Software & Systems


U Wisconsin-Madison Rolls Out Event Management Solution

University of Wisconsin-Madison will next month roll out a new integrated solution aimed at boosting efficiency of concessions and in-suite catering operations at its sporting events.

Tablets Seeing Stronger Adoption Than Expected

Driven by stronger-than-expected Android tablet sales and new developments from Apple, adoption of tablets worldwide is growing faster than previously predicted.



Android Set To Increase Dominance of Smart Phone Market

Google's Android operating system is cruising toward total dominance of the smart phone market globally. According to new research, Android will power 68.3 percent of all smart phones shipped in 2012--up nearly 20 points from 2011--while Apple's iOS remains at a healthy but unmoving 18.8 percent market share. On the horizon, both Android and iOS will be challenged by Microsoft Windows-based handsets.

GibbsCAM Adds Student Edition

A company that develops applications for the toolmaking and manufacturing industries has introduced a student version of its software.

Surface Tablet with Windows 8 Pro Arriving in January

Microsoft has revealed details about its forthcoming Surface tablet device running Windows 8 Pro.

MOOC-Like Udemy Offers iPad App

Udemy, a company that has more than 4,900 courses online, many of them for free, has launched an iPad app that allows students to view videos and related resources on their mobile devices.

CoSoSys Rolls Out Mobile Device Management for iOS and Android

CoSoSys has added Mobile Device Management (MDM) for iOS and Android as a new module for its data loss prevention product, Endpoint Protector 4.3.

NEC Debuts Mobile Projectors with Wireless iPad Support

NEC has updated its line of mobile LCD projectors for education, adding three new sub-$1,000 models and introducing a new technology that supports wireless transmission of images from an iPad.

UConn: Kuali Community Supports Move to Open Source Financials

The University of Connecticut is among the most recent institutions to go live with the Kuali Financial System. During the Kuali Days conference in Austin this fall, Campus Technology interviewed Charles Eaton, UConn's controller, to get his comments on "the buzz" at this year's show and what it means to be a member of the Kuali community.

Merger of Jasig and Sakai Approved by Membership Vote; Intent To Form 'Apereo' by Early 2013

After more than two years of deliberation, the memberships of two of the highest-profile organizations producing open source software for the higher education marketplace have voted to go ahead with their long-considered merger. Sakai and Jasig will merge and become "Apereo" by early 2013.