Last year Google made an announcement about a new product that it would be releasing called JamBoard. Last year, they were accepting submissions from companies who wanted to test the product, but it wasn’t available for purchase.
So what is JamBoard? JamBoard is an interactive digital whiteboard that integrates with G Suite (Google Apps). It comes with two markers and an eraser (none of which need to be charged or paired). The Board has a screensaver, and when you approach it and touch the screen, you’re presented with a blank canvas. You can pick up the markers and draw, you can write out text and the board will automatically turn it into typed text, you can import images from the web, Google Docs, annotate, video chat and more!
One great thing about this product is that there’s an app that lets people join the session from their own devices. The collaboration is just like Google Docs, and it allows multiple people to edit and contributing in the same space from multiple devices. But enough of me talking about it. Watch this video.
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