New Products

New Products

The latest in hardware, software, books and materials, facilities and the Internet.

How times have changed! Eight years ago this month, products on this page included early software for online instruction, a guide for the Mac OS X Jaguar operating system—known today as Snow Leopard—and a pre-cloud computing file saving system.

 

Black Box

VirtuaCore

$500 (dual core), $1,000 (quad core)

Networking and communications company Black Box has entered the desktop virtualization market with its new VirtuaCore, which enables one computer to be divided into multiple workstations. This setup reduces costs, requires less maintenance, and uses less energy than purchasing and installing multiple PCs.

 

Capstone Digital

myOn Reader

Starts at $6,500 per school annually

Capstone Digital's new program provides students with computer-based reading opportunities tailored to their interests, and administrators with tools to track, monitor and report on student growth in reading ability. Students choose from hundreds of digital books on a computer—which they can access at school, from home or at the library—and myOn Reader provides assistance such as read-aloud support and word highlighting.

 

Follett Software

Destiny 9.9

Pricing varies

Follett's latest version of its Web-based library and textbook-management software program includes new features to streamline operations. These include compatibility with Gmail, Yahoo or Hotmail for sending e-mail alerts, improved differentiation between fines for library materials and textbooks, faster barcode printing, and more detailed reporting capabilities for textbook and library materials.

 

Carnegie Learning

Math Series: Courses 1-3

Contact Carnegie for pricing

Carnegie Learning has developed a blended learning coursework, designed for grades 6-8 that are aligned to the Common Core Standards. It individualizes math instruction by utilizing both Carnegie's textbooks and its MATHia software, providing formative assessment plus each course identifies levels of student knowledge and cognition and adjusts learning paths accordingly.

 

Sanyo

PLC-WL2503

$1,695

Sanyo's latest ultra-short-throw projector provides interactive capabilities without requiring a traditional interactive whiteboard. Instead, users utilize an infrared pen and pointer, so interactive images can be projected on any surface. The new design enables it to project an 80-inch image when placed just 34 inches away from the screen, at wide XGA (1280 x 800) resolution with a 16:10 aspect ratio.

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