University of Bath: Audio Visual Unit
News and developments in AV
The GTA refurbishment is going along at quite a pace. The bulk of the work so far has been spent in dealing with the asbestos works in 1E, 2E and 4E. Many of the other rooms are also starting to...
SCHOMS Conference - Preliminary and Day 1
This week we were the host venue for the annual SCHOMS conference. SCHOMS is the professional association for the support services for education technology. The annual conference provides an opportunity for those rare and likeminded Heads and senior staff to...
Panopto have told us that they intend to upgrade their servers for Panopto 5.2. This means that the server will go off for a while: Saturday June 25 - 20:00 to 23:00 During the time or Re:View site is offline,...
This summer, we are rebuilding many of the teaching spaces. Full rebuilds (Furniture, Decoration, Equipment): 1E 2E (but not 3.1) 3WN 4E (not 3.38) Equipment refresh & Decoration: 5W Council Chamber Equipment Refresh 4W 6W 1E3.6, 4E2.56 and 4E3.5 will...
New product Demo - Interactive Screen
This coming Wednesday 25 May - we have a demonstration of a CTOUCH laser air 70" screen lined up. It will be in 8W1.1 from 4pm - 5pm This is the first time this has been seen in the UK...
Victorian thoughts of technology
We've been looking through an old set of pictures of what the Victorian age commentators thought technology would be like in the 2000s. It's certainly fascinating to see them! How schools might function: Using helicopters to scout: Getting around in...
Today we took delivery of a Yamaha YVC-1000 Conference device. This can be plugged into any computer to facilitate audio conferencing (with SKYPE for example) - to give a better coverage of audio. You can also pair the device with...
We've been told today that there is a small problem with the search mechanism in Re:View. It appears that the search mechanism does not function correctly if you are looking for a specific recording. The manufacturer is aware of the...
Conference Season - new products
The early part of the year brings several conferences and shows for teaching technology. Recently there has been BETT (teaching technology - January) and ISE (integrated systems - February). BVE (broadcast video) is next week. We'll highlight some of the...