Temple University's groundbreaking TECH Center is using VBrick to stream cable television stations to student laptops and building PCs. Students can easily access the 12 cable channel streams, which are featured in the Temple University Web page that automatically appears when students log online at the TECH Center.
The TECH Center's “TV on the computer” application is one of the most advanced resource centres and the largest computer lab in the nation. In addition to wireless access, the center features 700 computers, 31 plasma screens in common areas, and 13 multimedia breakout rooms that include flat panel displays and white boards for collaboration on presentations and projects. The TECH Center includes the University Welcome Center, the campus tour starting point for prospective students and their parents. The University has selected VBrick's EtherneTV digital video solution, a turnkey platform to record, stream, and manage digital video across Internet Protocol (IP) networks. Customers use EtherneTV to create environments that share information, monitor facilities, stream television broadcasts and also to provide class lectures, training lessons, special presentations, and announcements to all authorized users.