Blackboard Launches Release 3.0 of Its Blackboard Transaction System(TM)
New Interface & Integration With Video Surveillance Highlight Release
WASHINGTON, DC, Jul 01, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Blackboard Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBB), a leading provider of educational
enterprise technology, announced today the general availability of
Release 3.0 of the Blackboard Transaction System(TM). The Blackboard
Transaction System is used by hundreds of colleges and universities
as part of the Blackboard Commerce Suite(TM), a family of
applications supporting campus commerce and security management.
Release 3.0 of the Blackboard Transaction System represents a major
landmark for our customers, said David Marr, Blackboard Commerce
President & Chief Operating Officer. Release 3.0 will enable our
customers to transform the way they interact with and serve their
constituents, by combining the best software functionality and
hardware compatibility of previous Blackboard Transaction System
releases, along with mission-critical reliability and improved ease
Release 3.0 of the Blackboard Transaction System features a range of
new highlights and improved functionality, including:
- A completely redesigned, intuitive user interface with web-like search
- A dramatically enhanced user experience that shortens the learning
curve for new users, and allows most administrative actions to be performed
in fewer steps.
- A centralized application that allows the user to access all
functionality through a single screen.
- The best Unix Edition and Universal Edition functionality, plus
numerous overall enhancements to previous Universal Edition releases.
- Enhanced data management capability with unlimited customizable data
fields for ultimate flexibility.
- Support for multiple card formats, easier management of temporary card
issuance, and unlimited stored value accounts per cardholder.
- Integration with Blackboard Video Surveillance(TM), allowing campus
administrators to view live or recorded campus security video from
For more information about Blackboard Commerce solutions, please
About Blackboard, Inc.
Blackboard Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBB) is a global leader in enterprise
technology and innovative solutions that improve the experience of
millions of students and learners around the world every day.
Blackboard's solutions allow thousands of higher education, K-12,
professional, corporate, and government organizations to extend
teaching and learning online, facilitate campus commerce and
security, and communicate more effectively with their communities.
Founded in 1997, Blackboard is headquartered in Washington, D.C.,
with offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
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SOURCE: Blackboard Inc.