Industry News

10/2/2014

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.

10/1/2014

10/1/2014

COPIA Interactive introduced an updated version of its COPIA CLASS, an advanced e-learning platform. COPIA CLASS works with publishers to provide teachers unlimited access to books, texts, novels and multimedia.

10/1/2014

Casio America, Inc. launched a free mobile application called C-Assist. C-Assist offers educators a suite of tools that work wirelessly in conjunction with Casio’s portfolio of projectors, including the Ultra Short Throw XJ-UT310WN.

10/1/2014

Extron Electronics debuted its new ShareLink 200 Wireless Collaboration Gateway, which enables anyone to present content from a personal device. Designed for professional AV applications, this technology also includes integrated wireless access point, Power over Ethernet, and antennas mounted on the front panel.

9/30/2014

9/30/2014

Common Core Quest, a new, free app from OpenEd, is a quiz and instructional tool that promotes mastery of the Common Core State Standards’ math and English/language arts skills. It is available on the App Store and Google Play.

9/30/2014

iboss Network Security announced iboss Web and Mobile Device Security, a unified location-based security solution. Featuring expanded technology integration with Smart Wi-Fi from Ruckus Wireless, it allows IT departments to develop security policies aligned with users' locations, among other features.

9/30/2014

SRC Solutions, Inc., creators of the Registration Gateway Online Enrollment solution, have teamed up with GuideK12 to integrate its geo-visual location technology to simplify school selection and registration for parents.

9/30/2014

A new update to the Presenter software for IPEVO-brand document cameras includes a redesigned interface and the ability to capture video, among other new features.

9/29/2014

9/29/2014

InsureMyTrip for Education, a new website featuring trip cancellation plans geared toward K12 and higher education travel, has been launched by InsureMyTrip and underwritten by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. The Academic Explorer products provide financial protection for both domestic and international education trips.

9/29/2014

The new Clear Voice planar speaker line from Bogen have been launched by Telcom & Data. Bogen has created four different speaker options with effective throw distances from 100 to 650 yards. The units can be adapted to both mobile and fixed installations.

9/26/2014

9/26/2014

Canon U.S.A., Inc. introduced five portable projectors utilizing DLP BrilliantColor display technology to deliver 3000 lumens, a 2300:1 contrast ratio, filter-free operation, and up to 6,000 hours of lamp life when in Economy mode.

9/26/2014

Classworks and Clever are partnering to integrate student information system (SIS) data with a digital learning solution. Through Clever Instant Login, teachers and students will be able to access Classworks with just one login while school, teacher, class and student data will be continuously updated as it changes.

9/26/2014

Top Masters in Education published a list of the top paying school districts in each state for first-year teachers. Topping the list is New York's Katona-Lewisboro School District. While the cost of living in this region is exceptionally high, this district pays well above the second highest paying district, exceeding it by close to $30,000.

9/25/2014

9/25/2014

SST, Inc. launched SecureCampus, a gunfire detection system designed to provide both indoor and outdoor coverage at school campuses. SecureCampus instantly detects gunfire and notifies law enforcement, campus security personnel, on-site staff, and other first responders.

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