Ken-A-Vision Announces EduCam Classroom Viewer, the First Tablet Application for Document Cameras and Digital Microscopes

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Friday, October 26, 2012

Ken-A-Vision, a leading manufacturer of digital presentation solutions, document cameras, microscopes and applications software for the educational market, today announced the availability of EduCam, the first cloud-based mobile application for document cameras and digital microscopes.“EduCam is the only app of its kind available to the education market,” said Steve Dunn, President of Ken-A-Vision. “We work closely with a wide range of educators, listening to their needs and requests as we design and develop our products. As the one-to-one and BYOD movements have grown, we’ve noticed a significant increase in the demand for cross-platform mobile apps specifically designed for the classroom. EduCam is an ideal solution for instructors, teachers, and administrators focused on putting technology in the hands of their students.”

EduCam streams live images captured by compatible Ken-A-Vision and FlexCam® digital products. The free Applied Vision desktop software broadcasts a signal through an existing WiFi network directly to a mobile device.

The available suite of tools includes: capture image, pinch to zoom, touch to scroll, and various annotation tools such as drawing, text, and arrow stamps. Users can save and send their captured images from their device’s image gallery.

EduCam is available now on the App StoreSM and Google Play and works with iPad® and AndroidTM tablets.

EduCam is the latest innovation from Ken-A-Vision, the company that developed Video Flex® and FlexCam® document camera lines, the kena® digital microscope, and Applied Vision™ 4 desktop software application.

About Ken-A-Vision A leader in digital presentation solutions, document cameras, microscopes and applications software, Ken-A-Vision provides high quality, cost-effective products. For 65 years, Ken-A-Vision has created innovative products for the global market such as the Video Flex® camera line and the FlexCam®, TeachCam™ and StudentCam™. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A., Ken-A-Vision helps students see more, do more and learn more. For more information, visit www.ken-a-vision.com or contact solutions@ken-a-vision.com.