Ajenta are a global provider of e-learning, virtual classroom and virtual telehealth environments; designing and developing some of the most innovative video-enabled collaboration tools for the mobile, desktop and web.
Ajenta work with many leading institutions on the design and delivery of video and audio capability into secure and highly scalable custom platforms from initial concept through to full launch.
Association for Learning Technology (ALT)
The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) is an independent membership organisation for learning technology professionals.
ALT brings together practitioners, researchers and policy makers to improve practice, promote research and influence policy. They work to promote the informed understanding and effective use of technology to support learning, teaching and assessment.
Amazon Web Services
AWS is a powerful solution for research and higher education, allowing students and scientists to spin up high scale environments quickly and cost effectively. With the AWS cloud, educational institutions and educational technology companies can access industry-shaping technology at an affordable cost, no matter what the scale.
Whether your needs are facilitating coursework, better managing your university's operations or accessing high-performance computing for demanding research projects, Amazon Web Services has a solution.
Across education and research, we are seeing the barriers to cloud adoption come down to open new methods of meeting mandates, driving efficiencies to improve mission performance. Around the world, researchers are using the AWS cloud to reach new horizons in cloud computing.
Blackboard is the world’s leading education technology company, bringing millions of people around the world closer to the knowledge they seek and the potential they can achieve.
Blackboard builds innovative education technologies and engaging interfaces focused on the learner; and offer education consulting services, analytics and communication tools that support learning for all.
Blackwell Learning offers single-user access to thousands of e-books, as well as user analytics and virtual learning environment (VLE) integration for institutions to help improve student engagement and learning outcomes.
Users can enjoy rich functionality including highlighting, note taking and sharing, as well as accessibility features including read aloud and contrasting screen colours.
Canvas is the modern, mobile, open VLE - designed to make teaching and learning and easier.
Featuring automatic presenter tracking, a Bluetooth-enabled microphone, and simple user interface, Cerebriam technology makes recording quality audio and video as simple as pushing a button.
Cerebriam has built the perfect solution to help you easily record content for blended learning initiatives, the flipped class room model, MOOCs, and VLEs.
As educators, we know that each student learns differently. Clickview believe that video is the perfect way to engage with any student, despite differences in learning preferences.
At ClickView, the goal is to give teachers the best opportunity to create a rich learning experience through video education.
Collabco – provider of myday – a customisable dashboard that collects, displays and pushes information from disparate IT systems.
myday offers a Microsoft Azure cloud-based solution, where learners can access the information they need to make a success of their learning, whilst enjoying a simple app-like experience from the device of their choice.
A world leader in student engagement software, with its StREAM learning analytics solution helping institutions like Nottingham Trent University dramatically improve student engagement, progression, retention and ultimately attainment, including accurately predicting early student withdrawal, and its SATs attendance monitoring solution passively monitoring student attendance and automating UKVI compliance reporting.
A centre of digital expertise, based at the University of Edinburgh, EDINA develop, host and deliver trusted websites for UK education and research, government and public bodies, and local and global communities.
EDINA's work features high-profile services including research data (SUNCAT), historical and geospatial services (Digimap) used in learning and teaching.
Eduserv is a not-for-profit IT provider; we focus on delivering services that enable organisations to make better use of technology for public benefit.
This includes negotiating licence agreements, known as Chest Agreements, for software and online resources. Last year, Eduserv saved the academic community nearly £60 million.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of professionals. Empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care and make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge.
Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions and publishes over 2,500 journals and more than 35,000 books.
Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is a global provider of cloud-based and on-premises solutions for higher education.
Offering SaaS implementations for the management and discovery of the full spectrum of library materials, and mobile campus services for driving student engagement and success, the Company serves over 5,600 customers in 90 countries.
Figshare is a web-based platform to help academic institutions manage, disseminate and measure the public attention of all their research outputs.
Figshare works with institutions internationally to help them meet key funder recommendations and to provide world-leading tools to support an open culture of data sharing and collaboration.
Genus is a UK-based company specialising in solutions for the scanning and digital capture of a wide range of materials as well as document and archival management.
Thanks to their technical knowledge and experience Genus continues to offer the latest and most innovative range of digital capture devices such as book scanners, high-resolution large-scale, one-shot capture devices, microfilm readers and microfiche scanners.
Global Vocational Skills
Our digital products provide highly interactive content, designed to support learners in their studies.
At the core of our framework is i-Practice, a unique tool that simulates real word vocational activities in a virtual environment, enabling the student to acquire the practical skills they need before entering the workplace.
Know It Wall
Know it Wall solves the problem of public engagement in academia.
Based at UCL and Imperial College London, Know it Wall work with academics to make audio, video and textual documentaries, that explain what is cool or interesting about the area they dedicate their lives to.
Labster is the global leader in providing fully interactive, virtual laboratory simulations to higher education.
Labster’s pioneering simulations engage students and increase participation in STEM curricula – all while increasing student outcomes and improving retention rates.
Labster prioritises students and works closely with universities to deliver simulations that augment academic performance.
Learn Appeal is the e-learning industry charity. It is YOUR Charity. Learn Appeal offers a chance for all those who work in e-learning to combine our resources and give something back.
It’s an opportunity to harvest all those creative juices to deliver a learning revolution using the Learn Appeal Capsule.
MakerClub is using the power of the Maker Movement to transform how young people engage with technology.
MakerClub is inspiring the next generation of creatives, engineers and inventors in hard to reach communities, with the key STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills they need to succeed.
Mindful Education specialise in creating bespoke media-rich further and higher education courses in partnership with colleges.
Working closely together, they design and build courses that are highly flexible, allowing learners to choose how, when and where they want to study.
Natspec is the membership association for organisations, including colleges and independent providers, which offer specialist provision for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Peergrade gives students an amazing learning experience with faster and better feedback while saving teachers time and money.
Peer feedback is a great way to train critical thinking and get a deeper understanding of material. Teachers get data about student performance, including insights about rubrics and quality of feedback.
Potential.ly is the intuitive platform that helps universities to engage their students in developing graduate attributes and employability.
Synote is an online software platform which automatically makes the lecture videos interactive and universally accessible with speech recognition, computer vision and crowdsourcing technologies.
Synote helps universities replace note-takers and satisfy disability legislation with DSA cuts. Synote can also improve students’ learning experience and help to recruit more international students.
Tribal is a world-leading provider of technology systems and services to the education sector globally.
As a trusted partner to higher education institutions, their technology solutions and services drive improvement and help maximise the educational outcomes for future leaders.
Tribal are leaders in educational thinking, business transformation and change management.
Tribal are sponsoring the lanyards for Digifest 2017.
Turnitin is revolutionising the experience of writing to learn.
Its flagship service, Turnitin Feedback Studio, streamlines the feedback and assessment process and empowers educators to help students.
Ublend is a modern communication platform dedicated to education.
The platform makes it easy for instructors and students to communicate, collaborate, and share class material.
Founded at University of Oxford, Ublend is currently used across a range of learning environments across the world.
Unique Insights help universities to improve their retention rates through harnessing the power of predictive analytics at the transition into higher education. Highlighting the students that would most benefit from support, along with the most practical support to work with for each student.
Unitu is an entirely new way to listen and engage with the student voice.
It helps institutions improve student satisfaction by making it easy for student unions and staff to collect, represent and act upon student feedback in real time.
URKUND has been at the forefront of plagiarism prevention since 1999.
Known for its accuracy, stability and support, URKUND has seen that its constant development has meant that the academic service has evolved to become the most effective plagiarism prevention and detection system available on the market.
Virtual Reality Hire Ltd
Virtual Reality Hire Ltd is a leading supplier of virtual reality equipment hire and services to the events, exhibition, gaming and corporate industries. Some of the VR services they offer include VR equipment hire, VR staff hire and content creation. Virtual Reality Hire Ltd are competitively priced and stock large amounts of VR equipment.
VitalSource is a global leader in building, enhancing and delivering digital content. VitalSource offers best-in-breed technology, enterprise-level scalability, industry leading analytics, and the broadest catalogue in higher education.
The Bookshelf platform is the most used e-textbook delivery platform in higher education with over 1,000 top publishers available to Bookshelf users.
VitalSource are sponsoring the drinks reception at the end of day one of Digifest 2017.
Find out about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities at Digifest 2017.