The University of Minnesota has ramped up a new concept in technology-enabled classroom design. The result: Students in the new classrooms are outperforming their peers in traditional spaces.
Epson has introduced a wall mounted control box that offers input selection, audio manipulation, and iPod connectivity for classroom AV systems. The new control box, PowerLite Pilot, is compatible with the BrightLink 455Wi Interactive Projector, the PowerLite 410W Multimedia Projector, the PowerLite 460W Multimedia Projector, and the PowerLite 450W Multimedia Projector.
Gefen has released an AV scaler that preserves high resolutions on multiple display systems with varying maximum resolutions by downscaling input signals sent to the HD monitor with the lowest native resolution.
Alpha Video and Audio has unveiled a digital signage software solution that offers active rights management, multimedia creation tools, and the ability to manage signage applications on thousands of displays through a Web-based interface.
Chief has started shipping seven projector mounts that endow standard projectors with functionality similar to that of an interactive whiteboard.
NEC this week debuted two new entry-level mobile classroom projectors, both coming in at less than $600.
Mitsubishi has rolled out two 3D-ready DLP projectors that use specialized lenses to enable shorter throw ratios and to greatly reduce glare for presenters or educators standing in front of the units.
MIT's most energy efficient building, E62, isn't skimping on technological capacity. This new home for the Sloan School of Management has implemented a media infrastructure to support multiple forms of smart classroom operations.
When Mark Jones learned that South College's burgeoning medical programs were going to be moving into a new home, he saw the expansion as a chance to introduce a host of new classroom technologies on campus.
A small research university in New York is using LED tiles in a large video display that lets students view campus news, watch live television, and even play video games.