Google Jamboard, Cloud to your white board

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Google Jamboard

Google has announced its another innovation to be launched. Jamboard is an interactive whiteboard developed by Google, as part of the G Suite family.This new addition to G Suite, Jamboard collaborates the worlds of physical and digital creativity. It’s real time collaboration on a brilliant scale, whether your team is together in the conference room or spread all over the world. Google Jamboard is the cutest collaborative whiteboard.

“Jamboard raises the bar on collaborative creativity, bringing the same real-time collaboration found in G Suite, combined with the best of the web, to your team’s brainstorms and meetings,” said TJ Varghese, product manager for G Suite, Google. BenQ designed the hardware of Jamboard.

Google Jamboard is a whiteboard-like touch display you can use for meetings and presentation purposes. Turn it on, draw on it, flip through slides on it, whatever. Google Jamboard is a part of its G Suite, so users will be able to directly access and edit Docs, Sheets, Slides, and photos stored in Drive. Google Jamboard has a “Plug-n-Play” design and no battery or charging system.

Here are the full Specifications:
*55-inch 4K UHD display
*120 Hz touch scan rate / 60 Hz video refresh rate
*16 simultaneous touch points
*Handwriting and shape recognition
*Built-in tilt support / Built-in wide-angle camera
*Down-firing speakers / Built-in microphones
*NFC
*HDMI 2.0, USB Type C, 2 X USB 3.0
*SPDIF audio out
*Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2×2 / 1 Gigabyte Ethernet
*Google Cast
*2 x Fine tip passive stylus, Eraser, Microfiber cloth
*Rolling stand is an additional accessory

Google Jamboard support to offer remote access to the massive display through an Android-running smartphone or tablet. Also, there is a built-in HD camera, speakers and Wi-Fi to let you set up a Hangouts chat with your team.
Verghese explains that “the touchscreen panel behind Jamboard is capable of recognising the difference between a stylus scribble and a sketch. Similarly, the board detects the moment you use the eraser”.

Competing with Microsoft’s surface hub, Jamboard cost less and has more innovative features.