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Research: Wearable Devices To Top $28 Billion in Sales in 2016

Wearable electronic device shipments will increase 18.4 percent year over year to hit 274.6 million sales in 2016, according to a new forecast from market research firm Gartner.

Vernier Debuts Sensor Interface for Multiple Devices

Vernier has launched LabQuest Stream, a sensor interface with wireless and USB connectivity designed for use with multiple devices, including Chromebooks, PCs and mobile devices, in STEM classrooms.

Report: IT Purchasing Decisions Shifting From Tech Refresh Cycles to Business Goals

When it comes to IT purchasing decisions, three- to five-year technology refresh cycles have been losing steam over the past year or two. Instead, IT decision-makers have shifted their attention to ways technology can help organizations meet business goals, according to a new survey from IDG Research Services and Datalink.

Syracuse to Launch Online Engineering Degrees Powered by 2U

A new Engineering@Syracuse program at Syracuse University's College of Engineering and Computer Science will offer three online degrees — Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, and Master of Science in Cybersecurity — through the 2U platform.



Promethean Updates ActivWall System

Promethean has launched the newest version of its ActivWall classroom display system.

John Carroll U Adopts Data Visualization Tools To Teach Students How To Share Insights

John Carroll University's College of Arts and Sciences has adopted a data visualization suite to help students learn how to find insights in data and present their findings to an audience.

Penn State Prof Lands Grant To Explore Use of VR in Distance Ed

An assistant professor of engineering design and industrial engineering at Pennsylvania State University will use grant money to research the use of virtual reality in creating an immersive and interactive learning experience for engineering students in online courses.

Lehman College Improves Energy Efficiency with Lighting Retrofit

Lehman College has retrofitted its campus with LED lights in an effort to improve sustainability and energy efficiency.

MIT Launches Multiple Initiatives To Improve Digital Learning from PreK to Continuing Ed

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will significantly expand its research programs looking into online and digital education from preK through residential higher ed and lifelong learning.

Stratasys Intros Advanced Color Management Software

Stratasys has introduced software that combines advanced color management with a direct design-to-3D print workflow.

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