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BenQ to provide live demonstrations of its Google Jamboard at BETT 2018

BenQ, one of 850 companies to exhibit at the annual BETT show in London, to demonstrate the value the Google Jamboard and its 4K flat panel displays in education

BenQ – one of 850 companies to exhibit at the annual BETT show in London – to demonstrate the value its Google Jamboard and its 4K flat panel displays provide in education

BenQ UK, will showcase its latest interactive classroom collaboration solutions at BETT 2018 (24th – 27th January 2018) at the ExCeL London next week, with its Google Jamboard interactive flat panel display (IFP) making its first ever appearance at the show.

Taking place on stand B180, live demonstration of the Google Jamboard will be provided to visitors, showcasing features which the firm claims provide a ‘complete solution for the modern higher education environment’.

The Jamboard, which costs just under £4,000, is a digital upgrade to a traditional whiteboard, providing new ways for students and tutors alike to collaborate and interact in real time.

Key features include:

Cloud-based Interactive Whiteboard with G Suite Integratio: Lecturers can start lessons by pulling in prebuilt materials stored in Google Drive: Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Additionally, Jamboard allows video import and image capture from the embedded Google Search function straight to the board for display. Students can join and post questions or share ideas via Jamboard app on Android and iOS devices anytime.

Real-Time Collaboration: Make teaching and learning more collaborative and interactive with the real-time co-authoring function powered by G Suite. Lecturers open a jam and invite students joining and add assets or make notes via Jamboard app on smartphones and tablets wherever they are. This interactive whiteboard can be applied to remote learning or teleconferences.

Instant Saving and Sharing: All the works created during jams are saved in Google Drive automatically; It can be shared as pdf. or png. files with students (participants) from Jamboard.

Intelligent and Intuitive Writing Experience: Built with the latest low-latency technology, Jamboard allows 16 simultaneous touch points to collaborate at once. Intuitive and intelligent handwriting and shape recognition features allow learners, lecturers, and faculty members to easily create engaged learning and presentation environments. With the stylus and the palm erase feature, work exactly the same as you would on a traditional whiteboard.

Foster Truly Collaborative Learning Environment with Google Jamboard: Google Jamboard is designed to help create a truly collaborative learning environment for students while striving for bringing brilliant ideas to life in modern classrooms. To more closely connect the entire school and establish a learning environment that’s tailored for effortless communication, Jamboard can be used with other hardware devices from Google, such as Google Chromebook, for more convenient and intuitive collaboration sessions on campus.

Best of the rest

BenQ will also highlight its 4K resolution IFPs. The pioneering IFPs feature instant plug and play, parental control, multi-platform compatibility and handwriting recognition. Visitors will witness the 4K display with stunning image clarity that helps teachers build a ‘healthy and engaging’ learning environment. The range features eye-care solutions, TÜV-certified low blue light technology and a germ-resistant screen.

BenQ’s extensive range of educational projectors will also be on display at BETT 2018 including the MX570, MX806ST, MX842UST, MX863UST and MH606. These class-leading projectors offer stunning full screen presentation with 3,000 ANSI lumen brightness. This ensures teachers and students can view details regardless of the light levels or the size of the classroom.

For the Pro AV market, BenQ’s BlueCore laser projectors deliver 6000 ANSI-lumen brightness and 100,000:1 contrast for superior viewing experiences. At BETT 2018, BenQ will be showcasing the LK970, LU9235, LU9715 and LU9915. These projectors are equipped with 24/7 operation and a selection of lenses for expanded application opportunities.