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Fujitsu Laboratories of America Inc. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced on June 17 the joint development of a personalized learning platform to enhance the effectiveness of online learning.

6/21/2013

Follett will bring to Wake Forest the largest inventory of course materials available today through a network of more than 8,000 publishers and providers, offering Wake Forest students the greatest selection of affordable course material options.

6/21/2013

It also features two Extron DTP 230 twisted pair inputs and a DTP 230 output for extending HDMI, audio, and bidirectional control signals to DTP 230 transmitters and receivers, each over a single CATx cable up to 230 feet (70 meters).

6/21/2013

With the new wireless infrastructure, the University will offer pervasive access across its campuses, meeting the requests of students, faculty and staff for “anytime, anywhere” access to academic tools and resources.

6/21/2013

By using TransferCheck, enrolled students can import their academic course history directly from the College’s student information system. This allows them to run a real-time progress check towards degree completion.

6/20/2013

Washington and Lee School of Law utilized data analytics as the key tool to help them bring their admissions discount rate under control. At the time they were giving about 53% of the tuition they collected back in financial aid.

6/20/2013

The new facility, which features audio solutions from Sennheiserand K-array, provides students and faculty with unmatched visualization, computing and collaboration technologies for advanced, next generation applications in engineering, computer science, textiles, design, and other disciplines.

6/20/2013

The installation, which covers six alcoves in the lobby of the new SCA Interactive Media Building, is comprised of 18 MultiTaction 55” Ultra-Thin Bezel displays and creates a visually engaging and interactive experience for visitors. The unveiling was part of the official debut of the new building, which also featured a panel discussion by George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Microsoft’s Don Mattrick on the future of entertainment.

6/20/2013

USA Funds has redesigned its popular USA Funds Life Skills personal finance and student success curriculum to enhance student engagement.

6/19/2013

Video platform provider Panopto announced a unique, expanded integration with Canvas, an easy-to-use learning management system (LMS) by Instructure, enabling educators and students one-click access to Panopto-recorded video lectures inside Canvas and enabling IT administrators one-click integration of all courses and lectures.

6/19/2013

A 3x manual optical zoom provides plenty of zoom range for framing the video image. Additional imaging control functions include manual iris for aperture adjustment for room lighting conditions and manual focus.

6/19/2013

Follett Higher Education Group announced it will partner with Wake Forest University to operate its University Stores, including the University Bookstore, the Deacon Shop and the Hanes Mall Deacon Shop location. Follett will begin management of all retail operations on June 28, 2013.

6/19/2013

Crestron has developed a powerful new group collaboration solution for the conference room.  Crestron RL is based on Microsoft Lync 2013, a popular and powerful server-based application that many companies already use on a daily basis. Lync enables video, voice, interactive content sharing, presence, and chat from a personal device, such as a tablet or laptop.

6/19/2013

The days of passing cables and adapters across meeting room tables, installing additional software, rebooting laptops, and apologizing for delayed or bungled presentations have ended with the launch of Christie Brio, a new meeting presentation and collaboration system that takes the hassles out of single and multi-site workplace meetings.

6/18/2013

The LV-D4HRW-212 (low-light) and LV-D4HRDIW-212 (day/night) dome cameras are designed for indoor use and offer up to 700 TV lines of resolution as well as an Effio-E enhanced chipset for superior color performance. Digital Wide-Dynamic Range (WDR) imaging on both models allow them to capture highlight and shadow detail - including backlit images - in the same scene.

6/18/2013

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