Luidia’s eBeam Edge Wins Top Recognition, Awards From Leading Education Publications and Readers
Premier choice for classroom instruction and engagement technology named Top Interactive Product by K-12 Administrators, District Administration Top-100 Award
SAN CARLOS, Calif. — January 11, 2011 – Luidia, Inc., the award-winning leader in development of interactive systems that allow users to create, capture and share digital content and deliver it in an engaging way, today announced the company’s eBeam Edge products were selected for two top industry awards by two prestigious industry publications, Tech & Learning and District Administration.
The Luidia eBeam ecosystem of interactive systems and products enables organizations to create, capture and share digital content from any flat surface and deliver it in an engaging way to any device or classroom, anywhere, anytime.
eBeam Edge was selected by thousands of District Administration magazine readers as a top product in 2010. District Administration asked its readers to nominate products that have made a positive difference in their districts in 2010. The winning products were determined by the quantity of nominations received per product as well as evaluating the quality of readers’ nominations and explanations. The 2010 winners were selected from hundreds of nominations received over the last six months.
The magazine highlighted the eBeam Edge’s portability, affordability and ability to work on any flat surface as well as a “Send to Kindle” feature that allows educators to wirelessly upload their whiteboard lessons to their student’s e-readers.
“Luidia’s eBeam Edge is a portable, inexpensive option for turning almost any surface into an interactive whiteboard. The product uses a small receiver and stylus to enable annotation and control over projected images, by connecting with an existing classroom computer, projector and whiteboard or wall. The user software also includes a unique feature that allows educators to wirelessly upload their whiteboard lessons onto their students’ Amazon Kindle electronic readers for later study,” the award stated.
Tech & Learning’s Awards of Excellence recognized Luidia’s eBeam Edge as one of 2010’s Best Upgraded Products for its significant enhancements to previous versions, acknowledging Luidia’s commitment to adapt its products to meet the changing needs of technology. Tech & Learning’s 28-year-old recognition program honors software, hardware, network, Web products include innovative applications that break new ground as well as those that added significant enhancements to proven education tools. A panel of more than 30 educators, who tested more than 140 entries, chose the winners.
“More educators prefer eBeam Edge because it’s easy to use and provides extensible, engaging results for teachers and their students. Because it’s both affordable and portable, more classrooms can be outfitted with cutting edge technology that transforms classrooms into dynamic learning environments,” said Rafi Holtzman, Luidia CEO. “The District Administration and Tech & Learning readers and evaluators have spoken. Luidia removes barriers and promotes student engagement by facilitating the sharing and reinforcement of knowledge and ideas. This gives educators the ability to connect with students in new, engaging ways that spark learning and accomplishment.”
Cost Effective and Eco Friendly
eBeam products are cost effective and eco-friendly. Traditional interactive whiteboards are typically fixed board solutions that require expensive installation and replacement of old equipment. With eBeam Edge, users can transform any existing surface such as a whiteboard or wall into an interactive teaching space. eBeam Edge can be installed by an educator in seconds. and can be moved from room to room for added flexibility
For More Information, Videos and Applications
Link to the District Administration Award page here
Link to the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence here
Case Studies and information on eBeam Edge and eBeam Engage is available here
Videos of the eBeam Edge products can be viewed here
Luidia creates interactive technology for capturing and sharing ideas. The company’s portable eBeam products transform flat surfaces into interactive and collaborative workspaces. Today, eBeam technology powers an ecosystem of interactive hardware and software for education, business and government. Luidia and its manufacturing partners’ products are in use on five continents and dozens of countries. The company is headquartered in the Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit: www.luidia.com or www.e-beam.com.
Copyright © 2011. eBeam is a registered trademark of Luidia. eBeam Edge and eBeam Engage are trademarks of Luidia. All rights reserved.