Software & Systems

HP Unveils Android-Based PC and All-in-One Desktops

HP has expanded its portfolio of all-in-one desktops with four models, including an Android-based PC.

Report: Android To Top 1 Billion Shipments in 2014

Shipments of devices with the Android operating system will surpass 1 billion units in 2014, according to a new forecast from market research firm Gartner.

Epson Wireless Scanner Scans Direct to Mobile Devices

Epson America has announced the WorkForce DS-560, a wireless sheetfed scanner that provides point-to-point scanning directly to smartphones, tablets, PCs or Macs.

Emergency Management Increasingly Dependent on Mobile Use

The use of mobile devices for all activities computing-related has also driven an evolution in emergency management in education. According to the Tomi Ahonen Almanac, the average user checks his or her mobile phone 150 times per day. That puts the smart device on the front lines of communication for crisis situations. In Case of Crisis, a company with a mobile app that lets organizations maintain and distribute role-based emergency information in a mobile format, has identified four trends worth noting for the coming year.

Indiana U Deploys Videoconferencing Platform to Boost Distance Learning

Indiana University is rolling out a new videoconferencing solution across its eight campuses this spring in a move to support its growing distance learning and digital collaboration initiatives.

Plugin Adds Gaming and Social Networking to Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect users have a new way to build games into their online sessions and foster discussion and interaction among meeting attendees.

U Washington To Deploy Kuali Open Source Student Information System

The University of Washington is gearing up to deploy Kuali Student, a student information system built on Kuali open source platform. The SIS, which will integrate with UW's existing systems, includes modules for student academic planning as well as course and program development.

Student Reporters Use Mobile App for Video Newsgathering

Student reporters are using a new tool to provide news coverage of campus events for their campus television station.

Bannister Lake Debuts Software for Campus Closure Notifications

A new solution enables campuses to notify students and community members about school closures, early dismissals, and event cancellations due to extreme weather conditions.

U Minnesota Athletics Updates Control Room

The University of Minnesota's upgraded control room includes two new slow motion instant replay systems.