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Saturday, June 18, 2016

The latest higher-ed tech developments | Laura Devaney, Director of News, K-12 and Higher Education

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"In this week's news, we take a look at some of the latest technology innovations coming out of InfoComm." summarizes

Catch up on the most compelling higher-ed news stories you may have missed this week.

Each Friday, Laura Devaney will be bringing you a recap of some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week.

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

In this week’s news: 
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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.


How recognition technology could change instruction
A Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) assistant professor is using voice recognition technology that analyzes talk patterns to better inform instructors about what’s happening in their classrooms. The voice recognition technology used in the in classrooms will help teachers gain insights about what students are learning and if they are collaborating and analyzing concepts.


Rising ICT investments will boost global higher-ed markets
According to the latest market research report by Technavio, the global higher education financial and HRM software market is expected to reach USD 3.69 billion by 2020. In this report, Technavio covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global higher education financial and human resources management market in higher education market for 2016-2020.


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.


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

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. 

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

Source: eCampus News