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Interactive Touch Screens for Education

2019-08-20

Interactive touch screens are the latest interactive teaching tools for the modern, connected, interactive classroom. Interactive Flat Panels allow the teacher to create and show any content on the screen to the class from their computer. They can then connect students on their devices to the LED for interactive and collaborative lessons. With a high resolution and low glare image, even the smallest of text is easy to read on the LED. Multi-touch allows the teacher to control and annotate over any application that is running on their PC, MAC or Chrome OS directly from the screen. You can even use gestures to control your applications.

 

Touch screen devices have proven to be a complementary addition to traditional learning within the educational system. Instructors can use touch screens to increase student participation and improve overall collaboration within the classroom. Can help teachers and students work collaboratively on projects and presentations. Many productivity applications such as Microsoft’s OneNote and PowerPoint have native support for both touch and styluses so using a touch technology that supports both can ensure that the maximum capability of these programs is utilized.

Interactive displays are the ideal classroom technology solution, being easy-to-use, simple to install, and providing more than 30,000 hours of hands-on classroom use—all without costly software subscriptions and high-cost maintenance.

 

All-In-One Classroom Solutions

Interactive flat panels are a powerful, yet elegant, solution for promoting superior student engagement. Our displays make administrators’ and teachers’ lives easier by providing (among other things) superior HD picture quality, easy-to-learn software, simple IT management and integration, and powerful automation features.

It comes with a full suite of intuitive educational software that only requires a single training session to teach to your staff. The software is optional to use and does not require a commitment or subscription.
Enhance your classroom collaboration and student engagement experience with comprehensive touch screen monitor and digital signature solutions. Allow students to sign up for classes, meetings and even student council votings anywhere at any time. Innovate the way you teach by casting your teaching material with real time annotation, editing, saving and sharing capabilities.

IQBoard Interactive Touch Screens for Schools

2019-08-19

These days, interactive touch screens have been extensively popular among schools for presenting and to bring more interactivity and engagement into teaching and learning.

Here are several advantages of interactive touch screens:

Uses integrated interactive flat screen TV technology, so a projector is not required.

High definition (HD) image resolution quality or better is standard.

Image brightness does not fade over time.

Uses conventional “projection” technology to project the image on to a surface or IWB. Note interactive projectors do not require an IWB.

Image brightness does not fade over time.

No replaceable “lamp unit” type parts required

Image brightness does not fade over time and so classrooms can remain bright – supporting a more appropriate learning environment.

Flat screen LED technology uses relatively less power than projectors.

Relatively lower running cost.

No noise, so runs silently.

Equipment warranty is generally a min of 3 – 5 years.

Interactive flat screens size is generally smaller (typically 65 – 70 inch) than projector produced images. The larger interactive screens (80-84 inch are much more expensive.

Interactive flat screens are higher purchase cost than projector, however include interactive capabilites and so have much more uses.

Apart from the initial purchase cost, the total cost of ownership should not be significantly higher than original purchase cost.

 

There are many brand of interactive touch screens, this article will talk about IQTouch latest series.

 

IQTouch K Series


 

 

 IQTouch K series features 20-point touch that enables several users working on the screen at the same time. 4K crystal clear display delivers the highest image quality. IQClass6.0 and  installation-free IQClass Plus software help to make an interactive teaching and collaboration. Available screen sizes are 65", 75", 86“.

4K UHD image display

20 point touch

Dual system- Android 8.0 & Windows 10 Pro of built-in OPS

Built-in Annotation under android, windows, and any connected external computers

Plug-n-play rich ports

 

IQTouch C Pro Series


 

 

IQTouch C Pro will create a collaborative and interactive atmosphere in the workplaces, where colleagues could work together by casting their devices wirelessly. With 20 point-touches, It is very easy for annotation and crystal clear presentation.


 


20 point touch and 4K UHD Display

Support group video conference with the third-party application and external camera

Cast mobile devices on the IQTouch C Pro screen wirelessly

With IQShare Lite to join in to share and display the laptop screen to IQTouch C Pro screen instantly

 

IQTouch L Pro Series


 


IQTouch L Pro features 10 point touch and Android 6.0 system. It is very easy for annotation and 4K UHD crystal clear presentation. With optional multi-screen casting projection, it can create a collaborative and interactive atmosphere in the classroom or workplaces, where partners could work together by casting their devices wirelessly.


 


4K UHD image display

10 point touch

Built-in Wi-Fi Hotspot

Buit-in Google Play Store to download all your favorite Apps

Built-in screen recording function

Free Annotation under android system, windows system and any connected external computers.

Choosing the right 4K Laser Projector for your Classroom

2019-08-16

With such a vast array of products on the market, it can be tricky to know where to start when looking for a new classroom laser projector. But choosing a new school laser projector doesn’t need to be a daunting task, just make sure you know what you’re looking out for.  


Projectors continue to improve, but many of the technologies are still maturing. As a result, projector manufacturers no longer replace most models every year. Many are now on the market for two or three years. 


Whatever your budget and requirements, this article will help you find the device that will make a real difference to your colleagues and pupils. Our goal is to discuss a wide range of capabilities to help decision-makers understand the options, and choose wisely. Those decision-makers include IT and AV managers, tech coordinators, teachers/professors, as well as people on the business side, such as buyers. 

 

A note on brightness. It’s natural to think that brighter is better when it comes to choosing a school projector, but sometimes a projector can be too bright, especially in a dark environment. However, it is true that projectors with a higher ANSI lumen rating will cope better with the onslaught of ambient light coming in through your windows and electric lights on the ceiling. It’s all about finding the right balance for the levels of ambient light in your classroom. 


Your next big decision is what resolution to go for. Resolution is the number of dots (pixels) that make up the projected image. The more dots there are the sharper the image is, so small text will be more readable. There are five main resolutions – these are called XGA, WXGA, 1080p, WUXGA and 4K. While high resolution is not necessarily the main concern in many education settings, classroom projectors are now available in a full range of resolutions to allow schools to choose the option that’s right for their specific needs. 

 

Increase flexibility with a short throw projector. A short throw projector means you can display a large image even if the school projector is very close to the wall you’re projecting onto. Even if you have the space to place the device further away from the projector screen or wall, there’s still the problem of shadows from people walking in-between the projector and the screen or other items of furniture that could get in the way of the displayed image. Dedicated ultra short throw projectors from the likes of IQ Laser Projector, BenQ, Epson, Hitachi, InFocus and NEC all offer great specification models at prices to suit all budgets. Don’t forget you still need to consider the resolution and brightness when you’re browsing short throw projectors.

Infrared Interactive Whiteboard for Education

2019-08-15

An infrared interactive whiteboard is a large interactive display that connects to a computer and projector. ... Movement of the user's finger, pen, or other pointer over the image projected on the whiteboard is captured by its interference with infrared light at the surface of the whiteboard.

 

This article will introduce IQBoard Infrared interactive whiteboard series.

 

IQBoard Infrared interactive whiteboard has several sizes: 82’’,87’’,97’’,150’’.

 

IQBoard Infrared interactive whiteboard has 10 touch points , 16 touch points, and 32 touch points for different choice with fingers or any opaque objects It uses infrared technology. It has high resolution and precision that allows 10/16/32 users to write at the same time.


IQBoard infrared interactive whiteboard supports gesture recognition: 1 finger to write, 2 finger to select, full palm to erase, 5 fingers press on the board to enable whiteboard marker writing and projection off.


There are 18 soft hotkeys on both sides of the interactive whiteboard for easy and efficient use for teachers in class. Bundled with IQ Interactive Education Platform Software, IQBoard interactive whiteboard can achieve a vivid and active class for teachers and students through the rich tools and resources in the software.

 

Below are specification of IQBoard Interactive Whiteboard for your further references:


 

What are the benefits of using educational software in school?

2019-08-14

 There are lots of great reasons why you should consider using educational software in your classroom. For instance, the educational software will enable your students to become more effective independent learners. Even severely disabled students can succeed herein because this software places everyone on the same level.


The educational software can also enable students to gather information that otherwise would have been impossible, time-consuming or costly. For instance, data from outer space can now be utilized. Students can also experiment with the changing aspects of a model like increasing or lowering interest rates in order to see how this affects the economy. All of this can be very motivational for students and these are just some of the numerous advantages of educational software.


Here are a few ways educational software can benefit your children.

Improve Phonic Awareness - Phonemic awareness is the ability to notice, think about, and work with the individual sounds in words. A student's skill in phonemic awareness is a good predictor of later reading success or difficulty. Educational software has been helping kindergarten age children improve their print concepts and listening comprehension skills.


Gain Higher Achievement - Studies have shown that math scores have increased in children that have used computers and screen time to match the student's interests. My son uses different online math software to help reinforce the math concepts he is learning in class. I love watching him have fun while he is learning. We have seen an increase on his math scores since he has been doing this.


Learn About Cause and Effect - Because educational games are built on solving problems or reaching new levels, it is a powerful tool for helping children solve problems on their own. They typically don't get this in book learning. Self confidence increases when  child is able to figure things out on their own. They also see that with perseverance, they can do anything.


Control the Experience - One of the best parts of using educational software, is it gives each student the option to control the experience. None of my kids are alike. They each have different interests and learning styles. When they use educational software, they can control the pace at which they learn. If they want to push themselves, they can do it a safe, fun way. If they need extra help, they can review concepts time after time without feeling badly about themselves.

 

Students are inevitably going to speed time on the internet and their devices. Use online educational software to enhance their learning and comprehension.

IQBoard Wireless Document Camera for Classroom

2019-08-12

 Document cameras are a great tool for teachers. They allow teachers to take what used to be individual assignments and turn them into class assignments, creating more discussion, interaction, and maintaining students' attention. I highly recommend purchasing of a document camera for your teachers or departments.

 

In this article, I will introduce two kinds of wireless document camera of IQ, their models are IQView E3820 & IQView E3821.

 

IQView E3820


 


IQView E3820 is wireless design, easy to carry. It supports wireless WiFi multi-point connection.  Its overall weight is under 600g, so it is very convenient for teachers to do carry-teaching. This wireless document camera E3820 can be connected to multiple computers. After installing the software, students can control the document camera through their own computer to view the collected images.


With 8 million pixels of camera to display a high definition of images and movements, IQView E3820 can transmit real time video and images captured into interactive whiteboards or flat panel( such as IQBoardm IQTouch etc.).

 

 

IQView E3821 


 IQView E3821 has 360° flexible arm, adjutable to any direction. Macro shoot and display the clear circuit board IC model or the super-large A2 format (such as big training scene, maker scene)

 

 

IQView wireless document camera series allow the teacher to capture and present students' learning procedure, groups' learning contrast, and group learning discussion. Teachers could explain and annotate at any time. And students could present their homework and share their learning process on their own seats. The solution can reach teachers' interactive and cultivates students' interest and presentation skills.



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