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The DETS staff has over 100 years of combined experience in delivering college education to distance students.

DETS Services for Faculty

  • Pre-tape lectures for scheduled absences: DETS staff can easily arrange for you to record your lecture ahead of time should you need to miss a class. Your recorded lecture will then be made available to your students through the Canvas LMS.
  • Classroom support for each class meeting: DETS Engineers and student operators are available to assist you during each class session. Support includes set-up and operation of technical equipment as well as other assistance you may require.
  • Technology classrooms: Each DETS classroom is equipped with the latest technology to enhance your teaching experience. Equipment includes a faculty workstation, video display, document camera, and a tablet annotation tool. Please see our section under services for greater detail.
  • Support posting videos/files to web: EIT staff is available to assist you with posting course materials to your Canvas web site. We can also give guidance on what materials will be most effective on the web.
  • Archive materials for future use: DETS stores your course presentations for later use. This service can be very helpful for faculty members who will be teaching the same course in future semesters.

Services for Business and Industry

  • Hold HR courses in campus studios to deliver instruction to remote offices: Use of DETS facilities for training purposes offers you flexibility and convenience. Various remote locations can be simultaneously linked, allowing for full participation from your local or national audience.
  • Teleconferencing capabilities for groups from 2-60: Teleconferencing sessions using video over IP (H.323) can be arranged for individuals or larger groups. We can also accommodate clients with access to Internet2 via the University of Maryland’s IVN network.
  • Archive materials for future use: DETS has the ability to capture your event, demonstration or course in various formats for later use.

Services for the Media

  • Fiber circuits to Washington DC
    DETS has a presence at the Verizon AVOC and can easily light circuits to or from AVOC for campus events
  • Fiber circuits across campus
    DETS maintains various links around campus in order to serve the media in more convenient locations
  • Set up video links for broadcasts from campus locations
    DETS can set up fiber services for remote shoots or video coverage from campus venue


The costs for Video circuits set up and managed by DETS are cost plus 15%.

For all other current rates please contact Marty Ronning at 301-405-4899 or

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