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AMX

SchoolView, Audiovisual control system

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This new system from AMX, designed in partnership with SchoolView Technologies, is a combination of hardware and software that connects multiple multimedia devices in a classroom. The SchoolView system enables teachers to control a variety of classroom audio and video sources from a single touchscreen, and allows administrators to manage a school or entire district's devices from a central location, including automated energy-saving settings. This product also integrates the control of administrative technologies such as surveillance cameras, school bells, public address systems and emergency alert systems into the same interface. amx.com/schoolview

SANYO

PLC-XM150, Projector

$5,460

 

Sanyo's new projector model is designed for larger venues that require high brightness and high image quality, such as a large classroom, lecture hall or auditorium. The PLCXM150 offers 6,000 lumens of brightness, thanks to Sanyo's newly developed optical engine, which utilizes a high efficiency cooling technology. This unit also displays at XGA resolution and a 1,000:1 contrast ratio, and it includes the company's Active Maintenance Filter feature, a scroll of 10 dust fi lters that automatically changes when needed and extends filter life to an estimated 10,000 hours. us.sanyo.com

FOLLETT SOFTWARE

Cognite, Learning platform

Pricing varies based on size of district

 

Cognite is a new Web-based learning platform from Follett Software designed for use by students, teachers, parents and administrators. The program consolidates digital resources from libraries, school databases and education Web sites into one dashboard for students, who can also use the program to collaborate with their teacher or other students about assignments. Teachers can use the platform to develop lesson plans and assignments, grade projects, and communicate with students and parents. Parents can log in and view their child's assignments and class projects, and communicate with teachers. Cognite also integrates with Follett's other digital resources, including Destiny Library Manager, so students can access digital library resources at any time from home. www.follettsoftware.com/cognite


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