Higher-Education Technology News

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


3 D.C.-Based Institutions Partner on Nation's Largest Power Purchase Agreement

George Washington University, the American University and George Washington University Hospital have joined forces to launch a sustainable energy project that will bring 52 megawatts of solar power from North Carolina to the Washington, D.C.-based institutions.

Mobile Application Management To Supplant Mobile Device Management

As BYOD continues to gain traction, enterprise mobile device management is being pushed aside in favor of more user-centric mobile application management (MAM). According to a new report, MAM — which itself comes in a variety of forms —  will overtake MDM as the dominant mobile management mode within the next five years.

Indiana U Implements Software-Based Videoconferencing for Virtual Classrooms

Indiana University has implemented a software-based video conferencing solution to enable interactions between teachers and students in virtual classrooms using existing IT infrastructure.

Sonic Foundry Updates Mediasite 7

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



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.

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.

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.

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.