More than 500 ed-tech companies exhibited at this year's Florida Educational Technology Conference. Here's a sampling of news from the exhibitors offering multimedia creation tools:
Alias Systems Corp. demonstrated Maya, three-dimensional graphics and animation software reportedly used by professionals at Disney and other companies to bring their computer images to life. The company says it recently dropped the price of Maya Complete by 73 percent and Maya Unlimited by 56 percent, making the software affordable even for educational institutions.
Canvastic Inc., a brand-new company based in Colorado, introduced its self-titled software program,...