Industry News

Extron tackles lecture capture with streaming media processor

Extron introduced the SMP 351, an H.264 streaming media processor for capturing and distributing live AV sources and presentations. Featuring Extron's FlexOS embedded operating system, the SMP 351 supports both live streaming and recording capabilities.

Drawp for School classroom management app available for Android

Drawp for School launched the Android version of its classroom management tool. The creative tablet app is COPPA-compliant, can be used with multiple subjects and saves teachers classroom time by automatically collecting, organizing and storing assignments in the secure Drawp cloud.

Triumph Learning enhances Waggle integration with Clever partnership

Triumph Learning has expanded its partnership with Clever to include integration with district student information systems and single sign-on with Instant Log-in without additional charges. The collaboration allows teachers and students to access Waggle with one click.

Edgenuity introduces new courses for back to school

Edgenuity has released ten new courses ranging from Algebra 1 and World History to specialized, career-oriented courses in computing and medicine.

Compass Learning and Renaissance Learning partnership announced

Compass Learning and Renaissance Learning are integrating Renaissance Learning’s STAR reading and math data with the newly released suite of solutions from Compass Learning this fall. The partnership will provide educators tools to assess each student’s proficiency and automatically assign personalized learning paths.

James Patterson and myON look to increase student engagement

James Patterson is offering special access to his new book, Treasure Hunters, to all students using myON. The first in a new series of books, Treasure Hunters tells the adventures of the Kidd family as they embark on a quest for treasure.

Atlanta Public Schools selects Scenario Learning's SafeSchools system

Scenario Learning announced that Atlanta Public Schools has adopted the SafeSchools Online Staff Training System to help increase staff and student safety throughout the district's 105 buildings. Nearly 7,000 staff members will now have access to hundreds of online courses covering school safety topics. acquires The Princeton Review

IAC announced that its business has signed an agreement to acquire The Princeton Review from Charlesbank Capital Partners. Services of the combined company are expected to be offered to consumers primarily under The Princeton Review brand with used for certain institutional clients.

New recessed camera developed by Radio Engineering Industries

Radio Engineering Industries launched a low profile, recessed camera that only extends an inch from the ceiling and creates a safe passenger zone. Historically, cameras mounted in school buses have protruded several inches from the ceiling creating a serious risk of head impact by passengers.

Dawn Pro Audio introduces all-in-one portable sound system

Dawn Pro Audio has released T100 Complete, an all-in-one kit including Dawn’s T100 Series 100w full-range loudspeaker, microphone, tripod stands, all necessary cables, and illustrated quick-start guide, prepackaged into a custom-made rolling case.