The first Interactive Whiteboards were installed in 2005 and growth accelerated quickly. The recent trend is for Interactive Flat Panels and they have just started to replace some of the early Interactive Whiteboards.”(4) This data reflect the growing opportunity for this market now and for the future.
The Growing Need for Smart Classrooms and Rising Satisfaction with Technologies
NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli said the way children learn was evolving as times changed. “You can’t teach the same way using new technology, you’ve got to use that new technology and you’ve got to teach differently”. In 2015 The New South Wales Government has unveiled a glimpse of the classrooms of the future, where beanbags and touch screens will replace desks and whiteboards(5). This a growing trend that reflect the need of Interactive Flat Panel for education and the commitment of the Government to support this trend.