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my Board Buddy AIR
"My Board Buddy AIR allows a visually impaired student or employee to magnify the smartboard or presentation screen on a nearby monitor. This is the best solution for fixed-space situations."
500 + users every day
3 steps to install
The solution to magnify the smartboard in a classroom
It is impossible to imagine modern classrooms without the digital whiteboard. The challenge is to provide high quality information to the visually impaired student.
A camera that takes a picture of a digital whiteboard or projection is
A specific solution for the digital whiteboard is needed.
My Board Buddy AIR is the answer.
It brings the image from the smartboard in high quality to a monitor close to the student. The student can adjust the magnification and color contrast himself without impacting the image of the smartboard using a remote control with joystick.
All screen content is displayed with minimal delay: text, photo, video, live notes.
"Thanks to the my Board Buddy AIR, students and employees are able to participate in the classroom or meeting room."
- Andy Mylle - technical expert my Board Buddy
Give visually impaired employees access to digital presentations
In any modern work environment, digital presentation screens are everywhere. Think of hybrid consultation moments in a meeting room or powerpoint presentations for a large group.
Visually impaired employees must be able to participate.
What it does
This simple but genious device makes a vibration-free, maximum magnifiable duplicate of the smartboard or any other projection, while maintaining the original image quality and offering the possibility to manipulate the colors. It’s both ideal as add-on to existing school systems with a camera and as a stand-alone device with a monitor.
The my Board Buddy transmitter is placed between the source of the image e.g. laptop and the smartboard or beamer using an HDMI cable.
It transmits the image wirelessly to a receiver. This is connected to both the monitor and the
joystick with simple, colorful buttons. The fact users can determine which view works best for them turn this device into the best solution for a better view of the smartboard. Students will be more involved during lessons and can participate actively in the class exercises.
my Board Buddy helps them to work independently.
AIR vs GO
Why choose my Board Buddy AIR or my Board Buddy GO?
my Board Buddy AIR
Ideal in case of a fixed class,
Suitable for young children
User uses monitor and remote control
Much overview by large monitor
my Board Buddy AIR = transmitter, receiver and remote control
Why my Board Buddy AIR?
my Board Buddy AIR works perfectly stand-alone with a monitor on which the user determines the magnification & color manipulation of the duplicated image.
my Board Buddy AIR is an ideal smartboard magnifier add-on to the existing school systems for analog info.
In this case the camera is used for magnification of analog info and class participation, my Board Buddy AIR is usefor digital info.
Duplicates to multiple Buddies simultaneously.
Each Buddy has control
over the way the image
is represented on his or
Wired or wireless
+ simple management
Installling and using the
my Board Buddy AIR
is fast and simple (wireless
or via network cable). No need to adapt existing infrastructure.
The ideal solution for ...
Visually impaired students
Young visually impaired students who attend classes in a fixed anchor class use the my Board Buddy AIR very smoothly.
They magnify the smartboard on a nearby monitor and can magnifie
or reduce the image and adjust the color contrast thanks to the intuitive remote control with joystick and clearly tactile buttons.
Visually impaired employees
Visually impaired employees who always attend presentations or hybrid meetings in the same room can use the my Board Buddy AIR.
A monitor is installed close to them on which the employee can magnifie or reduce the image and adjust the color contrast. This is done using a
user-friendly control with joystick and clear buttons.
of assistive devices
Assistive device distributors will love this magnification device if they want to offer their customers (students and adults) a high-quality solution for magnifying a digital board.
The ideal add-on, but also
a perfect stand-alone.
Magnification with splitter
1 on 1 duplicate
- no magnification
- no color manipulation
- low quality image
- a lot of hassle with wires
Isolde - 15y
"Thanks to my Board Buddy GO, I now follow lessons easily in all classrooms. I carry the tablet with me everywhere and it takes little space in my school bag."
Eliana - 12y
"Since this year we no longer have a chalkboard in the classroom, only a digital board. Thanks to my Board Buddy, I can see everything clearly, even better than before, including the videos that are shown."
"I use my Board Buddy in our conference room. This way I can follow the presentations without disturbing my colleagues. That gives me the nice feeling of being independent."