Academic Technology Fair: Nov. 19th

All faculty and staff are invited to visit the Academic Technology Fair this Thursday. The fair is a showcase of a variety of software and hardware resources that you can use for teaching, research, and administration.

The theme for this year’s fair is “Innovation Is Recession-Proof.” All of the technologies on display are available for you to use today without any additional cost to you or your department. Everything is either free or currently licensed/purchased by the College for your use.

Scheuer Room
Thursday, Nov 19th
Light refreshments served.

Some of the things you’ll see at this years Academic Technology Fair include:


  • Securely access your documents from another computer or location
  • Send multiple large files as attachments
  • Share files for a committee or team with multiple contributors or readers, colleagues outside of Swarthmore
  • Post a file to make it publicly available to the web


  • Create appointments and schedule meetings
  • Create different personal calendars
  • Share your calendars  with others
  • Delegate mangers access to others
  • View multiple calendars and do group scheduling


Check out the Swarthmore-hosted survey system

Web Editing

Introduction to new Ingeniux editor features:

  • Embedded video
  • HTML templates
  • Training information

Digital Storytelling

See examples created by members of the Swarthmore community

High Performance Computing

  • Xgrid (distributed computing)
  • Teragrid (supercomputer)


Learn about various exercises developed to test language production.

Augmented Reality

Integrate 3D models with real time video using ARToolkit

New Operating Systems

  • What’s new with Windows 7 and Mac OS X Snow Leopard
  • Information on compatibility

New in Media Services

  • Tablet Pc
  • Marantz portable digital audio recorder
  • Sony “webbie” tapeless HD video camcorder

Have a Great Idea?

Make sure to stop by and share your thoughts, questions, and suggestions with us. We’re eager to hear what you have to say!