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Technology-enabled classrooms

AMPS runs and maintains four technology-enabled classrooms in support of MIT distance education initiatives. These rooms have video conferencing and video taping capability, with remote controlled cameras and added technology to enable streaming media captures of your lecture or presentation. Take a virtual tour.
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Room Features Rates

LiNC | 9-057
40 seats
Tiered room

Book Room: amps-de@mit.edu

LiNC
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  • HD video classroom with remote controlled broadcast quality cameras
  • Two front screen 16:9 projectors
  • LCD displays for media suppor
  • Ceiling mounted document camera for desktop presentations
  • iMac for distance education / VM Fusion Windows 7 capabl
  • Ability to connect presenter laptop at lectern
  • Push to talk microphones for student interaction
  • Integrated Webex controlled classroom
  • Video conferencing capability for connecting point to point or in a multipoint up to 4 additional sites
  • ISDN video conferencing
  • Rich Media lecture capture
  • HD digital media recording capability

Room access and recording option rates in table below

   

Kaufman | 9-151
25 seats
Adjustable seating arrangement

Book Room: amps-de@mit.edu

Kaufman
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  • HD video classroom with remote controlled broadcast quality cameras
  • Two front screen 16:9 projectors
  • LCD displays for media suppor
  • Document camera available for desktop presentations
  • iMac for distance education / VM Fusion Windows 7 capabl
  • Ability to connect presenter laptop at lectern
  • Wireless push to talk microphones for student interaction or Ceiling microphones for student interaction
  • Integrated Webex controlled classroom
  • Video conferencing capability for connecting point to point or in a multipoint up to 4 additional sites
  • ISDN video conferencing
  • Rich Media lecture capture
  • HD digital media recording capability

Room access and recording option rates in table below

   

Ford | 9-152
24 seats
Modular space

Book Room: amps-de@mit.edu

Ford Room
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  • HD video classroom with remote controlled broadcast quality cameras
  • Two front screen 16:9 projectors
  • LCD displays for media suppor
  • Document camera available for desktop presentations
  • iMac for distance education / VM Fusion Windows 7 capabl
  • Ability to connect presenter laptop at lectern
  • Wireless push to talk microphones for student interaction or Ceiling microphones for student interaction
  • Integrated Webex controlled classroom
  • Video conferencing capability for connecting point to point or in a multipoint up to 4 additional sites
  • ISDN video conferencing
  • Rich Media lecture capture
  • HD digital media recording capability

Room access and recording option rates in table below

   

Betchel Lecture Hall | 1-390
69 Seats
Tiered classroom

Book Room: amps-de@mit.edu

Betchel Lecture Hall
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  • HD video classroom with remote controlled broadcast quality cameras
  • Two front screen 16:9 projectors
  • LCD displays for media support
  • Athena Workstation in lectern
  • iMac for distance education / VM Fusion Windows 7 capable
  • HD document camera
  • Push to talk microphones for student interaction
  • Remote controlled Webex capability for distance classes
  • Video conferencing capability for connecting point to point or in a multipoint up to 4 additional sites
  • ISDN video conferencing
  • Rich Media lecture capture

Room access and recording option rates in table below

Packages     Rates

Room access & monitoring

  • Room:
    $175 per hour
    Add 30 minutes set up and testing to each session
  • Technician:
    Regular hours (8:30am-5:30pm est): $50 per hr – 1 hour minimum
    Off hours (6am-8:30am & 5:30pm-11pm est): $65 per hr – 4 hours minimum
    Late evening (after 11pm est): $90 per hr – 4 hours minimum
    Weekend and holidays: $90 per hr – 4 hours minimum
   

Recording options:

Rich Media Capture



  • $95 per hour
    Includes 6 month hosting on AMPS servers

HD digital media recording capability

  • $50/hr
    One time alias set up fee: $75 per alias
    Transcode & upload to TechTV for review: $75 per file

Cancellation policy
24 hours notice for any cancellations.
Last minute cancellations will be charged a minimum 4-hours labor.
We appreciate your understanding and compliance with our policy.

Contact
vtc@mit.edu