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Follett Introduces New Tool to Bridge Gap Between OERs, Content and Technology

Follett, a provider of education technology, services and content, this week is rolling out a new tool, Collections by Destiny, which will allow librarians, teachers and curriculum staff to share free or purchased resources across a district, schools or between users.

SUNY Taps Oracle Cloud to Modernize Infrastructure and Protect Data

The State University of New York is making a big move to the cloud in an effort to modernize its IT infrastructure and support next-generation learning.

Intel Launches $4.5 Million HBCU Grant Program to Keep African American Students in STEM

Florida A&M University, Howard University, Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Prairie View A&M University and Tuskegee University were selected for Intel's new $4.5 million grant program that seeks to keep African American students in STEM pathways in college.

zSpace Expands CTE Offerings with Auto Training Program

zSpace, a Silicon Valley-based mixed reality education company, unveiled at ISTE new additions to its career and technology education (CTE) applications. The interactive GTA Virtual Automotive Training courses use zSpace’s mixed reality environment to give students hands-on experience with all the essentials of auto mechanics.



Veative Launches Educational VR Headset with Interactive Controller

VR Learn currently offers more than 500 content modules in biology, chemistry, physics and math. The company expects to bring the number of available modules to 700 by mid-2017 and 1,100 by the end of the year.

Clemson U Adopts Energy Storage System to Reduce Costs

Clemson University has deployed a distributed energy storage system in an effort to reduce energy costs and to provide engineering students an opportunity to practice measuring and tracking energy savings.

NEC Adds Text-to-Speech for E-Series Displays

NEC has updated its line of MultiSync E Series displays with new text-to-speech functionality and more.

Survey: University Deans Predict Significant Change in the Next Decade

More than two-thirds of college and university deans in a recent survey believe that in 10 years, the United States higher education system will be much different than it is today. But many are also worried about their own institution's to respond to change.

Splunk Debuts New Security Tool for Ransomware

Splunk has launched a new analytics tool for managing ransomware attacks, Splunk Insights for Ransomware.

Hitachi Intros 3 Interactive Flat Panel Displays for Collaboration

Three new interactive flat panels from Hitachi America offer full HD capabilities in 65-inch, 75-inch and 86-inch models.

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