On The Mark
Virtual Ink's mimio portable PC peripheral that converts ordinary whiteboards into electronic whiteboards
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Now you can conduct sales meetings from a central location nomatter where your salespeople reside. Enter the mimio, alightweight portable PC peripheral that attaches to ordinarywhiteboards or flat surfaces, and instantly converts them intoelectronic whiteboards. Any image drawn on the whiteboard shows upon a PC, which can then be accessed by others via the Web in realtime and in color. Special features include USB connectivity,handwriting-recognition software, and acoustic and IR (infrared)sensors in a data-capture bar that tracks marker motion. ItsMicrosoft NetMeeting direct interface enables Web conferencing onthe NetMeeting desktop. Weighing just 2.5 pounds and measuring 24inches when mounted, it can be easily folded in half and packed forportability. Comes with four marker jackets and pens.
Street price: $499
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