Case Study: Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School
Ricoh delivers affordable, high quality interactive technology to make classrooms come alive
About Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School
Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, ranks among the top two dozen schools in the state. The school campus is comprised of three buildings—one to house grades K-3, one for grades 4-6, and another for grades 7-12. They continually strive to create learning environments in their 70-plus classrooms that reflect the experience of everyday life for approximately 1,640 students they serve.
Ricoh had been providing Lehigh Valley Academy with production printing technology for their copy center. When we learned of their dilemma allocating funds for more smart boards, we stepped in with a new feature-rich and affordable solution.
We introduced Lehigh Valley to the Ricoh ultra short throw projector that brings interactivity to school and business environments alike. We demonstrated the technology to show the charter school how the projector could enrich the classroom experience—at the right price.
Connects to a teacher's desktop or mobile device to display classroom materials
Plays multimedia such as videos and movies
Presents crisp, compelling color-rich images even in most sunlit classrooms
Projects images inches from the projected surface without compromising quality
Leverages Lehigh Valley's existing smart board software for continuity no matter how a classroom is equipped for interactivity
Stationary or can be housed on carts to move within classrooms or from classroom to classroom
Lehigh Valley tested our short throw projector for a year—along with other projectors on the market—to make sure they were making the right investment. In the end, they chose our technology and purchased additional Ricoh ultra short throw projectors for classrooms that didn't have smart boards.