Whiteboard

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A whiteboard (also known by the terms marker board, dry-erase board, wipe board, dry-wipe board, and pen-board) is a glossy, usually white surface for nonpermanent markings.wikipedia
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Interactive whiteboard

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The term whiteboard is also used to refer to interactive whiteboards.
An interactive whiteboard (IWB) also commonly known as Interactive board or Smart Whiteboards is a large interactive display in the form factor of a whiteboard.

PolyVision (company)

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Alliance (now known as PolyVision) produced enameled steel for architectural cladding, but Stallion noted it could also potentially be used as a writing surface.
PolyVision is a company that manufactures CeramicSteel surfaces for applications such as whiteboards, chalkboards, architectural surfaces and panels, and infrastructure projects.

Blackboard

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Whiteboards are analogous to blackboards, but with a smoother surface allowing rapid marking and erasing of markings on their surface.
As compared to whiteboards, blackboards still have a variety of advantages:

Marker pen

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The whiteboard pen (also called a whiteboard marker or dry erasable marker) was invented by Jerry Woolf of Techform Laboratories and later patented by Pilot Pen in 1975.
A whiteboard marker, or a dry-erase marker in some locations, uses an erasable ink, made to be used on a slick (or matte-finished), non-porous writing surface, for temporary writing with overhead projectors, whiteboards, and the like.

Melamine resin

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Melamine-res tile wall panels can also be used as whiteboards.

Flip chart

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It is typically fixed to the upper edge of a whiteboard, or supported on a tripod or four-legged easel.

Collaborative software

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This is a common feature of many virtual meeting, collaboration, and instant messaging applications.

Instant messaging

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This is a common feature of many virtual meeting, collaboration, and instant messaging applications.

Coated paper

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Other types of dry marker boards are also available, such as high gloss vinyl and coated paper, which can be rolled up, high-density two-part high gloss paints, glass and coated acrylics and polypropylene magic whiteboards which use static electricity to cling to walls, windows, and doors.

2000s (decade)

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Clear marker surfaces, made of glass or specially coated acrylic, became available around the mid-2000s.

Pilot (pen company)

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The whiteboard pen (also called a whiteboard marker or dry erasable marker) was invented by Jerry Woolf of Techform Laboratories and later patented by Pilot Pen in 1975.

Resin

Steel

Ceramic

Magnet

Tempered glass

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Polypropylene

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Grease pencil

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