Immersive learning at ISTE 2018

Immersive learning at ISTE 2018

Meet the Clevertouch Team in Chicago

We've got the latest generation of Plus Series interactive displays on our booth to give you an insight into the future of immersive learning.

What's new?

Smart personalised account profiles

For additional security every user of the Plus Series will have their own NFC fob, which when held against the built-in NFC reader at the base of the screen, opens their personal account profile giving easy access to downloaded apps, files, preferences, screen settings and cloud services.  This means that different teachers using the same screen, can easily access their own work and profile.

Super Glide Surface

The Plus Series has incorporated the latest specialist manufacturing techniques in anti-glare glass production to deliver an even smoother and more realistic writing experience for teachers and pupils.  

Because the glass is so smooth, dirt, skin residue, and bacteria find it difficult to stick and build-up on the super glide surface.  As well as leaving fewer marks from children’s fingers, the Plus Series screen also harbours far less bacteria, making them the more hygienic option in classroom environments.

High precision touch

A significant development is the evolution of the Plus Series high precision touch recognition capability.  The touchscreen now recognises a point so fine and so light that you can use a toothpick to write.  So, rather than a typical clunky whiteboard stylus, users can use a touch pen more akin to a ball-point. 

The Plus Series can change the colour of the annotation depending on the type of touch, but unlike other screens, the colour change is programmed into the screen and not the pen. By recognising whether the touch is a thick pen, fine point, finger, or a gesture, a different colour will appear. 

All the new screens come with a Clevertouch Dual Pen, with a different thickness on either end, so users are ready to take advantage of this new technology.  The new Dual Pen also has its own specially designed magnetic holder located on the front of the screen – another popular request by teachers struggling to keeps tabs on their stylus!

Dual app mode

The new Plus Series features dual-app functionality, allowing the screens to run two applications side-by-side that can be worked on simultaneously.  For example, a teacher can now open a browser running a YouTube video on one side of the display, whilst using the whiteboarding facility to make notes on the rest of the screen.

The most advanced operating platform

The interface has upgraded to LUX 7.1, taking advantage of the latest performance enhancements of Android Nougat 7.1.   It is one of the most advanced integrated Android operating systems available on a large format display, incorporating the fastest Intel Rockchip standard to achieve lightning reaction times, zero lag and quick launch of apps and functions.

Cloud account access

Teachers asked us if they could access documents and save files directly to their Google Drive or MS OneDrive from the Plus Series – and now they can; another example of a client-driven Clevertouch development. 

“We have packed so much into the latest Plus Series – all of it driven by our customers,” comments Shaun Marklew. “As well as the technology upgrade to bring it into line with one of the latest and most powerful versions of Android, there are many new practical features that teachers will immediately be able to use and take advantage of in the classroom.” Continues Shaun, “Furthermore, the new NFC fob will ensure schools are able to keep their content safe and secure, whilst helping their teachers quickly access their preferred settings, files, and apps.”

We'll be on booth 2316 at the McCormick Place West Building in Chicago from June 24 to 27.