Articles: Technology

With 64 breakout sessions, UBTech attendees had to make some tough decisions about where to spend their time.

From big-picture analysis to stories from within the trenches, at our UBTech conference, higher ed leaders heard from dozens of pace-setting innovators and practitioners.

Switchers and Scalers

The VM0808H 8x8 HD matrix video switch from ATEN is capable of routing up to eight HDMI sources to a maximum of eight HDMI

What technologies and features do higher education favor for digital signage and video and web conferencing deployments? And what can be done to ensure that these technology purchases are used wisely? Here’s what is happening on the AV technology scene.

Can you remember the times when PDF files were placed (dumped?) on your website to make their content available online? As you know, those days are gone. PDF-powered websites just don’t cut it anymore—if they ever did.

At Rollins College (Fla.), we’re always looking for new ways to enhance student learning experiences. A signature feature of liberal arts schools is the intimacy and strength of engagement in the classroom.

07/2012

Touch screens are taking over—and people expect to see them. In the years since Apple first popularized the technology with the iPhone in 2007, it has become almost rare to meet someone who doesn’t own a touchscreen smartphone or tablet.

05/2012

Have you heard about the analytics revolution in higher education? Ready or not, it’s coming to your institution—if it isn’t already there.

05/2012

As with anything that sounds too good, there’s a catch with 4G. The towers and antennas that provide it require backhaul support, typically leased fiber that can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to install. The good news is there is a much cheaper solution available.

05/2012

Faster than 3G and not range limited like Wi-Fi, 4G is very attractive to campus administrators and technology users alike.

05/2012

At The University of Vermont­, a small public research university, officials had realized that mobile would become very important to our stakeholders. It was 2007 and mobile adoption rates had begun to skyrocket.

04/2012

While a federation might sound like something out of Star Trek, it’s actually the next big step in identity management.

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