New Products: Fujitsu Slate, NewTek LiveSet Pack, SMART Notebook SE

Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation announces the Stylistic ST6012 slate tablet PC featuring the first embedded, biometric pre-boot authentication available on a slate, improved processor performance, and a new semi-rugged sleek exterior. The Stylistic ST6012 is less than one-inch thick with a 12.1-inch, anti-glare display. With its multifunction pen and indoor/outdoor display, the Stylistic ST6012 slate works like pen and paper offering the ability to write or sketch on the display, fill out digital forms, and enter data.

NewTek released the NewTek LiveSet Pack Volume 1, a series of five virtual sets designed for use with TriCaster PRO, TriCaster STUDIO, and TriCaster BROADCAST portable live production and virtual set systems and VT [5] production suite. Inspired by major news, sports,and entertainment shows, the NewTek LiveSet Pack Volume 1 enhances live production with two-person sets. It also offers additional set locations to enable the inclusion of reporters or guests from a secondary reporting station and double box effects, which allows the background display to be either video or the virtual set environment.

SMART Technologies announced the SMART Notebook SE (Student Edition) [www .smarttech.com] software for a USB silicon bracelet. SMART Notebook SE software runs automatically from the bracelet, so there is no need to download or install it. With 2 GB of space (120 MB of which is used by SMART Notebook SE), the bracelet makes it easy for students to take homework, digital texts, multimedia and other important information with them wherever they go. The mobile format also means issues concerning variability in computer setup are minimized. Currently, the bracelets are compatible with the Windows operating system. A Mac version and cross-platform version are under development. SMART Notebook software can be used with all SMART Board£ interactive whiteboards and displays, Senteo interactive response systems, Sympodium interactive pen displays, and AirLiner wireless slates. SMART Notebook SE will be available in 16 languages.

Cayen Systems announced today that its clients will now have seamless access to uBoost, the student recognition and rewards solution. With uBoost’s online platform for recognizing and rewarding positive achievement and behaviors, educators using Cayen Systems will have a tool for putting students on the path to success. Cayen Systems’ Web-based out-of-school time participant tracking software lets state departments of education and their school districts manage the considerable amount of information required in managing their SES and after-school programs. uBoost works across age groups, curricula, achievement levels and reward offerings, motivating students to achieve academic success while building a partnership between students, teachers and parents that is fundamental to educational development, growth and success.

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