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Portable AR Projector Creates Optical 3D Illusions on Any Surface

HoloLamp has introduced a new portable device that delivers hands-free and glasses-free augmented reality experiences.

Acer Debuts Rugged Chromebook N7 for Classrooms

Acer has unveiled its latest Chromebook for education customers, boasting enhanced durability, long battery life and other features that make it ideal for students and classroom use.

South Korean Company Maxst Unveils Two New AR Products at CES 2017

Maxst, a Seoul, South Korea-based augmented reality (AR) company, is introducing two new AR products Thursday at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 5-8.

E Ink Debuts Largest ePaper Display With Low Power Costs

E Ink has unveiled the largest commercially available active matrix ePaper module.

LearnLaunch Unveils Cohort of Ed Tech Startups for Breakthrough Program

LearnLaunch Accelerator has unveiled the first cohort of its second fund for ed tech startup companies and three new venture partners to the investment team.

HTC Vive Showcases VR Education Experiences at CES 2017

HTC Vive will be demonstrating more than 30 virtual reality experiences at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) taking place in Las Vegas this week (Jan. 5-8).

Report: Digital Curriculum Spending up 25% in 2016, Most Schools to Increase in 2017

A new survey from The Learning Counsel finds that nearly four in five students have access to a computing device for "a good portion of the school day" or longer.

Report: Wearable Devices Not Useful Enough

Wearable computing devices need to be more useful to drive adoption, according to a new survey from Gartner.

Augmented and Virtual Reality Shipments to Double Each Year Through 2020

Augmented and virtual reality headset sales will see a compound annual growth rate of 108.3 percent from 2015 to 2020, according to a new report from International Data Corp.

Barnes & Noble to Host Educator Appreciation Days

Barnes & Noble is celebrating pre-K—12 educators by hosting several events and offering a number of discounts on books, toys and games available in store and online.

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