Industry News

The report discusses bandwidth and technology related issues, trends and challenges as shared by higher education IT professionals at public and private institutions around the country.

3/8/2013

Crestron today announced the release of the 5-inch TSW-550, the newest and smallest addition to its Core 3 UI™ powered family of smart phone and tablet styled touch screens.

3/7/2013

CampusTours Inc. today announced the release of an HTML5 WalkingTour.com service designed to help organizations deliver compelling guided Web presentations to visitors in multiple languages.

3/7/2013

ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of computing, consumer electronics and communications solutions, introduces two new models to its Pro8 high bright, high-res installation projector line today – including the Pro8520HD and Pro8600 – making for a total of seven series models to choose from.

3/7/2013

Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, announced today that Tulane University has joined a growing list of colleges and universities nationwide that have launched the award-winning, patented Rave Guardian solution.

3/7/2013

WebAssign, the leading provider of powerful online instructional tools for faculty and students, announced this week it has established a partnership with Rutgers University Press to provide a best-in-breed solution for the homework and assessment needs of an innovative new introductory physics textbook.

3/6/2013

Promethean (LSE: PRW), a global education company, and Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced a partnership that gives educators in the United States and Canada a wider range of options for converting classrooms into collaborative and interactive learning environments.

3/6/2013

Pathbrite, a next-generation education portfolio platform company that enables educators and students to improve the way they teach and learn, announced today that it has completed a $4 Million Series A2 financing round that extends the $2.5 Million Series A financing round announced in June 2012. ACT, the U.S. leader in college and career readiness assessment, is leading the round of financing with participation by ReThink Education, Josh Mailman and existing angel investors. The round brings the total outside investment raised to $8 Million. The funding will be used to continue development of the Pathbrite platform, and to reach more higher education and K-12 schools.

3/6/2013

i>clicker, one of the leading Student Response Systems (SRS) in higher education, today announced i>clicker GO, a virtual student response app for smart devices and computers. i>clicker GO will be available for download in iTunes and the Google Play app store in August for $9.99 per student, per semester.

3/5/2013

Top Hat Monocle, a leader in technology-based classroom and homework innovations, today announced a strategic partnership with Panopto, a provider of innovative lecture capture software. The partnership will improve the learning experience within academic institutions by increasing student engagement and retention inside and outside the classroom.

3/5/2013

Accessing and managing their Appointment-Plus online scheduler just got easier for academic advisors, financial aid administrators, tutors, professors and faculty at hundreds of universities, colleges, community colleges and technical schools nationwide, thanks to mobile scheduling apps for their Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. In fact, Appointment-Plus is seeing an increase in the number of educators and administrative staff who are downloading the app to their mobile devices for instant on-the-go scheduling from anywhere and at anytime.

3/5/2013

Canadian University of Dubai has chosen CAMS Enterprise, the flagship disruptive academic management solution from Three Rivers Systems Inc. as its new enterprise resource planning system.

3/4/2013

EmbanetCompass and the New Jersey Institute of Technology announced an expanded partnership to launch three online master’s degree programs in the fall of 2013 as part a plan to offer 10 or more online graduate programs across each graduate school and college at NJIT.

3/4/2013

ED MAP, a provider of course materials management services, and AcademicPub have announced a partnership that will help faculty and institutions adopt, manage, and deliver high-quality, cost effective custom content.

3/4/2013

By integrating Experian QAS contact data quality software into the Perceptive DataTransfer product, Perceptive Software delivers bulk address verification, taking data quality one step further for its higher education customers. Experian QAS tools will be included as an integral part of the Perceptive DataTransfer solution.

3/4/2013

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