Boxlight’s Labdisc Bests Nine Other Products to be Named Winner in 2017 EdTech Digest Awards Emerging Technology Category
Portable STEM Lab Supports Inquiry-based STEM Teaching and Learning
Lawrenceville, GA — March 27, 2017 — After first being named a Cool Tool Finalist in the Emerging Technology Solution category for the 2017 EdTech Digest Awards program, Boxlight’s Labdisc has now been named a winner, beating out nine other technology solutions for this particularly competitive awards program.
“We are helping to shape STEM education by opening the door to inquiry-based learning in a variety of science fields, including biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, and geography,” said Mark Elliott, CEO of Boxlight. “With our portable STEM science lab, we are successfully taking the science classroom anywhere and helping students connect and engage with science from wherever they are, like never before.”
This year’s awards program, now in its seventh year, recognized a host of outstanding solutions and some of the most compelling individuals in the education and technology sector. And, as always, distinguished panel of industry influencers and veterans conducted this year’s evaluation proceedings.
The Boxlight Labdisc stood out among the judges for the direct impact it’s having in science classroom around the globe in terms of convenience, cost and portability. As an all-in-one, complete lab that fits in the palm of your hand, the Labdisc is the only solution for K-12 science with up to 14 wireless sensors built into a single compact device. It also includes unique features like the GPS probe, which harnesses GPS to plot sensor values as a layer over a Google map, and it offers a robust battery that supplies over 150 hours of battery life. This helps students connect and engage with science anywhere. It also serves as an ideal solution for long-term experiments such as plant growth, weather change and pollution.
A full list of this year’s award finalists and winners can be found at https://edtechdigest.wordpress.com/2017/03/09/2017-finalists-winners.
About Boxlight Corp.
The merging of Mimio and Boxlight Corp. has resulted in an expansive selection of premier digital classroom technology solutions designed for every K-12 classroom. The company is integrating Boxlight’s manufacturing of patented, award-winning interactive classroom technology with Mimio’s advanced line of instructional hardware and software solutions to create the most complete line of progressive, integrated classroom technologies available on the market today.
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