Samson Technologies has released the Expedition XP308i,
a portable public address system
designed for meetings, classrooms, and public performances.
A compact PA system with dual
two-way speakers, on-board mixer,
and 300-watt power amplifier, the
XP308i allows users to connect all the pieces into a single,
lightweight, easy-to-transport case. The eight-channel mixer,
which can be removed from the speaker for tabletop use,
features four mic/line inputs, allowing users to connect
microphones or line signals.
MORE INFO: www.samsontech.com/products/productpage.
Deep Web Technologies has developed OpenSearch
browser plugins for one-click searching of scientific information portals, including Scitopia.org, Science.gov, World Wide-
Science.org, Mednar.com, Scienceresearch.com, and Scirus.
com. Users can add any of these portals to their browser’s
search engine box by going to www.deepwebtech.com/
open-search.html and clicking on a portal. Typically, the
browser search box is located in the upper right corner, and
users can specify what search engine they would like to use
from a drop-down menu.
Turning Technologies has launched Turning Talk, a social
learning community for response-technology users to provide an open forum for the discussion and sharing of ideas
and teaching strategies. Registered users can participate
in forums, build their own blogs, and download valuable
MORE INFO: www.Turning-Talk.com
LanSchool Technologies has released a new version of its
classroom management software. LanSchool v7.3 includes many new features, such as the ability to block IP
addresses, randomize test questions, immediately block
current webpages, show available websites, and display unlimited Internet history. LanSchool v7.3 is a free upgrade for
customers who purchased LanSchool v7.2 during the past
year. Educational pricing starts at $299 for classrooms with
fewer than 10 computers and $599 for larger classrooms.
Volume discounts, competitive upgrades, and K– 12 school
and district site licenses are available.
MORE INFO: 1.877.370.5546; www.lanschool.com
Dell has launched the Latitude 2100, a
netbook designed for K– 12 students.
The Latitude 2100 includes features
designed for students, such as bright
primary colors and a more rugged, rubberized design
that is easier for children to carry and use safely. It also of-
fers wireless connectivity that teachers can monitor with a
Network Activity Light on the netbook lid. An optional touch
screen aids student interaction, assessment, and special
education teaching. Additional options include a keyboard
featuring antimicrobial protection, solid-state drives, a we-
bcam, and quick-connect handles and shoulder straps for
MORE INFO: 1.800. WWW.DELL; www.dell.com/content/products/
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