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Greetings!  We are preparing to upgrade about 15-20 smart classrooms that are equipped with Smart Technologies Smartboards.  These rooms are about 6 years old and as we consider competitors to Smart Technologies, I was wondering if anyone had done a recent evaluation of interactive whiteboard providers.  Please let me know.



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Ashland University
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Hi Curtis,


I am interested in this information as well for annotation capture. Currently we are looking at a product called eBeam .




Jim Boyce, MBA

Director of IT @ NJMS

New Jersey Medical School

Technology Support Services

185 South Orange Avenue

Medical Science Building, A-550

Phone: (973) 972-7723




Hi Curtis,


We haven’t performed an evaluation of all the providers or solutions out there however, we did evaluate one of Epson’s products when looking at some new projectors.  Their Brightlink 455Wi is an interesting product with a reasonable price point (bassed on Brighter Futures educational pricing) which may or may not work for you depending on your needs.   At the very least it may be worth a look.  Hope that helps!





Manuel (Manny) Amaral

Associate Director, Information Technology

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Direct:   781-292-2433