SMART Technologies (SMT), a leading provider of education and collaboration solutions, announced the addition of 75-inch models of the company’s SMART kapp iQ® and SMART kapp iQ Pro™. The 75-inch models’ MSRP is $6,999 with all collaboration features available through the SMART kapp Plus app free of charge to all subscribers.
Offering SMART visual collaboration solutions for organizations around the globe, the company’s SMART kapp iQ™ is an Ultra HD enabled display that has revolutionized the traditional dry-erase board. Both the SMART kapp iQ® and SMART kapp iQ Pro™ include the following capabilities:
- Multi-way inking, where all remote participants to write on the display in real-time from any device.
- Display-to-devices connectivity, allowing users to connect any Android or iOS device to the SMART kapp iQ.
Utilizing the display through the SMART kapp® app using a QR code enables users to share meetings with participants across countries, where teams now have the ability to collaborate in real-time regardless of location. Version 2.2 of the SMART kapp app features a dynamic new panoramic whiteboard on SMART kapp iQ and SMART kapp iQ Pro displays.
“Our customers are our number one priority, and we are continuously evolving our solutions and service portfolios to meet their needs,” said Greg Estell, SMART President of Education & Enterprise. “These new additions to our business portfolio offer the latest in collaboration technology plus peace of mind that SMART will deliver a consistent installation and support experience.”
Along with this new addition to the company's product portfolio, SMART Technologies has announced a number of operational milestones, including:
- Expanding its portfolio of interactive flat panels designed specifically for the education market, including the SMART Board® 6075, the SMART Board 4075 and the SMART Board 4084.
- Introducing the SMART Learning Suite™, an integrated educational software platform designed to enable natural and collaborative learning experiences.
Furthermore, earlier this month, the company reached an agreement with Samsung Electronics America, Inc. ($SSNLF), which allows schools to purchase a classroom-wide package including several Samsung Chromebook 3 devices, associated licenses for SMART amp, and access to SMART's online professional development.
"We hear from our educators that true collaboration occurs when students work together to create, discuss, challenge and develop deeper critical thinking," says Greg Estell, SMART president, Education. "This powerful combination of SMART amp, Samsung Chromebooks and Google Classroom allows students to co-create anywhere, anytime, on a digital canvas, while enabling teachers to understand, assess and guide student collaboration without interrupting learning."
Business and education practices are no longer confined to one room or one office. Working professionals and educators now require the flexibility to communicate and present vital information without boundaries. With their revolutionary product and software portfolio, SMART Technologies continues to lead innovation by inspiring collaboration around the world.
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