Ed-Tech Products From Casio Provide Educators With Vital Classroom Tools


Casio’s Ed-Tech Offerings Boast Comprehensive Feature-Set And Affordable Price Points

DOVER, NJ, JUNE 29, 2018 -Today, educators are tasked with choosing viable technologies to integrate into the classroom that are not only engaging, but also portable, easy-to-use and, most importantly, cost-effective. With limited budgets that are consistently decreasing, choosing the best technology with the lowest total cost of ownership is paramount. Casio America, Inc., a leader and pioneer in the education space, knows how important it is to have education technology that fits this criteria and has a full portfolio of education resources that includes graphing calculators, LampFree projectors and more.

“Teachers dedicate their lives to providing students the skills needed to succeed and we want to make sure we are helping teachers by developing tools that maximize their teachings ," said Jim Gross, General Manager of Casio’s Education Division. “We understand that budgets are limited and want to reduce the out of pocket spend teachers endure year over year by providing affordable and feature-rich ed-tech solutions that can be easily integrated in the classroom and beyond."

Graphing Calculators
Casio’s PRIZM fx-CG50 graphing calculator offers a variety of features including the ability to easily draw 3D graphs such as planes, cylinders and spheres, and view them from various angles in order to better analyze their shape. The calculator offers an improved catalog function so students can use commands more easily and quickly, as well as a cross-section option and a special zoom function which enables students to further examine graphs for even greater analysis. Other features include Casio’s Picture Plot function, which allows users to plot graphs over pictures of real-life scenes, and a color LCD with a full textbook-style display. The fx-CG50 is available now at retailers nationwide for a MSRP of $99.99.

Equipped with all of the standard features of an entry-level graphing calculator, Casio's fx-9750GII graphing calculator and is geared for students in middle school, high school, and even college. Its icon-based menu is easy to navigate and access functions for a variety of common tasks. The fx-9750GII also offers USB connectivity, AP Statistics, pie charts and bar graphs features. In addition, the fx-9750GII is permitted for use on all major exams, and is available now at select retailers nationwise in blue, pink and white for a MSRP of $49.99.

Designed as a one-stop-shop for educators and students alike, Casio’s new ClassPad.net is an all-in-one web-based mathematics resource geared for K-12 mathematics and beyond. The software helps students investigate mathematics deeply and enhance their understanding of related concepts utilizing one program. ClassPad.net is designed to be equally usable by keyboard/mouse and touchscreen-based platforms, and also takes advantage of Casio’s Natural Display technology for input and output of mathematical expressions. Students and teachers can go to ClassPad.net and draw geometry figures freehand and input calculations as they would on real scratch paper. Additionally, all calculations are performed by Casio’s ClassPad engine, a full Computer Algebra System (CAS), which has been improved and updated for over 15 years.

ClassPad.net is available now for free in beta testing form, with version 1.0 slated to launch later this year. It is available via any modern web browser on various platforms, including Chromebook, iPad, PC, and Mac. Users must complete a one-time registration to gain access to all features. To register for ClassPad.net or for more information, please visit https://classpad.net. For software-related questions, please contact classpad.netinquiry@casio.com.

Casio LampFree™ Projectors
Casio’s full line of LampFree projectors provides eco-friendly data projection by combining a laser and LED light source to create a high-brightness, mercury-free tool that uses up to half the amount of power per unit than other lamp-based projectors. Additionally, Casio’s LampFree projectors’ extended operating life of up to 20,000 hours eliminates the process of replacing costly lamps. The projectors reach maximum brightness in as fast as eight seconds from the time the power is switched on. They can immediately power off with just a touch of the button and can then be used again right away, without the need for a cool-down period. All of this makes Casio’s projectors a safer and more affordable choice for organizations that are looking to not only go green but save money at the same time.

If interested in more information on Casio’s full portfolio of education products and resources, please visit www.Casio.com.

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 casio.com/home.

About Casio LampFree® Projectors
Casio’s portfolio of LampFree ® projectors combines a laser, a fluorescent element and an LED light to deliver a mercury-free hybrid light source that lasts up to 20,000 hours while sustaining a high brightness and keeping maintenance costs to a minimum. Casio has five series of LampFree ® projectors that are available for home, business, education and commercial applications - Core, Advanced, Slim, Ultra Short Throw, and 4K Ultra HD. For additional information on Casio’s projector series and LampFree ® technology, please visit www.CasioLampFree.com.