MADRID, 24 Nov. (Portaltic/EP) –
The International Exhibition of Educational Technology and Innovation, SIMO EDUCATIONhas been the setting for the presentation of some industry news presented by technology companies, such as interactive boards of Dahuathe options of safe and inclusive education from Microsoft or the ASUS Zenbo Junior II robot.
The fair, which has taken place at IFEMA (Madrid) this week, has brought together some of the leading technology brands to present advances in the education sector to students and educators of all stages, under the motto ‘From the digital classroom to the metaverse. Travel to the future of education!’.
One of the brands that has participated has been the electronics and robotics corporation ASUSwhich has shown some of its devices designed to “solve the challenges facing students and educatorsas well as to help cultivate the minds of the next generation”, as detailed in a press release.
Among such devices, ASUS has exposed Zenbo Junior IIa robot interactive designed to help be more efficientas well as for encourage interest Y get more out of artificial intelligence in all kinds of everyday situations. This robot can be used for create conversations and interactive activities with studentsin a way that helps practice discussion and listening skills.
ASUS has also shown the mini computer ASUS PB62-B5209AHrugged and high-performance equipped with 11th Generation Intel Core processors, with support for Windows 10 Pro and with up to 64 GB of RAM, 2.5-inch hard drive and USB 3.2 Gen. 2.
Likewise, during the congress ASUS has unveiled the laptop ASUS BR1100F, designed for students due to its usefulness of the touch screen that opens 360º; the CX1 and Flip CR1 Chromebooks, designed to boost productivity anywhere; and the laptop ASUS ExpertBook Premium B9which with an “elegant and minimalist” design, is aimed at professionals who require a lot of mobility thanks to its high autonomy capacity and its “advanced technologies for productivity”.
For its part, the company dahua technology has participated in SIMO with the presentation of the smart interactive display Dahua DeepHub. It is a device designed for facilitate interaction both in the educational field, whether in small or large learning classrooms, or in offices with meeting or exhibition rooms.
As Dahua has transferred, with this interactive whiteboard, active learning in the classroom “is assured”. It can use with a switchable Android or Windows systemso teachers can use teaching tools they are already familiar with.
Furthermore, it is possible andUse it with both face-to-face and online studentswho will be able to interact in real time with teachers through their own electronic devices.
The Dahua DeepHub works with a zero air gap technology, making for a smooth typing experience with a response time of less than 8ms. Even, allows multiple simultaneous writing. Their monitor is from UHD 4K and has a mobile design to facilitate the transfer of the whiteboard.
On the other hand, it offers gesture controlwhich allows operation from anywhere in the room, and has a integrated 4K camera thatalong with a matrix of eight microphonesfacilitates the videoconferences and ensures a good face-to-face communication experience.
It also has AI functions, like follow up voice and automatic framing, that is, it has voice tracking that intelligently locates and frames the speaker.
INCLUSIVE AND SAFE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Microsoft has been another of the technology companies that have shared their educational news at SIMO. Specific, has launched a safe, affordable and easy-to-manage offer in order to create “inclusive learning experiences” through the improvements to accessibility and personalized learning.
As has been stated by the Director of Education for Microsoft in Spain, Francisco García Calvo“through the use of artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies, our goal is to make classroom solutions more accessible, as simply and automatically as spell checking is today, for example. We work for inclusive education and fair to all.”
Microsoft advocates improve the conditions of those students with special educational needs. For this, he has presented the tool ‘Microsoft Immersive Reader’a free immersive reader that, in addition to decode text for students with difficulties such as dyslexiaalso improves reading and comprehension for all students.
It is integrated into Microsoft 365 apps or Microsoft Edge browserand makes it possible to access the same text in more than 70 languages.
Another of the tools proposed by Microsoft is ‘Reading coach’also for occasions that imply reading, through which Individualized exercises based on the needs of each student. Once the text has been finished, the student receives feedback on the words in which they have presented the most difficulties.
‘OneNote Live Captions’For his part, he receives a Simultaneous translation of the talk that the teacher is givingwhile the student takes notes. According to Microsoft, it is Very useful for students with hearing difficulties.
On the other hand, Microsoft has influenced the importance of security and privacyespecially with student data. “Although students have inherently accessed technology, they need digital literacy skills,” the company has ruled.
Based on learn which links are safe or which content to browsethe company intends to give teachers tools to improve the “digital hygiene” of the students For example, with the new features of your Microsoft Edge browserwhich has tools that make it easy for administrators to deploy and configure policies and features that help protect students from phishing and other attacks.
Regarding electronic devices, during SIMO Microsoft has taught the ‘Surface Laptop SE’the Microsoft’s most affordable device focused on the educational environmentAlready available for reservation in Spain, although it will arrive at the end of the year. Specifically, it is a Light and stylish laptop designed to get the most out of Windows 11 SE.