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Boxlight’s Deskboard Named a ‘Cool Tool’ Finalist in 2016 EdTech Digest Awards Program

Interactive Classroom Technology Offerings Continue to Receive Acclaim Year Over Year


Lawrenceville, GA (March 22 2016) BOXLIGHT, Inc., a leading interactive classroom technology manufacturer and K-12 education solutions provider, announced today its DeskBoard portable interactive desk surface was selected as a Cool Tool finalist in the best hardware solution subcategory of the2016 EdTech Digest Awards program.


The distinguished national awards program seeks to highlight and celebrate the most effective products and the most innovative and inspiring people in the education technology field and consists of three major award categories, each with multiple subcategories:  Cool Tool Awards, Leadership Awards and Trendsetter Awards.


The Cool Tool awards are presented to the best new, emerging and established technology solutions for education. This year’s program featured dozen of categories in addition to the best hardware solutions, including best professional development learning programs, academic gaming solutions, assessment programs, leaders setting a trend and more.


“It’s truly an honor to be recognized among our peers as having one of the best hardware solutions available within this competitive EdTech market,” said Jeremy Peterson, Boxlight Product Manager. “In developing the DeskBoard, we listened to our customers and developed this product — a multi-use, portable product that utilizes the best of interactive technology in a collaborative space – in order to help our users engage learners and thereby directly affect learning outcomes.


The Desk Board is a portable, height and tilt adjustable desk surface made interactive via attached ultrashort throw interactive projector.  The DeskBoard has proven to be an ideal solution for schools that need mobile, customized interactivity as it can be used both as an interactive screen or interactive desk with the added ability to raise, lower, tilt and move from classroom to classroom.


EdTech Digest’s Editor-in-Chief Victor Rivero noted the “energizing” evidence of technology’s transformative effect on matters of learning for students and educators.  “Shining a spotlight on the best and the brightest in the EdTech space reminds me of the tremendous paradigm shift our industry is experiencing,” he said. “This year’s program had some very stiff competition, and hard decisions were made in selecting the winners. We’re very proud to honor these cool tools, leaders, and trendsetters in education technology.”


The full list of this year’s award finalists can be found at


About Boxlight

Boxlight has been developing and manufacturing award winning projectors and interactive technology since its inception in 1985. The company takes pride in offering industry leading technical support and ISF Certified® service available 24 hours / 7 days per week / 365 days per year – for the lifetime of the product.


Boxlight operations encompass sales in the United States and worldwide. Headquarters are located in Lawrenceville, Georgia with offices in Belfair, Washington, Mexico City, Taiwan and China. BOXLIGHT products and services are available on-line at or by calling 360.464.2119.