ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, announces upgrades to the hardware and software features of its award-winning ViewBoard IFP50 series of interactive flat panel displays. From an ultra-slim bezel design and enhanced touch screen, to built-in 2.1 stereo speakers with subwoofer and SmartPort USB™, the physical upgrades to the ViewBoard IFP50 series provides outstanding experiences for enhanced classroom learning and next-gen boardroom collaboration. The new embedded Android™ 7 operating system, improved myViewBoard™ whiteboard software and improved casting ensures that IFP50 displays deliver incredible next-level collaboration.
The ViewSonic® ViewBoard IFP50 series now includes an enhanced 20-point touch-enabled panel, which provides not only differentiated tip sizes of IR-based pens, but also simultaneously offers two color writing, in addition to allowing multiple users to write or draw on the display’s surface. The new touch screen also features reduced latency of 4ms for a smooth writing experience.
These interactive flat panel displays provide powerful computing for annotation and multimedia playback without the need for a PC. The IFP50 ViewBoard displays come with a built-in ARM quad-core processor and an Android™ 7.0 operating system, making it 2.3x faster than previous iterations. This offers better application performance, more efficient memory usage and optimized hardware integration, with 2GB memory and 16GB storage. With the improved processor power, IFP50 displays can handle multiple cast streams, allowing up to nine screens, with the vCastSender™ utility. And, users have the option to utilize native Chromecast from any Chrome-enabled devices.
“We wanted to make sure these ViewBoard interactive flat panels are packed with the latest features and technologies that allow users to continue to collaborate and share content in ways that work best for them, whether it’s directly on the display or between devices,” said Andy Chien, product marketing manager at ViewSonic. “The IFP50 series continues to deliver incredible picture quality, and now are even faster with their computing and enhanced responsive touch capabilities. We also made sure to add specific upgrades that matter to end-users, such as the ability to input asset tags to each display for inventory control management.”
The ViewBoard IFP50 series of interactive displays are “out–of-the-box” collaboration ready. It allows users to write, highlight, edit and transform documents and images on the screen in real time. myViewBoard digital whiteboarding software also features Single Sign-On that allows users to easily and securely log-in to multiple cloud drives, multiple meetings, etc., with a single sign on; QR Code Sharing which enables users to share content via unique QR codes on the ViewBoard display; as well as entity management and built-in on-canvas browsing.
The ViewSonic IFP50 series offers a variety of sizes from 55- to 86-inch interactive displays that have native 4K UHD (3840x2160) resolution and come with multiple connectivity options including: HDMI, Composite, VGA, YPbPr, SPDIF audio-out, USB 2.0 and 3.0, RJ45, RS232 in/out, optional slot-in PC and Audio in/out, to connect to a wide variety of computing and multimedia devices. New ports include a SmartPort USB™: a series of front-facing USB ports that follow current input channels; and a dedicated camera port so users can connect a camera to use between a slot-in PC or Android system, with no need to plug/unplug when switching operating systems.
At ISTE 2019, ViewSonic also announces its new Teacher Certification Program. ViewSonic® myViewBoard™ software gives teachers a powerful tool for creating engaging lesson plans with videos, instant assessment, screen capture and sharing, and much more. The ViewSonic Teacher Certi?cation program allows teachers to earn badges and continuing education credit, and rewards teachers for their knowledge and training. For more information, visit ViewSonic.com/us/learn.