Cisco Sparkboard could be Hott in EdTech

Cisco’s Sparkboard is an interactive 4K display that integrates all the collaborative features of Spark with flexible, high def videoconferencing. Since the Spark app is cloud based, students and teachers can collaborate on Macs, PCs, iPads, and phones in the classroom, or from other locations.

Cisco Sparkboard EdTech

Cisco Sparkboard offers these unique features to classrooms, labs and meetings rooms integrated in ONE device:

  1. wireless presentation/screen sharing
  2. voice tracking to locate who is speaking during collaboration
  3. whiteboard solution with unique features including wireless file sharing
  4. video meeting room endpoint to make/receive video calls and join video conferences (Sparkboard has embedded leading edge 4K Video camera to deliver unique video experience).
  5. web browser

The links below will help you learn more about this intriguing new display and how it can be used in education.

Dr. Lance Ford on Sparkboard in K-12 EDU:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgELeZyze8E

Simple Cisco VR for Spark video overview:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8W5Brjcj1c

Longer actual VR Demo (gets good @ about 1:20):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Bmj4cUQNck&t=212s

and another…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IEIy8XHh3o

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