This fall the University of Michigan will roll out an interactive presentation tool called LectureTools, created by one of its own professors, to more than 4,000 students. The software is designed to keep students engaged during presentations using laptops and smart phones, especially in large lectures.
Trivantis has released a new version of its presentation software, Snap! by Lectora, which allows users to convert content from PowerPoint to Flash.
NEC has started shipping a portable, network-ready DLP projector with the ability to display emergency broadcasts notifications over onscreen content.
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.
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.