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iLightboard

"iLighboard" is an in-house developed video lecture recording iPad app that also doubles as a live drawing app—a cost-effective and easy-to-use alternative to the increasingly popular teaching tool, Lightboard.

Features

  • Portability and mobility lets users can play with and test the app at home without having to use studio time
  • Continuous recording without cleaning glass between takes
  • Directly export finished recording to iMovie for editing, or directly upload to the web
  • Insert powerpoint slides into the video, enabling live annotation
  • App can be sold on the App Store and distributed to other institutions
  • Leverage users’ familiarity with iPad UI for greater ease-of-use
  • Ability to capture and export notes from a presentation as a pdf for distribution

Equipment

  • iPad Pro
  • Apple pencil
  • Tripod
  • Wireless microphone
  • Backdrop 

iLightboard Studio

For more information or to try out the ilightboard app in our studio space, email mad.lab@utoronto.ca

Sample iLightboard Videos

Erica Lenton, Gerstein Science Information Centre librarian, explains how to search textwords in Ovid Medline. 

Dr. Ju's teaching assistants hijack HBM300 for a Lecture 3 re-CAP. Watch out for the surprise guest at 0:09!