Ubi Hub8 Feb 2016

UbiHub : Interaction at your Fingertips

We all know the drill of getting a meeting started. We pile into a room with our laptops. We fiddle around the cables to see how we can connect to the TV or projector. If we are lucky we have the right connector. If not, there is more rummaging to find the right adapter.       What if this could all disappear. What if anybody in the room can make their laptop’s content appear

images5 Jan 2016

Beyond Smart Boards and Activboards

We often hear from educators and IT staff who have had a good run with Smart board and Activboards, but are now ready to move on.   They have seen the value of a digital whiteboard in their classrooms, but are aware that these old-fashioned products no longer work for them. The reasons of their frustration range from its lack of stability and precision, complexity of tools to high cost of maintenance.     The

Mimioteach Interactive Whiteboard : Pricing and Comparison

Mimioteach has become a quite attractive alternative to Interactive whiteboards (IWBs) to a lot of educators. If you already own a projector, there is no reason to replace it completely with a touchscreen or a brand new IWB. You can attach Mimioteach to your whiteboard and get a comparable experience.  The  device is also very portable, which adds to its value. Mimioteach works with the single stylus that is available as part of its package. It supports a

Why Ubi sensor?

While Ubi software with Kinect enables the magical experience of turning any surface to a touch screen, Ubi sensor takes it up a notch. These are the major reasons why we recommend Ubi sensor instead of Kinect. Precision: Ubi offers pixel precise touch.  It can detect when you physically touch the surface with mm precision. Multi-finger support: While Ubi with Kinect detects only 1 pointer per hand, Ubi with Ubi sensor detects each finger individually, providing

eBeam Interactive Whiteboard : Pricing and Comparison

eBeam Edge has become a quite attractive alternative to Interactive whiteboards (IWBs) to a lot of educators. If you already own a projector, there is no reason to replace it completely with a touchscreen or a brand new IWB. You can attach the eBeam edge to your whiteboard and get a comparable experience.  The edge device is also very portable, which adds to its value. eBeam works with the single stylus that is available as

gtech15 Dec 2014

GUADUATECH

GUADUATECH is a modern architecture firm based in Bogotá, Colombia partnering with Ubi Interactive. Their mission is to provide affordable and accessible education for low-income families. Recently, GUADUATECH has revolutionized sustainable architecture by building geodesic domes using a patented bamboo construction. It efficiently allows construction of affordable, productive spaces. GUADUATECH is motivated by the following principles: Education is the best way in improving peoples' lives Technology is an opportunity for people to access knowledge Cost

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Customer Stories: Machester Community College

Meet Peter LaMonica, a professor of Computer Science at Manchester Community College. Peter is a tech-enthusiast and often tries out new technology, both in his classroom, and in his day-to-day life. His goal is to teach his students to think, create and build innovatively. "When you are teaching technology, you definitely want to use tools that enhances classroom interactivity and engagement. You also want to use tools that are so innovative that it inspires your students to

Mexico_Puebla413 Oct 2014

Colegio de Bachilleres del Estado de Puebla Deploys Ubi in 250 Classrooms

  Victor Cervantes was searching for a solution. As IT director for COBAEP, a public high school system in of the Mexican state of Puebla, he was committed to introducing digital technology into the system’s 37 high schools. Cervantes firmly believed that the use of technology would both improve students’ learning and prepare them for the tech-heavy demands of college and the modern workplace.           The problem was finding a technology

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3 Ways to Deliver an Engaging Presentation

  We’ve all given presentations before. Whether it was at the office, in the classroom, or in front of a group of friends, we’ve all done it. You’ve probably also sat through an uncomfortably boring presentation. Consider these three things and you will look like an A+ presenter, engaging and captivating your audience in a way most people are not able to accomplish. Stunning Designs If you have elegantly-designed slides, people will not be able

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Customer Stories: Rockford Library

  Meet Rose Peterson, an IT Manager at the Rockford Public Library in Rockford, Illinois. Funded by a $50,000 grant from Walmart, Peterson helped put together a Walmart Computer Classroom in The Nordlof Center, which features some of library's newest technology. The classroom features a 3-D printer, 15 computer workstations and Ubi software. Rockford Public Library offers many classes in this classroom including career searching, Excel, PowerPoint, Quick Books and many others. They use a