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Report: Augmented and Virtual Reality Shipments to Double Each Year Through 2020

Augmented and virtual reality headset sales will see a compound annual growth rate of 108.3 percent from 2015 to 2020, according to a new report from International Data Corp.

Portland State University Opens Decision Theater

PSU has opened up a new facility equipped with an easy-to-use touchscreen system that facilitates videoconferencing, data sharing and more in a modular collaborative environment.

California State U Adopts Lecture Capture Platform Systemwide

The California State University System is standardizing its lecture capture tools across all 23 of its campuses.



Survey: Wearable Devices Not Useful Enough

Wearable computing devices need to be more useful to drive adoption, according to a new report from Gartner.

Online Auction Features Equipment From Former ITT Tech

Beginning today, various furniture, fixtures and equipment used at former ITT Technical Institute locations will be available for purchase.

President-Elect Advised to Scale Personalized Learning

KnowledgeWorks, a nonprofit that works with federal, state and district leaders to expand competency-based and personalized learning, has issued four recommendations on how Donald Trump and his proposed secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, can "scale personalized learning."

Researchers Crowdsource Creation of Worldwide Map of Power Grid

Researchers at Technical University of Munich are crowdsourcing data related to the world's power grid for OpenGridMap — a planning tool that will be useful as the world continues to covert to more broadly to renewable forms of energy in the face of climate change.

Department of Homeland Security Calls on Students to Learn Cybersecurity Skills

The United States Department of Homeland Security earlier this week launched its 2017 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative. The competition invites current undergraduate and graduate students to support the agency’s cyber work at more than 40 field offices nationwide.

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