lecture theater in the Smeal College of Business with a range of setups that can accommodate just about any teaching style. "We have designed features to support the instructor’s pedagogical style,” explains Gary Field, research systems manager for the Smeal College of Business. “Our multiple projector design allows instructors to project multiple sources side-by-side—for example, a document camera to show notes while a video is playing.

8/7/2013

Consider the scene: an esteemed faculty member stands at a podium, about to lecture to a room full of eager students, and can’t locate the document camera that’s key to her presentation. Or a student who has worked for weeks to perfect his class presentation doesn’t know how to hook up his laptop to the projector.

4/26/2013

Automating aspects of technology management can aid colleges and universities in multiple ways, from increased student and professor satisfaction to reduced energy usage and costs. In addition to these benefits, with its resource management software, Texas A&M University has achieved a reduced IT staff size and more effective troubleshooting. This web seminar, originally broadcast on February 27, 2013, addressed the benefits of resource management software, including those realized through automation.

9/12/2012
MX®, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, today announced the immediate availability of the Modero X® Series Multi Preview Live (MXA-MPL) and the addition of panel-to-panel video chat support for its Modero X® Series touch panels. The MXA-MPL is an accessory that can stream real-time video and preview images to Modero X Series touch panels for 10 video sources connected to an Enova® DVX All-in-One Presentation Switcher or Enova DGX Digital Media Switcher.
9/11/2012
Being some 90 miles away from Wake Forest University’s sprawling main campus in Winston-Salem, the school’s new satellite campus in uptown Charlotte could seem like a distant star to the students who attend its adjunct MBA program, but foresight and imagination have brought the two campuses culturally and technologically closer. 
One of the main challenges in technologically connecting the two campuses involved space constraints. The office building that housed the handful of rooms that would become the Charlotte campus had only a few closets for audiovisual equipment.
9/11/2012

At the Stanford University School of Medicine’s new learning center, one system of capturing lectures does it all—from scheduling and recording an event to distribution of audio and video files.

“When you’re training future medical doctors, it’s important to ensure they have all the tools and resources to become the best physicians they can be,’’ says Trent Tanaka, Director of AV Technology at the school.

9/11/2012
Students in the Net generation enter higher education with an expectation that cutting-edge technology will be a force in their academic experience, but its use comes with strict requirements at George Washington University, which in 2007 made a commitment to creating a more collaborative learning environment. 
“Technology needs to advance learning and engage students,” says P.B. Garrett, associate provost and chief academic technology officer for the university.
9/11/2012
Three higher ed institutions have been recognized for their innovative uses of technology by the judges of the 2012 AMX Innovation Awards.
8/29/2012

AMX®, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, today announced the release of Rapid Project Maker (RPM) version 1.2. The latest version swells the number of products supported for installations and includes more enhanced project reports.

8/9/2012
The uses for AV technologies in higher ed aren’t limited to traditional classrooms. At the University of Florida’s new three-story, 100,000 square-foot veterinary teaching hospital, an integrated AV network is woven into the fabric of the building. In this University Business web seminar, originally presented on May 22, 2012, David John, safety and security supervisor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, discussed how the hospital is using its AV network to improve patient care as well as the learning experience for students.
8/7/2012

AMX®, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, announced the T models of Enova® DVX All-In-One Presentation Switchers have begun shipping. Operations teams at AMX are briskly filling orders for all DVX configurations, which combine AV switching, control, audio processing, amplification and category cable distribution from a 3 RU chassis that can be supported and serviced remotely over an IT infrastructure.

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