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Document Cameras

Ignite the imagination. Enhance learning. Create unique presentations that encourage interaction through the lens of camera.

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What is a Document Camera?

Similar to how we use overhead projectors, document cameras project what is under the lens onto the screen – but document cameras allow you to bring lessons to life. Document cameras are small enough to carry and allow the projection of real-time video, pre-stored pictures, or pre-recorded videos onto television, smart board or projector screen. Display almost anything by pointing the repositionable camera lens onto a piece of paper, specimen, or visual learning aid. Document cameras have a variety of features depending on model, but most allow educators to zoom in or out, highlight or mask parts of the image, and annotate a frozen image. Document cameras come in a variety of different models with an array of features.

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Educational Use

Bring your lessons to life with document cameras. Engage students by utilizing multiple functions of the document camera, such as microscope adaptors, picture-in-picture for comparisons, live demonstrations of problem solving, and pre-recorded video to enhance classroom learning. Versatile for a variety of educational disciplines, document cameras offer flexibility in lesson planning and interactivity.

A Better Way to Show and Tell

Engage. Interact. Be the rockstar of your classroom. Upgrade every lesson into a dynamic and interactive experience with these diverse features:

  • 8MP sensor with auto focus lets the educator display crisp video and images to their entire class
  • Picture-in-picture capability allows the comparison of what is on the screen with a previously saved image
  • Mask and highlight functions help emphasize or block content
  • Image Freeze/pause keeps an image on the screen while the object is either moved or passed around
  • Compact size allows for easy transportation from classroom to classroom  
  • Microscope adapters give the entire classroom a deeper look at specimens from one microscope
  • The Remote control enables teaching from anywhere in the classroom while controlling the camera