AV & Presentation

Kids-Tech Launches Elementary Classes Using VR, Drones and 3D Printing

Kids-Tech, an Atlanta-based ed tech company, has launched Tech Class, a year-long program for elementary school kids designed to help build a foundation of knowledge in technology. The weekly classes cover 3D printing, app building, drones and virtual reality.

Explain Everything Unveils New iOS, Android Apps

Explain Everything has relaunched the Android and iOS versions of its interactive screencasting whiteboard tool with an updated interface.

Key Digital Unveils New Technology to Enhance Video Distribution, Digital Signage

Key Digital, which manufactures technology for HDTV, has introduced three new HDMI switchers that can enhance the use of campus-wide video distribution and digital signage.

Worldwide Revenues for AR and VR to Increase $156.8 Billion by 2020

Worldwide revenues for the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) markets are expected to grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to more than $162 billion in 2020, according to research done by the International Data Corporation (IDC). The $156.8 billion increase represents a compound annual growth rate of 181.3 percent over the 2015-20 forecast period.

Iowa Rehabilitation Services Implements VR for Teens and Adults with Special Needs

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS) is incorporating virtual reality technology into its curriculum to spark the interest of special needs students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and support their acquiring new, 21st century work skills.

Worldwide Tablet Shipments Drop More Than 12 Percent in Second Quarter

Worldwide tablet shipments, including detachables and slates, reached 38.7 million in the second quarter of 2016, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. That’s 12.3 percent less when compared to Q2 2015, as vendors begin to refocus their product lines and consumers hold off on purchases.

Spectrum Intros Mobile Device Cart/Lectern Combo

Spectrum Industries has introduced a two-in-one Flex Lectern that combines an instructor workstation with a mobile device cart.

Extreme Makeover School Edition

Since technology is allowing the paradigm to shift from instructor-centered learning to student-centered learning, the design of the classroom is in flux as well. So what should the learning space of the 21st century look like?

Dell Launches 3 Interactive Display Products and Collaboration Software

Dell has introduced three new interactive display products and new classroom collaboration software.

New Device Can Turn a TV Into a Whiteboard

Incorporating touch technology, a new device can turn any flat-screen television or monitor into an interactive whiteboard.

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