What’s new in K-12 ed-tech innovation?

By Laura Devaney, Director of News, @eSN_Laura
June 17th, 2016

news roundup

Catch up on the most compelling K-12 news stories you may have missed this week

Every Friday, I’ll recap some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week.

I can’t fit all of this week’s news stories here, though, so feel free to visit and read up on other news you may have missed.

This week’s news is all about the latest technologies to impact K-12 education. At InfoComm, tech companies from around the world gathered to showcase tech solutions for every department–discover some of the technologies heralding the future. Plus, learn about the developments to come from Israel’s first-ever ed-tech summit.

Read on for more:

30 technologies ushering in the future for education
If the bright lights and casino bling of Las Vegas weren’t enough to dazzle conference-goers from around the world, the awe-inspiring displays of futuristic technology littering the Infocomm 2016 show floor certainly were, such as Epson’s trippy Infinity Room and LG’s mind-bending OLED curved tiling display.

First-ever Israel EdTech Summit brings a global reach
The first-ever Israel EdTech Summit has just wrapped, bringing together a decidedly global group of educators, startup founders, and other critical stakeholders to discuss innovations in the future of ed-tech. The event, held June 8-9, took place at the Tel Aviv Cultural Center.

NEC Displays reveals interactive 4k touch displays
NEC Display, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today a robust set of 4K, data analytics and kiosk solutions on display with its strategic partners at InfoComm16.

InFocus displays Mondopad and JTouch now feature ‘capacitive touch’
InFocus is adding premium capabilities, including projected capacitive touch and 4K resolution, to a variety of its interactive touchscreen and video conferencing solutions, the company announced today. InFocus created the original all-in-one video conferencing touchscreen solution and the company is once again defining the category by enabling the best image clarity and most intuitive multi-touch capabilities for professional and education environments.

About the Author:

Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the Director of News for eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura