A large presentation display system which is linked to a computer. An IWB is similar to a very large monitor, but rather than using a mouse and mouse pad, users can use pointers or their fingers on the screen to navigate.
An Interactive Whiteboard is an electronic whiteboard writing surface which can capture writing electronically in group presentation situations such as teaching. Interactive whiteboards typically require a computer; however, some newer models have basic whiteboarding functionality present within the interactive whiteboard. The interactive whiteboard is designed to allow interaction with a computer display.