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Category Archive for 'Equipment'

The Camera Culture group at the MIT Media Lab has pushed the limit and created a high-speed camera that captures an incredible 1,000,000,000,000 (a trillion!) frames per second.  Take a look at this clip as you can actually see light travel through space.

A few highlights from the Consumer Electronics Show (January 6-11, 2011) and the Higher Ed Tech Summit (January 6, 2011): Campus Computing Project Began in 2009 and is the largest continuing study of the role of IT and eLearning in higher ed in America.  Many of the project’s surveys are available on the web.  Quite […]

Quite an incredible video to introduce the capabilities of a new feature in the upcoming release of Photoshop CS5 called content aware fill.  Really amazing. http://blogs.adobe.com/jnack/2010/03/caf_in_ps.html

From book to audio file

This scanner will not only OCR the page, but also convert the words into an audio file.  Could be a great thing for the Library when they need to accommodate students with special needs.  Site of the BookReader by Plustek. Featured on I New Idea Homepage with blurb below: “Do scanners merely turn printed text […]

Book Scanning Robot

Could be useful if Special Collections & Archives ever decided to do some major digitization.  Obviously not for the super rare and delicate works, but perhaps for things related to Wesleyan history that we have multiple copies of… ScanRobot could digitize 1,187 pages of ‘Lord of the Rings’ in less than an hour The ScanRobot, […]