A new effort is underway to create a set of conformance tests that would assure instructors that they could use and share materials created for interactive whiteboards from competing vendors.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Gefen has unveiled a new switcher that scales and amplifies AV signals received through HDMI, DVI/DVI-D/DVI-I, analog RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin), composite video, or stereo RCA jack inputs.
Christie has developed a bulbless 3D ready DLP projector that offers 60,000 hours of operation without the need for maintenance.
Crestron has rolled out a fiber receiver that accepts high definition AV signals, sent from distances of up to 1,000 feet, and distributes them to projectors or monitors through the HDMI standard.
Crestron has launched two extenders that transmit HD video signals to distances of up to 330 feet without compressing the signal.
Gefen has released an AV scaler that preserves high resolutions on multiple display systems with varying maximum resolutions by downscaling input signals sent to the HD monitor with the lowest native resolution.
Epson has introduced a wall mounted control box that offers input selection, audio manipulation, and iPod connectivity for classroom AV systems. The new control box, PowerLite Pilot, is compatible with the BrightLink 455Wi Interactive Projector, the PowerLite 410W Multimedia Projector, the PowerLite 460W Multimedia Projector, and the PowerLite 450W Multimedia Projector.
Alpha Video and Audio has unveiled a digital signage software solution that offers active rights management, multimedia creation tools, and the ability to manage signage applications on thousands of displays through a Web-based interface.
Chief has started shipping seven projector mounts that endow standard projectors with functionality similar to that of an interactive whiteboard.
NEC this week debuted two new entry-level mobile classroom projectors, both coming in at less than $600.