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Digital Media


Wacom Revs Interactive Pen Display for Education

Wacom has released an update to its DTU-2231, an interactive, pressure-sensitive tablet display targeted toward education.

Alexander Street Press To Launch Online Video Repository

Alexander Street Press is releasing an online library of more than 8,000 academic video titles and plans to expand their offerings to more than 10,000 this year and 20,000 by 2013.

Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Boosts HTML5 and Mobile Development

Adobe is gearing up to release an update to Creative Suite, its flagship development environment and digital media production package. The upcoming version 5.5 release, due out within a month, incorporates new features for creating HTML5 applications and apps developed specifically for tablets.

Tool Factory Releases Online Video Editing Suite

Tool Factory has released Creaza Eduucation, a suite of online tools for planning, creating, publishing, and sharing digital stories.

Digital Media Room Controller Adds Video Scaling, Audio Amplification

Crestron has debuted an AV receiver and room controller that scales video, amplifies audio, and offers room control capabilities as part of its Digital Media line of AV networking devices.

EchoSystem 4.0 Goes Social and Mobile

Echo360 has debuted a major update to its flagship lecture capture platform, EchoSystem. The latest version, 4.0, will include new mobile capabilities, HD and dual display support, and social features designed to boost student engagement.

Schools Build Community with Student News Programs

Schools are using digital video production in their efforts to foster 21st century skills in their students. Administrators are finding that these programs can also reach out to disconnected students and strengthen school community, with kids as young as 5 years old contributing.

Classroom Capture in One Easy Step

A school district in Pennsylvania has begun implementing lecture capture in all of its classrooms. At first the technology was used just to deliver staff development materials, but teachers have picked up on it and have started using it in "hybrid" classrooms, capturing student activities and posting classes online.

Khan Academy Distributing Through BitTorrent

BitTorrent and the Khan Academy have partnered to make more than 2,000 educational videos available for free through a video catalog app.

An App for That ... and That ... and That

The mobile technology market is blooming with powerful applications that have the ability to transform education with the ease of a download to any number of handheld devices. To learn what apps educators are finding most valuable to teaching and learning, we asked presenters from this month's Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) to share some of their favorites.

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