ISTE 2014 - Exo Labs at the Bammy Awards

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Jul 22, 2014 12:05:00 PM

 

We had a blast at ISTE 2014 and would like to extend our thanks to everyone who supported us and stopped by our booth.

Exo Labs founder and CEO, Mike Baum, was interviewed as part of the Bammy Awards "Search for the Top 50 Ed Tech resources at ISTE 2014", click here to watch the video: 

http://industry.bammyawards.com/index.php?option=com_hwdvideoshare&task=viewvideo&Itemid=185&video_id=75

 

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Colorado educator uses Exo Labs Camera, nabs second place in Scientific Method contest.

Posted by Exo Labs

Jul 18, 2014 12:10:00 PM

 

Philip McIntosh, "Learner-in-chief" for Colorado Springs Academy district 20, recently used the Exo Labs camera system to study and measure mushrooms spores and the resulting paper, which won 2nd place in the Instructables.com Scientific Method contest, can be viewed by clinking this link: http://mycorant.com/calibrating-the-exolabs-microscope-measuring-system-for-sub-micrometer-resolution/

At Exo Labs we greatly appreciate customer stories and feedback as we strive continuously to make improvements and add new features based on user requests.

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Implementing technology in the classroom - Schools share their biggest challenges

Posted by Exo Labs

Jul 15, 2014 10:49:00 AM

 

We asked teachers, technology directors and school administrators "What are some of the biggest challenges to implementing technology in the classroom?", here's what they had to say:

"Most teachers use technology to do the same [things] they did without it.  I find the most difficult thing about integrationg technology is to get teachers to let go of old pedagogies and use technology as a tool to do something different that creates a deeper learning experience."

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Exo Labs App updated with new features!

Posted by Exo Labs

Jul 10, 2014 1:33:41 PM

 

Exo Labs is proud to announce that Version 1.9 of our App is now available for free download on the App Store℠.  This version corrects a few minor issues, adds Chinese language compatibility, and adds advanced features for use with our new Model 2 Camera. 

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Introducing the Exo Labs Model 2 Camera

Posted by Exo Labs

Jun 4, 2014 10:20:39 AM

 

To further enable 21st century science education, we are proud to introduce our new Exo Labs Model 2 Camera.

The Model 2 camera is designed for newer iPad models, and utilizes the Lightning connector. The new model provides faster performance, increased field of view, and higher-quality imaging for an even better user experience. The camera attaches to virtually any microscope, allows for instant streaming to an iPad via the Exo Labs App, and quickly charges your iPad while connected. It's a game-changer for science and education.

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Measuring the gonopodium of mosquito fish Gambusia nicaraguensis

Posted by Exo Labs

May 30, 2014 8:30:00 AM

 

On Wednesday, Nick Cail from the Burke Museum sent us some photos of a staff member utilizing the Exo Labs Camera in her research for the geology department. Today, he sent us the following photos of Chris Jones, a Burke Museum preservation specialist who is measuring the gonopodium of Gambusia nicaraguensis, a mosquito fish collected in Honduras.

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Burke Museum staff utilizing the Exo Labs Camera in their research

Posted by Exo Labs

May 28, 2014 11:59:00 AM

 

Nick Cail, Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, just sent us these photos of the Exo Labs Camera being utilized by a member of the museum's geology staff in her research.

We have a great partnership with the Burke, and are actively involved in their BurkeMobile program, as well as their DIG Field School. We'll be posting more content on our partnership in the near future. Stay tuned!

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Middle school students use the Exo Labs Camera, iPad apps, and water to create amazing art

Posted by Exo Labs

May 23, 2014 12:58:30 PM

 

This photo was just posted on Twitter by Cathy Hunt, whose students have been creating experimental art with water using the Exo Labs Camera and a variety of iPad apps. We're blown away by the creativity displayed.

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Rainy Day Magazine equips a vintage UNITRON microscope with the Exo Labs Camera

Posted by Exo Labs

May 22, 2014 3:20:00 PM

 

The folks at Rainy Day Magazine have written another excellent feature about the Exo Labs Camera. This time, they dusted off a vintage UNITRON Microscope to see how an old-school analog instrument could be transformed into a high-tech digital tool through with the simple plug-in-play capability of our camera.

The feature can be read on the Rainy Day Magazine website. Here's an excerpt:

"Not only did the Exo Labs Camera breath new life into this 40-year-old UNITRON, it gave it features (measurements, annotations, wireless sharing, etc) not found on many high-end professional microscopes just a few years ago."

Below, check out these great photos from the piece. There are a lot more on the Rainy Day website, so make sure to click on the story link above to see them all!

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Exo Labs Camera featured in eSchool News

Posted by Exo Labs

May 22, 2014 7:00:00 AM

 

Tami Warr, 7th grade science teacher at Jordan Middle School in Palo Alto, CA, contributed an editorial for eSchool News titled “The next-gen classroom: Bridging the gap of science and technology”.

Tami credits the Exo Labs Camera as a way to integrate Next Generation Science Standards into her curriculum, and has seen tangible results in student performance and collaboration. 

Here is an excerpt from her piece:

"It’s as if a light has been turned on for my students. The Exo Labs Cameras have completely transformed my classroom into an interactive learning environment. Students are in control of exploring and driving their collaborative learning experiences, utilizing this 21st century technology."

To read Tami's full story on the eSchool News website, click here.

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