The Imagined Space of The Web 2.0 Classroom

Web 2.0 and new media have influenced the design of physical classroom spaces, just as they have offered new virtual spaces for interaction.

Epson Boosts Brightness on Large-Venue Projector

Epson has introduced the PowerLite Pro Z8050WNL, the company’s brightest large-venue projector to date. The new model is specified at 7,000 lumens, with native WXGA (1,280 x 800) resolution and 5,000:1 contrast ratio.

ASI Offers Pre-Packaged Digital Signage System

ASI has introduced the Helix, a digital signage solution designed to provide all components in a pre-packaged system. The company said Helix streamlines the complexities normally associated with digital signage.

Vivitek Debuts 1080p Data Projector

Vivitek has announced the D952HD, a native 1080p, DLP-based data projector.

Kramer Launches VP-8K 8-Output HD Video Distribution Amplifier

Kramer Electronics has introduced the VP-8K, a 1 x 8 computer graphics video distribution amplifier. The VP-8K (replacing the VP-8) adds Kramer's Kr-isp advanced sync processing technology.

Lawrence Technological Moves to 802.11n WiFi

Lawrence Technological University upgraded its wireless network with 802.11n WiFi arrays.

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Moving Toward a 'Net-Zero' Campus

Portland Community College in Oregon is taking the first step in a larger effort to retrofit its aging campuses and shift to energy-efficient, environmentally friendly facilities.

Epson Expands LCD Classroom Projector Lineup

Epson has introduced six new projectors designed for schools, including a new short-throw model that can be mounted as close as 2.8 inches from the projection surface. The new lineup debuted Wednesday at the FETC 2010 conference, underway this week in Orlando, FL.

AirWave 7 Wireless Management Platform Bolsters Mobile Support

Aruba Networks has gone public with details about the next version of its AirWave wireless management platform, including increased functionality to manage mobile devices on a wireless network. The next release is expected in March 2010.

Planar Ships Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System

Planar Systems has started shipping the new Clarity Matrix LCD Video Wall System, an LCD panel system that delivers tiled visuals to create a wall-sized display.