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CATEGORY: Projection, Presentation Systems

New 4K UHD MimioDisplay Touch Display Debuts

The new UHD MimioDisplay touch display offers four times the resolution of conventional 1080P high-definition displays, providing a visually sharper, detail-rich, immersive experience.
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Feb 2016

Promethean Introduces Next Generation of its ActivWall System

Advanced surface technology for the Modern Classroom, the widescreen surface of the new ActivWall product line is designed as a comprehensive collaborative learning solution, offering multi-touch interactivity, HD viewing and dry-erase writing. Directly from the home screen, teachers can browse the web, start a white-boarding session and wirelessly connect to mirror their devices, including smartphones, tablets and laptops to the surface.
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Feb 2016

Meet Your Learners Where They Are: Virtualizing the School Library

As author Brenda Boyer notes, the proliferation of BYOD, 1:1 device programs, and blended and online learning opportunities for students makes it critical for school libraries to meet the challenge of providing services, resources, and instruction in virtual environments. To that end, Boyer lays out a comprehensive road map to building and maintaining that virtual environment.
Editorial/Features - Posted 01 Jan 2016 - Jan/Feb 2016 Issue By

Mimio Launches MimioMobile for the Web

The web application enables educators to deliver collaborative lessons and assessments to an entire class. This release, coupled with the existing Apple and Android apps, allows the MimioMobile app to work on virtually any device the student may have in the classroom: tablets, smartphones, and laptops.
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Nov 2015

GoGuardian Launches Digital Classroom Solution

GoGuardian for Teachers is a Chromebook-based application that allows teachers to maximize the benefits of digital learning in their classrooms, the announcement states.
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Sep 2015

THE NEW MEDIA CENTER: Media Center Design Principles Worth Fighting For

Mary Alice has been involved in many media center designs over her long career. This month, she discusses design ideas that enable school libraries to function well upon being redesigned   and  to continue to function well as needs change!
Column/The New Media Center - Posted 01 Sep 2015 - Sep/Oct 2015 Issue By

Mimio Unveils MimioMobile for Web Browsers, Gives Educators First Public Demos of the Touch-enabled MimioProjector 280T

Mimio is introducing two major updates to its MimioClassroom family of interactive teaching technologies at ISTE 2015: the MimioProjector 280T touch projector, and expanded device compatibility for the MimioMobile application.
News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Jun 2015

Mimio Introduces Touch-Enabled Interactive Projectors

The enhanced MimioProjector 280 line now offers educators three options: the conventional non-interactive 280 model, the pen-based interactive 280I model, and the touch-enabled 280T model.
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Apr 2015

Follett Introduces Destiny Resource Manager

Destiny Resource Manager is a new, universal system that enables K-12 districts to track and manage all school assets. It represents an evolution from Follett Destiny Asset Manager as it will monitor barcoded textbooks in addition to traditional assets such as laptops, tablets and equipment.
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Dec 2014

Mimio Expands MimioClassroom Suite with MimioBoard

The newly released touch board with Touch 360° interactivity allows up to six simultaneous users.
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Oct 2014

Mimio Launches New Webinar Series on Using Its Latest Interactive Technologies for Collaborative Learning

Hosted by educators for educators, the professional development webinar series is designed to help teachers create engaging, collaborative classrooms.
News/Breaking News - Posted 18 Sep 2014

MimioStudio Software Now Available for Purchase with Epson BrightLink Interactive Projectors

MimioStudio software licenses are now being sold with Epson BrightLink interactive projectors through Epson's reseller network. The software may also be purchased separately by existing BrightLink customers who wish to create collaborative and engaging classrooms.
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jun 2014

Belkin Unveils Portable Tablet Stage

The portable version of State transforms tablets or smart phones into interactive digital creation and presentation tools.
News/Breaking News - Posted 03 Feb 2014

Promethean Introduces ClassFlow Classroom Orchestration Tool

ClassFlow is a new learning platform for teachers designed to make lesson planning more efficient and lesson delivery more impactful.
News/Breaking News - Posted 09 Dec 2013


VoiceThread is a cloud application that enables the user to create, upload, share, and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files, and videos. Five options (microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload) provide a commenting capacity on VoiceThread slides.
Editorial/Product Reviews - Posted 06 Nov 2013 - Nov/Dec 2013 Issue By

Interview | Tim Springer: A New Mobile Approach to the Learning Space

Tim Springer (HERO, Inc.), Don Orth (director of technology at Hillbrook School), and Chris Petrick (Bretford Manufacturing) discuss what it takes to create a mobile world for an academic setting, the issues and challenges, advice on managing the process, and the purposes behind it all.
Editorial/Features - Posted 01 Sep 2013 - Sep/Oct 2013 Issue By

MimioScience Software’s Concept-Focused, Interactive Lessons Meet Next Generation Science Standards

The lessons are aligned to the final version of the recently released NGSS, which were built upon a vision for science education established by the Framework for K-12 Science Education and published by the National Academies' National Research Council in 2011.
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 May 2013

Mimio Hosts Live Webinar Series on Fostering Collaborative, Concept-Focused, Interactive Learning

Each of the live 30-minute webinars is presented on two different days to better accommodate educators' schedules. The majority of the webinars are hosted by school teachers and instructional technology specialists who have gained expertise with Mimio's collaborative technologies.
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Apr 2013

Mimio Launches MimioScience Interactive Lessons

The state-of-the-art software, one of the first to address the impending Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), comprises an extensive series of 75 interactive whiteboard units that provide more than 225 lessons for students in grades 3-8.
News/Breaking News - Posted 15 Mar 2013

Three New Mimio Tools Expand Collaborative Learning and Integrate with iPads

Designed to create more flexible and collaborative learning environments, the new MimioMobile application for the iPad, the MimioStudio 10 classroom software and MimioPad wireless pen tablet are scheduled to ship Feb. 28, 2013.
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Feb 2013

Mimio Announces Interactive MimioProjector

The MimioProjector device is an affordable and easy-to-use solution that includes built-in tracking technology, a stereo amplifier, speakers, and MimioStudio classroom software.
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Feb 2013

Wacom Debuts DTH-2242 and DTU-1031 Interactive Displays

The new interactive display models bring greater functionality and enhance visual communication in the classroom.
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Feb 2013

Epson Announces 3D Projectors Designed Specifically for Education

Epson is offering two 3D projection choices - one based on active 3D technology and the other on passive 3D technology - which both deliver three times brighter colors than most competitive projectors, allowing 3D content to be easily viewed in typical, well-lit classroom settings.
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jan 2013

Netop Unveils New Student Response System That Turns Any Smart Device Into a Clicker

Using QVR, a virtual remote technology from Qwizdom, Netop Response provides a browser-based clicker that runs on any smart device, including iPads, PCs, smartphones and other web-enabled devices.
News/Breaking News - Posted 05 Nov 2012

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: The Big Bang--Charting the Expanding Universe of Mobile Education

Under the sun, moon, and stars, there's plenty to explore when it comes to "mobile in education," and the success of BYOD as a concept is a compelling reason to start exploring
Editorial/Features - Posted 01 Nov 2012 - Nov/Dec 2012 Issue By

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Promethean Unveil the First Complete Set of Common Core Aligned Interactive Whiteboard Lessons for K-12 Educators

These new lessons integrate content from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt with interactive and touch-screen technology from Promethean to create learning activities that promote problem solving, critical thinking, and class discussion.
News/Breaking News - Posted 11 Jul 2012

DYMO/Mimio Announces MimioStudio 9 Software

MimioStudio 9 features the MimioStudio ActivityWizard, a solution for generating interactive, high-quality activities and lessons in minutes.
News/Breaking News - Posted 24 Jan 2012

Epson Introduces Bright and Affordable Projector for Education

The sub-$700 PowerLite 93+ delivers high performance features for K-12 classrooms.
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jan 2012

Epson Expands Ultra-Short Throw Projector Portfolio Delivering Increased Brightness and Connectivity to K-12 Classrooms

The Epson PowerLite 470, 475W, 480, and 485W deliver digital connectivity andnew lower ceiling height installation possibilities.
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jan 2012

Epson Announces iProjection App for Wireless Projection from iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Devices

The new app allows Apple mobile device users to present to any networked Epson projector.
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jan 2012

Winners Announced in Ninth Annual Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes from CDW-G and Discovery Education

The 2011 sweepstakes awarded nearly $200,000 in customized classroom technologies to 53 schools nationwide.
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Sep 2011

Blackboard Mobile Learn

Blackboard Mobile Learn allows students and educators to access teaching and learning wherever and whenever they want through two-way interactions on mobile devices. Blackboard Mobile Learn extends the course experience of Blackboard Learn, a web-based teaching and learning platform.
Editorial/Product Reviews - Posted 01 Jan 2011 - Jan/Feb 2011 Issue By

SMART Introduces New Class of Interactive Whiteboard Offering Student Collaboration Features

The SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboard supports multiuser writing and common multitouch gestures currently recognized in Microsoft Windows 7 and Mac Snow Leopard.
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 Oct 2010

BenQ GP1 Mini Projector

The BenQ GP1 Mini Projector offers a vibrant image, lamp-free 3LED technology, and the ability to project multimedia directly from a USB flash drive, digital camera, video camera, DVD player, HD television receiver, computer, iPod/iPhone/cell phone, or gaming console.
Archives/In the Spotlight - Posted 01 Jul 2010 - Jul/Aug 2010 Issue By

Epson, Discovery Education Partner on Interactive Learning Courses

Discovery Education experts will provide interactive learning professional development courses using the Epson BrightLink 450Wi interactive projector.
News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Jun 2010

Epson Announces an Ultra-Bright Projector for Under $1,000

The Epson VS400 provides presenters with XGA resolution and 4,000 lumens color and white light output for ultra-bright presentations and vibrant color.
News/Breaking News - Posted 16 Jun 2010

Projector Reviews, Inc. Releases Classroom Projector Report

Projector companies Epson, Optoma, and Dell highlight the new report, an analysis of digital projectors for the K-12 education market available at, an online resource for digital projector reviews, research, and commentary.
News/Breaking News - Posted 19 May 2010

Epson PowerLite Presenter

Charles Doe takes a look at the Epson PowerLite Presenter, a portable projector/DVD/speaker combo that can be used without a computer to display the contents of a DVD, CD, USB memory device, iPod, or a variety of other electronic media.
Editorial/Product Reviews - Posted 01 Mar 2010 - Mar/Apr 2010 Issue By

BenQ Debuts First LED Pocket Projector with USB Reader

The GP1's integrated USB reader enables users to run movies, pictures, and office applications directly from a USB thumb drive without the need for notebook attachment.
News/Breaking News - Posted 17 Feb 2010

Florida Virtual Partners with Blackboard to Improve Virtual School Experience for Its Students

Under the agreement, FLVS will move all of its more than 100 courses to a fully hosted Blackboard Learn platform by the beginning of 2011.
News/Breaking News - Posted 21 Jan 2010

Epson Introduces BrightLink 450Wi Interactive Projector

The BrightLink 450Wi is an intelligent, interactive projector designed to allow educators to turn any standard whiteboard or smooth wall into an interactive learning area.
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jan 2010

Epson Announces the PowerLite 83V+ Projector

The $649 PowerLite 83V+ is a feature-rich, easy-to-use and affordable projector benefitting students, teachers and school administrators, the announcement states.
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Jan 2010

GradeCam Corporation Announces New Version of GradeCam Online

The new version of GradeCam is the first online assessment solution to use a document camera to grade paper-based quizzes and tests, according to the announcement.
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Jan 2010

A LOOK AT ... Interactive Whiteboards

In a year's time, Charlie Doe's district has placed interactive whiteboards in about 30% of their elementary classrooms and, in doing so, has made interactive whiteboard technology the envy of the district. That sparked his interest, so for this roundup, he takes a brief look at several products that offer a variety of approaches, from full whiteboards to equipment that makes a standard dry-erase whiteboard become interactive.
Editorial/Features - Posted 01 Jan 2010 - Jan/Feb 2010 Issue By

Beaming the World Into Our Schools: Getting Into Interactive Videoconferencing

There is an economical way to introduce videoconferencing that involves inexpensive laptop computers and programs such as iChat, Skype, and ooVoo. A technology integration plan shared by a few pioneering districts in the author's area proves this point. Through it, schools have been able to make a serious commitment to the "new wave" of interactive technology at a minimal cost.
Editorial/Features - Posted 01 Jan 2010 - Jan/Feb 2010 Issue By

The Epson PowerLite 450W and 460 ultra short-throw projectors

The Epson PowerLite 450W and Epson PowerLite 460 ultra short-throw projectors are well-suited for classroom use with interactive or standard whiteboards.
Archives/In the Spotlight - Posted 01 Jan 2010 - Jan/Feb 2010 Issue By

Turning Technologies Announces New Release of TurningPoint AnyWhere

To accommodate various presentation styles and technology integrations, TurningPoint AnyWhere combined with Turning's ResponseCard keypads or ResponseWare, a web-based polling application, creates a wireless response and voting system allowing presenters to ask interactive questions within their preferred presentation application.
News/Breaking News - Posted 04 Dec 2009

A LOOK AT... Teacher Tools

The constant development of new and evolving internet and electronic technologies has resulted in the creation of an exciting variety of teacher tools for classroom use. The related changing nature of culture and the way students learn these days makes it imperative to adopt these digital tools in our schools. This article takes a look at a sampling of new or updated software, web-based services, and hardware that can be very useful in a variety of learning situations.
Editorial/Features - Posted 01 Nov 2009 - Nov/Dec 2009 Issue By

JourneyEd Academic eStore Network

The JourneyEd Academic eStore Network (AEN) provides access to more than 15,000 online stores offering thousands of top-tier software and technology products—including programs published by Microsoft and Adobe—at discounts of up to 85% of retail prices to verified education buyers.
Archives/In the Spotlight - Posted 01 Jul 2009 - Jul/Aug 2009 Issue By

A LOOK AT ... Supplemental Classroom Electronics

Remember folder games and puzzles? Teachers have always used instructional aids of one kind or another to supplement instruction, such as calculators in Math class, games, puzzles, math aids, and other devices for small group or individual work. In recent years, computers and computer-related electronics such as MP3 players, hand-held devices, keyboards, projectors, whiteboards, and a diverse collection of additional electronic instructional aids have become available. Charlie Doe's Look At ... roundup this month sorts these supplemental electronics into categories and describes an array of them for your information.
Editorial/Features - Posted 01 Jan 2008 - Jan/Feb 2008 Issue By

Dukane AirSlate2

Dukane Corporation announced the release of the upgraded AirSlate 2, a wireless annotation and mouse control pad that gives an instructor the freedom to roam around the classroom while giving a presentation.
News/Breaking News - Posted 13 Sep 2007

A LOOK AT … Presentation Systems: The Whiteboard Grows Up

Presentation systems are an exciting and expanding mixture of educational tools growing from computer, projection, and other technologies. The systems examined in this article are built around interactive whiteboards, devices that interpret projected surfaces and interact with a computer desktop. This article takes a look at some complete presentation systems and their components.
Editorial/Features - Posted 01 Sep 2007 - Sep/Oct 2007 Issue By

Interwrite Learning Updates Interwrite Pad

Improvements to the wireless classroom pad include new design and software.
News/Breaking News - Posted 27 Jun 2007

Intelliboard Whiteboards Now Include Britannica

A copy of the Encyclopaedia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite 2007 DVD is now distributed at no cost with every Intelliboard interactive whiteboard.
News/Breaking News - Posted 08 Jun 2007

DyKnow Announces Integration with Blackboard Platform

The integration is scheduled for May 2007 with the release of the DyKnow Vision and Monitor software versions 5.0.
News/Breaking News - Posted 26 Mar 2007

FrontRow Introduces Next Generation of Front Row ToGo Sound System for Classrooms

FrontRow ToGo is an all-in-one sound system that clarifies and evenly distributes the teacher’s voice throughout the classroom, allowing students to more easily understand teachers regardless of where they’re seated, according to the announcement.
News/Breaking News - Posted 20 Dec 2006

InFocus Launches ‘Learn Big’ Projector Line

The Learn Big line of projectors is designed to allow students to absorb content in a shared, immersive experience while educators are empowered to interact with the class, according to the announcement.
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jul 2006

GTCO CalComp Announces Two New Wide-Format Interactive Whiteboards

The InterWrite SchoolBoard 1071 and 1085 support the industry’s movement toward the use of widescreen laptops and wide-format projectors, according to the announcement.
News/Breaking News - Posted 07 Jun 2006

Thinkronize Announces netTrekker Links to Promethean Resources

Thinkronize’s netTrekker d.i. search engine will now feature links to Promethean lesson plans and resources for educators to use with their ACTIVclassroom solutions including the ACTIVboard, Promethean’s interactive whiteboard.
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Feb 2006

RM Easiteach Released for Mac Users

RM Easiteach Studio is now available in a Mac OS version.
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Feb 2006

SMART Releases Major Upgrade to SMART Board Software for Mac

New features give teachers improved ability to create and manage digital content, according to the announcement.
News/Breaking News - Posted 10 Jan 2006

Mobilepresenter BT

Reviewer Charles Doe takes a look at the Mobilepresenter BT, a wireless tablet used to annote presentations and run computers while a teacher or presenter is moving around a room.
Editorial/Product Reviews - Posted 01 Jan 2006 - Jan/Feb 2006 Issue By

GTCO CalComp Releases InterWrite Software 6.0 Interactive Whiteboard Software

The latest release of the software provides enhanced tools and student assessment features, plus new content. The InterWrite PRS student assessment system is now integrated into InterWrite 6.0.
News/Breaking News - Posted 06 Dec 2005

Numonics Launches a Bluetooth Tablet

The Mobilepresenter BT is a lightweight cordless tablet—and mouse replacement—that provides remote control of a connected computer system using Bluetooth technology.
News/Breaking News - Posted 12 Sep 2005

News@NECC: GTCO CalComp Releases InterWrite PRS Software v.3.2

The upgraded software expands educators’ options for developing and delivering questions and lessons using the classroom response system InterWrite PRS, according to the announcement.
News/Breaking News - Posted 28 Jun 2005

THE PIPELINE: The Role of E-Learning in the K-12 Space

Can learning be achieved effectively by the standard measures, via e-learning, or through some blend of technological and classroom strategies? When added to the issues of the digital divide, you have a problem of gargantuan proportions. With effort, thought, and money, however, it is possible.
Column/The Pipeline - Posted 01 Mar 2005 - Mar/Apr 2005 Issue By

Trends in the LMC: What School Librarians Can Expect ...

To start the new calendar year with a trends and expectations story from a school librarian's point of view, we turned to library media activist, writer, conference presenter, and school library "presence" Pam Nutt. We asked Pam to query her colleagues and herself to find out, well, what's on their minds! What's affecting them and their profession, particularly--but not exclusively--in the area of technology. Read this feature to see what she told us.
Editorial/Features - Posted 01 Jan 2005 - Jan/Feb 2005 Issue By

Roxio Easy Media Creator 7

A comprehensive, integrated suite of CD- and DVD-burning tools.
Editorial/Product Reviews - Posted 01 Nov 2004 - Nov/Dec 2004 Issue By

InFocus LP600 Projector

The InFocus LP600 projector offers a variety of connection options—wired or wireless, computer or video sources—even the option to go PC-free with a USB flash drive.
Archives/In the Spotlight - Posted 01 Sep 2004 - Sep/Oct 2004 Issue By
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