AVer Information has released its AP20t and AP20s Student Pack, interactive pens that use 2.4 GHz wireless technology.
Epson has unveiled two high-light-output portable LCD projectors with image correction features, built-in audio capabilities, and support for HDMI video.
Califone has unveiled the PA419 PA system, which includes a dock for iPhone and iPod devices to stream or download digital audio files.
InFocus has started shipping two new models in its 1100 series of portable DLP projectors, both weighing in at less than 3 pounds.
At InfoComm 2011, simplicity characterized the new products for higher ed. Thank goodness for that.
InFocus has rolled out a new series of entry-level 3D-ready projectors with a total of six models, two of them selling for less than $400.
Acer has started shipping a sub-$1,000 DLP short-throw projector that can act as an interactive whiteboard and project images from 19.2 inches from the screen.
WolfVision has rolled out a new portable HD visualizer with camera, lighting system, and controls built directly into the unit's arm.
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.