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News about educational devices and gadgets.

Internet of Things in Education EDUKWEST

The Impact of the Internet of Things in Education

The Internet of Things, or smart technology, covers everyday physical objects that are able to connect to the Internet or other network structures in order to exchange data.

According to Gartner over 6 billion connected “things” will be in use this year and over 20 billion by 2020. Therefore in today’s part of our ongoing series we will take a look at the impact of the Internet of Things in Education. Continue reading

Facebook Multilingual Composer 07 2016 EdTech EDUKWEST

Facebook Multilingual Composer opens to Individuals

With Facebook being the world’s largest social network it is quite evident that a large portion of its users, the author included, consists of non native English speakers. According to the social network itself 50% of its user base speaks a language other than English.

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Sphero SPRK EDTECH 08 2015 EDUKWEST

EDTECH: Sphero introduces SPRK – A Robot for Education

Sphero (formerly Orbotix) introduced a new version of its popular ball-shaped robot which specifically targets the education market.

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Google Translate EDTECH 08 2015 EDUKWEST

EDTECH: Google Translate adds new Features and Languages

The Google Translate team introduced a bunch of new languages to the mobile app. Based on the technology of WordLens, a startup Google acquired last year, you can now instantly translate texts from 27 languages into English using a smartphone camera.

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MoodleCloud EDTECH 07 2015 EDUKWEST

EDTECH: Moodle now offers free hosting with MoodleCloud

To better serve small organizations and individuals that can’t (don’t want to) pay for a hosted solution by one of its partners, Moodle now offers a free hosted solution called MoodleCloud.

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