Presentation Timer RCC 205

Posted Posted in CMN 314, PC 8101, Presentation Technology

RCC 205 features a presentation timer system that has been hardwired into the room.   Step 1: Look for the access code (top left of countdown timer monitor) and enter it into the web page. Please note that the access code changes daily. Step 2: This system allows multiple users to access the timer controls concurrently (use case example: an instructor can record timing information while the production station operator operates the timer). Step […]

CMN 210 (CI) Resources

Posted Posted in CMN 210

CMN 210 – Text, Image, and Sound makes use of image editing software, audio editing software and blogging tools. All hardware resources are distributed from the RCC 166 FCAD Equipment Distribution Centre. Reference the menu below to find more about the equipment available to you and how to access them.


Panopto settings guide for in-class users

Posted Posted in CMN 314, Panopto

Please verify the following settings to ensure your Panopto recording is of a usable quality. Step 1: Set up the camera and microphone   Confirm that your primary video and audio source are configured as in the image and description below. This will ensure the primary source is capturing your presentation from the room camera and the microphones at the front of the room. Confirm your recording quality is set to ultra.   Video: HD […]


Uploading videos to Panopto

Posted Posted in Courses, Panopto

This guide assumes that you have recorded and edited a video file (.mp4 or equivalent exported version) that you are ready to submit to your course instructor. The following article documents the upload process using the ProCom Panopto video-hosting platform. If you would like to use the Panopto web-based video editor, consult this guide for alternate upload instructions.    


Selecting your microphone for the Zoom H6 field recorder.

Posted Posted in CMN 210, Hardware

Our field recorders are available from the RCC 166 cage, but you must reserve your microphone(s) in addition to the recorder body and SD card. The Zoom H6 contains a port at the front to plug in one stereo microphone module and 4 XLR inputs on the side for additional mono microphones to be used (the latter is a more advanced feature). We have a variety of Zoom stereo microphones that snaps on directly to the front of the […]


How to create custom stamps for Snapchat

Posted Posted in CMN450, Software

Creating your stamp Adding a custom stamp to the Snapchat system can be fun and engaging. Now with geofilters Snapchat allows you to upload a stamp to their system that users load at a specific location and time. Snapchat offers some templates and a system to create your own, but in this post we are going to learn how to create a completely custom stamp from the ground up using Adobe’s Photoshop. Your first step […]

The Cage

What Equipment Can I Sign Out?

Posted Posted in CMN 210

All students registered for the ProCom BA or MPC programs have access to technology resources at the RCC 166 EDC cage. These include: FCAD Cameras: Canon T5i DSLR Available with tripods, lenses, and SD cards (note that you are a ProCom student requesting a ProCom SD Card). View the instructional video to learn more about the Canon T5i.     FCAD Audio: ZOOM H4n Audio Recorders. Handheld field recording to an SD card. View the […]