Software & Systems


Laserfiche Brings Document Management to the iPhone

Laserfiche, a document and business process management company, has released Laserfiche Mobile, an iPhone app that allows the user to capture an image with the phone's built-in camera and then put it into the stream of a managed workflow.

Oracle Launches Virtual Desktop Client App for iPad

Oracle has released its new Virtual Desktop Client App for iPad, which provides secure access to Oracle Sun Ray Software and Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure virtual desktops.



Soft Where? Licensing Struggles in a Virtual World

Software licensing has not kept pace with the shift to virtualization on campus. IT administrators discuss the challenges they face, and debate the future of licensing.

Reinventing the College Textbook

Determined to make introductory college science courses more manageable for students, two professors at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, are developing a digital textbook based on the free, open-source learning management system Moodle.

Xavier U Controls Arena Signage on the Run

A year after implementing an extensive high-definition video system in its arena, Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH has begun using a remote access application on mobile devices to show off the signage to potential sponsors and event producers. The result: more sponsorship sales and events.

Flash Builder Adds iOS, BlackBerry Support

Adobe has released updates to its Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 development tools, adding support for Apple iOS-based devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad) and BlackBerry PlayBook.

Kaplan Takes Education to the iPad

Kaplan University has released a native iPad app that allows students to attend class through the mobile device.

Panasonic To Launch Toughbook Android Tablet

Panasonic will release a ruggedized Toughbook Android tablet for enterprise customers later this year.

iPad as a replacement for printed textbooks

Is the iPad Ready To Replace the Printed Textbook?

Students would be ready to buy their own iPads for use on campus if more of the electronic textbooks they needed were available, according to surveys out of Abilene Christian University.

Tegrity Campus Gets Android App, Accessibility Enhancements

Tegrity has released an updated version of its lecture capture system, Tegrity Campus 2.0.