Design to the Nth Degree
From Adobe, Creative Suite is a complete design solution that enables
the user to publish content for print and the Web—combining the
latest versions of Adobe creative apps such as: Adobe Photoshop CS with
Adobe ImageReady CS, Illustrator CS, InDesign CS, GoLive CS, and Acrobat
6/0 Professional. Creative Suite also supports a complete Adobe Portable
Document Format (PDF) workflow and offers an assortment of robust educational
resources as well as expanded support options. www.adobe.com.
Xerox’s DocuShare 4.0 now offers the DocuShare Records Manager
module, which complies with government standards for storing and expiring
records. With the updated 4.0 version which includes secure Direct Scan
from Xerox devices, customers have a full end-to-end solution from capture
to document management to final record storage. In addition, the E-Mail
module adds collaboration capabilities: Users can e-mail content with
attachments into DocuShare, store group e-mail discussions, and integrate
with any mail system. www.xerox.com.
The newest addition to Hitachi’s LCD projector family, the CP-S235
model provides numerous connectivity options, including one RGB and three
video inputs and S-video. Weighing only seven pounds, the projector is
HDTV compatible and the monitor output allows presenters to view the same
projected image on an external monitor. CP-S235 is perfect for larger
presentations, say company spokespeople. www.hitachi.us.com.
The new DyKnow Vision software suite combines sound pedagogy with technology
to create new flexibility in a teaching and meeting application. The suite
engages students through note delivery technology, classroom monitoring,
interactive tools, and lesson playback. Key benefits include: annotating
capabilities, session collaboration, and sharing and customizing content.
Institutions can leverage existing infrastructure, including wireless
networking, desktop PCs, laptops, Tablet PCs, desktop tablets, LCD tablets,
and interactive whiteboards. www.dyknow.com.
New, from Epson, the PhotoPC L-410 compact, 4-megapixel digital camera
incorporates continuous shooting, and records video clips. What’s
more, an added creative feature gives users the option to add “fun”
frames to any photo. With its 3x optical zoom, 3x digital zoom, a 1.5-inch
high-quality LCD screen, and Print Image Matching II technology, PhotoPC
L-410 is ideal for integrating quality images into the classroom experience.
Multimedia on Wheels
The Tandberg Mediaplace is an integrated video communication system incorporating
a set-top video setup with a high-resolution projector, DVD/VCR/audio
system—all secured with a lockable Lexan cover panel. Mediaplace
can join up to four video sites and one audio site with an embedded multi-site
functionality. Additionally, there is a PC card slot for wireless LAN
Tools for School
As the use of computers and the Internet increases in higher ed, so d'es
the need for managing the learning process in networked classrooms. With
NetSupport School 7.5 software from NetSupport, teachers are able to better
instruct, monitor, and support students in such environments. NetSupport
School is a software-only classroom instruction, monitoring, and polling
tool that enables teachers to simply and effectively train students in
the computer lab. www.netsupport-inc.com.
Collaborate and Elaborate
Nortel’s network-based application MCS 5100 integrates voice, data,
and video services enabling users to collaborate from almost anywhere. Students,
faculty, and staff can share information in real time by using the whiteboard
or even sending a Web page. Creating a connection to the network is as easy
as using telephone, cell phone, PC, or other wireless device, say company
spokespeople. Now, there’s no excuse for showing up late at a meeting!
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