AV & Presentation


KISS Me, Please

At InfoComm 2011, simplicity characterized the new products for higher ed. Thank goodness for that.

InFocus Launches Sub-$400 Projectors

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 Ships Interactive Short-Throw Projector

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 Rolls Out Low-Profile HD Visualizer

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 To Roll Out New Wave of Classroom Clickers

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.



How Do You Grade a Presentation Minus Content?

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.

Next Generation of LG Network Monitors Use Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 for Virtualization

LG Electronics this week unveiled its next generation of network monitors, the U Series, at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).

NEC Debuts Stackable, High-Light-Output Projector for Large Venues

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 Ships 30 FPS HD Document Camera

Samsung has launched a new classroom visual presentation system that supports 30 FPS output at native resolutions up to SXGA.

uBoard Enables Interactive Whiteboard Features Without the Whiteboard

Korean company PenandFree has created a technology that allows people to use any flat surface as an interactive whiteboard.