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Epson Interactive Projector Training Videos Available

Epson has developed more than 30 “BrightLink Bright Spots” training videos to help teachers and technology trainers get to know intimately all the capabilities of EPSON® BrightLink ultra-short throw and short throw interactive projectors. The videos are free and accessed here. Some of the topics covered are connecting computers and document cameras as well as how to implement software like Easy Interactive Tools or the iProjection app.more

Optoma Neo-i Projector on the Ultimate Dorm Living Guide "Must Have" List

It is of note that a projector product we reviewed earlier this year has made the “must have" list in the 2nd annual Ultimate Dorm Living Guide 2011. Student Advisor.com publishes college-centric guides used by both students and parents and and is becoming a trusted advisor for “must have” products for back–to-school. Their guides are full of diverse product reviews of items college stdents might not even know they need to have. This year the Optoma Neo-i iPod and iPhone Dock Projector was not only included, but received the “Best of SA 2011” distinction, one of only fifteen products to achieve the honor.more

Pico Projectors on a Mission

Once again I am happy to report on the successful use of pico projectors as teaching tools. In this case, Optoma pico projectors are one component of a custom built backpack from Renew World Outreach, a company that provides teaching tools to missionaries in the field. Co founder David Palusky utilized his engineering prowess to create these AV kits which contain compact equipment that can run off of solar powered batteries.more

InfoComm Observations-Focus on Education

InfoComm 2009
Unlike the Consumer Electronics Show, where the wow factor dominates and there are new gadgets galore all tailored to the lucrative consumer market, InfoComm focuses on the technology solutions required to build audio visual and information communications systems. So the showroom floor is packed with companies offering new solutions for display and projection, lighting and staging, digital signage, collaborative conferencing and telepresence, networking, signal distribution and digital content creation. They feature products for corporations and small businesses, schools and universities, as well as the religious institution market.more