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Western Washington University‘s sprawling campus in scenic Bellingham stretches 215 acres, with nearly 15,000 students walking the grounds during the fall and spring semesters. The university gives prominence to campus safety, recently upgrading its fire alarm system in 47 buildings and adding a mass notification system to improve audio quality and long-distance coverage.
2/24/2012
Higher One, a technology and payment services company focused on higher education, announces that it has opened an Atlanta office to better serve its college and university client base, which extends across all 48 states in the continental U.S.
2/23/2012
CoolSign(TM) Digital Signage Solution Now Integrated With Intel(R) Audience Impression Metrics Suite, Enabling Intelligent Digital Signage Installations That Deliver Relevant, Fresh, and Highly Targeted Messaging
2/23/2012
Blackboard Inc. today announced the official launch of Blackboard Developmental Education™ (Blackboard DevEd), an innovative approach aimed at improving student outcomes and increasing completion rates in an area where many institutions have struggled. The solution, which was first piloted by several institutions in the fall, now includes built-in assessment and analytics tools that enable course instructors to further personalize their instruction.
2/23/2012
In the increasingly competitive world of college recruiting, data is gold. The more you know about prospective students and their families and the more efficiently you can use that information, the better your chance of building relationships that lead to your school being their first choice.
2/22/2012
Sonic Foundry, Inc., the trusted market leader for enterprise webcasting and lecture capture, continues its long term sponsorship of EDUCAUSE by providing event webcasting services for the EDUCAUSE West/Southwest Regional Conference this week in Portland, Oregon. The theme for the second annual EDUCAUSE West/Southwest Regional Conference, which was also streamed via Mediasite last year, is “Engaging Everyone Effectively” and will focus on ways to collaborate, lead and assess IT’s role within higher education as it continues to evolve. The conference is being held February 22-24 and participants can register online (http://www.educause.edu/WSWRC12/Registration) to participate in 12 sessions, which will be captured with Mediasite.
2/22/2012
Siemens Building Technologies Division introduces its Facility To Go™ application for mobile devices, enabling anytime, anywhere monitoring and control of the Siemens APOGEE® and TALON® Building Automation Systems (BAS). Facility To Go is a free, text-based app used for point monitoring and commanding from a Blackberry® and Android™ smartphone or tablet. (iPhone® app coming soon)
2/22/2012
Nolij Corporation, the leading provider of higher education focused, zero-footprint content management and data integration technology, is building on its 2011 momentum in the higher education Enterprise Content Management (ECM) space as it announced today that Colgate University has selected the Nolij Web ECM solution. The University initially plans to deploy the Nolij Web ECM solution in Student Services and plans to make extensive use of Nolij Web's embedded workflow and forms technology.
2/21/2012
PlattForm Higher Education announced today the release of the final white paper in the three-part series on enrollment marketing best practices. The last installment in the white paper series is titled “Marketing Your Adult Education Program – Smart Tips for Planning, Deploying and Measuring.”
2/21/2012
Veera Version 4.0 – Enhances End-User Experience and Adds Product Capabilities
2/21/2012
Innovative digital ad targeting firm TruSignal and BlueKai, the world’s most complete platform for data management, analysis and acquisition, today announced an expanded partnership to provide online advertisers a more precise way to target high value consumers across several product and service categories, including automotive insurance, life insurance, financial products and education.
2/17/2012
Low-Cost Motion Tracking Equipment Key Development Tool in University of Waterloo Autonomous Robot Program
2/16/2012
Versatile New Models are Ideal for Meeting Rooms, Auditoriums, Lecture Halls and Other Professional Applications
2/16/2012
-ColorID to add CardSmith campus card management solutions to its product portfolio; -Aligns companies with deep industry expertise and business focus; -Brings unprecedented breadth and scope of service and capability to marketplace;
2/15/2012
KulaByte Encoder Converts Live HD Feed From Exploration Vessel Nautilus to Multiformat Video Streams, Delivering Real-Time Educational Content to Broad Range of Viewers
2/15/2012

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