History

History of NMC

The TU Delft Library NewMedia Centre has an impressive history in creating, producing and publishing scientific and educational multimedia content. From the beginning back in 1973 we produced graphic designs and movies for our university.
Currently delivering 20.000 web lectures and hundreds of knowledge clips for online courses, but still going strong in graphic design and in creating images.
Since 2019 also proudly facilitating virtual and augmented reality productions.

Timeline

1973
1973

Audio Visueel Centrum

From the beginning back in 1973 we produced graphic designs and movies for our university,

1999
1999

Multimedia Services

After a  drastic austerity in 1999 the AVC was re-reorganized into an independent internal business unit facilitating media and communication services like photography, graphic design, print, AV technique and interactive programs. With it, the name changed into Multimedia Services to suit their core business.

2004
2004

Collegerama

Meantime, education changed and internet use grew rapidly, haunted by the WWW and broadband. The focus shifted to digital, capturing and publishing classes online like Collegerama.
For this reason, NMC developed a vision and workflow to produce didactical high quality attractive lecture capture.

January, 2013
January, 2013

NewMedia Centre

The NewMedia Centre operates as the epicenter of multimedia-design, for education, communication and research.

Our ambition is to establish a new standard in video, animation and graphic design in which we will never forgot our graphic design, photography and image factory roots.

February, 2019
February, 2019

VR Zone

Due to a reorganisation at the Faculty of Architecture back in February 2019 the VR/AR specialists of this faculty joined the team of our NewMedia Centre. This so called VR Zone is located on the ground floor of the TU Delft Library. The VR Zone has a dedicated staff to help students, lecturers and researches in using, building and exploring VR in education and research.