|Technology in Superior Court
| eCOURTROOM HARDWARE
Board® rear projection interactive whiteboard with NEC projector enables our computers
a computer image projected onto the board, the user can press on its large, five-foot-wide touch-sensitive surface to access
and control any application. While at the board, Counsel
can use a SMART
SMART Board® projection system enables
users to write on the screen, then save their notes to print
and distribute all of the work that has been written on the whiteboard or even put it on the Web. In effect, the SMART Board® allows users to store
information that would otherwise vanish.
The SMART Board® allows for control of the computer from the whiteboard, enabling the counsel
to manipulate the computer screen without moving back to the lectern or
lectern-based presentations are preferred, the courtroom's lectern-mounted Sympodium® Smart
Panel installed in Kent County, can interface to the SmartBoard® projection
system which allows counsel to use all the above features while at the
lectern. The panel's interactive screen displays the computer image.
can control the computer and write electronic notes to the screen simply
by touching the interactive tabletop lectern with the attached stylus.
With the presentation displayed on a the large screen as well as on numerous
monitors, the courtroom can easily follow the presentation.
courtroom interaction by freeing-up counsel from having to remain at the
either the whiteboard or the lectern during computer-based demonstrations.
The SMART Board® saves the court time,
increases interactivity and improves communication.
Counsel can also use the
system to display from a digital visual presenter or ELMO, as well as display from
Internet, word processed or scanned documents, and video.
Coupled with Crestron software, which enables participants to view each
other's computer screen activity, the SMART
Board® has created new possibilities for enriched
interaction between the judge, counsel, litigants, and jury.
Courtroom Connect provides network access to the Internet access for attorneys and others. Videoconferencing, remote real-time transcript streaming and printing services can be provided.