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Interactive Whiteboard System
The eBeam Edge is the next generation of Luidia’s interactive whiteboard system, which converts traditional whiteboards into interactive surfaces. Features include a newly designed receiver, which weighs under four ounces and provides increased accuracy and higher resolution, a thinner and more ergonomic stylus, and a new version of Luidia’s companion eBeam Interact software, which includes scrapbooking, desktop and PowerPoint tools controlled by a unique circular toolbar interface.
Starboard 9 for Mac
Interactive Whiteboard Program
Hitachi’s new Mac version of its interactive whiteboard program offers many of the same functions as the Windows version, along with a number of unique features. A new live desktop mode allows teachers to annotate over YouTube videos or other animation, and a simplified toolbar design enables customizable user settings to be saved and used later. A variety of illustration and collaborative tools and thousands of curriculum images are also included, and an online resource center offers lessons, professional development videos and additional resources.
Classroom Audiovisual System
Hardware, Starts at $3,499
The CLASSPAC, a unique collaboration between six technology companies, is a turnkey, all-in-one classroom audiovisual solution that debuted at InfoComm in June. The product combines into a single package a wireless microphone and amplified speakers from OWI, Aurora Multimedia WACI control panels, Dimonoff lighting controls, Draper projector screens, WolfVision visualizers, and Premier projector mounts. The components are guaranteed to be compatible, and an online configuration tool allows users to customize their own CLASSPAC AV package.