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DVIGear Extends DisplayPort Signal to 100 Meters

DVIGear is revealing a new technology to extend the range of DisplayPort cable to 100 meters at this week’s InfoComm 2016 conference taking place in Las Vegas.

ClearOne Expands Wireless Mic System for Classrooms, Launches CONVERGE Pro 2

ClearOne is launching a new compact, two-channel wireless microphone system designed for classrooms and other small venues.

Windows Holographic Coming to Various Devices for 'Mixed Reality'

Windows Holographic, a Microsoft platform that allows the combination of virtual reality, holographic computing and real-world elements, is coming to various devices in the coming months, according to Microsoft. The expansion of this “mixed reality” platform, accessible through Windows 10, was announced last week by Microsoft Vice President Terry Myerson.

InFocus Adds 4K Model to its Jupiter Catalyst Line of Wall Processors

InFocus is launching a new model in its line of display wall processors at the InfoComm 2016 conference taking place this week in Las Vegas. The Jupiter Catalyst 4K supports up to 12 ultra-high-definition 4K outputs (non-HDCP) on a single 3U CPU chassis supporting resolutions of of 3,840 x 2,160 per output via mini DisplayPort with four destination windows per card. Up to four expansion chassis can be added for additional outputs.

Ricoh Rolls Out 12,000-Lumen HD Auditorium Projector

At the InfoComm 2016 conference taking place this week in Las Vegas, Ricoh is debuting several new projectors, including a pico projector, two short-throw projectors and a 12,000-lumen auditorium projector that has a native resolution of 1,920 x 1,200.

Global Personal Computing in K-12 Market Expected to Slow in 2016

Unstable economic conditions internationally are putting the brakes on the global personal computing market in the K-12 sector, according to a recent report by London-based research firm Futuresource Consulting.

California School District Adopts Essay Building Platform

The Perris Union School District in Riverside County, CA, is partnering with Story2, a New York-based ed tech company, to help students write authentic college admission essays.

Best Jobs for Generation Z Include Several Tech Positions

The best jobs for Generation Z will include computer and information systems analyst, information security analyst and software developer, according to a new report by CareerCast, a national job search site.

Tablet Sales Remain Strong Despite 2-Year Decline

Tablet shipments will drop for the second straight year, dipping 9.6 percent below 2015 totals, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp., and will face another down year in 2017 before rebounding slightly in 2018 on the strength of detachables.

Turnitin, College Board Expand Partnership with New Integrations

Turnitin has extended a partnership with College Board in a move that will connect its writing tools with programs such as SpringBoard to promote effective student writing practice.

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