AV & Presentation


Google Adds Real-Time Collaboration, More than 50 New Features to Presentations

Goggle Docs has updated its presentation tool with real-time collaboration and more than 50 new features.

Camtasia Relay 4 To Improve Captions, Add YouTube Publishing

TechSmith has revealed details about a forthcoming update to the company's lecture and screen capture system, Camtasia Relay 4, this week at the Educause conference in Philadelphia.

Epson To Ship Interactive Projector Module Plus New Short-Throw Classroom Projectors

Epson has debuted four new short-throw LCD classroom projectors and is gearing up to release a new standalone module that turns those projectors into interactive display devices.

Christie Intros 3-Chip Fixed Installation DLP Projectors

Christie has unveiled its new J series of fixed installation projectors, comprising 11 three-chip DLP models that use Xenon lamps to display video and images at up to 20,000 lumens. The company also debuted two LCD projectors for use in medium and large venues.

Optoma Rolls Out 18-Lumen Pico Projector

Optoma has released a new-palm sized DLP projector that uses an LED light source to present video and images in very small venues where ambient light levels can be kept to bare minimum.



InFocus Launches 2 DLP Projectors for Large Venues

InFocus has rolled out two 3D capable projectors for use in lecture halls, conference rooms, and auditoriums.

UCSD partnered with King Abdullah University of Science and Technology to deliver a 20 foot by 20 foot interactive video wall at Siggraph 2011.

UC San Diego Gets Big Picture with 'OptIPortable' Video Walls

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) has decided that more and bigger is better, especially for immersive experiences. The university is building out its collection of virtual rooms that use multiple large-screens for visualization.

NEC Launches LED-Illuminated Portable Projector

NEC has rolled out a new DLP-based WXGA-native portable projector that uses an LED light source with a lamp life of up to 20,000 hours.

A screen shot of a student Glog

4 Web 2.0 Technologies To Inspire Students

Instructional Technologist Marta Magnuson is used to some skepticism when students see her syllabus. A lot of them have never heard of Web 2.0 technologies like Diigo, Glogster, Prezi, and PBworks. For some, the thought of using any technology they can't access from their phone breaks them out in a cold sweat. For others, there's a very real concern that investing hours into Web 2.0 projects could result in waking up one morning to discover the cloud ate their homework.

Epson Ships Interactive Projector Bundle

Epson has launched a new presentation bundle built around its high-end BrightLink 455Wi interactive projector. The bundle, called the BrightLink 455Wi-T, couples the 455Wi with a Copernicus Education table mount and an optional RM Easiteach license.