Google Jamboard is one more of the collaborative tools that the technology giant makes available to its users through Google Workspace. It is a virtual whiteboard which you can access from your computer, mobile, tablet or from a Jamboard device.
Jamboard is one of the best virtual whiteboard applications on the market right now.
As you can imagine, Google Jamboard can be used to share ideas in a meeting, to dictate and receive classes, among other activities, both face-to-face and remotely, for example, through Google Meet.
It should be noted that Jamboard offers, like other G-Suite apps, automatic saving and collaborative editing options. All in all, Google Jamboard is a portable, powerful and easy-to-use whiteboard that adapts to virtually any environment.
How to access Google Jamboard
As explained, Jamboard is available for use on virtually any type of device. For example, if you want to create a Jam or interactive virtual whiteboard session from your computer, you simply log into Google Chrome, click on the grid icon and select Jamboard.
If you want to access from your mobile devices, tablets, smartphones, iPhone or iPad, you only need to download the app from the Google Play Store or App Store, depending on the operating system used by your device (Android or iOS).
You should also note that to start using this application you must log in with your Google account or Gmail. Also, Jamboard is totally free.
Key features of Google Jamboard
This is everything you can do with Google Jamboard:
– Insert images and web page links.
– You can invite up to 50 participants to the same Jam, either in the classroom, at home or anywhere with an Internet connection.
– Draw, add, erase and move elements with stylus, finger or mouse.
– Add files from applications such as Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, among others.
– All the changes you make on the whiteboard will be saved in Google Drive so that you can later access them from any device.
– Use the shape recognition and handwriting tool to turn your sketches into professional images.
– Share your Jams via Google Meet video calls.