Industry News

Turnitin, maker of solutions for originality checking and plagiarism prevention, announced a partnership with ProQuest, an information company serving the global research community, to include more than 300,000 dissertations and theses from 2008 to the present in the Turnitin comparison database.

3/15/2012

STEM students in more than 130 countries have deepened their knowledge of scientific practices using sensors and Vernier’s data-collection interface, the LabQuest. Now, that technology is even more powerful. Vernier Software & Technology’s new LabQuest 2 features faster computing, a large high-resolution screen, wireless data sharing, and five built-in sensors, including GPS.

3/15/2012

The AGB has chosen Rapid Insight Veera to increase their reporting and analysis capabilities and speed, and to meet the growing analytic demands of their organization. As a self-service business intelligence tool, Veera enables business analysts and nontechnical users to develop their own reports, dashboards, analytic datasets, and ad hoc analyses.

3/15/2012

AcademicWorks announced today that it has achieved Gold Partner status in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). By attaining Gold Level membership, Oracle has recognized AcademicWorks’ ability to offer a comprehensive solution for scholarship administration to colleges and universities using Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions.

3/15/2012

Modo Labs, a provider of open source content delivery solutions for mobile platforms and devices, today announced rapid adoption of its Kurogo Mobile Platform. Respected universities, including the University of Wisconsin, Aurora University and Boston College, are using Kurogo to easily create rich mobile websites.

3/14/2012

Gefen's new Professional Automation Control System (PACS) gives access to audio/video devices equipped with RS-232 or IR control using any network system. Users can select sources, control volume, distribute video and more from any browser on the network. Existing automated systems can be accessed from anywhere, including home or office computers, delivering always-on access 24/7.

3/14/2012

Sonic Foundry maker of lecture capture, enterprise and event webcasting solutions, celebrated the shipment of Mediasite to its milestone 1000th higher education customer. The Richard Ivey School of Business (Ivey) in Ontario, Canada has selected Mediasite for its new high tech, $110 million business school which is scheduled for completion in late spring 2013.

3/14/2012

Planar Systems maker of digital display technology, unveiled two new professional LCD displays designed for brightly lit commercial digital signage locations. The Clarity Matrix HX60 and PS-Series PS4670 meet the growing demand for dynamic digital signage in lobbies and public spaces where ambient light makes traditional digital signage unreadable or washed out.

3/14/2012

Skidmore College has joined the Reeher Platform, the first shared management system dedicated to higher-education fundraising in which features and tools added for one customer benefit all.

3/14/2012

The Center For Digital Education, in partnership with Tegrity, has just released a new research paper titled "Funding Lecture Capture in Higher Education," offering various strategies for funding lecture capture solutions and enabling administrators to clear the financial hurdles they may face.

3/13/2012

Higher One, a technology and payment services company focused on higher education, announces that during the fourth quarter of 2011 it added over 25 new OneDisburse Refund Management funds disbursement clients and clients who will be using various modules of the CASHNet suite of payment services. Higher One now serves more than 800 college and university campuses across the U.S.

3/13/2012

Pelco offers the new C20 Series box cameras, the latest addition to its diverse lineup of video security solutions. The C20 Series offers high-resolution color, wide dynamic range and day/night capabilities that are typically reserved for more expensive video security systems.

3/12/2012

Messiah College and Unimarket, an innovator in collaborative eProcurement and eSourcing solutions for higher educationhave signed an agreement to implement the complete Unimarket solution from eSourcing through eProcurement and eInvoicing. Messiah has been committed to improving administrative and business operations on campus and this initiative supports that mission.

3/12/2012

Metz Culinary Management, a provider of dining management services, has partnered with the Culinary Institute of America, local Pennsylvania schools and several prominent business clients to provide students with paid internship and externship opportunities.

3/12/2012

Haivision Network Video, a provider of advanced video networking, digital signage, and IP video distribution solutions, has announced the Kraken(TM) ISR transcoder, designed for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) systems that capture full-motion video (FMV).

3/12/2012

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