Clear a little more shelf space at the college bookstore checkout stand: Memory product company Kingston Technology (Fountain Valley, CA) has kicked off a new line of 1 GB and 2 GB microSD "Collegiate" cards to let students, family, alumni, and faculty add fight songs, school logo wallpapers and other school content to their mobile phones.
It's been widely reported over the last week that Duke University had suffered network outages caused by Apple's iPhone. Duke University CIO Tracy Futhey released a statement Friday refuting this, saying not only that the problem had been minor and temporary, but that it was not caused by the iPhone at all.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst inked a five-year research and deployment agreement for advanced technology with switching vendor Cedar Point Communications, the result of a successful test of voice over IP technology at the UMass Amherst campus.
While many colleges and universities scramble to get an emergency messaging system in place in the wake of the Virginia Tech mass murder, the University of Cincinnati is already there.
The California Community College System (CCCS) is deploying an enterprise-wide Web conferencing solution from Elluminate called Elluminate Live! CCCS is the largest higher education system in the world.
Eight colleges and universities have recently adopted Live Classroom, a collaboration tool designed for higher education that allows institutions to build virtual classrooms and conduct courses online.
Aurora, CO-based University of Colorado Hospital tapped voice over IP (VoIP) and data communications provider NEC Unified Solutions to create a scalable IP/TDM voice network to help deliver enhanced patient care at its new and growing Anschutz Medical Campus.
A simple two-way digital intercom system installed in classrooms at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte has greatly reduced the support department's response time. And although it hasn't been used for an emergency yet, the intercom system can also serve to instantly broadcast a single message to all or some classrooms at once.
A Texas A&M engineer claims to have discovered a cheap but effective way to encrypt messages using "noise" generated when electrons flow along a wire.