Trading Room Technology

 

 

The strength of Florida Atlantic University’s Trading Room is directly correlated with its technology (hardware and software), infrastructure and design which transform the room into a credible simulated trading floor environment.

In addition to the software available in the Trading Room, it also features the latest in audio and video technology to bring the market and trading floor to the classroom.

The centerpiece of the Trading Room showcases real time feeds from Reuters i, which refreshes 20 times every second. The data are displayed on two 64 block ticker boards – one in the front lobby of the room, and a streaming ticker that runs along the side and back walls.

Technology:

Instructor Controlled:

  • Integrated HD Audio-Visual System with user-friendly Crestron Control
  • High bandwidth Internet connection
  • HDMI and VGA laptop interfaces with embedded audio
  • 24-inch Smart Podium Interactive pen display
  • High Definition Document Camera
  • Dual Dell P2212H 22-inch wide screen monitors
  • Dual electronically controlled projection screens
  • Dual Panasonic PT-DW8300U 10,000 lumen Wide screen 720p ProjectorsBluRay DVD Player
  • Dell GX990 Instructor Minitower with:
  • Core i7-2600, 3.4 GHz Processor
  • 4 GB DDR3 1333 MHz RAM
  • Dual 500 GB 6.0 Gb/s Hard Drives
  • Dell AMD Radeon HD 6670 Graphics card with embedded 7.1 Surround Sound
  • Dual wired Podium and Shure Wireless Microphones & PA
  • Bose 5.1 Surround Sound Speakers
  • Dual Tuner HD Satellite TV
  • Whiteboard
  • 10-ft Teaching Podium

Student Controlled Technology:

  • Forty Dell GX790 Minitowers with:
  • Core i5-2400 3.1 GHz Processors
  • 500 GB 6.0 Gb/s SATA Hard Drives
  • 4 GB DDR3 1333 MHz RAM
  • Windows 7 Enterprise Edition
  • Office 2010
  • The Trolley™ E-Class fully-automated monitors lift system from NOVA Solution, Inc. with Dell Professional 2412 24-inch wide screen monitor
  • Multipurpose Custom Fixed Tables

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Contact Us

Executive Education
phone: (561) 297-2709

Rainford Knight, PhD
Director, Trading Room
email: rknight2@fau.edu

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