Iowa schools will shortly be able to access digital materials for use in classes from a statewide digital repository.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
PBS and WGBH will launch PBS LearningMedia, a free digital media platform for prekindergarten through college classrooms, this summer.
Quark is making its recently released QuarkXPress 9 available to faculty members free for a limited time.
Adobe has released Creative Suite 5.5, a major mid-cycle update to its flagship digital media production suite. For educators and students, Adobe is supporting the new version with professional development, learning resources, and educational pricing.
Quark has released a major update to QuarkXPress, its flagship page layout and publishing tool, adding an app design tool for building iOS apps, plus more mobile development tools.
ShareStream has released version 5.0 of ShareStream Rich Media Platform.
Wacom has released an update to its DTU-2231, an interactive, pressure-sensitive tablet display targeted toward education.
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 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 has released Creaza Eduucation, a suite of online tools for planning, creating, publishing, and sharing digital stories.