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Macintosh OS X: a smooth migration

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Macintosh OS X: a smooth migration
The Ringling School of Art and Design is a fully accredited four year college of visual art and design with a student population of approximately 1000. The Ringling School has achieved national recognition for its large-scale integration of technology into collegiate visual art and design education and maintains a student to computer ratio of better than two to one. Due to the demand for computing power and the requirement for ease of use, we moved our instructional computer laboratories to the Mac OS X environment in the fall of 2002. OS X has the stability of a UNIX core and an easy to navigate Aqua graphical user interface. We have found that OS X is the best operating system for training future artists and designers. Moreover, at Ringling School, we can now use the Macintosh to run high-end graphics, nonlinear video editing, animation, multimedia, web production, and digital video applications rather than expensive UNIX workstations. As visual artists cross from painting on canvas...
Scott E. Hanselman, Mahmoud Pegah
Added 05 Jul 2010
Updated 05 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2003
Where SIGUCCS
Authors Scott E. Hanselman, Mahmoud Pegah
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