Smartboards and smart classrooms: Knowing the difference

 
A Smartboard is an interactive touch screen whiteboard.
 
This digital tool can be found in a smart classroom - however, it alone does not make a room a "smart classroom"
A smart classroom is a term used to describe a classroom that provides an instructor station equipped with computer and audiovisual equipment, allowing the instructor to teach using a wide variety of media. These often include DVD and VHS playback, PowerPoint presentations, and more all displayed through a data projector.

Smartboard is a brand name for an interactive touch screen whiteboard
The average cost, per Smartboard setup, is approx. $3,500.00 retail and up.
 
 
(alternative smartboard setup)
Smoothboard
is software developed by Goh Boon Jin that uses
a Wii Remote/Wiimote and an infrared pen based on
J. Lee's Alternative Whiteboard

Average cost, per Smoothboard setup, is approx. $75.00 - $130.00