Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


Ruckus Ships 3-Stream 802.11ac WiFi Access Point

Ruckus Wireless has started shipping a new dual-band, three-stream 802.11ac access point. Unlike other 802.11ac APs, which are often software-upgraded 802.11n APs, the Ruckus ZoneFlex R700 was specifically designed for the new 802.11ac standard.

Smart Updates Offerings for Microsoft Lync Room Systems

Smart Technologies has updated its offerings for Microsoft Lync Room System to add a new room size, premium services and to offer more collaboration capabilities.

Apple Updates Entry-Level iPad, Ditches iPad 2

Apple is replacing the iPad 2 with the fourth-generation iPad with Retina Display as the entry-level model in its 9.7-inch tablet line.

The Impending IT Headache of the 26 Billion-Thing Internet of Things

The rapid growth of interconnected devices making up the Internet of Things will wreak havoc on data security, storage, servers, networks and end user privacy, according to a new report.



XYZprinting Intros Sub-$500 3D Printer

XYZprinting is bringing its Da Vinci 1.0 3D printer to the United States. The $499 plug-n-play printer is currently available for preorder on amazon.com.

Ohio State Names Michael Hofherr CIO

Michael Hofherr has been named vice president and chief information officer at The Ohio State University, effective March 1.

UNC Rolling Out Online Ed.D. Program

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is launching an online doctoral program in kinesiology.

Carnegie Mellon Group Looks To Extend Educator Resource Through PD Platform

Working Examples (WEx), a research community based out of Carnegie Mellon University, has partnered with BloomBoard to expand the number of professional development resources available to educators through BloomBoard.

Brief: Extron Intros 12 TouchLink Pro Touchpanels

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

Rutgers Ocean Exploration Project Gets Support from Iridium

A long-term project at Rutgers University to gather data about the earth's oceans through the use of autonomous underwater vehicles has received a financial boost.