Turning Technologies Releases Latest Version of TurningPoint® Polling Software

First and only cross-platform solution for both PC and Mac with the same user experience.

YOUNGSTOWN, OH – Turning Technologies, the global leader in the response technology industry, announced the release of the latest version of flagship product TurningPoint. The new release of TurningPoint is the easiest-to-use and most powerful version to date, offering additional capabilities and an enhanced overall user experience. TurningPoint consolidates the company’s most popular products into one, simple interface for polling in PowerPoint® on both PC and Mac, polling in any application and self-paced polling.

The latest version of TurningPoint touts a dashboard interface, giving users instant management of polling, participants, content, sessions and reports. Other basic features have been redesigned with specific customer feedback in mind, including the ability to poll natively in PowerPoint for Mac 2011. TurningPoint is the first and only cross-platform solution to offer native PowerPoint integration for both PC and Mac with the same user experience. Available in install and no-install versions for both PC and Mac, the newest version of TurningPoint creates a versatile solution for assessment delivery and data collection in any environment.

“Turning was founded on the ability to offer the most reliable, cost-effective and advanced products in the industry. Keeping those goals in mind has led us to become the unquestioned global leader, manufacturer and distributor of response technology,” said Turning Technologies’ CEO Mike Broderick. “We are the only company in the industry to offer native PowerPoint polling integration on both PC and Mac operating systems. With the new release of TurningPoint, we have added a level of sophistication and capabilities that packages our desktop applications into the easiest-to-use solution for both novices and experienced users alike.”

With the integration of TurningPoint, presentations become engaging, collaborative experiences that involve audiences in real dialogue instead of pure lecture. Participants use handheld response devices, ResponseCard keypads, or Internet-connected devices via a ResponseWare application, to answer questions. Results are instantly displayed on screen and collected in detailed reports for analysis. Offering a multitude of features and simple, familiar interface, TurningPoint has been readily adopted in K-12 classrooms, college and university lecture halls as well as professional meetings and events.

Key features include:

• Poll in Any Environment & Application – same user experience on PC and Mac
• PowerPoint for Mac 2011 Integration – native polling integration for Mac platforms
• One Download for PC or Mac – available in install and no-install versions
• Dashboard Interface – manage polling, participants, content, sessions and reports
• Robust HTML Content Editor – supports pictures, characters and question lists
• Create Content Once – use in all polling environments for easy implementation
• Participant List Editor – simplifies ability to create, import and export lists
• Session Data Manager – toggle views, see points, set benchmarks and scales
• Reporting Engine – customizable views, reports export to .CSV, .XLS and .PDF
• “On-Demand” Integrations – import LMS Participant Lists and “sync” sessions

For more information about TurningPoint, please visit www.TurningTechnologies.com.

About Turning Technologies:
Turning Technologies creates leading assessment delivery and data collection solutions for learning environments. Founded in 2002, the company began with the development of response technology that was affordable, user-friendly and better documented so that users could easily grasp its benefits. Today, an estimated seven million ResponseCard keypads have been delivered to K-12 schools, universities and businesses worldwide. Turning has expanded its portfolio of products to include data collection systems that securely transfer digital data for various assessment, testing and certification programs. Based in Youngstown, OH, information on Turning Technologies’ solutions can be found at www.TurningTechnologies.com.

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Andrea Lawn