Google JamBoard: Lessons Learned

November 14, 2023

Google has recently announced that it is winding down the JamBoard product, and it will no longer be available after December 2024. Along with no longer selling the hardware, the software is also being discontinued. In a little over one year, the product will be completely useless. Google has said that it will work with […]

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Amazon vs. Google Part 2

April 12, 2018

Smart homes and smart buildings aren’t for the ultra-rich… anymore. We’ve come to a time in our existence where our technological advancements have allowed for desire, need and know how of a more connected lifestyle, between home and work. After all, it’s no longer about a work-life balance, it’s really all about the work-life blend […]

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Advanced Partners with Google and BenQ to Launch New Google Jamboard in Canada

September 6, 2017

Continuing its efforts to promote the integration of innovative collaborative technologies into corporate and educational spaces, North American AV and collaboration technology solution provider Advanced today announced a new partnership with Google and BenQ to distribute Google Jamboard throughout Canada. Google Jamboard is a 55-inch, 4K display on which users can write, explore and import content on the web, […]

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Do Collaboration Boards Have a Place in Higher Education?

May 30, 2017

When SMART put out its first SMART Boards years ago, I found the concept intriguing. However, being in higher ed, the software that went along with the products always seemed a bit too elementary for the people I work with. Additionally, I could not see many uses where a small white board would be sufficient […]

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BenQ to Showcase New Lineup of Laser Projectors, Interactive Flat Panels, Digital Signage Solutions and Google Jamboard at InfoComm 2017

May 22, 2017

BenQ America today announced its product showcase for InfoComm 2017, being held June 14-16 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. BenQ will demonstrate, for the first time, Google’s 4K team collaboration device — Jamboard — and BenQ’s newest Blue Core laser projectors, digital signage panels and interactive flat-panel (IFP) displays. But, as we all know, the only product […]

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Google Jamboard Review – 2017

May 19, 2017

By Craig Heiman CEO of AV Planners I’m approached by many vendors as an AV integrator so it takes a lot for me to get excited. However, when I heard Google was coming out with a new collaboration board, I had to meet with them to see it for myself. I was invited to check […]

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Is My Favorite ISE Product Good or Bad for ProAV?

February 15, 2017

You’ll read a lot about ISE over the next few months. It was the biggest ProAV and HomeAV show ever. Over 73,400 people attended in Amsterdam and it is NO LONGER A EUROPEAN SHOW. ISE is truly an international show. And, you’ll read about all the 4K stuff, all the new software codecs, all the new wireless stuff, all the […]

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Why Google’s JamBoard Could Actually Be a Disruptive Game-Changer

November 16, 2016

Yes, it’s only 55″ but, don’t discount it as a potential game-changer in our market. Every single PR firm in the commercial AV market has used the term “game-changer” or “disruptive” to describe a client’s new product or service. But most of the time, that’s just hype or hyperbole. However, even though Google (and their […]

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BenQ Gets Distribution Deal with Google’s Collaboration Panel, Jamboard

October 25, 2016

BenQ America today announced it will exclusively bring to market Jamboard, a 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) touch-enabled device aimed at enhancing collaboration in the enterprise workplace. Headlining BenQ’s portfolio of interactive flat panels (IFPs), the 55-inch Jamboard is part of Google’s collaboration line of products called G Suite — designed for conference room or […]

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