Epson is rolling out a host of expansions and new releases to its various lines of projectors, including the addition of three new models to its PowerLite series and the introduction of its BrightLink Pro ultra-short throw interactive projectors.
- By Stephen Noonoo
BenQ has kicked off a new grant program for education.
Sony has introduced several new models of projectors, including new WUXGA models weighing less than 13 pounds and new laser light source units.
Boeckeler Instruments has unveiled a new annotation system, the Pointmaker CPN-5600 HDCP, which features a hardware-based video processor and enables users to display and share content from an iPad or multiple video and computer sources.
PESA, a manufacturer of audio and video distribution systems, has introduced its new compact streaming system, PESA Xstream C22.
MimioStudio software is designed for use with interactive projectors, and supports pens, single-touch, multi-touch and gestures.
- By Christopher Piehler
Spending on classroom technology reached $13 billion last year. According to a new market forecast, that's expected to hit $19 billion by 2018, driven primarily by mobile devices.
Three schools tell how they're combining tablets and clickers with interactive whiteboards to engage students on multiple levels.
As part of Common Core's shift of focus from teaching to learning, students are delivering more presentations (while teachers and peers sit-and-get). Not surprisingly, the same boring presentation techniques don't work any better for students than they did for teachers.
- By Lynell Burmark
Phoenix Union High School District has replaced its existing classroom projectors with 1,480 bulb-less units in an effort to improve efficiency.