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.
A school-vendor partnership will be testing out a new twist on the MOOC: offering a three-credit course in social sciences for $50, considerably less than the course costs through the university.
The Kuali Foundation has revealed plans to include the Bootstrap Web development framework as part of its new Kuali Rapid Application Development (KRAD) framework with the release of Kuali Rice 2.3, which is scheduled for July 31 of this year. The KRAD framework with Bootstrap will enable developers to modernize the interface and functionality of Kuali applications.
OU aims to improve video coverage of its sporting events with the addition of LiveU's external antenna.
Red Hat has launched two new products designed to help organizations build private or public cloud environments or implement infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions.
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.
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.
Sonic Foundry is rolling out a major update to its flagship lecture capture system, the Mediasite Enterprise Video Platform, with new software and hardware additions and a new My Mediasite interface for creating and uploading media.
Crestron has unveiled Crestron RL, its new Lync-based group collaboration solution for conferencing.
Advances in display technology were on parade at this year's InfoComm 2013 in Orlando, including a number of touchscreen devices, wall displays, new LED monitors, and related AV gear.