Texas Instruments (TI) DLP has unveiled a multitouch technology prototype capable of turning any surface into a fully interactive touch screen for multiple users.
At the InfoComm 2013 conference in Orlando this week, Digital Projection International (DPI) unveiled its Titan Quad 2000 series projectors, also known as the "Super Quad," which feature 20,000 lumens of brightness. The Titan Quad 2000 projectors are "the world's first projectors of this brightness, in a chassis with such a small form factor," according to the company.
Ricoh Americas has released two new short-throw projection systems designed for schools.
Optoma has introduced its first 7,000 lumen projector, the EH7700, along with a 6,000 lumen (X605) and two 5,000 lumen projectors (EH505, W505) as the company sets its sights on the large venue projector market.
At the InfoComm 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL this week, Christie previewed a new app for iOS devices that will allow users to control, monitor, and manage their installation projectors.
Turning Technologies has released an update to TurningPoint, the company's classroom polling tool. With the new version, Turning has consolidated three of its polling tools into one and added enhanced support for OS X.
BenQ is expanding its lineup of energy-efficient short-throw projectors. The company has also debuted new interactive wall displays and an enhanced version of its "SmartEco" technology this week at the InfoComm 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL.
Video capture and management provider Panopto has enhanced its integration with Instructure's Canvas learning management system with the intent of enhancing ease-of-use for students, teachers, and IT administrators who use video capture and streaming.
Epson's latest release, designed for large venues, offers up to 5,200 lumens, full HD resolution, and a number of installation options.
A fifth-grade teacher uses her smart board to teach multiple subjects and, despite the occasional power outage, finds that it engages her students in ways a chalkboard never could.
- By Bridget McCrea