How to connect a smart board to a macbook

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How to connect a smart board to a macbook
Smartboard is used in the classroom as a teaching tool. (teacher image by from

Smart Board is interactive software developed for business and education. It interacts with a white board, allowing you to move objects with the wave of a hand or write with an inkless pencil on the board. The whiteboard uses touch detection. Setting up Smart Board on the Mac takes a few extra steps than it would on a Windows computer and may require an adaptor.

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Things you need

  • Mini-Dvi to VGA adaptor

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  1. 1

    Uninstall any previous versions of Smart Board software on your computer and install the program from install disks or online.

  2. 2

    Go to the "Applications" folder and select "Smart Application Update." Double-click the icon and then click the "Update" button.

  3. 3

    Open the software and go to "Preferences." Select "Allow Exposé, Dashboard and others to use screen."

  4. 4

    Hook up the Macbook to the Smart Board whiteboard by inserting the mini-dvi to VGA adaptor. The system is now ready.

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