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Second Projector Installed In Infinite

By Richa Maheshwari

Audio Visual Services has added another digital projector to the Infinite Corridor. The new projector installation in Building 4 follows on the heels of another digital projector installed in February in Building 3.

“We put up the corridor 4 projector to respond to the increasing demand from the corridor 3 projector,” said Louis W. Graham Jr., the Audio Visual manager. Each projector installation cost about $8,000, he said.

With $50 per week and six to twelve PowerPoint slides, anyone at MIT can broadcast a message on the projectors for two and a half hours a day. Each projector runs from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Students were mostly indifferent to the prospect of more advertising -- or more advertising opportunities -- in the Infinite Corridor.

“I appreciate it when there are reminders for deadlines” broadcast on the projectors, said Cody B. Leung ’04.

Groups wishing to advertise should contact Paul D. Shay, the Audio Visual events coordinator. More information is available at http://web.mit.edu/av/www/ MoreHtml/Corridor_3.htm.

Interactive map to come to Lobby 7

The north wall of Lobby 7 will undergo renovations this February, if the Interactive Campus Map project goes according to schedule.

A 52-inch plasma screen will display a rolling calendar of events, and a kiosk will contain an interactive map of the Institute. The MIT Design and Construction Group is working on modifying the design of the map.

“The map could serve as a prototype for something in the future where someone could type in the location and print out exact directions to where they are going,” said Ronald J. Catella, a senior project manager.