Electronic whiteboard

Updated: 06/30/2019 by Computer Hope

An electronic whiteboard may refer to any of the following:

SMART Technologies white board

1. An electronic whiteboard is a hardware device found in schools and businesses that is similar to a whiteboard. It transmits any information written it to a computer or multiple computers. They also allow live interaction with digital objects on the screen. The picture is the SMART Board 800 from SMART and an example of an electronic whiteboard.

2. An electronic whiteboard is a software program that runs on the computer and resembles a whiteboard. A user, such as a teacher, could draw on the electronic whiteboard in the program, and that image is distributed to multiple computers.

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