Industry News

Thirty-one institutions are evaluating a new integration for using digital learning content from John Wiley & Sons, Inc. with Blackboard Inc.'s learning management system (LMS). The field trial gives students and faculty access to Wiley's rich collection of learning content and tools directly within their online course environment.

4/23/2012

Haivision Offers Internet Streaming Upgrades to all Makito and Barracuda H.264 Encoders, Furnace IP Video Systems, and Viper(TM) Stream and Record Appliances

4/23/2012

Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced the launch of the DualHead2Go® Digital Mac Edition (ME) external multi-display adapter, designed specifically for use with Mac® systems.

4/20/2012

Easy Discovery of Textbooks with Faculty Peer Reviews from a Comprehensive Library of Learning Materials

4/20/2012

Follett Higher Education Group, the nation's leading operator of college campus stores and foremost supplier of used textbooks, will again partner with Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and USA TODAY to sponsor the 2012 All-USA Community College Academic Team. In their ongoing mission to drive student success, Follett has increased its sponsorship of this prestigious award to a total of $125,000.

4/20/2012

With funds allocated by its Government of the Student Body (GSB), Iowa State University (ISU) is installing an 855-square-foot green roof atop its historic Memorial Union. The LiveRoof® Hybrid Green System from LiveRoof, LLC (Spring Lake, Mich.) was selected for the project.

4/20/2012

At Cloud Fair 2012 this week in Seattle, ATEN and US Micro demonstrated a new hardware-based cloud computing solution at booth #9. Available now, CriKit (Cloud Resource and Infrastructure Kit), is a compact and energy-efficient, multi-node desktop cloud computing solution.

4/19/2012

An interactive online learning system created by two Stanford computer scientists plans to announce Wednesday that it has secured $16 million in venture capital and partnerships with five major universities.

4/19/2012

As an assistant professor at the University of Colorado, Bret Fund sought a variety of means to improve classroom discourse through the addition of technology.

4/19/2012

Online Campus Engagement Network drives student involvement across the world

4/19/2012

At a press conference here prior to the National Association of Broadcasters convention, Panasonic announced several new products, technology initiatives and technology alliances. Chief among these were the AG-HPX600 P2 HD camcorder with10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra recording and the lowest weight of a shoulder-mount unit, and a new series of memory cards called microP2 card, which have an SD card form factor to further cost-efficiencies in media pricing.

4/18/2012

Enrollment Rx, an innovator of cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) solutions for academic institutions, today announced that Michigan State University's Broad Full-Time MBA Program selected Enrollment Rx to streamline processes for communicating with and tracking prospective students.

4/18/2012

Rapid Insight Inc. has released a new blog series aimed at helping higher education institutions expand their analytic strength by using data they already have on-hand.

4/18/2012

Wowza Media Server 3.1 Features Refinements and Options to Help Enhance Viewing Experience and Control Cost of Transcoding Live Audio Streams

4/17/2012

Designed for libraries and archives, the new Book2net Cobra digital book scanner offers perfect book positioning in a “V” shaped cradle.

4/16/2012

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