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University Business, Aug 2007

Magnatag Visible Systems' latest version of its RotoCube Rotating Board Tower displays whiteboard and bulletin board information to grab attention in high-traffic areas that lack appropriate wall display space. The 19-square-inch, freestanding tower features a changeable marquee top for flexible use. It silently rotates in either direction with a finger touch to display information on four sides that total 24 square feet of display space-the equivalent of a 4-by-6-foot hanging board. It can be ordered with any combination of 22 different side panels, including plain or printed dry-erase magnetic whiteboards, cork or fabric bulletin boards, file racks, or calendars. It comes assembled, complete with removable line tape, press-on die-cut letters, and dry-erase pens. Pricing starts at $956. Check out

NTRsupport offers simultaneous remote control and support sessions for computers running on Mac, Windows, or Linux operating systems. Compatible with popular browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari, it is also well matched for both Intel- and PowerPC-based Macs.Created by NTRglobal, this software allows support professionals to create a secure connection between the support agent's computer and a user's PC or Mac, so support staff can actually see what's on the user's screen in real time. The software- as-a-service (SaaS) model allows all support operations to be 100 percent web-based, removing the need for pre-installation, and requiring only a web browser and internet connection. It costs $1,680 plus a one-time fee of $200 for support, setup, and training. Server pricing is on a case-by-case basis and varies based on need. Log on to


Keeping mobility in mind for professionals on the go, Gateway's two new notebook PCs, the E-475M and the E-265M, feature widescreen displays, enhanced security, leading graphics, and more than 10.5 hours of battery life in a durable design. The E-475M, a desktop replacement, features a 15.4-inch widescreen display, while the E-265M is a lightweight model, offering a 14.1-inch widescreen display in a 1.3-inch thin design. Both notebooks feature Intel Centrino Duo processor technology and a matte black, hard- wearing textured plastic surface to minimize fingerprints, along with UV protection on the keyboard to guard keys from wear and tear. The Advanced Port Replicator II contains a built- in battery charger that supports Gateway's 6-cell, 8-cell, and 12- cell batteries, keeping extra batteries fully charged and ready for travel. A three-year warranty is included. Pricing starts at $1,299. Visit


Lightronics has released the XC Series, a new line of compact dimmers. Features include a wireless DMX option; an LED digital display; four- and six channel capacity, with 600 and 1,200 watts per channel; softpatch (each dimmer); dimmer limiting; dimmer curve/relay selection; DMX-512 protocol; built-in chase function; "set and forget" intensity; architectural interface; and AMX/Crestron interface. Its design is lightweight with rounded edges and an all-black finish. Protected by a five-year warranty, the XC-42 is priced at $795 and the XC-42 with wireless DMX option costs $1,355. Go to

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