Duke University’s New Alumni Center Features Massive Interactive TouchScreen

As universities strive to stay competitive, technology comes to the forefront as a way to engage and interact with visitors, students and alumni. At Duke University, the brand-new 48,000 square-foot Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center recently opened to the public and features a massive interactive touchscreen wall as its centerpiece. The 6.5-foot high by 24.5-foot […]

HoverCam Flex 11 Now Integrated with Zoom for Simplified Distance Learning

Schools across the nation from K-12 to college have announced plans to transfer to distance learning as the pandemic continues. Many that have not fully committed to online learning are offering options to students and parents as to whether they want in-person or distance learning as they return to school. This creates new needs to […]

How AV Can Help Keep Schools on Track with Safety Guidelines

As we approach the fall, officials are examining how they may be able to safely welcome students back into school buildings. Although the future is still uncertain, there will undoubtedly be a need for schools to revamp their former operating status to accommodate for social distancing and other safety guidelines. Let’s discuss some of the […]

Which Type of Interactive Display is Best for Your Classroom?

Gone are the days of a teacher scrawling history lessons or math problems on a blackboard while students frantically struggled to keep up. Now you will find students collaborating while standing together at a classroom display using the touch of a finger to drag and drop elements, make notes or share information.  Classroom instruction has […]

Top Three Interactive Whiteboards for Today’s K-12 Classroom

Results of a study commissioned by SMART Technologies revealed that 76 percent of educators reported technology and collaborative learning improved students’ social and emotional skill development with student success being 3.4 times more likely to occur in the same environment. With the apparent benefits of technology in the classroom, it’s no wonder why interactive whiteboards […]

Essential AV Technology for K-12 Schools

Teaching a generation that was born plugged in has its challenges and technology is what engages these learners. Having the tools to keep them learning effectively and efficiently is a must for every K-12 classroom. Let’s take a look at some of the top tech that should be a part of every learning space today. […]

Where Does Lecture Capture Stand in 2019?

According to the State of the Video in Education 2018 report, lecture capture usage has increased by 21-percent in the last two years—the biggest gain in video use in higher education. The report also indicates that 88-percent of colleges either already use it or intend to use it in the future. Benefits Beat Out  Drawbacks […]

Epson Debuts Two New Interactive Projectors for Classrooms

Epson announced two new interactive ultra-short throw projectors in its Brightlink line. The new models, the Brightlink 1485Fi and the Brightlink 1480Fi, both use a “virtually maintenance-free” laser light source.  Both models offer 1080p resolution on screen and a brightness of 5,000 lumens for both color and white. Designed for classroom usage, the image size […]

Promethean Releases New ActivPanel Elements Series

Expanding upon their ActivPanel line, Promethean recently announced the new ActivPanel Elements series. The new models incorporate innovation and ease of use for teachers and students, as well as security and manageability for IT professionals and administrators. The Elements series features a unified menu to control all apps and settings on the panel along with […]

ADA Compliant Middle Atlantic L7 Lectern Series Provides Elegant Eco-Friendliness

Middle Atlantic recently released their new L7 Series lectern and has announced manufacturing improvements to reduce its environmental footprint. These improvements include reductions in materials use, saving energy in the manufacturing process as a result of eco-design commitments. Eco-designed products are assessed during the concept phase to identify opportunities to lower the environmental footprint of […]