Whiteboard

A whiteboard (also known by the terms markerboard, dry-erase board, dry-wipe board, pen-board, and the misnomer greaseboard) is a name for any glossy, usually white surface for nonpermanent markings. Whiteboards are analogous to chalkboards, allowing rapid marking and erasing of markings on their surface. The popularity of whiteboards increased rapidly in the mid-1990s and they have become a fixture in many offices, meeting rooms, school classrooms, and other work environments.

The term whiteboard is also used metaphorically to refer to features of computer software applications that simulate whiteboards. Such "virtual whiteboards" allow one or more people to write or draw images on a simulated canvas. This is a common feature of many virtual meeting, collaboration, and instant messaging applications. The term whiteboard is also used to refer to interactive whiteboards.

Read more about Whiteboard:  History, Surface Materials

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Whiteboard - Surface Materials
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Marketplace (radio program) - Marketplace Whiteboard
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Elluminate - Tools
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Mimio
... The primary products are focused around computer whiteboard interactive teaching devices ... also allow users to capture all of the ink strokes that are written on the whiteboard ... with a video projector it turns the ordinary whiteboard surface into a fully interactive whiteboard ...
Smart Board - History
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