Audiovisual technology has played an important role in progressing classrooms and lecture rooms beyond the old ‘chalk and talk’ model.
Interactive projection boards or large format displays are the central focus of the room, not only displaying the lecturer or teacher’s writing but also integrating other sources including camera feeds, online videos and specialised educational software. Students can also interact with the main display by means of wireless connection with their own devices. Not only does this lead to a much richer experience, it also enables more flexible and personalised styles of learning.
As well as schools, colleges and universities, these solutions can also be used in boardrooms and training rooms within large corporates or SMEs – anywhere, in fact, where education or training takes place.
At ISE 2021, your first port of call should be the Education Technology Zone in Hall 2. This hosts providers of all kinds of solutions for education, including:
However, it’s also worth looking elsewhere on the show floor, where you can find exhibitors that serve education alongside other vertical markets. Among these are:
SCHOMS is the professional body for senior managers working in higher education in the UK and Ireland. For the past eleven years, ISE has organised a Special Interest Group with SCHOMS; this involves members of the group visiting the show, having guided show floor tours and receiving dedicated presentations from exhibitors.