Ed tech developer NetSupport has released a new classroom management tool for Mac OS X and Linux, NetSupport Assist.
Classroom AV manufacturer Extron reported that its grant program has so far awarded more than $4 million in audiovisual gear to schools in the United States.
NEC has introduced a new portable, 3D-capable classroom projector that includes wired network connectivity and offers a brightness of 3,000 lumens for less than $800.
Casio has debuted a new lineup of projectors that work with a combination of lasers and LEDs instead of lamps. The light sources produce up to 3,500 lumens of brightness and have an estimated life of 20,000 hours.
Canon has debuted five new midrange and entry-level LCD classroom projectors, including four for $800 or less.
Crestron has debuted an AV receiver and room controller that scales video, amplifies audio, and offers room control capabilities as part of its Digital Media line of AV networking devices.
Echo360 has debuted a major update to its flagship lecture capture platform, EchoSystem. The latest version, 4.0, will include new mobile capabilities, HD and dual display support, and social features designed to boost student engagement.
Crestron has released a new room controller that not only runs multiple programs for lighting, HVAC, security, and AV applications but also allows individual programs to be uploaded or updated without affecting other processes.
Ed tech developer Promethean has released a new plugin that adds interactive polling features and new presentation capabilities to Microsoft PowerPoint.
Calypso Systems has opened its third-annual Be Heard School Grants program, which awards classroom audio systems to K-12 schools.