According to a new Gartner forecast, 8.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide this year — an increase of 31 percent from 2016.
Vernier Software & Technology today launched its Go Direct family of sensors, which includes 16 new sensors that enable scientific data collection wirelessly or via a USB connection. Vernier is exhibiting at TCEA 2017 in booth 1539.
The second annual “State of the States” report on the state of broadband connectivity in United States schools finds that Hawaii and Kentucky are among a number of states that are leading the way in ensuring that their students have access to equal educational opportunities provided by technology.
The Federal Communications Commission sets aside $3.9 billion annually for E-rate funding, and with $200 million rolling over from 2016, school districts will have access to more than $4 billion in fiscal year 2017 for connectivity upgrades.
Network device maker NetGear has introduced two switches intended to help administrators support power over Ethernet (PoE+) devices in challenging locations.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
More than 10 million students gained access to high-speed Internet at school last year, bringing the total to 34.9 million.
A new forecast from International Data Corp. estimates that the total worldwide spending on the Internet of Things will reach $1.29 trillion by 2020.
NEC Corporation of America is assisting Wichita Public School District (WPS) in Kansas in its migration to a new Univerge SV9500 communications network designed to meet the district’s needs for up-to-date integrated telephone and unified communications for the foreseeable future.
EducationSuperHighway, a San Francisco-based ed tech nonprofit, has launched the full version of its Compare & Connect K–12, an online tool that helps school district technology directors and superintendents view and compare broadband services and bandwidth information for school districts across the country.
Des Moines Public Schools in Iowa have installed more than 2,100 Epson BrightLink 595Wi interactive projectors across its 65 schools over the past year.