CANON USA introduces the EOS Rebel T1i digital SLR camera, which features full high-definition video capture at resolutions up to 1920 x 1080, and an HDMI port for connecting to HDTVs and monitors to easily view captured images and videos. The camera also features a three-inch LCD screen with anti-reflective and scratchresistant coating, a nine-point autofocus system for enhanced subject detection, and an Auto Lighting Optimizer mode for clear, crisp images. The EOS Rebel T1i is compatible with Canon’s EOS system of lenses, as well as its Speedlite flashes. Price: $899.99.
ANGEL LEARNING has released LMS 7.4, the newest version of its learning management suite. The new software makes it easier to incorporate rich media content and RSS feeds into lessons, and includes a lesson-plan builder that can create districtspecific templates. In addition, a new gradebook interface supports any length of grading period, while reports generated by the system provide a more robust analysis of assessment performance. With LMS 7.4, districts will also have more flexibility over system administration, including having complete control over the creation of roles and the rights assigned to each role within the system. Price: Varies based on number of users.
HORIZON FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGIES has added to its line of science education kits with new products such as the Renewable Energy Science Education Set. This new kit lets students construct a miniature version of an entire renewable energy system to learn how clean energy technology works from start to finish. The set includes a mini wind turbine kit, solar panel, electrolyzer, PEM (polymer electrolyte membrane) fuel cell, and hydrogen storage system, all of which can be configured in different ways for experimentation. Price: $199.