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Smoothwall

SWG-1200

Network security appliance

Hardware, $5,500

 

The SWG-1200 is the latest addition to SmoothWall's Guardian line of network security appliances and is intended for large schools and districts. A higher performance model than the others in the series, this appliance provides protection from proxies and online games, intelligent tools for preventing cyberbullying and flexible controls over streaming media, which can take up large portions of a district's bandwidth. The SWG-1200 utilizes a 2.6Ghz quad core processor, 4GB of RAM and two 500GB mirrored RAID disks. www.smoothwall.net

Epson

BrightLink 450Wi

Interactive whiteboard system

Hardware, Starting under $2000

 

This new system from Epson is a significant new development in interactive whiteboard technology. The ultra-short-throw projector is able to detect the movement of the included stylus pen when it enters the light beam, eliminating the need for additional hardware to detect touch, as in traditional interactive whiteboards, and adding interactivity to any surface. This model also uses a 3LCD chip providing XGA and WXGA resolutions at 2,500 lumens and can display at diagonal image sizes of 55 inches to 85 inches. www.epson.com/brightlink

Direct Color Systems

Millenium 700 Series

Badge printer

Hardware, $2,495 and $3,495

 

The new Millenium 700 Series of small format printers from Direct Color Systems can quickly print a variety of name badges and access cards for maintaining security by identifying visitors or employees and restricting access to areas in a school building. These printers use a proprietary digital imaging technology that produces professional-looking, full-color cards, including graphics, scanned images or original artwork at a speed of 25 seconds per card. Model 720 ($2,495) prints on CR80 card stock, while the 770 ($3,495) can accommodate a variety of card stock sizes. www.directcolorsystems.com


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