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Classroom Control Software

Technology #2017-004

Summary: 

Rutgers Room Control software provides a novel and powerful tool for presenting material a state of the art media presentation setting. 

Created by the Rutgers’ Classroom Technology Service team, the software provides faculty with state of the art technology for communicating information to a group. Rather than requiring specific technologies or restricting the types of tools presenters can use; the Room Control Software provides a wide variety of tools for use by a presenter.  This gives presenters flexibility with respect to how they chose to delivery information to their audience. 

Details

The Room Control Software operates on a standard computer and supports popular computer-based presentation software, high-definition film screening and digital video, and projection of camera-captured demonstrations.  Whiteboard annotation software and over forty additional applications are available for use.

Benefits of the Rutgers’ Room Control Software:

The Room Control Software provides:

  • A consistent user experience that enables presenters to learn one system versus multiple unique room setups.
  • The ability to use cutting-edge technologies to make an audience experience exhilarating and personal.

Advantages:

  • Supports a wide array of hardware and software.

  • Allows completely integrated use of audio, video, and projecting of information displayed on a computer or captured by a camera.

  • Useful in any setting that provides room presentation capabilities; e.g., in meeting rooms, classrooms, theaters, and similar space.

Market Applications:

  • Educational institutions such as colleges, universities or K-12, etc.

  • Conference facilities such as convention centers and hotels and/or suppliers of equipment for them.

Also Available:

  • The Rutgers Digital Classroom Podium (DCP) is a preconfigured podium that operates the Classroom Control Software and includes a media player, a document camera, portable devices and supports any HDMI or VGA connected device. 

  • The Rutgers Digital Classroom Fliptop is a table top version of the DCP that operates from a desk or table.

  • Multiple screen projection, multi- room projection and voice amplification options.

Intellectual Property & Development Status:

Available through license or distribution agreement

For information about licensing contact:  David Zimmerman