NEC has updated its line of mobile LCD projectors for education, adding three new sub-$1,000 models and introducing a new technology that supports wireless transmission of images from an iPad.
Sonic Foundry is previewing an update to its Mediasite EX Webcasting and streaming media suite, incorporating a range of workflow and content creation enhancements.
A new green-friendly classroom furniture line from Bretford, designed to support agile learning spaces, is set to ship late 2012.
McGraw-Hill Education has made its LearnSmart adaptive study tool available for purchase by students for the first time. The company is previewing its new adaptive study solutions this week at the Educause 2012 conference in Denver, CO.
Netop has released a Web-based student response system that allows students to use their mobile devices as clickers.
Desire2Learn has unveiled new capabilities for its flagship learning platform, including integration with several collaboration, communication, and accessibility tools.
McGraw-Hill Education has announced its new Digital Learning Partnership Program, an e-book program for colleges and and universities, which will launch this week at the Educause 2012 conference in Denver.
Three universities that are preparing to launch open, online courses have selected a cloud-based system as a platform for those courses--including Arizona State University, which is launching a "global classroom" in conjunction with a German institution.
Blackboard checked in with 600 students through focus groups and interviews, surveys, and usability testing to come up with a number of new features that appear in the latest service pack update of its learning management system. Likewise, the company said it also worked with 600 educators to refine Blackboard Learn SP10.
Blackboard has started beta testing a new LMS-agnostic, cloud-based learning object repository, xpLor. Seventy-two K-12 schools, colleges, and universities have joined the beta program as of Nov. 5.