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Monthly Mimio News Analysis Report - July 2014

Posted by Dan Winkler on Aug 11, 2014 9:29:40 AM


Learn what is going on in the market with our monthly News Analysis Report. Recent mentions of Mimio in the news can be viewed at Mimio News. 

Hardware Products

Outlet:  MarketWatch

Title/Program: Promethean Supports Student Collaboration With New ActivBoard Touch Models

Publication Date:  7/30/2014

Snippet:  ATLANTA -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Promethean, a global leader in education technology, expands its support of collaborative digital learning with the introduction of new ActivBoard Touch interactive whiteboards that support up to six simultaneou

s unique touches for enhanced flexibility in classroom instruction and activities.

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Outlet: IBN Live

Title/Program: TouchPico: A tiny projector that turns any surface into a giant interactive touchscreen

Publication Date: 7/29/2014

Snippet: TouchPico is a tiny handheld projector that turns any surface into a giant touchscreen. It is an interactive Android PC with projected touch interface and wireless streaming that allows you to project to any flat surface.

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Outlet: Wall Street Journal

Title/Program: ClassFlow(TM) Wins Tech & Learning ISTE Best of Show Award

Publication Date:  7/22/2014

Snippet: Global education technology provider Promethean received an ISTE Best of Show Award from leading K-12 education technology publication Tech & Learning for ClassFlow, the all-in-one teacher tool for creating and orchestrating interactive multimedia lessons across a connected classroom.

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Outlet: Kitsap Business Journal

Title/Program:  Boxlight’s interactive DeskBoard wins Best of Show award at tech conference

Publication Date: 7/15/2014

Snippet: Belfair-based Boxlight brought home one of the Best of Show awards from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference for the company’s new P8 DeskBoard. The DeskBoard is a portable, height- and tilt-adjustable desk surface made interactive via an attached ultrashort-throw projector.

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Outlet: Digital Journal

Title/Program: PolyVision Takes Whiteboard Surfaces to the Next Level

Publication Date: 6/30/2014

Snippet: ATLANTA--(Business Wire)--PolyVision, a global manufacturer of CeramicSteel surfaces, announced today the launch of a new premium surface - PolyVision e3 CeramicSteel duo.

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Market News

Outlet: The Atlantic

Title/Program:  Why Some Schools Are Selling All Their iPads

Publication Date: 8/5/2014

Snippet: ...After receiving teacher and student feedback from the 2012–2013 school year, Hillsborough sold its iPads and will distribute 4,600 Chromebooks by the fall of 2014.

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Outlet:  CNN Money

Title/Program:  SMART Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Publication Date:  8/7/2014

Snippet:  CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMART Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq:SMT) (TSX:SMA), a leading provider of collaboration solutions, today announced financial results for its first quarter ended June 30, 2014.

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Outlet: LSE Alliance News

Title/Program: Promethean World To Meet Market Expectations As Loss Widens Slightly

Publication Date: 7/31/2014

Snippet: Promethean World PLC Thursday said it will meet market expectations for 2014, as it widened its pretax loss slightly in the half-year to the end of June.

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Outlet: MarketWatch

Title/Program: Global Interactive Whiteboard Market (IWB) 2014-2018

Publication Date: 7/28/2014

Snippet: TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Interactive Whiteboard market by revenue will grow at a CAGR of 15.95 percent over the period 2014-2018.

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Outlet: Education Week - Marketplace K-12

Title/Program: Apple Touts Strong iPad Sales in Global School Market

Publication Date: 7/24/2014

Snippet: Apple's iPad dominates the market for tablets in K-12 schools in the United States, according to recent estimates. This week, Apple officials offered a glimpse of what they say is the device's major, and growing, presence in the overall, worldwide education space.

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Apps & Software

Outlet:  Digital Journal

Title/Program: Viz Mojo Labs to Revamp Conojo App and Brand

Publication Date:  7/30/2014

Snippet:  Sausalito, CA (PRWEB) Conojo is a creative whiteboard app for iPads where people can create and share seamlessly. ...  Conojo has transformed into a collaborative, creative platform to communicate project ideas, data mapping and strategy for businesses, tech companies, and students.

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Outlet: T.H.E. Journal

Title/Program: Student-Teacher Lesson Sharing App Comes to Android, iPad

Publication Date: 7/30/2014

Snippet: The collaboration app Drawp for School has arrived for Android. Previously, it had only been accessible via iPad. The app works almost like an interactive whiteboard, letting teachers import materials for lesson creation and annotation.

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