Smart Unveils New Line of Display Boards for Educators
Technologies has debuted a new line of
three interactive display boards designed specifically for the
market, bundling them with a software package called the Smart Learning Suite.
three new flat-panel displays are
touch-enabled and offer Ultra HD LED. Its Object Awareness technology
to automatically detect if the user is pointing with a finger, pen,
eraser, leading to a more intuitive user experience. The Pen ID lets
students use differently colored pens to write at the same time.
all three new models an advance on the
company's existing 6000 series of displays, the Smart Board 6075 adds
additional ports to support more connected devices, mini PC
the ability to freeze screen content while users perform background
Smart Board 4075 and 4084 also offer 10
simultaneous touch points and improved touch and ink performance. The
model offers 4K Ultra HD resolution.
display board will come with the Smart
Learning Suite package, which includes:
Notebook, a learning platform with lessons
that can be customized using subject-specific features and access to
Lesson Activity Builder, which provides teachers
with activities that students can work on collaboratively, including a
of game components; and
amp, a collaboration and co-creation
digital tool that lets students work together and gives teachers
and assessment capabilities.
customers want a simple, affordable way to
purchase software, removing unanticipated costs and complexities," said
Estell, Smart president for education. "They also need software that
support transitions in pedagogy and adoption of technology over time."
Smart Board 6075 will be available in
February with a suggested retail price of $6,499, the 4075 in April
suggested retail price of $5,499, and the 4084 is available now for
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.