Vanderbilt University recently experimented with the use of smartphones as a mechanism to unlock access on campus.
Education technology company SchoolDude has entered the school security segment with the launch of CrisisManager, an application that allows administrators to make emergency plans available on users' iOS and Android mobile devices.
Modo Labs has introduced new modules that will allow users to easily map building interiors and to quickly report building maintenance problems.
The University of Arkansas is adding a new app to its safety arsenal.
Shipments of Apple's iPad have fallen off 13 percent so far this year. Meanwhile, according to a new report, Samsung's tablet shipments have increased 26 percent in the first half of 2014.
Researchers at Penn State will soon pilot a computer game they designed to help adolescents on the autism spectrum improve their ability to understand body language.
For the past year, Globe Education Network's private and career colleges, universities and training centers have been integrating iPads into every academic program. Here's what they learned along the way.
A new XPrize will award one team $10 million to develop the most effective software and content for helping children around the world teach themselves how to read, write and do arithmetic.
A finance professor has found Google Glass to be an effective way to improve feedback to students.
Little is known about the "trust relationships" that exist among users, the smartphone platform and the surrounding ecosystem, including smartphone apps and the app markets. But a research team at the University of California Santa Barbara has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to research the topic.