MimioMobile App with MimioStudio Classroom Software Selected as Best Upgraded Product in Tech & Learning Magazine’s Awards of Excellence Program
CAMBRIDGE, MA — Nov. 10, 2014 — Mimio, a global leader in interactive teaching technologies, announced today that its MimioMobile™ application with MimioStudio™ 11.3 classroom software has been chosen as ‘best upgraded product’ in Tech & Learning magazine’s 32nd annual Awards of Excellence program. This marks the third year in a row that a Mimio product has been honored by this prestigious award program. Last year, the MimioProjector™ interactive projector was recognized as an innovative new product, while the previous year, MimioStudio™ software was recognized for the significant enhancements Mimio had made to the proven educational software..
This year’s Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence program honored new and upgraded software, hardware, network, and Web products. A panel of more than 30 educators tested more than 150 entries and chose the winners.
“It’s so gratifying to have this panel of distinguished judges recognize the vision, hard work, and passion that our organization has put into building products that are making engaging and collaborative learning part of students’ everyday learning experiences,” said Dan Winkler, chief technology officer for Mimio. “The award is especially important for us because we know that schools and districts are constantly searching for ways to provide teachers and students with a better way to learn, and that is what we strive to do every day.”
The complete MimioClassroom™ suite of interactive technologies is used in over 600,000 classrooms worldwide. The suite includes the MimioTeach™ interactive whiteboard; the new MimioBoard™ touch board, which features six-pointTouch 360° interactivity – the highest number of standard touch points available – for best-in-class performance; the MimioDisplay™ LED touch display; the MimioBoard interactive whiteboard; the MimioProjector interactive projector; the MimioVote™ assessment; the MimioMobile app; the MimioView™ document camera; the MimioPad™ wireless pen tablet; and the MimioCapture™ ink recorder. Of course, the power behind all Mimio products is the renowned MimioStudio classroom software, which not only runs Mimio hardware, but also most any interactive device from other manufacturers.
The first section provides in-depth information on the factors involved in selecting the right flat panel display for a particular classroom. The next section includes an at-a-glance infographic highlighting the top five things to consider when making a panel purchase. In addition, the guide examines the benefits that learners garner from use of the displays, and includes collaborative lessons that can be implemented using displays or conventional interactive whiteboards. The lessons are organized into these subject areas: science, math, language arts, social studies, and art.
“Mimio has always been dedicated to helping educators bring more collaborative learning to the classroom,” said Perez. “Interactive displays are the first major step in education for intuitive technologies that let students engage with lesson content through high-definition imagery, as well as with the learning process and each other via touch technology. Our goal with this guide is to help educators make the most of this state-of-the-art technology.”
Mimio is a global leader in interactive teaching technologies that offer a better way to learn and an empowering way to teach. A portfolio company of Skyview Capital, Mimio creates award-winning, innovative, and affordable hardware and software that increase teacher effectiveness and student engagement in K-12 classrooms.
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