It's not enough to take a traditional K-12 classroom and fill it with technology. The smart classroom requires a more methodic approach that factors in the design of the basic shell, the teacher's space, and the students' independent and collaborative work areas.
- By Bridget McCrea
A new line of interactive displays feature PoE technology that powers devices without the need for power cables
Epson has introduced five new models in its PowerLite Pro Z line of LCD-based installation projectors, including two with brightness ratings of 10,000 lumens.
Smart Technologies has unveiled the LightRaise 40wi interactive projector, which lets instructors present interactive lessons on any surface, including whiteboards.
Panasonic has rolled out a trio of midrange portable LCD projectors for classroom presentations, two of them--including one WXGA-resolution model--coming in at less than $900.
Casio this week reported it's revamping its lineup of highly mobile projectors that use a hybrid light source based on lasers and LEDs.
NEC Display Solutions of America has announced two new projector models, the PX700W and PX800X. Both are large screen, professional installation models intended for large venues with high ambient light.
BenQ has rolled out a DLP-based handheld projector that displays HD in small, low-light venues without the use of a traditional bulb.
InFocus has started shipping a pair of high-definition DLP-based projectors designed for classrooms and other medium-sized venues.
Crestron has come out with a new high-definition lecture capture kit that provides "one-button" operation. CaptureLiveHD lets users schedule, record, publish online, and view lectures, presentations, seminars, and training sessions.
- By Dian Schaffhauser