Telematic Services manages
a technology platform that integrates satellite, cellphone, web-based and
videoconference technology. The on-campus studio broadcasts to nineteen
learning centres situated all over Southern Africa.
Telematic Services has four high-speed DVD burners, which gives us the
capacity to duplicate 33 DVDs every eight minutes. Each DVD has a maximum
capacity of four hours of high quality video recordings.
Telematic Services has been responsible for a video
conferencing unit. The system enables audiovisual person-to-person
communication for meetings/interviews via landline or internet connections.
Telematic Services, as part of the Centre for Learning Technologies, has
a mobile camera unit for the recording of any event that a lecturer would like
to use within the teaching and learning environment as a clip during a
The multimedia advisor provides support to lecturers who wish to enhance
the richness of the content of programmes by creating effective virtual
learning spaces and incorporating graphic design for more learner-friendly
The pervasiveness of the Internet and the availability of new technologies make the streaming of interactive lectures/ conferences/tutorials a very attractive option. Streaming can be arranged on location or from inside the Centre for Learning Technologies.
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Tel.: +27 21 808 9111