Extron Electronics has rolled out 12 TouchLink Pro touchpanels boasting faster processing, more memory and enhanced security.
BenQ has added two new single-chip DLP projectors to its M7 series of projectors. The new units are designed to deliver high brightness output in midsize classrooms and meeting spaces.
Dell has launched a new line of laptops purpose-built for education called the Latitude 13 Education Series. The company also took the wraps off a multitouch-enabled interactive projector and a new mobile cart.
A new generation of devices turns any surface into a canvas for collaboration.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Commercial LCD display and projector company NEC Display Solutions of America has introduced its fourth generation of video wall products.
Adobe reported it will kick in $300 million worth of software and teacher support as part of the Obama administration's ConnectED initiative.
BenQ has debuted two new projectors, the MH680 and MH740, designed for multiple applications. Both projectors feature 1080p resolution and are 3D PC and Blu-Ray ready.
NEC's new filter-free digital projectors feature high brightness, remote diagnostic capability and tools that enable users to transmit images from their mobile devices.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools plans to implement interactive whiteboards in more than 10,000 classrooms and will provide teachers with an 18-month professional development program designed to help them integrate the technology into their classrooms effectively.
Working with limited budgets and a seemingly endless pipeline of new technology tools, applications and equipment to test out and possibly implement, today's K-12 IT directors have a lot on their plates right now. Add Common Core State Standards and growth of mobile devices on campus to the equation and the task of balancing student and teacher needs with available resources becomes that much more daunting.
- By Bridget McCrea