San Diego State University is shifting to a new classroom response system five years after standardizing on its old one. This time it will be i>clicker2 from Macmillan's i>clicker division.
Faced with presentation after presentation in dimmed classrooms, I have become bothered by one set of circumstances: A student with great intentions spends an exorbitant amount of time putting together a fantastic presentation but fails to include all of the materials I believe should be there. Based solely on content, the student receives a terrible grade and doesn't reap the reward for the hours spent creating the presentation. But there may be a way to rectify this.
LG Electronics this week unveiled its next generation of network monitors, the U Series, at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).
NEC has launched a series of new high-resolution, high-light-output projectors designed for fixed installation applications in large venues, such as lecture halls and campus theaters.
Samsung has launched a new classroom visual presentation system that supports 30 FPS output at native resolutions up to SXGA.
Korean company PenandFree has created a technology that allows people to use any flat surface as an interactive whiteboard.
Extron has introduced its new streaming media encoder, the SME 100. It features standards-based H.264 / MPEG-4 advanced video coding (AVC) with output that is compatible with desktop and laptop PCs and can be streamed over networks.
Panasonic has unveiled a range of new audiovisual gear for education, including a 16,000-lumen LCD projector and a new widescreen classroom projector.
Canon USA has added the LV-8320 to its lineup of portable multimedia LCD projectors for the education.
StarTech has announced its new multi-monitor adapter, the SP123DP3DVI, which displays output from a DisplayPort video card on up to three DVI-D monitors.