Konica Minolta Reshapes Connected Classrooms and Showcases Educational Solutions at ISTE 2017

Ramsey, NJ, June 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) announced today it will unveil its education technology products and digital classroom solutions at the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Conference and Expo, which will take place from June 26 to June 29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The company will also be giving away a Dremel 3D40 Idea Builder printer, produced in partnership with Dremel for 3D printers and with MyStemKits curriculum, designed to reshape the classroom for the information age and engage students in the process of design, invention and creation. 

 “The ISTE Conference and Expo is a consistently impressive global event, and an ideal place to showcase our education solutions and products,” said Kay Du Fernandez, Vice President of Marketing at Konica Minolta.  “We’re honored and excited to demonstrate to so many forward-thinking industry professionals how incorporating the Dremel 3D printer and MyStemKits curriculum can revolutionize a classroom and begin future-proofing classrooms for teachers and students in this rapidly evolving environment.”

 Dremel 3D Printers and MyStemKits Curriculum

 The Konica Minolta and Dremel 3D printers with MyStemKits curriculum are designed to renew students’ excitement for learning as they witness their own computer-generated designs become tangible objects right before their eyes. This breakthrough technology allows K-12 educators to teach a wide range of subject matter interactively, delivering core academic knowledge while enhancing their students’ problem solving, collaboration, communication and critical thinking skills.

 The product package is a complete solution that comes with STEM-based lesson plans which build off of national and state standards, 1:1 customer support, UL certification and the industry’s best warranty.

 Additional Highlights to be Showcased Include:

 Konica Minolta will also demonstrate several other innovative digital classroom solutions that transform the future of education by maximizing collaborative efforts and accountability while remaining cost-effective.

  • Receptionist for iPad  – the most versatile, effective and easy-to-use Visitor Management System available
  • Double Robotics – removing physical boundaries and allowing teachers and students to join the classroom virtually

The ISTE Conference and Expo is globally recognized as the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world and, with over 18,000 attendees each year, features hundreds of informational sessions and hands-on demonstrations of the latest education technologies. This year’s keynote speakers are Jad Abumrad, host and creator of public radio’s “Radiolab,” Jennie Magiera, chief innovation officer at Des Plaines Public Schools, and Reshma Saujani, CEO and founder of Girls Who Code. 

 Visit Konica Minolta booth #726 in Expo Hall 2

 About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is reshaping and revolutionizing the Workplace of the Future(www.reshapework.com). With our comprehensive portfolio, we deliver solutions to leverage mobility, cloud services, and optimize business processes with workflow automation. Our All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, and network security solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for 10 consecutive years and is proud to be ranked on the Forbes 2017 America’s Best Employers list. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for five years in a row. We partner with our customers to give shape to ideas and work to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit: www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminolta.us

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CONTACT: Kristina Marchitto
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
201-236-4399
kmarchitto@kmbs.konicaminolta.us

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