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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, education for 1105 Media's Public Sector Media Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal. A 22-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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