Many people holding meetings or teaching in classrooms have seen how transformative interactive whiteboards are. They have the ability to hold the audience’s attention longer than traditional meeting tools. But, smartboards, as they are called, are prohibitively expensive and lack the ability for collaboration in the small spaces most meetings are held in. Enter the interactive projector. Interactive projectors are gaining in popularity as cost-effective and portable alternatives to interactive whiteboards. The projected visuals now support more interactivity, improving the user experience, and encouraging participation. Plus, with the emergence of touch technology, interactivity has taken on a whole new meaning, with the projectors fitting into that space perfectly. People can join in using a stylus or just their finger. To pick the best projector that suits your needs, you need to consider the following factors.

Choose the Right Size

Interactive projectors are ideal for small spaces. The equipment comes in various sizes and what will work best depends on where it will be placed in the room. For instance, if the projector is going to be on a table top or hidden in the ceiling, something of a smaller scale would be better. If it will hang from the ceiling, you want to make sure it doesn’t hang too low. Assess the placement, before settling on which size is right.

Consider the Distance

Size isn’t the only factor you should consider when you purchase a projector. The right option depends upon the distance between the projector and the displayed area. Typically, in a long conference room, projectors are placed in the back. To view pictures with clarity in a large room, auditorium or conference venue, you need a long-throw projector. These work best if you have a large presentation […]