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 ...

Import Promethean Files into Oktopus

Replace your Promethean® with Interactive LEDs without losing Flipchart lessons.

For the IT department of a School District, updating old Promethean®* boards with new technology and software can be an absolute minefield. There are a lot of decisions to be made. What technology? What size LED? How much is it? What software does it come with? This question always leads to the even bigger question we guarantee will come from all the ...

Replace your Smartboards with Interactive LEDs without losing SMART Notebook® lessons.

For the IT department of a School District, updating old Smartboards with new technology and software can be an absolute minefield. There are a lot of decisions to be made. What technology? What size LED? How much is it? What software does it come with? This question always leads to the even bigger question we guarantee will come from all the teachers ...

TouchIT receives BOCES Contract in NY - #16/17 24-MB

TouchIT Technologies awarded supply contract from Western Suffolk BOCES, NY   6th September 2016 – TouchIT Technologies is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded a Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) supply contract for Interactive LEDs. “We’re excited to be able to offer schools in the State of New York supply of our Interactive LEDs through BOCES” commented ...

Octopus and Handwriting Recognition

Handwriting Recognition (HRW) remains an important feature for many of our users. We've improved the HRW feature but some of you may experience the message below after the most recent update. We changed the behaviour of OKTOPUS to use the same display language for HWR as you have selected for your Windows operating system. For Example, if you start OKTOPUS in ...

Touch Screen Technology - What is right for you?

The 5 Types Of Touch Screen Technology. Which One Is Best For You? In our modern society, Touch Screens have become very commonplace: cell phones, ATM’s, kiosks, ticket vending machines and more all use touch panels to enable the user to interact with a computer or device without the use of a keyboard or mouse. But did you know there ...

Oktopus 4.4.41 Update

New Clear Screen Options                   Clear Screen This will clear all objects that are currently on the slide.   Clear Annotations This will only clear annotations such as pen and highlighter objects. Everything else on the screen will be left intact.   Reset Slide For this to become activated, you must first ...