AV & Presentation

SC District Upgrades to Newer Boxlight Interactive Flat Panels

The initial implementation will cover 150 ProColor displays, with the expectation of installing about 500 displays throughout the district over the next year. The installation work is being handled by Howard Technology Solutions, chosen through a bid process.

Maxell Lecture Capture Hardware Adds Classroom Collaboration

Audiovisual company Maxell has released a new lecture capture system that lets operators upload interactive video content and collaborate with classrooms across remote locations. The MA-XL1 is intended for education settings.

New LG Interactive Digital Boards Feature UHD Display, IPS Panels

LG Business Solutions has introduced a three series line of IR-based Interactive Digital Boards and an 86-inch Interactive Digital Board with in-cell touch technology.

New Epson BrightLink Projectors Offer 5,000 Lumens and Ultra Widescreen Display

Epson has debuted two new models in its BrightLink line of interactive laser displays for education.

Sesame Street AR App Launches

The new app created by Weyo and Sesame Workshop gives preschoolers a safe, ad-free environment to learn and play online.

Free Mixed Reality App Teaches Magnetic Field

Wearing headsets, students can visualize how the magnetic field works in two or three dimensions by manipulating virtual bar magnets with their fingers and watching how compass needles respond to this invisible phenomenon.

Optoma Updates Laser Projector Series with New Ultra-Short-Throw Models

Optoma has added new models to its laser and lamp projector series, all designed for education.

Arkansas Brings VR to Concussion Education

The Arkansas Department of Education is rolling out an interactive experience to teach middle and high school students about concussions using virtual reality.

Reducing Dropout Rates Through CTE and Interactive Technology

While research from the Association for Career & Technical Education reveals that students concentrating in CTE programs have a graduation rate of 93 percent compared to an average national freshman graduation rate of 80 percent, simply having a CTE program as part of a school’s curriculum is only a start in reducing dropout rates.

Discovery Ed Boosts Collection for Back-to-School, Acquires AR/VR Ed Company

In time for back-to-school lesson planning, new programs have been added to the Discovery Education Experience and Techbook content; and more content is being made available in Spanish. Also, Discovery recently announced the acquisition of Inspyro, which provides virtual reality and augmented reality education programs.