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Digital Signage empowers Education and Classroom AV technology

The AV systems deployed in schools and universities today are doing more than just telling the students what they need to know. Educators are using them to encourage students to engage and collaborate, leading to excellent retention of information. Digital signage in educational technology is transcending beyond simply showcasing menus and weekly events. In this...
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Here’s how to choose the right projector for today’s classroom

Gone is the era where teaching was limited to only textbooks and journals. Technology has trickled into every aspect of our life including the way education is being imparted. AV Technology in the classroom is no longer a marvel of technology. Today, schools are opting for classroom AV solutions for a wholesome and interactive learning...
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Creative ways to use interactive projectors and whiteboards in classrooms

Interactive projectors and whiteboard, which support multi-touch finger gestures and interactive pens, have been increasingly popular in classroom AV solution among educators in recent years. With touch interactive functions and PC-free annotations, teachers and students can easily transform any surface into an interactive environment. Many teachers have found creative ways of using interactive projectors and...
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Advanced smart classroom tools to enhance learning experiences

These days, if it’s not showing up on a screen, kids may not be interested in it. While some adults tried to get kids to move away from this device-dependency, many have actually encouraged learning with smart devices. School administrators and teachers are now realising that new high-tech gadgets not only hold students’ attention for...
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Exploring the benefits of Interactive Whiteboards (IWB) in classroom AV solutions

Thanks to new classroom AV technology, students can now get to enjoy their lessons. Interactive whiteboards (IWB) have been developed and installed with educationally-focused software and content that has the ability to interact with other smart devices in the classroom such as tablets, laptops, and video conferencing. Interactive whiteboards (IWB) replaces the good old projectors...
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Classroom AV Solutions: A need in today’s schools

Gone are the days where teaching was limited to only textbooks and notebooks. Technology has seeped into every aspect of our life including the way education is being imparted. Teachers can’t overlook the emerging trend of technology in the classroom. AV Technology in the classroom is no longer a new phenomenon. Today, Schools are deploying...
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twenty-first century classroom

5 key AV trends in setting up the twenty-first century classroom

As you probably know, active learning environments are increasingly becoming the norm in 21st century classrooms across the world. To facilitate learning in these classrooms, AV technology plays a huge role. Everyone from AV integrators to makers of AV equipment are focusing on this domain, and the latter are developing new products that support more...
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North Carolina State University - Case Study

Case Study: North Carolina State University installs a cutting-edge audio system in the Hunt Library

North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina in the United States. The university forms one of the corners of the Research Triangle together with Duke University in Durham and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The James B. Hunt Jr. Library is the second main...
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6 ways that video conferencing can help educators

Increasingly, video conferencing is not just being installed in businesses, but is making inroads into education. Educators in schools, colleges and universities are making use of video conferencing to achieve their goals and objectives. A white paper by Lifesize, discusses the various ways in which video conferencing can help educators. Video conferencing helps educators with...
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6 tips for managing higher education projectors

Many schools and colleges install projectors in bulk in several hundred rooms on campus. There are certain things to keep in mind when buying and installing higher education projectors. These tips will ensure that you source and manage these projectors the right way. Curious? Well, here goes… 1) Decide on a manufacturer: While there will...
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