Not all government departments are created equal. Michigan State’s Department of Technology, Management and Budget ( DTMB) is quite unique. They impact the lives of 10 million Michigan residents every year. And yet many people outside the state government are not even aware of their existence. But they make Michigan state government tick. They provide technology, facilities, vehicles and goods each state department need. William LaRue, Senior Project Manager at Michigan State
Every morning, when Cheryl walks into the classroom she docks her laptop, starts her machine and Ubi auto-starts so that interactivity is available right away - there is no setup or calibration time at all. As soon as her 3rd graders walk in the door...
The Reynolds and Reynolds Company, from Ohio has a heritage of nearly 150 years of business operations. Building upon their vast experience on optimizing the business process at auto dealers, today, Reynolds and Reynolds delivers the software, business forms and supplies, and professional services that support all areas of automotive retailing for car dealers and automakers. Driven by a vision for business transformation, Reynolds and Reynolds focuses
Ubi is a technical tool with the "wow factor" that really gets the students wanting to use the technology and learn how the technology works. We will be using it everyday as part of our hands on STEM activities.
A distributed team spread across the world is very common in most organizations today. Skype, Slack etc. are making it easier to communicate with your team members. We also have services like Google Docs and office 365 that makes it easy to collaborate and work together on documents. But sometimes, you just want to walk up to your white board and start jotting down your ideas. Any body can pick up a pen
Students from K3-K12 to higher ed are increasingly using personal devices to participate in classroom activities. They use the devices to join a session remotely when they cannot make it personally to the classroom. However, these remote students lack the experience of the students in the classroom, since they have to rely on an often poor quality video feed to see what the teacher is writing on the board. These are the
The document camera is an amazing tool that allows teachers to have a more dynamic and interactive classroom. It lets the teachers move past the white board into the world of actual objects, physical documents etc. A historic map of your city, a dissected frog, a sculpture and even a worksheet can come alive under the eyes of the camera. So, there is no wonder that, there are a wide variety of
Inking or annotation is becoming a very popular feature in many apps.There are already native inking features within Word, PowerPoint , Excel and the new Edge browsers. But what if your preferred app like Chrome, or Adobe reader does not support it ? Annotating and inking is a key narrative tool for presentations and classrooms. It lets you dynamically create content making your session more interactive. Ubi Annotation app has all the right tools
Last year, Anne Hambrick, a mathematics enrichment teacher at Our Lady of Victory School in Cincinnati, Ohio, was searching for a cost-effective interactive whiteboard solution for her classroom. Her school had a few Smart Boards in classrooms, but there was no interactive solution in her classroom. For Anne, introducing interactivity into her curriculum meant that she could make her lessons more engaging and have students come up to the board and solve math problems.
We all know the drill of getting a meeting started. We pile into a room with our laptops. We fiddle around the cables to see how we can connect to the TV or projector. If we are lucky we have the right connector. If not, there is more rummaging to find the right adapter. What if this could all disappear. What if anybody in the room can make their laptop’s content appear