To help produce live coverage of its varsity athletics from its new competition gymnasium, Webster City High School in Webster City, Iowa, has installed a new video control center, as part of an HD overhaul the school has made to its student-run broadcast journalism program.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Smart Technologies has unveiled a new interactive table, the Smart Table 442i collaborative learning center, which enables up to eight students from preK to grade three to work together on interactive multimedia learning activities.
This month Epson will roll out a new model in its BrightLink line of interactive projectors. The new LCD-based BrightLink 436Wi will be the first portable unit in the lineup, weighing less than 10 pounds.
Texas Instruments reported that the growth of tablets in education will drive the need for 1080p HD projectors.
- By Sharleen Nelson
Mitsubishi is launching a new "cloud projector" with an integrated thin client function that eliminates the need for a separate PC. The device is debuting this week at the FETC 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL.
Panasonic has added four new interactive whiteboards with an integrated PC to its existing array of interactive, visual-based Panaboard whiteboard products.
- By Sharleen Nelson
Mimio, a developer of interactive teaching technologies, has added an interactive projector to its MimioClassroom suite. MimioProjector is being demonstrated at the FETC 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL this week.
Mitsubishi is rolling our a new family of bulb-free hybrid laser/LED projectors. The new line, called LaserVue, is debuting this week at the FETC 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL.
Epson's new release, designed for large classrooms and environments with bright lights, offers 3,700 lumens and a host of connectivity and network capabilities.
This year's FETC's technology smackdown offered plenty of free and cheap gadgets and services that imaginative teachers will have fun with in the classroom.
- By Dian Schaffhauser