What's New

What's New

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The Epson PowerLite G5000 multimedia projector is designed for easy installation and use with many applications and content-based devices. Quick Corner, an adjustment tool, allows users to manipulate images so they can be fitted on a screen properly. The Easy Management feature enables administrators to remotely monitor and control the projector over a network. The PowerLite G5000 has a centered lens design with a vertical and horizontal lens shift mechanism, allowing for the projector to be positioned with ease, a 1.8x wider zoom standard lens, and RJ-45 connectivity. The closed-captioned projector has a one-touch filter and side lamp access for quick bulb replacements. It also offers XGA resolution and 4000 lumens of brightness. With a 3-chip LCD optical engine and 1,000:1 contrast ratio, the projector is priced at $2,499. Visit www.epson.com.

Jenzabar Non-Traditional System, Release 3.0 has been upgraded with features that assist administrators in managing the rise in enrollment of nontraditional students, both online and on-campus, and academic programs that serve this group. Information about enrollment and financial payments can be sent out through automatic e-mail notifications. Students and instructors can view classes and schedules; instructors can assign final grades and view and e-mail section rosters. Additional features enable administrators to let outside organizations or corporations conduct group registration, third-party orders, and bulk purchasing for their college or university. Depending on the size of an institution, pricing can start at under $5,000 for a subscription version and under $50,000 for an enterprise version. See www.jenzabar.net for more information.

 

Smith System’s new UXL furniture line for higher education has been designed to be consistent in design but can be configured to accommodate any space, whether it’s a classroom or an office. Accessories such as screens, stationery holders, and document trays can be added to fit work-related needs. Options for chairs include mobile, stacking, and nest and fold, while a tablet armchair can be more suitable for note takers. Beam seating can be fit to meet seating needs throughout an entire campus. Pricing for each piece in the line varies (a table and a computer station can each start at $305) and can depend on size and type of material and number of accessories used. Learn more at www.smithsystem.com.

 

A ramp leasing program offered by American Access is available to higher ed institutions that need to temporarily install wheelchair ramps, such as on a portable classroom. When the ramp is no longer needed, it will be removed at no additional cost. Pricing varies, and a 30-inch ramp system with one starter landing costs as little as $129 per month for a twoyear commitment. Other leasing options are available. Visit www.modularramps.com.


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