The Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) has announced plans to expand its Smart School Technology Pilot Program to deploy whole-school technology, including one-to-one mobile devices, to more Utah public schools.
Two education technology developers — Mimio and Headsprout — have been sold off by their parent company, Newell Rubbermaid, to Skyview Capital, a private equity firm in Los Angeles. Rubbermaid had been looking to sell off its specialty businesses since May.
i>clicker is bringing its student response system to Android and iOS devices, as well as traditional laptops and desktops.
Atlas Learning has unveiled a free cloud-hosted interactive app that allows teachers to make slide decks available to students on any computer or device in real time. LiveSlide, which will be available in August, also provides interactive tools to engage students in the classroom.
Mimio has released new versions of three of its interactive learning tools: MimioStudio, MimioMobile, and MimioCapture Ink Recorder.
New systems securely conceal classroom AV components above a suspended ceiling.
eInstruction has debuted a new document camera that lets users connect via Android and iOS apps to turn their phones and tablets into interactive whiteboards. Also at the ISTE 2013 conference, taking place this week in San Antonio, TX, the company is showing off the latest version of Insight 360.
TechSmith has released version 8.1 of is video capture and editing suite, Camtasia Studio.
Hitachi America recently introduced its 9000 Series DLP projectors designed for large-capacity venues at InfoComm 2013. Featuring two different lamps, the compact projectors, which weigh 41 pounds, offer a brightness of up to 10,000 lumens when both lamps are working simultaneously.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Communications tech firm Avizia has launched a new tool specifically for teachers that's designed to give them improved control over videoconferencing technologies in their classrooms.