Industry News

10/8/2014

10/8/2014

InFocus Corporation launched LiteShow 4, an adapter that wirelessly connects digital content from computers and mobile devices to nearly any projector or display. LiteShow 4 adds 1080p high-definition output capabilities, HDMI connectivity and refined presentation from mobile devices with the MirrorOp app.

10/8/2014

Naiku's classroom assessment software will be implemented districtwide for Putnam County School System's nearly 11,000 students in Tennessee. The cloud-based software measures and tracks each student’s proficiency of standards in any subject and grade.

10/7/2014

10/7/2014

Learning Links Foundation (LLF) entered into an education collaboration with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). ISTE and LLF will connect with professional learning networks, educators, student-teachers and vendors to offer learning experiences based on local needs and requirements.

10/7/2014

The National Museum of the Pacific War has launched its digital archives to the public. There are collections currently up on the digital archive include the World War II Veterans Oral History Collection, the World War II Photograph Collection and the Chester W. Nimitz Personal Letters (1893-1911), among others.

10/7/2014

NETGEAR, Inc. is improving the speed, performance and capabilities of its products designed for K12 education facilities. New offerings for wireless access, security and storage include Dual Band High Powered 802.11n Weatherproof Outdoor Access Point and Dual Band 802.11ac Wireless Access Point.

10/6/2014

10/6/2014

Mayfield City Schools chose Infinite Campus and the Campus Process Consulting service to conduct data analysis and review best practices for the district's new student information system (SIS).

10/6/2014

A new 4.5-inch touchscreen device called VendScreen is now available that can be added to vending machines. In addition to accepting debit and credit card payments, VendScreen touchscreens display ingredients and nutritional profiles that are updated continuously from a cloud-based database. The devices can also be programmed to showcase the healthiest choices available.

10/6/2014

The CyberBully Hotline, an anonymous tip line provider for K12 districts, signed six new school systems, including Arizona's Page Unified School District #8 and Texas' Lubbock Independent School District and Mexia Independent School District.

10/3/2014

10/3/2014

One of Minnesota’s largest school districts, Saint Paul Public Schools, has adopted Capstone’s reading and research solution PebbleGo. The district will implement the four PebbleGo database modules (Animals, Earth and Space, Biographies and Social Studies) this fall in its 41 elementary schools.

10/3/2014

Clarity Innovations has authored a book for K12 educators entitled, Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology, and published by the International Society of Technology in Education. The guide describes in actionable detail how to plan and implement 1-to-1 learning.

10/3/2014

Audisee eBooks with Audio from Lerner Digital are now available on Mackin Educational Resources's Mackin.com website. Lerner Publishing Group recently released 80 new titles across age levels, interests and genres that feature fixed formatting with sentence highlighting and audio narration.

10/2/2014

10/2/2014

Omnilert introduced Omnilert Desktop Alerts, an extension of the company’s multimodal alerting system. The new add-on allows customers to quickly display alert messages directly to their alert recipients’ desktop or laptop computer screens.

10/2/2014

Software Answers, Inc. partnered with SRC Solutions, Inc. to streamline the student registration workflow and improve data accuracy for districts using both Software Answers' ProgressBook StudentInformation and SRC Solutions' Registration Gateway solutions.

10/2/2014

PBS LearningMedia unveiled a new suite of teacher tools, a student website and Spanish-language content. New productivity tools include a Lesson Builder, Storyboard tool and Quiz Maker while the PBS LearningMedia for Students website enables students to create customized resources.

10/2/2014

SchoolDude unveiled CrisisManager, a new mobile safety platform. CrisisManager’s safety plans, accessible to individuals with or without a wi-Fi connection, are customizable based on an organization’s needs and/or scenario, such as severe weather, school delays/cancellations or violence.

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