Full Sail University specifies Hippotizer Media Servers

Hippotizer PicFull Sail University, the acknowledged leader in entertainment technology education, is adding specialized Hippotizer media server courses to its curriculum. In preparation for the spring semester, Full Sail acquired seven GrassHopper media servers, five ZooKeeper software packages, and one Hippotizer HD for their hands-on show arena.

Provided by Seattle's MODE Studios, the Green Hippo media servers are the perfect choice for Full Sail's state-of-the-art classrooms. To prepare for the courses, instructors at the fully-accredited college have undergone immersive Hippotizer training with MODE's Bob Bonniol.

“We are thrilled that Full Sail is incorporating media servers, and specifically Hippotizers into their program,” says MODE Studios Executive Producer Colleen Bonniol. Producing young directors, designers, and programmers who are well-versed in digital media is critical for the academic world to remain relevant to our industry. With these new courses, students will become Hippo savvy; they will learn a new ‘language' and better methods to express their creative talents.”

“Full Sail's addition of Hippotizers to their program is a significant indicator that digital media has become a mainstream discipline in entertainment and live production,” says Loren Barton, TMB's Training Director. “With a working knowledge of Hippotizer, acknowledged leader in the field, students will have a strong foundation for their future careers.”

The new GrassHopper by Green Hippo is a single-output full HD unit in a compact 2U rackmount case. Sharing all the features of the renowned Hippotizer HD, the GrassHopper is a cost-effective media server solution, offering full HD playback with unrestricted output resolution.

Full Sail University has many successful alumni making their names in live productions, award-winning films, music, design projects, and more. With a 122-acre campus in Winter Park, FL, the school offers Masters, Bachelors, and Associate degree programs. Learn more about Full Sail at www.fullsail.edu.

Find out more about MODE Studios at www.modestudios.com.

TMB is the exclusive distributor for Hippotizer in the North America and Asia. For more information about Hippotizer, visit www.tmb.com/products/hippotizer.

Learn more about many other innovative and exciting products from TMB at www.tmb.com.

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