Toshiba’s Digital Products Division has announced the
TDP-SC35U DLP projector with detachable document
camera. The TDP-SC35U’s camera enables users to
enhance their presentations by displaying transparencies,
photos, 2D and 3D objects, or live demonstrations onto a
projector screen. The projector features 2,000 ANSI lumens, DLP technology for detailed and sharp images, 2000:1
contrast ratio, and native SVGA (800 x 600) resolution. Price: $899.
Smart Response System
Smart Technologies, a provider of group collaboration tools, has announced the Senteo interactive response system.
The system includes a handheld device (with large LCD screen and 21 input buttons) for each student
in a classroom, and a central receiver that allows instructors to send information out to
each device and receive information back from each student, via radio frequency
technology. It comes with Notebook collaborative learning software, and is compatible
with most third-party software and all interactive whiteboard brands. Pricing
starts at $1,599 for 24 remotes and one receiver.
Technology and media furniture manufacturer Bretford has introduced a new family of presentation
technology carts for streamlined mobility and display of audio/video equipment. Constructed from
solid steel to safely hold heavy technology equipment and withstand years of use, the TC12
Series, TC15 Series (pictured), and TC35 Series carts can accommodate a projector, but
also offer an optional flat panel mount that supports monitors of up to 42 inches. The TC12 includes an open-shelf design for easy access to storage; the TC15 has a lockable cabinet for
security; and the TC35 has an adjustable top and pull-out shelves that can be customized for
a variety of uses. List prices start at $475.