Industry News

Omnilert announces new desktop alerts

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.

Online enrollment process improved with Software Answers-SRC Solutions partnership

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.

PBS Learningmedia expands classroom offerings

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.

Mobile safety platform launched by SchoolDude

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.

Extron's ShareLink 200 enables wireless BYOD presentations

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.

New digital learning mobile app launched by Casio America

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.

Copia releases next generation of e-learning platform

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.

OpenEd debuts new personalized learning app

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.

iboss to deliver unified location-based security with Ruckus' Smart Wi-Fi

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.

GuideK12 and SRC Solutions, Inc. announce technology alliance

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.