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  • Embracing Classroom Technology

    An Arizona elementary school is beefing up its technology toolbox with a new multimedia curriculum in an effort to engage students, teach 21st century skills, and, hopefully, help boost academic achievement.


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  • ViewSonic Debuts Whiteboard-Free Interactive Projector

    At the InfoComm 2010 conference in Las Vegas, ViewSonic introduced two high-brightness projectors, one 3D-ready short throw projector, and a projector that functions as an interactive whiteboard ... minus the whiteboard.

  • Ableton Opens Summer Music Challenge

    For students looking to stay involved in the arts over the summer, audio software developer Ableton has launched the Ableton Summer Music Challenge, in which K-12 students create and submit original tracks for a chance to earn individual prizes and prizes for their schools.

  • Luidia Intros eBeam Engage Whiteboard Device

    Luidia is expanding its line of eBeam interactive whiteboard devices. The company recently launched eBeam Engage, which is designed to turn any flat surface into an interactive whiteboard, at the Infocomm 2010 conference in Las Vegas.

  • Califone Launches Assistive Listening System

    Califone has introduced a new portable assistive listening system intended for use in auditoriums, lecture halls, school outings, or other situations where an instructor or guide requires amplification to be heard above surrounding ambient noise.

  • Christie Intros 2 HD LCD Projectors

    Christie unveiled two high-definition LCD projectors at this year's InfoComm conference, held last week in Las Vegas, NV.

  • Sanyo Debuts 4 Large-Venue Projectors

    At the InfoComm 2010 conference in Las Vegas, Sanyo announced four new widescreen projectors designed for large venues: the LCD-based PLC-WM5500, PLC-WM4500, and PLC-HF10000 and the DLP-based PDG-DHT8000L.

  • Epson To Ship Sub-$500 Portable Projector

    At the InfoComm 2010 conference in Las Vegas, Epson unveiled a 5.1-pound portable LCD projector that it said will ship for less than $500.

  • Mitsubishi Debuts 4 DLP Projectors

    Mitsubishi has introduced two dual-lamp DLP projectors and two 3D-ready DLP projectors.

  • Ontario Secondary Schools Turn to Plagiarism Detection

    iParadigms has started licensing its Turnitin originality checking tool to the Ministry of Education of Ontario, Canada for use throughout the Ontario secondary school system.

  • Califone Upgrades Wireless Classroom Audio System

    Califone has updated its Infrared Classroom Audio System, expanding wireless mic features and adding in capabilities for school-wide announcements.

  • MultiDyne Unveils Fiber DVI Extender

    MultiDyne--a New York-based company that manufactures fiber optic receivers and transmitters, distribution amplifiers, routing switchers, and other pro AV equipment--debuted a DVI to fiber adapter and portable fiber optic field transport system at the InfoComm 2010 conference in Las Vegas last week.

  • Blackboard Brings Mobile Learn to Smart Phones

    Following the release in April of Mobile Learn for Apple's iPad, Blackboard has released the mobile version of its learning management system for Android-based phones; Apple iPhone and iPod; and BlackBerry devices.