The Ben Franklin Center encourages individuals and organizations to make the most of their event by incorporating the latest technological resources. Wireless Internet and cable television are available throughout the Center. Additionally, audio visual resources (LCD projectors, document cameras, laptop computers, podiums, microphones, etc.) are available to assist with meetings, training sessions, presentations or other activities. Our event coordinator is readily available to assist you with all your technology needs.
You can meet face-to-face with your colleagues to conduct meetings, courses, or seminars without traveling across the state or country. You can see, hear and converse with others located hundreds or even thousands of miles away. Communication between sites is two-way and interactive.
Audio conferencing is an easy, fast and affordable way to meet with your colleagues without leaving the State of Maine. Audio conferencing allows you to have a telephone conference call involving several people in different locations.
Laptop computers are available for instructional use within the Center. All laptop computers will be loaded with Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional,™which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer. Any additional software programs need to be pre-approved and will be installed prior to your program by our experienced Information Systems Department.
A wide variety of professional programs are available for live feed via satellite. We can also arrange to be the download site for your satellite program.