TechnologyOne Makes First International Acquisition
TechnologyOne’s acquisition of United Kingdom-based higher education software provider, Scientia, will allow the company to greatly expand its market for its software-as-a-service capabilities, delivering student-centric, end to end enterprise resource planning (ERP) software as a service (SaaS) to the higher education sector.
“The unique IP and market-leading functionality of Scientia’s product supports our vision of delivering enterprise software that is incredibly easy to use. We are excited about the opportunities this will bring to both our UK and Australian customers in the coming years,” says TechnologyOne founder and executive chairman Adrian Di Marco.
TechnologyOne supports 75% of education institutes in Australia and 50% of those in the UK.
Source: IT Brief
Top Hat Acquires Morton Publishing Company, Broadens Student Access to Interactive Course Materials in Sciences
Top Hat recently acquired Morton Publishing Company, an independent press that specializes in educational content for the sciences. More than 600 labs and course materials are being converted into customizable digital courseware on Top Hat’s platform thus enabling educators to engage and motivate students in any teaching environment.
This acquisition will enable the company to create interactive experiences from the most popular lab materials. “By coming together as one team, we will be able to facilitate creative, meaningful, and purposeful ways for even more students to learn the information and skills they need to succeed,” says Joe Rohrlich, CEO, Top Hat.
Source: Business Wire
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University of Manitoba Delivers on Accessibility Promise Through Licensing of YuJa Video Platform and Panorama
The University of Manitoba (UM) is deploying the YuJa Enterprise Video Platform and Panorama for Digital Accessibility. Launching this week, the Video Platform shall increase accessibility with high-quality, AI-based automated speech recognition as well as transcription services while the YuJa Panorama will make learning more inclusive with features such as electronic Braille, audio (speech-to-text), and high contrast.
“The University of Manitoba was seeking an accessibility solution that could not only meet recording needs but could actually drive inclusivity and accessibility,” said Nathan Arora, Chief Business Officer at YuJa, Inc. “The Video Platform and Panorama provide a powerful suite of tools to do just that, allowing the University of Manitoba to continue improving the educational experience for all.”
Source: Business Wire