TouchIT Technologies at NAEP 2017

TouchIT Technologies Exhibits at NAEP Conference 2017, RENO, NV TouchIT Technologies, in association with OfficeDepot is pleased to be exhibiting at the National Association for Education Procurement Conference 2017 in Reno, Nevada. Since the 1920’s, NAEP has been the non-profit professional Association primarily dedicated to serving higher education purchasing officers in the U.S. and Canada. NAEP’s mission is to facilitate the development, ...

The Definitive Guide to Collaboration in Oktopus Software

In this blog post we will discuss how to setup the collaboration features of TouchIT Oktopus and Google Chrome. We have a video Blog that discusses this, but we thought some written instructions might be helpful. It should be noted that you can use the collaboration features of Oktopus on other devices, well any tablet or computer with a browser. If you ...

What About Chrome? Considerations for Deploying Interactive Flat Panels

Where do we start with Chrome? Chromebooks and Chrome OS have taken the education market by storm over the last 18 months. They are particularly attractive due to their low cost and simple browser-based cloud applications which make managing Chromebooks easier than Windows or MAC for school IT departments. Chromebooks are rapidly becoming the hardware of choice for schools. More ...

More Data, Less Marketing

We recently had an email from a potential customer highlighting that we are very marketing heavy on our website and he actually wanted more factual data. We thought his questions we very relevant and good enough to turn into a blog post so here we are. Sir, thank you for your contribution, you know who you are! Does your software ...

Import Promethean Flipchart into Oktopus

A Few Considerations for choosing your Interactive Flat Panels

10pt, 15pt, 20pt, 32pt - how much multi-touch do I actually need? In my humble opinion, once the market progressed to two-point multi-touch, that was enough for most users and the rest is just “marketing hype.” Having 15pt over 10pt touch does not make it a better Interactive Flat Panel. With two-point touch you can have two students at the ...

Choosing the right Interactive Flat Panel?

Where do you start?   Different Types of Technology Avoid Overlays and Non-Integrated units To the inexperienced, a TV and a touch overlay would seem to present a school with an inexpensive option for an Interactive Flat Panel, but this really doesn’t work. An overlay is a second piece of technology that lays on the screen of a regular TV ...

Why do I need these Interactive Flat Panels?

The Beginnings of Interactive Whiteboards Smart Technologies[1] invented the Interactive Whiteboard in the late 1990s, but it wasn't until 2008 when they became popular. Boosted by government funding in the UK, sales of Interactive Whiteboards jumped from 3,000 to 60,000 units a year.  Other countries around the World, including the Unites States, quickly followed suit. The Interactive Whiteboard became the ...

Reasons you DON'T need Google's new Jamboard

Google Jamboard Image Credit - Google Tech Giant Google Inc has announced the release of its new interactive flat panel, the Google Jamboard. Google, renowned for being an innovator and certainly a leader in the world of tech this time, in our opinion has come up short. Not available for another six months, but there is an early adopter program for ...