AV & Presentation


Microsoft Office Mix Turns PowerPoint Presentations into Online Interactive Lessons

Microsoft today released a preview version of Office Mix, a new PowerPoint addon that lets teachers create rich media presentations and interactive lessons and share them online.

Global Projector Market Sees Growth While U.S. Stays Flat

In the first quarter of 2014, the worldwide projector market grew 7 percent compared to the same period last year, reaching 1.87 million units, according to market research company Futuresource Consulting. In the U.S., however, market volume increased just 2 percent.

American University Revamps Communication School, Adds High Tech AV Suite

A new collaboration with Sony is bringing high-definition broadcast equipment like business projectors and studio cameras to American University’s Media Innovation Lab, as part of an overhaul of the AU School of Communication.

Wharton Scales Up Collaboration in 70 Plus Classrooms

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is adopting new software in more than 70 classrooms to help students collaborate via mobile devices and built-in displays.

Crestron Launches New Room Scheduling Touchscreen

Crestron is now shipping the TSS-752, a room scheduling touchscreen with a 7-inch widescreen color display designed to provide at-a-glance meeting and scheduling information.



Smart Technologies Unveils Interactive Flat Panel

Smart Technologies has introduced the Smart Board 6065, the first model in a new line of interactive flat panels for education.

Casio Intros 3,100-Lumen Ultra Short Throw Projector for Education

Casio's new ultra short throw projector features WXGA resolution and lampfree design.

Crestron, InfoComm Partner on 4K Video Course

Crestron has partnered with InfoComm to offer a one-day course on 4K video installations at Crestron classrooms around the world.

Sony Brings Touch to All-in-One Live Production Content Producer

Davidson College, in North Carolina, will begin producing live webcasts of its football, soccer and baseball games, starting next fall, thanks to its new Sony Anycast Touch production switcher, with dual touchscreen interface.

Brief: Extron Intros 12 TouchLink Pro Touchpanels

Extron Electronics has introduced 12 TouchLink Pro touchpanels boasting faster processing, more memory and enhanced security.