Technical Facilities

Control Room

The control room (ECCS 1B24) is located in the 1B level (first basement) of the Engineering Center in the computer science wing. All cameras, microphone operation and other audio/video functions are controlled from this room. Each studio and auxiliary classroom has its own operational console that is staffed by a board operator. Board operators are student employees who are typically assigned for the duration of the semester for each class being recorded.

Studio Classroom Equipment

Each Be Boulder Anywhere classroom is equipped with current technology, no older than four years, with a high-performance desktop configuration and network connectivity. The podium can be raised or lowered to provide a more desk-like seating area for the instructor.
 
Each BBA classroom is equipped with a computer system from which you can give presentations, demonstrate your software programs, connect to the Internet, etc. Amenities in all rooms include:

  • Recording and teleconferencing capabilities
  • Podium (adjustable) with desktop computer
  • The ability to set up and teach from your own laptop
  • Wacom Cintiq tablet
  • Projector of large screen TVs
  • Whiteboard
  • Power at student desks
  • WiFi
  • Software: Windows 7, MS Office 2013, Mediasite Lecture Capture and others available at request

A variety of software has been installed on each computer according to the professors' needs. If you need additional software, email us. Please note it may take up to two weeks to install new software, so requests should be made prior to the semester start.

Video Production Capabilities

The video production team has over 100 years of recording experience. They are available and happy to work with you on virtually any type of recording project. Review this video to get an overview of their capabilities and requirements. https://vimeo.com/134736561

Special Recording Capabilities

ECCS 1B23

This room has all of the technological capabilities that our main classrooms have. It is primarily used for meetings, equipment storage and allows instructors to pre-record lectures for their students.

Classrooms

ECCS 1B14

This studio classroom seats 30 students at fixed tables with movable seating and features two cameras—one at the rear of the room and one with a view of the class. There is a large TV monitor for the in-class students. Microphones for in-class students are mounted on the desks with one microphone for approximately every two students.

ECCS 1B28

This studio classroom seats 78 students at fixed tables with movable seating and features three cameras—one mid-room, one overhead and one with a view of the class. There are three large TV monitors for the in-class students. Microphones for in-class students are mounted on the desks with one microphone for approximately every two students.

ECCS 1B12

This studio classroom seats up to 94 students at fixed tables with movable seating and features three cameras—one mid-room, one overhead and one with a view of the class. There are three large TV monitors for the in-class students. Microphones for in-class students are mounted on the desks with one microphone for approximately every two students. This room also offers a large white board behind a movable panel.

ECCE 283

This classroom seats up to 49 students. The camera is located near the back wall of the room. There are two large TV monitors for the in-class students. Microphones for in-class students are mounted on the desks with one microphone for approximately every two students.