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Interactive Projectors Shake up the World of Interactive Whiteboards
To borrow the phrase used by my colleague as we discussed the issue, this move can be called nothing less than a preemptive strike on the part of SMART which has undoubtedly been on high alert since the release of the Epson Brightlink 450wi Interactive projector this spring
As I have said before, the new wave of interactive projectors, which includes models from Viewsonic, BenQ, Infocus, Boxlight and Epson enable users,to interact with a projected image on any surface and no longer require a SMART Board or any other IWB. As interactive projectors are a fraction of the cost, they could effectively make IWB’s superfluous in the classroom. Read more about interactive projectors in an article written for Projector Central by ViewSonic Corporation entitled "The Future of Interactive Technology in the Classroom."