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.
SharedBook has added new features to AcademicPub Content Library that allow colleges and universities to customize content for their libraries.
Crestron has unveiled Crestron RL, its new Lync-based group collaboration solution for conferencing.
The University of Southern California formally opened a new interactive media facility for its School of Cinematic Arts (SCA), which features a load of technology, including 4K projection, Oblong g-speak, multitouch presentation screens, professional-level game testing rooms, highly configurable spaces, and what it claims to be North America's largest university installation of interactive displays.
Panasonic has announced several new projectors, including the company's first interactive ultra-short throw projector and a WUXGA single-chip DLP projector that the company claims as the industry's brightest.
Texas Instruments (TI) DLP has unveiled a multitouch technology prototype capable of turning any surface into a fully interactive touch screen for multiple users.
Online video platform developer ShareStream has unveiled Version 2.0 of its video tool that integrates with the open-source Sakai Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE). The ShareStream Video Tool is available now.
Tablets accounted for more than one-third of all client devices shipped to education institutions in the United States in the last calendar year. That volume represents a doubling of tablet purchases from the previous year, according to a new report. And the growth won't stop there.
At the InfoComm 2013 conference in Orlando this week, Digital Projection International (DPI) unveiled its Titan Quad 2000 series projectors, also known as the "Super Quad," which feature 20,000 lumens of brightness. The Titan Quad 2000 projectors are "the world's first projectors of this brightness, in a chassis with such a small form factor," according to the company.
Turning Technologies has released an update to TurningPoint, the company's classroom polling tool. With the new version, Turning has consolidated three of its polling tools into one and added enhanced support for OS X.