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SMART Education Technologies

Through technology, students are constantly connecting and engaging with each other. SMART technologies enable you to facilitate your students’ success with tools that tap into their natural way of learning.

When students have the tools to learn collaboratively, they develop skills essential to success on their future career paths. SMART supports the development of these skills. SMART software enables your students to extend their learning together, anywhere and anytime, using technologies in intuitive ways.

Collaboration: The untapped key to student success

Overwhelmingly, respondants in a SMART sponsored study1 agreed that collaboration is a skill that can and should be taught to help learners stand out from their peers in tomorrow's workplace.

95%
say the ability to collaborate is important, second only to problem solving skills

91%
believe that educators need to formally learn how to foster collaborative skills

87%
believe that learning how to collaborate should be included in education curricula


SMART Noteboook®
The world's leading education software. SMART Notebook® facilitates engaging and hands-on learning experiences while providing the flexibility to respond to the needs of learners on the fly.

SMART lab™
Create engaging activities. SMART lab™ gives teachers customisable templates to create game-based activities in minutes. The quality graphics and sounds will keep your students engaged for hours.

SMART response® 2
Quick and effective formative assessment. Ensure your students' success by checking how well they’ve understood your lesson. Create questions quickly and have students answer via their own device.

SMART amp™
Crank up collaboration. A collaborative workspace to share and work on lesson content; SMART amp™ brings the whole class, groups or individuals together. Work on projects, add multimedia content and IM

iQ Technology

Operating your SMART Board just became more mobile

The SMART Notebook Player app allows you to move freely around your class. You don’t need to stand at the front of the class any more. Now you can operate your SMART Board with a device as you walk around the classroom assisting students.

Benefit from the flexibility the SMART Learning Suite provides

From front of the room instruction to student-led learning. Project based learning, to flipped classroom initiatives – whichever strategy your teachers take, they’re all enhanced by SMART Learning Suite. No matter the age, school year or subject.

Embed technology that’s easy to use and easy to adopt

Your educators can easily and quickly create dynamic, interactive, fun and engaging content. Not only will they find that lesson planning becomes easier, your teachers will have ongoing access to support every step of the way. Empower your staff with software that creates a wow-factor for your students, in less than five minutes.

Make SMART Learning Suite the software hub for your hardware

Whether your strategy revolves around interactive whiteboards or displays, Chromebooks or 1:1 and BYOD student device plans, SMART can be at the heart of your ideas. The SMART Learning Suite can be the software that supports all of these scenarios and more. Make it the hub of your connected classroom.

An all-in-one technology exclusive to SMART Boards

The SMART Board’s built-in iQ technology puts everything you need in one place, making it available at the touch of a finger. There’s no need for wires and cables. The embedded computer offers one-touch access to SMART Learning Suite applications like SMART Notebook® lessons, SMART lab™ activities and SMART amp™ workspaces. There’s also access to collaboration tools; like a digital whiteboard, built-in web browser and wireless screen sharing (iOS, Android and Microsoft devices).


A premium touch experience, superior collaborative features and 4K Ultra HD resolution. The 6000 series provides reliability, simplicity and intuition to help you teach, collaborate and share.

Key features

  • Silktouch™ technology – Delivers an accurate, natural, and responsive touch experience from corner-to-corner. Your fingers glide effortlessly over the surface, providing hours of error-free use.
  • SMART ink™ technology – Writing is natural and looks better with SMART ink. Whether you’re using a pen or finger, each letter is sharp and clear. Its realistic digital ink improves legibility, so teachers don’t have to re-write and students feel confident contributing.
  • Pen ID™ - Students can see their contributions free from interruption by their other classmates. Using different coloured ink writers can be easily identified, enabling students to write independently and simultaneously.
  • Object awareness™ - Offering the most intuitive experience by automatically differentiating between a finger, pen or palm, meaning you can touch, write or erase with ease.
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution – Durable commercial-grade, glare-free LED panels display with Ultra HD images, text and video. Students will have no problem participating from wherever they are in the classroom.
  • Simultaneous touch points – Several students and even the teacher can collaborate simultaneously. Zoom, rotate and flip using the multiple touch points. The experience develops student collaboration skills and can encourage more creative presentation of their work.

The 7000 series includes exclusive iQ technology. It brings devices, lesson content and software together for a cohesive, educational experience. The 7000 series includes only the most advanced features, to help teachers and students collaborate with ease. Designed for whole class, small groups or more individual learning, this is the pinnacle of the SMART Board experience.

Available in 75" and 86"

Key features

  • Exclusive HyPr Touch™ technology - Enables you to both write and touch with unparalleled precision and responsiveness. While automatically detecting the different pen tray tools.
  • Simultaneous touch point – Up to 16 students can write or erase at the same time.2 The Pen ID™ enables you to write in different colours with 4 pens, simultaneously too.
  • SMART software - Access content and applications from the on-screen menu. SMART ink™ makes notes easy to read, and allows writing to be converted to text and inserted into applications like Microsoft Office®.
  • Convenience Panel - Easy to access power, volume, USB and HDMI inputs. Preview and switch HDMI 1 and 2, DisplayPort and VGA sources from the screen.
  • SilkTouch™ - Ensures a smooth, comfortable touch experience. Object awareness™ technology is smart enough to recognise when you’re using a finger (touch/drag), pen (write) or fist (erase).
  • Dual proximity sensors – Mean that the SMART Board turns on automatically when you walk in the room.
  • Integration - With tablets and phones, even Chromebooks. All using SMART software. SMART boards also have 4K Ultra HD video resolution with HDMI 2.0.

Never worry about classroom downtime with 50,0003 hours of stunning content quality and reliable service, outlasting typical technology lifecycles. When it’s time to replace, the timing is decided by you, when it’s right for your school. No more downtime fixing burnt out projector bulbs, no shadows getting in the way, no glare or hot spots, and no faded images.

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View things you need to know

  1. Findings are taken from a SMART sponsored study by Wainhouse Research that was conducted in May-June 2014. The study involved 1,030 teachers, administrators, parents and students in the UK and North America, as well as 22 educational practitioners.
  2. Available on Windows® and Mac®
  3. When brightness is reduced to half

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