BUFFALO, NY– University at Buffalo (UB) has installed a ReadyCam broadcast studio to connect its faculty and other experts with television news networks around the world for live interviews. The studio simplifies the live TV appearance process, making it easier for experts to participate in interviews without leaving the campus. The studio is also available for use by guests outside of the UB community.

“VideoLink is proud to welcome UB to its roster of top-ranking colleges and universities who use ReadyCam studios to share the insights of its faculty and experts with television audiences nationwide,” said Lloyd Bunting, VideoLink’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

UB is a premier, research-intensive public university, the largest university within the State University of New York system. The university offers nationally ranked schools of medicine, law, business, public health, dental medicine, education, pharmacy, nursing, engineering, social work, and architecture and urban planning. It also has a College of Arts and Sciences with 25 academic departments. UB experts are consistently recognized by top university guides and publications for their excellent research, analysis, and scholarship.

Now, UB experts can use the remotely controlled UB ReadyCam studio without having to travel to a downtown Buffalo studio. A live TV interview can be set up in less than an hour, 24-hours a day, every day of the year.

To schedule a UB expert, contact Rachel Stern at (914) 815-5656 or rstern2@buffalo.edu. To schedule the UB ReadyCam studio for a live shot or to book a live shot and the studio for a non-UB affiliated expert, contact VideoLink at (617) 340-4300.

Here’s a look at just a handful of available experts:

Samantha Barbas – A libel and First Amendment expert, Samantha Barbas can speak to the media about topics at the intersection of law, culture, media and technology. Her latest book, “Newsworthy: The Supreme Court’s Battle Over Privacy and Freedom of the Press,” will be published in January 2017.

Mark Bartholomew – A cyberlaw expert, Mark Bartholomew studies encryption, the intersection of privacy and social media, copyright, and advertising regulation. His latest book, “Adcreep,” mounts a damning critique of the modern American legal system’s failure to stem the flow of invasive advertising into our homes, parks, schools, and digital lives. It is due out in 2017.

Charles Ewing – Charles Ewing is a forensic psychologist and law professor who has written 11 books focusing on violent behavior, such as “Kids Who Kill.” His has taught criminal law, juvenile law, psychiatry and the law, and psychology. Ewing focuses on issues related to violent behavior, family violence, and criminal behavior.

Jacob Neiheisel – A political scientist, Jacob Neiheisel can weigh in on the politics from several angles. His research focuses on political communication, election administration, religion and politics, voter behavior and political parties.

Chris St. Vil – A professor of social work, Chris St. Vil’s current research focuses on trauma and the experiences of victims of violent injury. His latest study looks at young black male victims of violent injury and how emergency departments can collect reliable police shooting data when those victims arrive in trauma units.

Henry Louis Taylor – An expert on urban development, housing, gentrification, and race and class, Henry Louis Taylor’s research focuses on a historical and contemporary analysis of distressed urban neighborhoods, social isolation and race and class issues among people of color, especially African Americans and Latinos. He has also conducted research in Cuba, visiting at least once a year since 1999.

Arun Vishwanath – Arun Vishwanath can speak about cybersecurity and why individuals and organizations fall victim to such attacks. His current research focuses on ways to improve cybersecurity and how policy makers can protect technological vulnerabilities.

More of UB’s top experts can be found here: http://www.buffalo.edu/news/faculty-experts.html. Many other experts are available at any time, and to find who you are looking for, contact Rachel Stern at (914) 815-5656 or rstern2@buffalo.edu at any time.

ReadyCam – The In-House Broadcast Video Studio

The ReadyCam video studio is a convenient, single-camera HD video studio requiring only an internet connection to transmit broadcast quality, live video feeds to networks anywhere in the world. No additional technical staff is needed on site. The video studio is fully equipped with an HD camera, professional quality audio and lighting, electronic backdrop, a recorder, web-based controls, and IP-based transmission. VideoLink professionals remotely control the video studio so experts can be booked for air more conveniently.

To learn more about the ReadyCam studio and how it may be right for your organization, contact VideoLink (617) 340-4200 or sales@videolinktv.com .

About University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, the largest and most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York. UB’s nearly 30,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.