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Getting Your Money's Worth From Integrators

With the use of video exploding in higher education, it's vital for schools to plan scalable A/V systems that work seamlessly. Consultants and integrators may be your best bet.

Extron Debuts New Centralized AV Switching and Control Systems

New systems securely conceal classroom AV components above a suspended ceiling.

eInstruction Unveils ShareView 2 Document Camera Updated Insight 360

eInstruction has debuted a new document camera that lets users connect via Android and iOS apps to turn their phones and tablets into interactive whiteboards. Also at the ISTE 2013 conference, taking place this week in San Antonio, TX, the company is showing off the latest version of Insight 360.

Camtasia Studio Adds Chroma Key Support, Video Cropping

TechSmith has released version 8.1 of is video capture and editing suite, Camtasia Studio.

Visix Introduces RoomBoard Interactive Room Management System

The new RoomBoard touchscreen room-management solution from Visix combines interactive wayfinding, room availability visualization, and room scheduling on one screen.



Hitachi Debuts Compact 10,000 Lumen Projector

Hitachi America recently introduced its 9000 Series DLP projectors designed for large-capacity venues at InfoComm 2013. Featuring two different lamps, the compact projectors, which weigh 41 pounds, offer a brightness of up to 10,000 lumens when both lamps are working simultaneously.

U Oklahoma Boosts Bandwidth from Sports Venues

OU aims to improve video coverage of its sporting events with the addition of LiveU's external antenna.

NC State's Next-Gen Library Sounds Off About Audio in Collaborative Spaces

North Carolina State University's new James B. Hunt Jr. Library has been showing off its "technology sandbox" operations, which include state-of-the-art audio-visual features intended to inspire visitors to go "wow!" The new 220,000 square-foot facility includes dedicated spaces for large-scale visualization, interactive displays, 3D motion technologies, and other visual elements.

iOS App Puts Teachers in Control of Videoconferencing Systems

Communications tech firm Avizia has launched a new tool specifically for teachers that's designed to give them improved control over videoconferencing technologies in their classrooms.

Crestron Develops Microsoft Lync-Based Conference Room Solution

Crestron has unveiled Crestron RL, its new Lync-based group collaboration solution for conferencing.