Equipment Loans & Interactive Media Lab (IML)

Digital Camera Lens
The Interactive Media Lab (Eggers Hall room 062) provides users with the tools, technology and support for building many forms of interactive media content.

The IML’s 8 workstations are tailored for the following purposes:

  • Document, Image and Slide Scanning
  • Website and Graphic Design
  • Audio/Video Capture and Encoding
  • Blu-Ray, DVD and CD Authoring
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IML Hours:

The lab is open 24×7 for users who have had their SU ID Card encoded for Lab access.

 

Student Access:

Requires a faculty sponsor or description of a project for which IML resources are needed.  Bring your SU ID card and project description to ICT’s main office located in 034E Eggers Hall.

Faculty and Staff Access:

SU IDs are already coded with access to the IML.

The IML offers several digital cameras and digital video cameras for loan (24-hour) to the Maxwell community. These digital cameras range in sophistication from point-and-shoot ease to full-featured, professional caliber, Digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) style.

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Canon 60d

Canon 60d

The Canon 60d  is a high-quality, professional grade, SLR (Single Reflex Lens) camera. This camera comes equipped with external flash and several different lenses.

View sample images from Maxwell Auditorium.

Sony RX100

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The Sony RX100 camera is a small, easy-to-use digital camera. It can easily fit in your shirt-pocket and is great for simple snapshots.

Sony voice recorderOlympus Digital Voice Recorders (two available)

The Olympus Digital Voice Recorders are small, self-contained audio recorders which are ideal for simple voice recordings.

Sony camcorder

Sony SR-100 Camcorder

The Sony SR-100 digital video camcorder is tapeless in that records directly to a built in hard drive.

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The IML is staffed with Consultants who are available to train and advise users on how to use the lab’s resources. Please email us through webmaster@maxwell.syr.edu for the latest IML Consultant hours. It is also the location of many of Maxwell’s training sessions.

Such training includes:

  • Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Access, etc.)
  • Web site development and online survey creation
  • Select Adobe Creative Suite applications (PhotoShop, InDesign)
  • Document scanning and PDF Creation
  • Video Capture and Encoding

Learn more about the workstations of the IML computers.

  • Creating Images and Videos
  • Creating a Digital Publication
  • Creating DVDs, Blu-ray discs, and Web DVDs
  • Making Photos and Footage Into a Movie
  • Designing
  • Editing and Recording Audio
  • Editing Videos
  • Audio Transcription
  • Playing Back VHS and DVD
  • Scanning Photos or Documents
  • Scanning Slides
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Simple Web Page Hosting

For simple web site projects Maxwell ICT provides our “WebHost” server.  This server has a collection of web addresses (domains) for various roles and needs such as:

  • Class web sites
  • Faculty pages
  • One-off project web sites

 

 

For more information and assistance with WebHost and Expression Web please email webmaster@maxwell.syr.edu.

These pages are all edited through Microsoft Expressions Web.  This software was previously known as SharePoint Designer and Microsoft FrontPage.

Opening Web Site in Microsoft Expression Web

 

 

Creating Online Surveys

ICT provides access to a web-based tool called “Checkbox” that allows you to quickly build web forms for collecting information from online visitors.  While this tool is primarily used for surveys, it can be used for many different applications.

 

Please email webmaster@maxwell.syr.edu for more information.

 

Ektron Web Content Management System

The Ektron WorkareaEktron is a commercial content management system (CMS) for building and maintaining web site/pages.  It has a wide variety of built-in tools (server controls) to streamline the editing and publishing of web content.  Some of these include:

  • Flexible built-in web search tool
  • Easy form building tools (smartforms and web forms)
  • Blogs and message boards
  • Geomapping
  • Customizable web URLs (addresses)
  • RSS feeds

 

How do I get help with Ektron?

 

As with all web and multimedia technologies, email webmaster@maxwell.syr.edu for help!

You can also view these tutorials to get going!

 

 

 

Web & Media Services Overview

Web Conference CartCommunication is essential. ICT provides support for (or can facilitate) a wide-variety of collaborative technologies for you.

These collaborative tools include:

  • Traditional Video Teleconferencing (via Polycom or Tandberg codecs)
  • Web-based Desktop Collaboration (Skype and Adobe Connect Pro)
  • Telephone-based Conferencing (Email telecom@syr.edu for details)
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The Ektron WorkareaMaxwell ICT supports a wide variety of internet technologies to be used in fulfilling the various goals and missions of the school.

These technologies include:

  • Ektron Web Content Management
  • Web-based Survey Software
  • Personal Home Page Hosting
  • WordPress Expressions Hosting

Studio microphone

With proper planning, ICT can record and/or stream your event. We also can loan A/V recording equipment for you to use yourself. Typical uses and available equipment include:

 

  • Guest Speakers
  • Classroom Presentations
  • Symposiums & Panels
  • Recording for iTunes U or YouTube
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