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Press Release - May 4, 2012
The AutoAuditorium System Also Captures Chalkboards TalksThe Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS) is using their new high definition AutoAuditorium System, to webcast and record as many as 20 presentations a week. BIRS is the first to use a new AutoAuditorium capability that captures presentations given entirely on chalkboards. Of course there are presentations that use a laptop and projector, but many presenters also go to the chalkboards to elaborate on some point. The BIRS AutoAuditorium System has been customized to smoothly transition from one mode of presentation to the other. . . .
Press Release - October 6, 2010
University of Michigan Installs Another AutoAuditorium SystemThe University of Michigan at Flint has added a second AutoAuditorium System, next door to the one they installed in 2006. It is a key component of their Cyber Classrooms which combine traditional classroom instruction with distance learning. Students of courses taught in those rooms can choose to attend each class session in-person or watch a video of it or both as their daily circumstances require. . . .
Press Release - October 1, 2010
First High Definition AutoAuditorium System InstalledThe first installation of a High Definition AutoAuditorium System is up and running in Cambridge Massachusetts. "The Broad Institute upgraded their standard definition single Tracking Camera system installed in 2007 to a full production system with three HiDef cameras, direct projector image input and a HiDef video mixer operating in the HD 1080i format," . . .
Press Release - September 10, 2008
AutoAuditorium Recordings Help Improve Student PerformanceThe AutoAuditorium System installed at the University of Michigan at Flint is a key component of their Cyber Classroom. A recent conference paper concludes that "student outcomes from classes taught in the Cyber Classroom show a one-half point mean grade improvement, a 36% increase in honors grades, and a 56% reduction in failures." . . .
Press Release - September 24, 2007
400 AutoAuditorium Lectures Recorded at the University of MichiganThe AutoAuditorium System, at the University of Michigan at Flint (UM Flint) got a lot of use during its first year. "Over 400 lectures from 19 courses taught by 6 professors were recorded since it was installed", . . .
Press Release - October 15, 2006
AutoAuditorium Systems installed at MIT and University of MichiganAutoAuditorium Systems, are now in use at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Michigan at Flint (UM Flint). "These two schools use their AutoAud Systems somewhat differently, but they both make lectures available to audiences distant in space and/or time", . . .
Press Release - February 1, 2006
AutoAuditorium Systems Celebrate 6 Years at IBM ResearchThe first two commercial AutoAuditorium Systems, both at IBM's Watson Research Center, celebrated 6 years of use in early in 2006. "Along with their third System, installed in 2001, they produced 223 AutoAuditorium programs during 2005," . . .
Press Release - January 6, 2004
AutoAuditorium System Videos Grow 54% at IBM Research in 2003IBM Watson Research used their three AutoAuditorium Systems, to produce 233 video programs of classes, lectures and seminars during 2003. "That's 78% of all the video productions they made last year, . . .
Press Release - June 9, 2003
AutoAuditorium System Videos at IBM Research Grow 22% in 2002The three AutoAuditorium Systems, at IBM Watson Research produced 151 video programs of classes, lectures and seminars during 2002. "That's a 22% growth over the 123 programs they made in 2001, and they tell me they made 105 AutoAuditorium videos in the first five months of 2003," . . .
Press Release - May 6, 2002
Boeing Research Uses the AutoAuditorium System to Span the MilesBoeing Phantom Works, the advanced research and development unit of The Boeing Company, is now using the AutoAuditoriumTM System to send technical presentations from their Seattle location to other sites around the US. "They are sending talks, shot and edited automatically, in real time, over their network to labs in Southern California, Mesa Arizona, St. Louis, Huntsville, and Philadelphia," . . .
Press Release - December 7, 2001
AutoAuditorium Systems Produce Videos for IBM's e-Seminar ServiceThere are now three AutoAuditoriumTM Systems, in use at IBM Watson Research . . .
Press Release - October 25, 2001
AutoAuditorium Tracking Camera Covers Several People At OnceThe AutoAuditoriumTM System Tracking Camera Algorithms have been improved to follow more than one person at a time, automatically. "The technology is still free of targets, controls, and magic colors, but now it understands how to handle additional people on stage," . . .
Press Release - June 1, 2001
Automatic Video Production System Pays For Itself QuicklyFoveal Systems, LLC, has released performance data, citing results from a customer's usage of the AutoAuditoriumTM System. "They are seeing substantial economic benefits from their installations," . . .
Press Release - June 14, 2000
IBM Research Installs Second AutoAuditorium SystemFoveal Systems, LLC, announced it has completed installation of IBM's second AutoAuditoriumTM System, at the T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York. "This one has a special dual-use capability. Since the auditorium can be split to make two smaller meeting spaces the AutoAuditorium System accommodates both the entire room or one of the divided sections," . . .
Press Release - April 11, 2000
IBM Is First AutoAuditorium CustomerFoveal Systems, LLC, announced it has completed installation of an AutoAuditoriumTM System, at IBM's T. J. Watson Research Center in Hawthorne, New York. "This is Foveal's first commerical installation of an AutoAuditorium System, and it is great to have IBM Research as the first customer," . . .
Press Release - November 22, 1999
Foveal Systems Sells The AutoAuditorium SystemFoveal Systems, LLC, announced that it is now selling the AutoAuditoriumTM System, the fully automatic, multi-camera system that produces videos of auditorium presentations without an operator. "After ten years of research, development and refinement, we are now making this technology available," . . .
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