With the use of video exploding in higher education, it's vital for schools to plan scalable A/V systems that work seamlessly. Consultants and integrators may be your best bet.
New systems securely conceal classroom AV components above a suspended ceiling.
eInstruction has debuted a new document camera that lets users connect via Android and iOS apps to turn their phones and tablets into interactive whiteboards. Also at the ISTE 2013 conference, taking place this week in San Antonio, TX, the company is showing off the latest version of Insight 360.
TechSmith has released version 8.1 of is video capture and editing suite, Camtasia Studio.
The new RoomBoard touchscreen room-management solution from Visix combines interactive wayfinding, room availability visualization, and room scheduling on one screen.
Hitachi America recently introduced its 9000 Series DLP projectors designed for large-capacity venues at InfoComm 2013. Featuring two different lamps, the compact projectors, which weigh 41 pounds, offer a brightness of up to 10,000 lumens when both lamps are working simultaneously.
North Carolina State University's new James B. Hunt Jr. Library has been showing off its "technology sandbox" operations, which include state-of-the-art audio-visual features intended to inspire visitors to go "wow!" The new 220,000 square-foot facility includes dedicated spaces for large-scale visualization, interactive displays, 3D motion technologies, and other visual elements.
Communications tech firm Avizia has launched a new tool specifically for teachers that's designed to give them improved control over videoconferencing technologies in their classrooms.
Crestron has unveiled Crestron RL, its new Lync-based group collaboration solution for conferencing.
Texas Instruments (TI) DLP has unveiled a multitouch technology prototype capable of turning any surface into a fully interactive touch screen for multiple users.