What Opinsys does?

Some background on the Finnish school system and how it affects school ICT. School technology is a tough job – specialised tools, lots of demanding users, little money and usually also politics are involved in some way. I’m working at Opinsys developing...

Finnish school system and ICT

It has been almost two years since I last wrote about the use of Ubuntu in Finnish schools, so I thought it’d be a good time to write a small update on the current situation. As I was writing things down, I noticed that I kept explaining the Finnish school...

Mimio on linux – test results

MimioTeach is quite different from other tested whiteboard models as it doesn’t actually have a whiteboard, but just a receiver that can be placed on any flat surface. It is meant to be used with normal inkboards, but really any surface should work. Touch...

Smartboard on linux – test results

Smartboard participated in the project later than other with a short quick notice, so we couldn’t give it as much time as for others. Here at Opinsys we are most familiar with Smartboards as our customers have been using them for some time. Having a test...

Promethean on linux – test results

Promethean is traditional wallmounted interactive whiteboard. The model in our tests was pen controlled Activboard ABV378S300. Touch is recognised when the pen touches the board physically. The tested whiteboard didn’t have loudspeakers, so we couldn’t...