Panopto has released an update to its flagship lecture capture platform. Panopto 4.5 provides improved access for people with visual and hearing impairments, batch upload for video assets, and new security features.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Microsoft is making Office 365 ProPlus — the edition of Office that includes the desktop applications — free for students beginning Dec. 1.
Follett has released Destiny 11.5, bringing improvements to Library Manager, Textbook Manager, and Asset Manager.
Bradford Networks has unveiled Network Sentry 6.2, adding support for Microsoft Hyper-V Server and integration with MaaS360 mobile device management.
The Australian Catholic Education Office, Sydney has implemented a new wireless network using the latest technology, 802.11ac, at 39 secondary schools in Sydney.
Online learning provider Edgenuity has opened its second-annual video contest, "Every Click Counts," which will award three prizes this year to middle school and high school teachers, including a $5,000 technology grant.
Blackboard unveiled several new e-learning tools at the Educause 2013 conference Wednesday, including an integrated virtual classroom for Blackboard Learn, an updated mobile learning app, and a free student response system.
E-Learning provider Lectora has released Lectora Express, a new hosted learning management system.
Instructure is awarding $100,000 in grants to K-12 schools, colleges, and universities for innovative technology programs. Instructure is the maker of the Canvas learning management system and the Canvas Network MOOC platform.
The eCybermission competition, a free program sponsored by the United States Army Educational Outreach Program and administered by the National Science Teachers Association, has opened registration for project teams interested in participating in its 12th annual iteration.