The Beardsley Media Center in has added ten new Bamboo Fun pen based tablets from Wacom to all of the computers in the main room this Fall. These new tablets are ideal for illustration, drawing or photo editing in which the use of a pen would be advantageous. These are medium sized tablets, and they come with a multi-function pen/stylus that lets you navigate contextual menus as well as edit your material. They are pressure sensitive, so artists drawing can vary the width of their “brush” by adjusting how hard they touch the surface with the pen. The tablets can … Continue reading Beardsley Media Center Adds Pen Tablets for Image Editing
Academic Computing has recently updated most of the software and equipment in the Faculty Resource Room. Last year we introduced new Mac Pro workstations for video editing with 30 inch Cinema Displays, dual DVD writing drives and Final Cut Pro Suite, all connected to almost 7 Terabytes of storage via high speed Fibre-channel connections (faster than attached hard drives). This year, we’ve upgraded the video editing software to Final Cut Pro Suite 2, and we’ve upgraded the rest of the equipment in the room. We now have a new 24inch Intel iMac attached to the slide and large (12″x18″) flatbed … Continue reading New and Updated Equipment and Software in the Faculty Resource Room
We know that the license expiration warnings are somewhat bothersome, but fortunately they are only temporary. Our Academic Computing and Systems groups are currently testing software that will make it easier and better for Macintosh computers to connect to some of our core servers. This process includes trial licenses for a short period while we make sure everything works correctly. Our systems administrators will make sure that the licenses are updated in a timely fashion, so that you will not loose connectivity. Once we’ve finalized this transition process, you will no longer be bothered by the messages. In the meantime, … Continue reading Why am I getting an ExtremeZ-IP license error when I use the College’s servers from my Mac?