A Georgia school district is using a hosted solution, mentoring, and professional development to get its teachers up to speed with collaborative classroom technology.
- By Bridget McCrea
Aurora Multimedia has unveiled a Web-based controller that manipulates AV devices through touch screen inputs and programmed event triggers. The company has also released a button controller with an LCD readout.
Casio America is partnering with Crestron Electronics to provide users with help desk management, remote monitoring, and control of networked AV devices.
InFocus has launched a new videoconferencing and collaboration system called "Mondopad"--a 55-inch touchscreen display with built-in whiteboarding, presentation, and communications tools.
Elmo USA has introduced a new document camera that offers computer-free video capture and support for direct control via wireless tablet.
Mitsubishi has released a portable 3D-ready DLP projector with the ability to simultaneously display images from a maximum of four computer inputs on a projection area divided into quarters.
Boxlight has released a portable LCD projector with networking connectivity and the ability to project color corrected images on nonwhite surfaces.
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.