New products: The latest in hardware, software, books and materials, facilities and the Internet

By Kurt Eisele-Dyrli
January 2011
District Administration

Playground-equipment maker Playworld' newest line intended for middle and high school students, ENERGI is a set of five outdoor fitness stations that guide students through any of 120 progressively challenging bodyweight exercises. The system includes a curriculum and lesson plans to help teachers guide students. It is the first playground equipment to use Microsoft's Tag Reader technology, which enables students to scan barcodes at each station using their smartphones and connect to videos that demonstrate the proper use of the equipment. Read the full article here.