ICS News Blog

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May 14, 2014

BYOD enhances distance learning and virtual conferences

May 14th, 2014|Categories: ICS, Instructional Communications Systems, Instructional Media Services, News, WisLine Suite|Tags: , , , , |

BYOD (bring your own device) is booming—in education and business. Recent surveys show how prevalent it is for people to use their own devices when communicating, collaborating and learning: 82% of companies allow some or all workers to use employee-owned [...]

April 14, 2014

Come See What’s Blooming At ICS On April 22

April 14th, 2014|Categories: ICS, Instructional Communications Systems, Instructional Media Services, News, UW-Extension|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

ICS to Host Open House Featuring New Flipped Classrooms Instructional Communications Systems is hosting a spring open house at The Pyle Center in Madison, on April 22, 2014, 3:00–6:00 p.m. ICS will offer tours of its new collaborative, hybrid learning [...]

March 28, 2014

WisLine Services: Collaborate anywhere, anytime, with any device

March 28th, 2014|Categories: About ICS, WisLine, WisLine Suite|Tags: , , , , , |

Collaborative tools for communicating anywhere, anytime, with any device. With the WisLine suite of collaborative services, you can communicate whenever you want from wherever you are. Our anytime audio, video and web conference services allow to you meet from meeting [...]

Collaborate Better with ICS Media Services

March 28th, 2014|Categories: About ICS, Instructional Media Services|Tags: , , , , , |

We make technology work for you. Trust your event's success to the technology experts at ICS. We are your partner in media-powered events for distance learning, virtual conferences and media production. ICS helps you educate, communicate and collaborate better with [...]

January 15, 2014

WisLine Anytime Maintenance Outage Planned

January 15th, 2014|Categories: Audioconferencing, Instructional Communications Systems, News, WisLine Anytime, WisLine Audio, WisLine Web|Tags: , , , , , , |

Maintenance Scheduled January 18 There is a maintenance outage planned for the WisLine Anytime audio and web conference platforms on January 18, between 1:00 AM - 7:00 AM CST. This may cause intermittent service outages lasting no longer than 20 [...]

Congratulations to New UW System President

January 10th, 2014|Categories: ICS, Instructional Communications Systems, Instructional Media Services, News, UW-Extension, Video Recording|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ray Cross, the current UW-Extension / UW Colleges Chancellor, was appointed yesterday as the President of the University of Wisconsin System. ICS extends our congratulations to Ray and wish him great success as UW System President. We will miss him [...]

December 27, 2013

Digital Video Recording Studio Provides Web-Ready Video Recordings

December 27th, 2013|Categories: About ICS, Instructional Media Services, Video Recording|Tags: , , , , , , |

The digital recording studio in room L27 of The Pyle Center provides a small studio for recording YouTube videos. The studio is equipped with: an HD webcam and microphone laptop for running presentation graphics computer with YouTube recording software rear [...]

November 29, 2013

Learning Resources

November 29th, 2013|Categories: About ICS, Learning Design & Training|

General Resources Choosing between Blackboard Collaborate, WebEx and WisLine Anytime Web (WEB) ICS services comparison: Webconferencing vs. Videoconferencing vs. Webcasting vs. Audioconferencing (PDF) ICS Learning Design Team (for questions, demos, trainings and free consultations) Webconferencing (Blackboard Collaborate, WebEX, Mediasite) Resources What is webconferencing? [...]

ICS Provides Webcast Services for UW Flex Option Kick-Off Event

November 25th, 2013|Categories: About ICS, Webcast, WisLine Suite|Tags: , , , , , , , |

With a click of the mouse, the first UW Flex student, Aaron Apel, submitted his application to the new UW degree program. Thanks to the ICS' WisLine Webcast service,  stakeholders, media and potential new students from around the State were [...]

October 21, 2013

New Ultra Bright LCD Projection Package Added

October 21st, 2013|Categories: Extension Conference Centers, ICS, Instructional Media Services, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

We have just added a new LCD projection package to enable clear, bright images and projection in The Pyle Center and The Lowell Center lounges. The new venue projector beams out 6000 lumens for incredible image quality in rooms with [...]