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Suited for larger classrooms and halls, Activboard features anti-glare, electromagnetic surface designed to withstand classroom use and humid environments. Users interact with board via battery-free Activpen or 21 in. Activwand. Board comes with Activstudio lesson development software, which includes tools and searchable library of resources. It also offers access to ready-made flipchart lessons aligned to state education standards.
Original Press Release:
Promethean Introduces 95' Activboard, the Industry's Largest and Most Durable Interactive Whiteboard
ATLANTA, July 7 -- Promethean, a global leader in interactive learning technology, continues to the lead the industry in product development with the introduction of the world's largest and most durable interactive whiteboard.
The new 95-inch diagonal Activboard interactive whiteboard is ideal for larger classrooms and halls. The new 95-inch Activboard will be available in the Fall 2006 although Promethean will continue to offer its most popular size, the 78-inch model.
Promethean's Activboard is designed specifically to withstand the rigors of classroom use and humid environments. The whiteboard's anti-glare, electromagnetic surface is extremely precise and durable. Teachers and students interact with lessons on the Activboard using Promethean's battery- free Activpen.
"The development of the world's largest interactive whiteboard backed by a comprehensive warranty confirms our commitment to industry leadership," said Pat Henry, Promethean's director of marketing and business development.
The Activboard can also be used with Promethean's new 21-inch Activwand, which permits early learners and special needs students to more easily select and interact with objects on the board that may have been out of reach before.
The Activboard comes with Promethean's award-winning lesson development software, Activstudio, which includes exclusive tools and a searchable library of resources. Promethean users also have access to thousands of ready-made flipchart lessons aligned to state education standards in a searchable database that can be queried by state, subject area, grade level and keyword.
Using Promethean's Activote handheld formative assessment devices, teachers can quickly and easily gauge student understanding. Having access to immediate feedback allows teachers to adjust the learning pace and lesson direction to student needs.
Promethean is a global leader and innovator in interactive learning technology that empowers teachers to engage, educate, assess and motivate learners. Developed by and for education professionals, its award-winning products help teachers to prepare digital lessons quickly and easily. The technology enables them to create, customize and integrate text, images, quizzes and tests, web, video and audio content, so they can more easily capture students' attention and accommodate different learning styles.
The company supplies Activboard, the world's most durable interactive whiteboard technology; Activstudio, a software platform for secondary teaching; and Activprimary, the leading whiteboard software designed specifically for use in primary schools and kindergarten. It also offers personal hand-held Activote response units which provide instant polling and analysis to promote learning and teacher productivity. Promethean is committed to supporting effective use of classroom technologies and offer a comprehensive support and professional development service to enable optimum usage and return on investment.
Promethean's headquarters are in Blackburn, in the United Kingdom. In the US, it is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Its products are distributed through a global network of partners and inspire millions of learners in more than 70 countries.
CONTACT: Ivy Le, Fleishman-Hillard, +1-404-739-0130, [email protected] , or, John Deaver, Fleishman-Hillard, +1-404-739-0111, [email protected] , both for Promethean