OpenBoard is an open source multi-platform whiteboard solution. It provides all that is needed to covert the boring whiteboard/ blackboard in a classroom into an interactive educational dynamic visual board that enriches the educational experience, and provide a set of tools to integrate it with other services and computers.
OpenBoard is gaining popularity day after day, it has a multi-lingual community, with support of English, Italian, French, & Deutsch. It has been installed around in many schools and universities around the world especially, in Europe and North America.
The project (OpenBoard) is originally developed by University of Lausanne and started as a fork of an open source whiteboard project Open-Sankoré 2.0, current the project is maintained and supported by the Education Department (DIP) of the canton of Geneva, in Switzerland.
In addition to classic pens, pointers, diagraming, drawing, selection and layout tools, OpenBoard comes with out-of-the-box additional features like an integrated web browser, media browser, audio, and video players.
OpenBoard is released as a free open source project (Libre) under GPL3.0 (GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE)
OpenBoard has installable and executable packages for all known operating systems:
OpenBoard can save lot of money spent every year on enterprise commercial whiteboard solutions, as it has been already used in hundreds of schools, & universities around the world, It's the perfect solution to bring interactivity to classrooms.
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