Sep 11

eSchool News: Ten Intriguing AV Products for Schools


New developments make for more engaging classroom experiences

By: Dennis Pierce, Editor in Chief

Lightspeed FLEXCAT:

Lightspeed Technologies unveiled a portable audio system, called FLEXCAT, that can facilitate instruction in small group settings.  The system consists of a teacher headset with microphone, and tabletop speakers for student groups placed throughout the classroom.FC_4-pod_layout-150x150

The system allows the instructor to transmit her voice to all speakers, or only to specific ones-so she can direct her comments to certain students without disturbing the whole class.  A listening component enables the instructor to hear what students are saying during their group work, so she can facilitate discussion or asses the students’ interaction from anywhere in the room.

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