Higher-Education Technology News

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


Sonic Foundry Updates Mediasite 7

Sonic Foundry has unveiled a new version of Mediasite 7, the company's video publishing and capture platform.

Ricoh Introduces New Portable Whiteboards Projectors and Video Conferencing System

Ricoh Americas has unveiled a new interactive whiteboard, a digital projector that works with walls and other fixed surfaces, and a video conferencing system as part of the slate of offerings released at the recent InfoComm AV show.

Peerless-AV Debuts Outdoor 4K Video Kiosk

Peerless-AV has unveiled an outdoor kiosk enclosure for 4K ultra HD video displays, which it claims is the first such kiosk available.

4 Universities Receive Electric Vehicles for Internet of Things Research

This summer, Colorado State University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Washington and the University of Wisconsin-Madison will each receive four electric vehicles for a variety of sustainable research projects, including reducing the campus's carbon footprint; using vehicle sensor data; and broadening the understanding of the Internet of Things.



'Global Race Toward Exascale Computing' To Drive Substantial HPC Growth Through 2018

The market for high-performance computing systems held steady in the first quarter of 2014. While the trend toward cheaper systems caused a substantial decline in factory revenues for manufacturers, the short- and mid-term outlook calls for substantial growth, even in high-end systems.

Casio Intros Lineup of New Projectors

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

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.

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.