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K-12 Technology News

Here you'll find the latest news from the education technology world, from the newest hardware and software releases to policy and funding updates to research reports to school and district tech initiatives.


Ricoh Unveils New Portable Whiteboards Projectors and Video Conferencing System

Ricoch Americas has unveiled a new interactive whiteboard, a digital projector that works with walls and other fixed surfaces, and a video conferencing system as part of the slate of offerings released at the recent InfoComm AV show.

Peerless-AV Unveils Outdoor 4K Video Kiosk

Peerless-AV has launched an outdoor kiosk enclosure for 4K ultra HD video displays, which it claims is the first such kiosk available.

Sonic Foundry Revs Mediasite 7

Sonic Foundry has updated Mediasite 7, the company's video publishing and capture platform.

High-Performance Computing Holds Steady Following Recovery Year, Growth Expected Through 2018

High-performance computing systems held steady in the first quarter of 2014. While the trend toward cheaper systems caused a substantial decline in factory revenues for manufacturers, the short- and mid-term outlook calls for substantial growth, even in high-end systems.

Adobe Introduces New Mobile Apps, Accessories and Pricing Options

The new mobile apps and complementary hardware are designed to connect Adobe Creative Cloud to the iPad, and the pricing plans offer options for individuals and groups from classes to entire districts.

CIA's School District Becomes CyberPatriot Center of Excellence

A school district in Virginia has become the fourth educational entity to join a special program promoting cyber education among young people.

SETDA Releases Brief on Accessible Resources

The State Educational Technology Directors Association has released a new policy brief addressing the accessibility of digital instructional resources.

Android Tablet Active Users Expected To Beat Out iOS by End of Year

2014 will be a "tipping point" for tablet users, according to ABI Research. While first-quarter 2014 saw a 30 percent decline in tablets shipped compared with the same period last year, growth is expected to resume throughout the rest of the year. And when it does, Android just might come out on top for the first time.

Casio Unveils Lineup of New Projectors

Casio introduced its lineup of new projectors last week at the InfoComm 2014 show in Las Vegas, NV.

Biamp Upgrades Tesira with Improved Compression

Biamp Systems has upgraded its Tesira digital signal processing platform to include two new hardware components and new compression abilities.

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