i>clicker Announces Early Release of i>clicker+

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Enhanced response system remote hitting classrooms this fall, will replace original remote.

The founding principle behind i>clicker has always been usability and customer satisfaction.

i>clicker, one of the most widely used classroom response systems in education today, announced the availability of the new i>clicker+ remote for early release. Originally scheduled for October 2012, i>clicker+ will ship nearly two months ahead of schedule.

i>clicker+ represents the third major iteration of the popular classroom response system and introduces key new features such as: an improved keypad with a recessed, clearly marked power button; improved accessibility and usability with buttons that now feature Braille and labels in contrasting colors; enhanced vote confirmation with LED lights next to each button - providing students with clear and immediate feedback; a smaller form factor; and now requires only two AAA batteries instead of the three used in previous versions.

Said Troy Williams, president of Macmillan New Ventures and general manager of i>clicker, “The founding principle behind i>clicker has always been usability and customer satisfaction. That applies not only to our high standards for a customer-driven, feature-rich, simple user experience, but also in product delivery and customer service.”

i>clicker+ is replacing the original i>clicker remote. Production of the original i>clicker remote will be phased out in the coming months. Priced identically to the original i>clicker remote, i>clicker+ will continue to be the affordable option for students, along with the more feature rich i>clicker2 and web>clicker.

The i>clicker classroom response system has been adopted in over 1100 major educational institutions in the U.S. and Canada, and is used by over 3 million students. i>clicker is a product of Macmillan New Ventures, a division of Macmillan.

i>clicker+ is available for purchase as of today, September 4th, 2012.

To learn more about the new i>clicker+ remotes please visit: http://www.iclicker.com/products/iclicker-plus-info/

About i>clicker

i>clicker is a leading classroom response system used by more than 3 million students at over 1,100 educational institutions in the U.S. and Canada. i>clicker products are built by educators for educators to keep students focused on content not technology, and to improve learning through classroom interactivity. i>clicker, which serves customers in K-12, Higher Education, and corporate environments, was invented in 2003 by four University of Illinois professors and continues to be recognized for its user-friendly design, intuitive software, and proven results. i>clicker is a product of Macmillan New Ventures, a division of Macmillan.

About Macmillan New Ventures

Macmillan New Ventures discovers, develops and markets innovative and proven technologies and new products that drive learning outcomes and engagement. Part of global media company Macmillan, the New Ventures division pushes the boundaries of where, when and how learning happens - teacher to student; student to teacher; and peer to peer.

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