DOVER, N.J., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, during the first week of May, people nationwide take a moment to show their appreciation for all that teachers and educators do on National Teacher Appreciation Day. As an ongoing show of its dedication and support for the work that these individuals do each and every day, Casio America, Inc., a leading manufacturer of education technology, works tirelessly to develop educational products that will assist teachers in the classroom. Casio's latest calculators and projectors are ideal tools as they offer features that not only alleviate stress for teachers, but will also help to enhance student engagement.
"Teachers are the backbone of schools and devote their lives to giving students the tools needed to succeed," said Makoto Ori, Senior General Manager of Casio's Consumer Products Division. "We want to make sure we are doing the same for them by offering a comprehensive portfolio of products, including calculators and projectors, which not only augments the overall learning process, but also complements a variety of different teaching styles."
Graphing and Scientific Calculators
Casio's ClassWiz fx-991EX is the industry's first scientific calculator with spreadsheet functionality, which enables students to create spreadsheets with up to five columns and 45 rows for a maximum of 170 data items. It also boasts a high-resolution screen and comes equipped with a natural textbook display, which means that mathematic equations and formulas are displayed just as they would appear in a student's textbook. Additionally, the calculator can convert graphs into QR codes, which can be displayed on a projector screen, allowing teachers and students to work together seamlessly.
Revolutionary among graphing calculators, Casio's PRIZM fx-CG10 is jam-packed with features that enable students to solve the most challenging equations and enhance their understanding of mathematics, including the world's first Picture Plot function. The Picture Plot function enables users to plot graphs over pictures of real-life scenes and offers a color LCD with a full textbook-style display. Additionally, the PRIZM includes a multitude of functions that leverage the color LCD in graphing objects like dotted lines, circles and bars, and grid lines.
EcoLite™ Series of Projectors
Casio's EcoLite series, including the XJ-V2, combines a laser, fluorescent element and LEDs to create intense brightness and a 20,000 hour projected lifespan, with an overall lower total cost of ownership, little brightness degradation and constant operation. This affordable projector also provides a 30 percent increase in LED light output, thus offering a greater increase in color spectrum, perfect for projecting images and lessons to students. Casio's EcoLite series produces up to 2,700 lumens of brightness, and boasts XGA (1024 x 768) resolution, suitable for displaying content from video and computer sources.
About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.
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