Category Archives: Screen Sharing Technology

Top 10 Reasons to Use the Boardshare Interactive Whiteboard Camera System

With more features and little-to-no maintenance costs, the Boardshare Interactive Whiteboard Camera System is a great choice for portable smart board capability that enables interactivity and collaboration on any surface. Here are the Top 10 reasons to use Boardshare:

Boardshare BC8000

Boardshare BC8000

  1. You can turn your flat screen TV into an interactive whiteboard without using a projector. Simply connect the pocket-sized camera directly to a flat panel TV.
  2. You can use your broken, outdated interactive whiteboards again without replacing them. Utilize a projector with any flat wall/wipe board surface to turn your classroom or boardroom into a collaborative work space.
  3. You’ll save THOUSANDS of dollars by not replacing your outdated hardware. Dust off that expensive digital projector or flat panel TV to create an interactive whiteboard experience.
  4. You can move easily between locations without having to move the whiteboards. Boarshare’s pocket-sized camera is easy to setup and transport from room to room.
  5. You get a 30-day money back guarantee. Boardshare is confident that you’re gonna love their product, so they’re offering a money-back guarantee.
  6. Connect BoardShare to your projector and laptop to get an interactive experience on any flat surface. Boardshare is compatible with both Mac and Windows operating systems and replies on an innovative stylus pen to access an array of tools including virtual pens, erasers, highlighters, and colors.
  7. The BoardShare product does NOT require technical expertise to set up. Connects and sets up within minutes. Easy peesy!
  8. No need for another power outlet; Boardshare is powered by your laptop’s USB port. Phew, that’s one less plug to juggle in already overworked outlets.
  9. You never have to pay a licensing fee – WOW! Boardshare offers free software updates and no licensing fees, plus you can’t beat Boardshare’s price of $349.00.
  10. You get a FREE Wand and FREE Shipping with purchase of the Bluetooth model! Free wand is a limited time promotion (a $49 value!). Act now before quantities are gone.

Don’t believe us? Check out this video to see just how easy and amazing your interactive experience can be with Boardshare.

If you would like to learn more about the Boardshare Interactive Whiteboard Camera System, simply contact us and we’ll be happy to answer all of your questions.

EMTEC Mirror Dongle: Uses and Benefits

EMTEC Mirror DongleSharing what’s on your screen with others is easier than ever with the new EMTEC Mirror Dongle. It is an excellent classroom tool and works in the private home as well. Here are some of the benefits and uses of the Mirror Dongle:

Benefits:

  • It is ready to go in two quick steps. Instead of a complex connection system, this only requires plug and connect to get going. No sequence of buttons to push, no complicated steps for getting ready to share. This triumphs Dukane and Elmo projectors, and other traditional media sharing formats.
  • It is wireless. This means no cords to trip over and disconnect. This reduces the safety hazard.
  • It shows what’s on the little screen and streams it onto the larger screen for sharing.
  • It has a USB port. This means that your saved treasures, documents and information can be used to content share.
  • It has many applications. Videos, photographs, games and other information can be shared.
  • It is compatible. It works with Miracast for Android 4.2 and above devices.
  • It is compliant. The Mirror Dongle is WiDi compliant.
  • It is affordable. The device sells for under $30.
  • Users can browse, control and adjust the volume straight on a mobile device.

Uses:

  • It can be used to stream movies on the big screen. Watching a favorite movie doesn’t have to be a private thing. Classes, assemblies and private groups can watch a movie together.
  • It can be used to play various games. Many people enjoy competition, and this will give that experience in large public format.
  • It can be used to share pictures from a vacation, exhibition or gallery.
  • Newlyweds can share videos and images from their honeymoon trip.
  • Teachers can do lessons for whole class or large groups. Vocabulary development lessons with images can be executed with this device. This will be a bonus for non-English language learners, who need extensive vocabulary skills in order to survive.
  • Teachers can teach how-to lessons with this device. An example would be how to use graphic organizers, such as Venn Diagrams. Comparing and contrasting two items, concepts, people or classes of things on the interlocking ovals of a Venn Diagram can be done with this device.
  • Teachers can demonstrate how to find the answers to questions from reading passages. The state Reading tests will require this skill. Every state has this test, and at certain grade levels the students can’t progress to the next grade level if they don’t master the test.
  • Teachers can show sequential steps with this device.
  • Students can play learning games, such as Geography Jeopardy.
  • Teachers can do modeling lessons, such as read-aloud/think aloud.
  • Business people can do presentations using this device. Power Point Presentations can really pop and dazzle in large format for a large audience.

This device can replace several, or enhance existing products used for image sharing. It is affordable, versatile and easy to use. The Mirror Dongle is the answer for those seeking a streamlined device that’s handy and ready to go in a flash.