Telecommunications


The Technology That Saved a University Degree Program

Videoconferencing has been promoted as a way for classes to meet during storms and pandemics. It has provided a way for students to get instruction from experts around the world. But at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis the technology has also helped sustain an academic degree that might otherwise not have survived.

Cisco Debuts Android-Based Tablet

Cisco Systems is the latest vendor to enter the tablet device market and, like other players, the company is looking at its entry as an alternative to traditional Windows-based PCs.

Oklahoma State To Test iPad in PR and Marketing Courses

Oklahoma State University plans to run an Apple iPad project during the fall 2010 semester to research the use of the tablet device in a classroom setting.

e2Campus Adds Scala 5 Digital Signage Notifications

Emergency notification service e2Campus will now work with Scala 5 digital signage.

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Distance Learning in High Definition

A flashy new videoconferencing technology is making distance learners at a Wisconsin college forget they're not face-to-face with their distant classmates and instructor.



Communications Server '14' Demo Shown at Tech-Ed

Microsoft showed off Communications Server "14" last week at Tech-Ed in New Orleans.

InfoComm 2010: Rich Media Driving the 'Evolution of the Network,' Cisco Exec Declares

Collaborative technologies like video and telepresence aren't just changing they way people work, learn, and communicate. They're also having an enormous impact on networks and will, in the near future, force radical changes in architecture, according to Cisco's Marthin de Beer, who delivered the opening keynote address at the InfoComm 2010 conference Tuesday in Las Vegas.

Flash: Android 2.2 Release Offers What Apple Won't

Google's latest update of its mobile operating system offers two features the iPhone doesn't -- tethering and Flash support.

iPhones on Campus: Network Security Goes Mobile

The university that distributes iPhones to students--Abilene Christian University--is adapting its network access and security strategy to deal with an ever-increasing volume of mobile devices on campus.

Trinity Valley College Rolls Out Multi-Device Alerts

Trinity Valley Community College has gone public with its use of Omnilert's e2Campus emergency notification service, which began around the first of the year.