Google Jamboard is Now Available in Canada

4K Team Collaboration Device Redefines Meetings, Boosting Creativity and Productivity

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Aug. 22, 2017 — BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of visual display solutions and Google Jamboard enterprise partner, today announced that the award-winning Google Jamboard is now available to the Canadian market. Jamboard is a 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) touch-enabled device aimed at enhancing collaboration in the enterprise workplace.  

"Jamboard is the physical realization of combining all the best features from G Suite, backed by the support of BenQ," said Lars Yoder, President, BenQ North America. "This cutting-edge solution redefines meetings and team collaboration, creating a more engaging working environment."

Google Jamboard is a complete solution for the modern digital workplace. An exclusive headliner of BenQ's interactive flat panel portfolio, Jamboard makes it easy for teams to collaborate and share ideas. Ideal for the conference room, huddle spaces or for connecting with a remote team via the integrated videoconferencing features, Jamboard transforms meetings into an engaging and effective experience, boosting productivity and ultimately improving the bottom line.

Shaown Nandi, hief Information Officer at Dow Jones, noticed that his teams became more hands-on in creative sessions thanks to Jamboard. "Jamboard breaks down barriers to interactive, visual collaboration across teams everywhere, said Nandi. "It's the perfect anchor for a meeting and encourages impromptu, productive sessions. We can easily add any content to the Jamboard to capture great ideas from everyone. We immediately saw the benefits."

Jamboard integrates with G Suite, putting popular Google apps and a whole host of interactive capabilities at users' fingertips during a "Jam" session. They can draw, annotate, import and scribble on images and Google Docs, search the web, communicate with colleagues via Hangouts, and it's all saved in the cloud. Users can sketch out plans in real time with teammates from across the globe via other Jamboards or the mobile and tablet apps.

The fully integrated Jamboard comes in three colors — Carmine Red, Graphite Gray and Cobalt Blue — with an MSRP of $6,949 (CAD), which includes a wall mount, two styluses and an eraser. End users can purchase the optional rolling stand for $1,949 (CAD), so they can jam on the go between huddle spaces, meeting rooms or offices. The annual management and support fee is $820 (CAD). With the celebration of Jamboard's launch in Canada, users can get the annual management and support fee for $410 (CAD) and optional rolling stand for $1,749 for purchases made on or before Dec. 31, 2017.

To find out more information about Jamboard, please visit: gsuite.google.com/jamboard or the BenQ Jamboard product page.

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About BenQ America Corp.        

The BenQ digital lifestyle brand stands for "Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life," fusing lifestyle with technology, ease of use with productivity and aesthetic design with purpose-built engineering. It is this mantra that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling projector brand powered by TI DLP® technology in The Americas(1). BenQ offers an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the latest technologies. The company delivers a broad range of Colorific™ projectors, ZOWIE eSports gear and monitors, interactive large-format displays, mobile audio products, cloud consumer products and lifestyle lighting for any application and market — education, home, gaming, enterprise, government, house of worship, digital signage, A/V and IT — with cutting-edge models that lead the industry in performance, reliability, environmental sustainability and aesthetics. Whether it's interactive projectors or digital whiteboards for conference rooms or classrooms, high brightness projectors for auditoriums or houses of worship, short-throw projectors for schools, 4K UHD projectors for home cinema, interactive flat panel displays for collaboration, or digital signage screens for public spaces, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company's products are available across North America through leading value-added distributors, resellers and retailers. More information is available at www.BenQ.us.

(1) Based upon CY2016 data from the Quarterly Projector Shipment and Forecast Report from PMA Research

About BenQ Corporation

Founded on the corporate vision of "Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life," BenQ Corporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aiming to elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers' lives. To realize this vision, the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today — lifestyle, business, healthcare and education — with the hope of providing people with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier and enhance learning. Such means include a delightful broad portfolio of people-driven products and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, audio products, cloud consumer products, mobile communications and lifestyle lighting. Because it matters.

 

About BenQ Group

The BenQ Group is a $22+ billion powerhouse comprised of nearly 20 independent companies operating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combined workforce of over 100,000 employees. Each Group member is a recognized leader in its own field, contributing to the BenQ Group's vast resources, broad R&D and distinct strategic strengths. By leveraging each company's vertical specialization to create true scale across horizontal markets, the BenQ Group controls a highly efficient value chain with the unrivaled ability to deliver critical components and world-class solutions in the following industries: TFT-LCD, green energy, fine chemicals and advanced materials, lighting, IC design, precision components, system integration, branded business and service. The Group is committed to profitable and sustainable businesses that share its long-standing vision of Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life. The BenQ Group companies are: BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world's top manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ ESCO Corp., BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Corp., BenQ Medical Center, BenQ Medical Technology Corp., BenQ AB DentCare Corp., Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., Lextar Electronics Corp., LILY Medical Corp. and Raydium Semiconductor Corp.

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