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Aerohive to Showcase and Demonstrate New Products at ISTE

Aerohive Networks, a wireless, cloud networking platform company, is showcasing new products at ISTE 2016 in Denver, June 26-29.

Billings District Upgrades Broadband Network

Billings Public Schools has replaced its aging copper-based network with a new FiberLAN system to provide broadband access throughout the district.

Lifeliqe Creator Allows Educators to Create Their Own 3D Content for Free

Lifeliqe, a platform for interactive, educational 3D, virtual reality and augmented reality, today launched Lifeliqe Creator, a program that gives teachers the power to create and publish interactive presentations and e-books that integrate 3D models, rather than 2D images.

Worldwide Smartphone Sales to Grow at Slower Pace in 2016

Global smartphone sales will continue to grow, but not in the double digits anymore, according to market research firm Gartner. Smartphone sales are expected to grow 7 percent worldwide in 2016 and reach 1.5 billion units. That is significantly down from 14.4 percent growth in 2015, but it’s still substantial growth.

Worldwide PC Market Expected to Slump in 2016 and 2017

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to decline by 73 percent year over year in 2016, according to a recent forecast by the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) “Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker.”

EnGenius Launches New Outdoor Access Point

EnGenius Technologies, a provider of networking and telecommunications equipment, has introduced a new 802.11ac Wave 2 dual band AC1300 outdoor wireless access point.

tvONE Shows Universal Rackmounting System New Processors for Powering Video Walls

At the InfoComm 2016 conference taking place this week in Las Vegas, tvONE is showcasing a new system designed to accommodate small, external devices in rackmounts along with an update to its video processors for video walls.

ZeeVee Expands ZyPerMX Line, Debuts IP Decoder

ZeeVee is debuting new IP video decoding and encoding hardware at the InfoComm 2016 conference taking place this week in Las Vegas. The systems are designed for distributing video over IP using common, off-the-shelf 10 gigabit switches.

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.

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