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Most Impressive A/V Photos of Summer
Summer is easing into autumn and with that journey we take a look at the hottest A/V projects we saw. Blue Man Group, GE's massive video wall and the latest from the innovative Leon speakers are just some of the best efforts we saw.

NEC Announces New V Series Projectors for Classrooms
NEC has announced two new projectors: the V311X (XGA) and the V311W (WXGA) for classrooms and small meeting rooms. Both offer 3100 lumens and power saving options.

FiberPlex Fiber-optic Converter Takes AVB A/V Streaming Past 100 Meters
An impromptu “plugfest” earlier this month at AV integrator AVDB Group’s Las Vegas labs has brought about a new development for platforms using IEEE AVB protocols for A/V streaming. Using a FiberPlex converter box, the integration firm has overcome the limitation of sending a signal over 100 meters of cable.

Web Conferencing Platform Gives Babson Students Real-World Corporate Skills
Babson College switched from a traditional online learning program to WebEx, a web conferencing tool used in the corporate world. The college’s director of instructional technology talks about his unconventional choice and how he is creating anywhere, anytime learning for business students.

Hosa Technology Introduces High Speed HDMI Cables
Adding to its line of connectivity solutions, Hosa Technology has announced its High Speed Micro HDMI cables.

Indiana State University Transforms Historic Building Into State-of-the-Art Finance Lab
Indiana State University converted the historic Federal Building in downtown Terra Haute to a Finance Lab for the College of Business. A school administrator and the integrator talk about the unique challenges of working with historical buildings and offer lessons learned in the process.

LG Develops First Intel WiDi Enabled LCD Panel for Monitors
LG Develops First Intel WiDi Enabled LCD Panel for Monitors. Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) technology allows users to stream wirelessly their laptop and desktop content to TVs and monitors.

Christie’s New 46-inch Ultra-Narrow Bezel LCD Flat Panel for Digital Signage Video Walls
Christie FHD461-X ultra-narrow bezel, 46-inch, LCD flat panel digital signage display for space-limited installations such as signage in museums, universities, corporate spaces and retail environments, as well as monitoring applications such as security and surveillance.

Christie Virtual Remote App for Andriod Controls M Series and J Series Projectors
Christie Virtual Remote app for Andriod app provides a Wi-Fi projector control alternative, while maintaining all the capabilities of the standard IR remote.

Kick Start: Easy Energy and Money Saving Ideas You Can Use Now in Your HigherEd Campus
How to save money right now in your facility. Energy saving ideas with a really high return on investment (ROI), really easy to deploy and inexpensive to purchase. You should be acting on these now. Lutron and other lighting and energy device manufacturers have products on the market now to help with your energy saving plan.

Google Glass Goes to College: How Wearable Technology Can be Used in the Classroom
The technology director at Morningside College talks about testing Google Glass and how wearable technology could change education. She discusses the implications for computer science students, health sciences and distance learning.

In Higher Ed Emergency Communications, Policy Comes Before Technology
Washington University recently won an award for its mass notification solution. The university's director of Emergency Management talks about why creating an emergency communications policy is the first step and how mass notification should always be a work in progress.

Spectrum Changes May Threaten Wireless Mics in Your Classroom


The New UL 2572 Standard for Mass Notification and What it Means for Colleges and Universities
Higher education facilities need to know about the new UL 2572 standard that takes effect in April 2015. Find out what this entails and how it will help colleges and universities build more effective mass notification systems. Featured in this article is Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell.

Georgia Institute of Technology to Offer MOOC Master’s Degree
The Georgia Institute of Technology is offering a Master’s Degree in Computer Science through MOOCs. Udacity and AT&T have partnered with the school to offer the course for under $7,000.




Since most colleges have their physical security down pat, then that should mean their cybersecurity is under lock and key, right?