Higher-Education Technology News

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


Tablet Shipments Fall Off 30%, but Growth Expected To Resume

2014 will be a "tipping point" for tablet users, according to ABI Research. While first-quarter 2014 saw a 30 percent decline in tablets shipped compared with the same period last year, growth is expected to resume throughout the rest of the year. And when it does, Android just might come out on top for the first time.

Casio Intros Lineup of New Projectors

Casio unveiled its lineup of new projectors last week at the InfoComm 2014 show in Las Vegas, NV.

Biamp Updates Tesira with Improved Compression

Biamp Systems has updated its Tesira digital signal processing platform to include two new hardware components and new compression abilities.

Instructure Updates Canvas To Bring Analytics to In-Person Instruction

Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system in an effort to add "digital efficiency" and real-time analytics to in-person teaching.



Marshall U Issues Individualized Financial Award Letters to Prospective Students

Marshall University in Huntington, WV has implemented a financial aid award platform to generate individualized financial award letters for prospective students.

U Maryland Releases Grad Rates Through SAM Tracking System

A Web site that displays graduation rates has added the University of Maryland College Park to its inaugural roster.

Tennessee Tech Extends WLAN

Tennessee Tech University has extended its WLAN again since overhauling its network in 2011.

Elmo Unveils New Point-to-Multipoint Content Delivery System

Elmo USA, a developer of imaging products for schools, has unveiled its new point-to-multipoint content delivery system, Elmo P2MP, at the InfoComm 2014 show taking place in Las Vegas, NV from June 18 to 21.

Research: Online Students Take 5 Forms, Each Calling for Unique Offerings

Online instruction needs to become as nuanced as the institutions and high schools delivering it if it is to grow as a force in education, according to a new survey by the Boston Consulting Group.

Report: 2.4 Billion Smart Connected Devices in 2018, Driven by Cheaper Gadgets

Smart connected devices are growing at an unprecedented rate and are expected to hit 2.4 billion units per year by 2018. According to new research, that growth will be driven by smart phones and cheaper (sub-$500) gadgets, which will begin to push traditional PCs into the margins.