Industry News

LG Electronics unveils narrow video wall display

The new Full HD Video Wall display has a slim bezel-to-bezel measurement of about 1/16th of an inch, allowing displays to be connected seamlessly with others to create a video wall with a continuous image.

Progress monitoring app launched for Apple Watch

Lexia Learning released the myLexia App for Apple Watch app, which is the educator interface for Lexia Reading Core5. It delivers real-time schoolwide, classroom and individual student skills data, norm-referenced performance measures and actionable lesson plans.

Hitachi introduces new LCD projectors

The CP-AX2505, CP-AX3505, CP-AW2505 and CP-AW3005 LCD projectors were debuted with an ultra-short-throw design that features an improved contrast ratio for more vivid and realistic image quality, improved lamp life and an ultra-short-throw design for small spaces.

Partstock Computer transitions into BlueRange Technology

Xchange Technology Group's education-focused business unit, Partstock Computer, is being rolled into BlueRange Technology, the company’s full-service IT provider and reseller. BlueRange Technology works with hardware and software manufacturers such as Lenovo, HP, Dell, Acer and Microsoft.

Prepared Response, Inc. offers notification system

Rapid Responder Notify, the newest add-on to the Rapid Responder emergency preparedness and crisis management system, is a new external mass notification system that allows system administrators to instantly send out mass notifications as well as allowing app users to report incidents to designated personnel.

Personalized professional development partnership announced

EDTRAININGCENTER has teamed up with observe4success to create a new kind of observation, feedback and professional development program for administrators, coaches, mentors and teachers.

Adobe unveils 2015 Creative Cloud release

The 2015 release of Adobe's flagship Adobe Creative Cloud tools and services includes major updates to Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Premiere Pro CC and InDesign CC as well as new connected mobile apps for iOS and Android.

Closing the assessment-instruction loop

Pairing Knovation’s advanced personalized learning solutions with Northwest Evaluation Association’s new assessment tool, Skills Navigator, will help educators streamline the process of monitoring, measuring and delivering individualized instruction.

School supply list turned into digital offerings

TeacherLists has partnered with SchoolInfoApp, a mobile app developer and manager, to streamline school supply shopping for educators and parents. SchoolInfoApp has embedded TeacherLists functionality into its services, allowing teachers to use the new functionality to enhance the sharing of their school supply lists.

K-12 TechDecisions unveils comprehensive series on gaming

The new series on games and gaming in the classroom, hosted by K-12 Tech Decisions, is written with Mitch Weisburgh, co-founder and director at Games 4 Ed. He will explore the way games are used in schools today, how schools find games, and how they are incorporated into lessons and curricula.