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Keeping students engaged in class is one of your greatest challenges, especially with dry and uninspiring subjects. However, the problem is rarely the subject matter itself, but the delivery method and how you deliver information to students. Visualisers have an overhead camera that captures video and feeds it to a connected display, such as a … Continue reading How visualisers and data projectors help schools engage students 

The characteristics of meetings room audio visual are unique, with audio fed in from various sources across a large space. Add projectors and displays to the mix, and you have lots of different ways the AV experience can suffer. You might have seen films where a conference phone is in the middle of a meeting … Continue reading Meeting room AV best practices

Review summary: The Iiyama TE5503 MIS-B1AG is an excellent interactive touchscreen, with in-built software for annotations and drawing. The included dual-touch pens offer a variety of useful features, and you can directly interact with on-screen content. The 4K resolution makes the display future-proof, but it’s the higher-the-average contrast ratio of 1200:1 that delivers fantastic image … Continue reading Iiyama TE5503 MIS-B1AG 55″ Interactive Touchscreen 4K Review

Review summary: The Vivitek Novotouch EK653i 65″ 4K Interactive Touchscreen combines a 4K UHD resolution with IPS-ADS technology, offering increased brightness without compromising black levels like regular IPS displays do. The result is a bright, colourful and interactive touchscreen that’s a pleasure to use. An anti-glare coating and self-contained software (no need to hook it up … Continue reading Vivitek Novotouch EK653i 65″ 4K Interactive Touchscreen Review

Overhead projectors (those with a mirror and a light bulb) were a centrepiece in schools from the early 1960s until the late 2010s. Chances are your school had one that teachers wheeled around because it was so enormous. Today’s classrooms use digital data projectors that display digital images from digital sources. You hook them up … Continue reading Educational Benefits of Data Projectors in Schools and Colleges

Review summary: The Smartboard M680 78″ is a large interactive whiteboard perfect for classrooms. It has SMART’s DViT technology, which uses infrared light and cameras to detect touches on the surface, so you can use a smartpen or your finger. You can toss, rotate and zoom your work with gestures and make use of SMART’s … Continue reading Smartboard M680 78″ Review