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    The release at BETT goes to beta testers soon then just depends what we find on the beta program as to the final release date.


    AB tutor I am told is due out in April not heard yet about Netsupport?

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    Was also impressed by Impero, always put off installing a trial before because we were happy with Netsupport, but I did like what I saw from a demo. Pricy, but it's something that would be a useful tool for me, as well as the teachers

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    AB Tutor looked just as good and was 500 quid compared to 3k for the other solutions I looked at for a school wide license

    Their licensing is good because you only need to buy them for the admin machines not client licenses.

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    Sorry must have missed something, who are Impero?
    Very good to see @Schoolcomms & @Groupcall working together - it's not often you see competitors join forces for the greater good. 8)

    One thing i saw that was awesome, was from a company called Jabbla, stand SN01 - eye control for special needs. It blew me away, how cool it was, and quick to configure, like calibrating a smartboard but with your eyes. Very costly, at £5000 for the device, but so many applications outside of special needs, like marketing, gaming, interaction, libraries. Controlling a PC, basically with your mind - i felt like Yoda.

    So gutted we couldn't get back to the stand and video it as we'd planned. If the guy is around, and can arrange a local (UK) demo, i'm sure the guys would still love to do that.

    Microsoft Multipoint server though not new, looks really useful, especially as a mobile lab / classroom for training.

    Chromebooks are pretty snazzy too, 8 sec boot time, is quite astounding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikpaw View Post
    Sorry must have missed something, who are Impero?.....
    Well if to ask you obviously not in with the cool kids

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    The cool kids in most schools hate impero @russdev... it's their NMs who like it

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    @elsiegee40 lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by russdev View Post
    Well if to ask you obviously not in with the cool kids
    The cool kids at G89 had marauder maps to avoid your stand, you should have tried harder

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    Was I really so mean as to send my successor to the Impero stand? (He survived )

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikpaw View Post
    The cool kids at G89 had marauder maps to avoid your stand, you should have tried harder
    Don't, they'll be breaking out the Impero branded landmines next year....

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    Who cares, we'll be closer to the entrance than they will. And we'll be sending out remote control helicopters to scout out cool stands.

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    Well based on our stand numbers your map wasn't very good..

    Anyway we got nice report this year because I was on the stand

    Russell

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    To be fair, we did have at least 3 guys doing sales for you and sending people your way

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikpaw View Post
    To be fair, we did have at least 3 guys doing sales for you and sending people your way
    Well that shows how good we are when our customer sell for us

    Russ

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