Industry News

Bullpen Marketing, a marketing agency specializing in creative marketing strategies, web design, logo design, printing, fulfillment and promotional products, re-envisioned the University of Houston-Downtown’s mascot, Ed-U-Gator, giving the scaly crocodylia his first official, branded image to be used consistently across all media.

4/30/2014

The three-day event, held at the landmark Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, is the single best opportunity for Mediasite and video professionals – novice and expert alike – to collaborate, learn, inspire and push the boundaries of campus and enterprise video. Over three days, attendees will discover and share transformative ideas for their Mediasite implementations.

4/29/2014

Inceptia announced it will co-present a webinar with an administrator from one of the nation’s largest comprehensive university systems, the State University of New York, on strategies implemented to help reduce debt and to create a more sound financial future for students and alumni by helping students learn the realities of financial aid.

4/29/2014

ROCKFON introduces Chicago Metallic 1494 SSC seismic separation joint clip for use with ceiling suspension systems. This shaker table-tested clip not only complies with the current International Building Code, but also provides a neat, clean appearance on the finished ceiling.

4/29/2014

PlateSmart Technologies announced that it has partnered with Convergint Technologies to protect college campuses with a new security system, which will track all vehicle activity 24 hours a day. At the heart of this system is PlateSmart’s ARES Enterprise License Plate Recognition analytic product.

4/29/2014

Talkaphone has introduced its updated LED Lighted Surface Mount Accessory featuring a new sleek, contemporary contoured design that improves the functionality of an emergency phone in small areas where both space-savings and security are desired. The emergency phone faceplate is illuminated by an ultra-bright, long-lasting LED panel light at all times, making it ideal for poorly lit outdoor locations.

4/28/2014

Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, introduced the PowerLite 1930, a bright and feature-rich projector designed for small to medium sized venues including hotel or conference rooms, classrooms and houses of worship.

4/28/2014

Kramer Electronics announces that its newest line of ProScale digital scaler/switchers, the VP-770, VP-771, VP-773, VP-774, VP-773AMP and VP-774AMP are all equipped with a unique built-in Mass Notification & Emergency Communication feature.

4/28/2014

Allegion PLC, a global provider of security products and solutions, announced that Texas Christian University partnered with Allegion to help enhance security for its students by installing Schlage electronic locks in new residence halls and upgrading access control in existing buildings.

4/28/2014

Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A, announced that the Medical University of South Carolina has deployed advanced archiving software and large format color printing and scanning technology to deliver tangible benefits in its engineering department.

4/25/2014

rSmart, a leader in enterprise resource planning software for higher education, partnered with Stevens Institute of Technology to successfully upgrade and transition their Kuali Financial System to rSmart’s customized Amazon cloud services for Kuali and upgrade their Kuali Middleware and Enterprise Workflow from a traditional embedded application to a standalone Platform-as-a-Service.

4/25/2014

panOpen launched its next generation platform to support Open Educational Resources, providing a framework for educators around the world to discover, edit and share educational content. The new platform provides access to a curated set of high-quality, peer-reviewed open educational resources, making it possible for faculty to replace commercial textbooks.

4/25/2014

Qualtrics announced a 40 percent year-over-year growth in the university-wide adoption of Qualtrics Research Suite. Ideally suited for academic research, Qualtrics Research Suite is the standard survey and research platform used by universities today, including every major U.S. university and 97 of the top 100 business schools.

4/25/2014

Blackbaud, Inc. released its 2013 donorCentrics Annual Report on Higher Education Alumni Giving. The report looks at giving trends across 123 higher education institutions over the past three years. Findings in the report indicate that alumni donors and revenue are returning to patterns of giving prior to the Great Recession.

4/24/2014

College students are not embracing tablets as many experts had expected when the devices were introduced a few years ago, says a new report from Ball State University. About 29 percent of students report owning a tablet in 2014, a slight decline since 2012, said Michael Hanley, an advertising professor and director of Ball State's Institute for Mobile Media Research.

4/24/2014

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