Media Lab

Media Lab

SBMI's Media Lab is a platform that allows our faculty and students to explore, experience, develop and evaluate cutting-edge methods and technology in online education in the field of health and biomedical informatics.

Staffing & Support

The Lab will not be staffed but can be reserved for faculty and school use. Please contact Distance Education (de@uth.tmc.edu) for access to the lab during business hours, technical support, and help with the technologies.

Equipment Use

All equipment should be used in the lab only.

Plotter Printer

To print posters 40" wide on a heavyweight matte poster paper or a semi-glossy poster paper.
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Hardware

Dell Precision T5600

  • Dual Xeon E5-2630 2/3Ghz CPU (15M cache)
  • 32GB DDR3 1600 ECC RAM
  • Dual 1TB 7200RPM SATA Drives
    (RAID1 Configuration)
  • 2GB NVidia Quadro 4000
  • 6x Blu-Ray Burner
  • 19 in 1 Media Card Reader
  • Windows 7 Ultimate


9'x10' Green Screen
uLite Softbox Lighting Kit
Samson USB Studio Condenser Mic
Rokit RPG2 5 Audio Speakers (2)
intuos 5 Pro Pen Tablet
27" Dell Monitors (2)
Sennheiser HD 280 Pro Handsets

Software

Adobe CS6 Master Collection:

  • Photoshop: for professional image editing
  • Illustrator: for professional vector graphic design
  • InDesign: for professional print & publishing
  • Acrobat X Pro: for professional PDF creation
  • Flash: for creating animated and multimedia content
  • Dreamweaver: for professional web design
  • Premiere Pro: for professional video editing
  • Audition: for professional audio editing

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Articulate StoryLine
: Create polished interactive courses with Articulate Storyline, the only e-learning authoring software that grows with you. It’s simple enough for beginners, powerful enough for experts.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking: Dragon speech recognition software makes it easier for anyone to use a computer. You talk, and it types. Use your voice to create and edit documents or emails, launch applications, open files, control your mouse, and more. Quickly and easily capture your thoughts and ideas while Dragon helps you get more done faster.

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Autodesk Sketchbook ProAutodesk® SketchBook® Pro sketching software for Windows or Mac computers is a fun and intuitive paint and drawing app, and can transform your computer into an ideal artist’s toolkit. SketchBook Pro is specifically designed to work with pen tablets, such as Wacom® Bamboo™, Intuos®, and Cintq® products, or with Windows® tablet devices to deliver an authentic drawing experience.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Adobe Captivate 6 software helps you rapidly author a wide range of interactive eLearning and HTML5-based mLearning content. Easily create product demos in HD, application simulations, and soft skills and compliance training. Import Microsoft® PowerPoint slides and enrich with multimedia, interactive elements and quizzes. Deliver content to virtually any device, including iPads.

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CPC Caption Maker: Closed captioning software to caption our videos in house.

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MS Office 2010: Including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access, & Publisher.

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Nuance Omnipage Paperport: To scan, organize, find, and share scanned paper, files, and photos. It also combines the efficiency of document management, the convenience of perfectly scanned document, and the power of PDF document creation – all in one easy-to-use application.

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Telestream WireCast: With Wirecast you can stream professional-looking live broadcasts from any location with just a camera, computer and an Internet connection.

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Morae: For usability testing. Morae provides you with hard data and vivid, undeniable examples of usability problems. It also automatically calculates and graphs effectiveness, efficiency, and satisfaction – saving you time on analysis and reporting.

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