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Breaking the vendor lock-in trap with WiildOS, an operating system to support interactive whiteboards. PROCEEDINGS

, , , , University of Trento, Italy

EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, in Denver, Colorado, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-95-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

The software that makes interactive whiteboards usable is usually proprietary, and its licence terms put restrictions on its usage. This fact is often not fully understood, but its legal implications severely limit what a teacher can do, up to losing access to the didactic resources that s/he might have developed. Moreover, low cost interactive whiteboards such as those based on the Nintendo Wii need software and installation support. Starting form a social community activity, we identified and developed a solution to both these problems.

Citation

Pilolli, P., Ruffoni, M., Bosetti, M. & Ronchetti, M. (2012). Breaking the vendor lock-in trap with WiildOS, an operating system to support interactive whiteboards. In T. Amiel & B. Wilson (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2012--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 243-248). Denver, Colorado, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved September 21, 2017 from .

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