Nor-Tech, a manufacturer of high performance computing clusters and other computing equipment, has developed a line of lower-cost supercomputers designed for use in an office, classroom or laboratory, rather than a data center.
Vincennes University has adopted a new platform designed to connect students with opportunities in STEM careers and education.
More than seven in 10 students (72 percent) wait until a new course has started before they invest in course material. Another 27 percent never buy the course material at all. These results come from a survey done in May 2016 of 500 currently enrolled college students by Wakefield Research on behalf of VitalSource.
Beginning on August 29, MIT will be kicking off its latest round of "Introduction to Philosophy: God, Knowledge and Consciousness." This time, however, some participants will have the chance to submit a paper and have it reviewed by the instructors — a first for MITx, the institution's edX portal.
A summer program at Stanford University introduced high school girls to artificial intelligence.
The University of Nevada, Reno is expanding an existing partnership with a private party to launch an online master of public health degree in spring of 2017.
The university will use the funding to build a research facility on campus that is focused on autonomous vehicles and advanced robotics projects.
Worldwide revenues for the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) markets are expected to grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to more than $162 billion in 2020, according to research done by the International Data Corporation (IDC). The $156.8 billion increase represents a compound annual growth rate of 181.3 percent over the 2015-20 forecast period.
University faculty members are developing a device, First Class, that uses artificial intelligence to help pre-service teachers practice student engagement techniques.