In the News: On Sony Pursuing Blockchain Applications for Education

Doug Levin

Sony Vows to Bring ‘Blockchain’ Tech to Education. The post In the News: On Sony Pursuing Blockchain Applications for Education appeared first on EdTech Strategies. As quoted in: Cavanagh, Sean. Will It Take Hold in K-12? EdWeek Market Brief. 25 February 2016.

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Sony launches high-end visual display technology

eSchool News

At InfoComm 2016, Sony will highlight its display capabilities in a big way, focusing on upgrading the landscape for large-scale visual entertainment. The canvas also features Sony’s unique pixel drive circuitry, to achieve fast video response with a frame rate of 120fps.

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Trending Sources

New Sony Digital Tools Will Help Promote Active Learning

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Projectors and a new collaboration tool could add flexibility to K–12 classrooms. Classroom Collaboration Hardware Management Personalized Learning Projectors Team Collaboration

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Why health care startups need a disruptive value network

The Christensen Institute

Sony and Panasonic entered the market with cheap, portable products using solid-state transistors. Wal-Mart and Kmart, on the other hand, matched the high-volume, low-margin business that Sony and Panasonic could profit from.

Sony Vows to Bring “Blockchain” Tech to Education. Will It Take Hold in K-12?

Marketplace K-12

Sony Global Education Inc. In its announcement, Sony argues that blockchain technology could have broad application by giving students more control over the transmission of their test results. The post Sony Vows to Bring “Blockchain” Tech to Education.

Interactive Tabletop Shows Promise in Education

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan A new Sony prototype projector transforms any surface into an interactive display, giving new meaning to the phrase “hands-on learning.”.

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Sony, Edmodo, partner on math challenge

eSchool News

Sony’s Global Math Challenge will expand to more than 190 countries. Sony Global Education, Inc. By working with Edmodo, Sony Global Education will make its Global Math Challenge, a worldwide online math competition, accessible to teachers and students in over 190 countries.

Sony pro compact camcorder delivers 4K production

eSchool News

Sony’s newest 4K camcorder, the PXW-Z150, combines enhanced low-light performance and multiple file transfer options in a compact design for professionals who need to quickly and easily shoot, edit and deliver broadcast-quality content. New PXW-Z150 with 1.0

How “blockchain” technology could influence education

eSchool News

Sony Global Education sims to build a new, widely applicable educational infrastructure that enables diverse methods of evaluation, open sharing of academic proficiency and progress records.

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Sony expands projector line with lots of new models

eSchool News

Sony is adding new models to its line of professional projectors, with each designed to deliver high image quality, high brightness and enhanced flexibility. Sony is also introducing two 3LCD laser models (VPL-FHZ65 and VPL-FHZ60) to expand its growing line of Z-Phosphor laser light source projectors. New models feature high brightness and compact design.

The Two Guys Show #25: Authors' Panel

Two Guys and Some iPads

She began her career in Japan where she penned everything from technical papers, marketing collateral and ESL textbooks to speeches for SONY''s Akio Morita. Welcome to the 25th episode of The Two Guys Show on the EdReach Network!

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Catching the sharing economy wave: Office space

The Christensen Institute

Sony, however, had other ideas. Sony used the transistor to create a less sophisticated, 12-inch black and white portable television, targeted towards people who could not afford other models.

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5 ways virtual reality is being used in education right now

eSchool News

Considering Sony Playstation’s VR headset sold out in pre-order last week, most of us are aware that virtual reality (VR) technology is hot right now.

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KidZania: Hands-On Kid Sized Cities Coming To America

EdNews Daily

KidZania’s current industry partners include British Airways, Coca Cola, Mitsubishi Motors, Honda, Johnson & Johnson, Sony, Kellogg’s, H&M and Fuji Film. . The world’s fastest growing experiential learning center for children is coming to the U.S.,

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What nonconsumption means for investors and managers in emerging markets

The Christensen Institute

Companies such as Kia and Hyundai in South Korea and Sony, Toyota, and Honda in post-war Japan targeted nonconsumption in the 1960s and effectively helped develop their economies.

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Is disruptive innovation driving K-12 privatization?

The Christensen Institute

Steel and RCA were toppled by upstarts like Nucor and Sony. If you’ve followed the K–12 education dialogue over the last decade, then you’re probably familiar with the term “disruptive innovation.” Edtech entrepreneurs and school choice advocates sometimes invoke it as an indomitable force that will redeem and transform broken school systems.

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“Why would you want to learn computer science? It’s so you can solve problems in other domains.” – Mark DeLoura, USA

Daily Edventures

A leading figure in the global video game industry, DeLoura has worked at some of the largest game companies in the world, including Sony and Nintendo, and served as Editor-in-Chief of Game Developer Magazine.

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10 Things To Know about the Future of Blockchain in Education

Doug Levin

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Breaking into Japan’s Ed-Tech Market Is an Education for Companies

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Japan brought us Nintendo and Sony, among other well-known technology companies. So it was with high expectations that I went to Japan to visit our sales distribution partners to learn more about the Japanese market for education technology.

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

The Playground Advocate

If you haven''t seen it already, I hope you will check this out: Me with fellow SEA, Kyle Pace I also had the opportunity to stay among the ranks of the Sony Education Ambassadors which grew in numbers through a second on-boarding at ISTE this Summer.

10 Super Geeky Tips for the New Year

The Daring Librarian

At first I thought I could leave out the password comic & tip and then the Sony thing happened. It was recently released that some Sony employees had a password of s0ny123 and the worst, "password!" Happy New Year!

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7 of the Best Headphones For Kids

Fractus Learning

Sony MDR/222KD Children’s Headphones. Simple and inexpensive headphones for kids with volume limiting capabilities made by Sony, a brand everyone knows.

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Meet Some Heroes at This Week's Connected Educator Cafe Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kathy Schrock : Educational Technologist, DEN Guru, Adobe Ed Leader, Google Certified Teacher, Sony Ed Ambassador ( kathy@kathyschrock.net ) Shannon Miller : Teacher Librarian, Mom & Wife who loves connecting, creating, collaborating & change. This week we continue our evening Connected Cafe sessions nightly from 7:30 to 8:30 PM US-Eastern Daylight Time.

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Where to Find Money for Your School’s Edtech Purchases

Edsurge

If you’d rather work with a corporation, consider applying for an award from the likes of the Sony Corporation of America, which gives away funding to various academic institutions throughout the year. Paying for technology shouldn’t have to come solely out of a school or district’s already-strapped budget. For some districts, the best way to attain massive amounts of money to pay for edtech purchases or initiatives is through bonds.

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How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

Sony’s PlayStation VR is not to be used by children under the age of 12. The post How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Virtual Reality in the Classroom – Part 2. This post is sponsored by Samsung.

Android Apps for the understanding level of Bloom's

Kathy Schrock

This is a re-posting of a blog post of August 5, 2013, which originally appeared on the now-defunct Sony Education Ambassadors site.

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Android apps for the applying level of Bloom's

Kathy Schrock

This is an edited re-posting of a blog post in 2013, which originally appeared on the now-defunct Sony Education Ambassadors site. Bloom's Revised Taxonomy is a pedagogical model we are all familiar with.

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How AI is changing special education

Neo LMS

It replaced Sony’s AIBO robot in the niche, and elite robot sporting event known as The Standard Platform League, it is also being tested by Mitsubishi as a replacement for customer service agents in its banks.

7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback

TeachThought - Learn better.

It was a transformative experience for me when I did it 40 years ago (using a big Sony reel-to-reel deck before there were VHS cassettes!). 7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback. by Grant Wiggins , Authentic Education. On May 26, 2015, Grant Wiggins passed away.

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What is the Difference between a Podcast and Radio? | #EDUPodcasting #PodcastPD

TeacherCast

Best practices of sharing a podcast * Podcasting for Free in the Classroom Links of Interest * [link] ([link] * [link] ([link] * Sony SoundForge (Audio Recording/Editing) * Mackie Mixers * Spreaker.com ([link]. Rob Greenly from the New Media Show stops by the show to discuss the differences between Radio and Podcasting. Educational Podcasting Today is a weekly podcast that celebrates podcasters and podcasting.

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2,589 Classic MS-DOS Video Games You Can Play From Your Browser

TeachThought - Learn better.

The presciently-named Beneath Apple Manor was published in 1978, but MS-DOS releases within the archive continued until 1999, even as console systems from Sega, Sony, Microsoft, and more found mass appeal. 2,589 Classic MS-DOS Video Games You Can Play From Your Browser. by TeachThought Staff.

Android apps for the remembering level of Bloom's

Kathy Schrock

This is a re-posting of a blog post of July 12, 2013, which originally appeared on the now-defunct Sony Education Ambassadors site. If you were an education major in college, you are probably very familiar with Bloom's Taxonomy.

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Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

Hack Education

In February, Sony issued a press release, “ vowing ” to bring the blockchain to education in the form of a new testing platform. This is part seven of my annual review of the year in ed-tech. What Counts as a “Real College”? In April, the Department of Homeland Security arrested 21 people, charging them with conspiracy to commit visa fraud.

Five Ethical Considerations For Using Virtual Reality with Children and Adolescents

MindShift

All the major players, including Microsoft, Sony, Samsung, Google and an HTC and Valve partnership are jostling for the consumer headset market. The tragic events of Sept.

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E-Reader Wars: The Best E-Book Software for the Educator

The 21st Century Principal

Sony E-Reader I really have little to say about Sony''s e-reader because I''ve yet to get it to work on my laptop. E-books are here, at least for me.

Android Apps Anyone?

A Principal's Reflections

Well things recently changed as I got my hands on what I think might be the hottest and most exciting Android tablets to hit the market - the Sony Xperia Z. Ever since becoming connected in March 2009 I have relied on two primary mobile devices.

5 ways virtual reality is being used in education right now

FETC Converge

Considering Sony Playstation’s virtual reality headset sold out in pre-order last week, most of us are aware that virtual reality (VR) technology is hot right now. New polls, studies delve into how educators and researchers are using virtual reality today. But outside of just hearing about the hype, what is education actually doing with this technology—if anything? Read more at eCampus News. Uncategorized digital resources Google Cardboard K-12 Technology infrastructure virtual reality

April 12 - Interview with Karl Speak on Personal Branding as Making a Difference for Others

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Clients such as 3M, American Express, AT&T, BASF, BMW, Cabela''s, Cargill, Consumers Energy, EDMC, FedEx, Honeywell, IBM, ING, Mosaic, Motorola, Securian, Skandia, Sony Corporation, St. Join me Tuesday, April 12th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Karl Speak, co-author of Be Your Own Brand , as we discuss how we might think about both students and educators following their personal passions.

My #EduBroAwards Nominations

The Playground Advocate

Best excuse to ditch a conference and play with a new toy: @twilhelmus @lesliefisher and @jeffTron71 testing out Sony products at EPCOT- [link] Best non-education Twitter Chat that educators should check out: #DThink Most likely to change the world through optimism: Shelly Terrell- @ShellTerrell.

They Put A GoPro On A Balloon That Went To The Stratosphere

TeachThought - Learn better.

Payload: GoPro Hero3, Sony Camcorder, Samsung Galaxy Note II phone. by TeachThought Staff. Want to hear an amazing story involving 3D printers, hikers, the atmosphere, and more than a little bit of luck?