Despite the largely weak economy, adoption of unified communications among higher education, government, and other organizations is continuing on track.
At the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the California State University, Fresno, desktop videoconferencing is a key tool used in support of the institutional mission.
Nokia and Securitas announced that they'll be cooperating on plans to enhance GPS-related security services in Nokia mobile devices, at least for the European market.
In a move that plenty of other institutions are sure to follow, Oregon's Pacific University has integrated its emergency notification system with the popular social networking sites Facebook and Twitter.
At the FETC 2009 conference happening in Orlando, FL this week, NetSupport debuted its new NetSupport Notify 2.0 desktop alert software.
Wake Forest University now offers the option of admissions interviews via webcam.
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Turning Technologies has launched an iPhone and iPod Touch version of ResponseWare, the company's interactive classroom response software. ResponseWare has already been available for the iPhone and other smart phones through a Web-based system; the new version is a free download through Apple's App Store.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has launched the Rave Guardian personal mobile alarm system to provide students, faculty, and staff a direct connection with campus police.
Hollins University, among other higher ed institutions in Virginia, has implemented Omnilert's e2Campus emergency notification system (ENS) just ahead of a state-mandated deadline requiring them at every public institution of higher education by Jan. 1. Hollins itself isn't a public campus, but wished to implement an ENS before the end of the year, the school said in a company statement.