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Mimio Rolls Out Interactive Touch Boards for Classrooms

MimioBoardMimio this week launched a pair of interactive touch boards. The new MimioBoard line includes 78-inch and 87-inch models, each offering six-point touch.

The MimioBoard represents Mimio's first foray into interactive touch boards. The new line is designed to integrate with Mimio's other collaborative classroom devices and its MimioStudio and MimioMobile e-learning software.

The boards allow touch-based input using six distinct points, which can include six single-touch users or three dual-touch users for gesture-based interactions).

The MimioBoard 780T is a 78-inch (diagonal) board, while the 870T is an 87-inch model. Both support input from fingers, styluses or any solid object at least 3 mm thick. Both also offer:

  • About 100 frames per second tracking speed;
  • 10 millisecond response time;
  • Aluminum frame;
  • 3 watt power consumption; and
  • USB I/O.

The MimioBoard 780T and 870T are available now. Additional details are available at mimio.com.

About the Author

David Nagel is editorial director of 1105 Media's Education Technology Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal and STEAM Universe. A 25-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.

He can be reached at dnagel@1105media.com. You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at or follow him on Twitter at @THEJournalDave (K-12) or @CampusTechDave (higher education).


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