SoundzAbound, Safe Harbor and The Classroom Solution
Safe Harbor Computers, a leading supplier to video professionals, today announced the release of “Introduction to MXO2 Mini w/MAX,” a new product tutorial hosted by Jeff Pulera.
The tutorial was created to help users of Matrox MXO2 Mini I/O devices understand the proper use and operation of the product, thus shortening the learning curve and avoiding common mistakes that cost video editors time and money. All aspects of using the hardware and included software utilities are covered with easy to follow instructions, with many technical issues being discussed in layman’s terms for easier understanding of the concepts.
This exclusive tutorial is available as an ESD (Electronic Software Download), included free with purchase of the Matrox MXO2 Mini or MXO2 Mini with Max from Safe Harbor.
About the Instructor
Jeff Pulera has been a professional videographer for over 18 years. His experience includes writing tech reviews and working as an NLE demo artist, trainer, and seminar speaker. Widely known throughout the industry as “the Matrox guru,” Jeff is also the producer of the "RT.X2 Revealed" and "HDV & Blu-ray for the RT.X2" tutorials. Currently, Jeff puts his expert knowledge to good use as an NLE specialist at Safe Harbor Computers.
For PC only. Viewer should be familiar with using Adobe Premiere Pro CS4. Requires Windows Media Player, 1024 x 768 resolution and sound card.
Wisconsin Educational Communications Board partners statewide with Soundzabound Royalty Free Music
The Wisconsin Educational Communications Board (ECB) has officially announced a statewide partnership with Soundzabound Royalty Free Music. Soundzabound.com is the Atlanta-based producer and licensor of copyright safe audio for education. While Soundzabound is known for being a technologically progressive company, they have also earned a reputation as specialists in copyright, Fair Use and licensing.
Gene Purcell, Executive Director of the Educational Communications Board in Wisconsin said, "ECB is pleased to be able to offer Soundzabound to all schools in Wisconsin through ECB's VideoLink on Badger Link. These royalty-free resources are an important step in helping students build 21st Century skills and information literacy instruction."
The Director of School Services and Instructional Programs Development at ECB, Marta Bechtol officially announced the partnership at the spring 2010 WEMTA (Wisconsin Educational Media & Technology) Conference in Wisconsin Dells. Also in attendance were Phil Reichel, Wisconsin area Consultant for Soundzabound who helped to orchestrate the partnership and Barry Starlin Britt, President and Co-founder of Soundzabound Music.
“We are excited to partner with such a forward thinking group as ECB”, said Mr. Britt. “Our products will be a great alignment with Wisconsin’s 21st century skills initiatives, and I think ECB will be amazed at our ongoing commitment as they experience the benefits of Soundzabound services.”
Innovative Company Launches New Website
The Classroom Solution Inc. launched their re-vamped website on Monday March 15th with a new look, a new business model and plans to add a shopping mall where customers can buy top quality school furniture, “Wedgits” instructional building blocks and reading materials that will be of interest to teachers and buyers alike.
By joining The Classroom Solution, members will be able to obtain all of the resources available on the website for one low annual or semi-annual membership fee. Resources include Solution curriculum specific classroom designs and listings of required furniture and equipment, business documents for use by schools and school districts, purchasing card documents and “how-to” guides, a planning calendar and numerous other resources. Also available are articles on a number of topics written by Jamie Dobbin, long time school district purchasing professional and regular columnist in the Legal/Grants section here at School Video News!
In the Resource Library at theclassroomsolution.com, articles are organized in four areas of interest to school and district personnel including Purchasing Advice, Professional Development, Pre-purchase Planning and Business.
There is also an “Ask the Expert” online forum where we invite candid conversation on any topic regarding school furnishings or school purchasing issues. Topics currently being discussed are “Red Tape in Purchasing” and “Active Classrooms”
Take a look and become a member today at www.theclassroomsolution.com .