AV, Presentation & Display
Updated Smart kapp iQ Has All-in-One Capability
Technologies has unveiled the latest
version of its Smart kapp iQ display board, this
one with software built into
the interactive display so that users have no need for an external
Smart kapp iQ, first introduced to the education
market last year, is an
ultra-high-definition 4k display that combines the original whiteboard
functionality with multiway, multi-device collaboration. Anything
the display is broadcast to anyone, anywhere in the world. Participants
then make notes on their own devices that immediately display back on
the kapp iQ.
The kapp iQ uses the existing Smart kapp app, with premium features
digital inking over content.
"With the new all-in-one capability, we've not
only simplified the user
experience for better technology adoption, but have also developed an
for administrators to standardize installation, training, maintenance
support across multiple classrooms," said Smart Technologies CTO Warren
The app activates live web-sharing with up to five
users, access to the
snapshot library and the ability to open saved notes in Evernote.
Features in the updated Smart kapp iQ include:
- Built-in web browser;
- One-touch access to cloud-based collaboration
- Game-based learning activity software (available
- Smart Notebook (also available in August);
- WiFi-based screencasting;
- External PC access via HDMI and USB; and
- Automatic over-the-air software updates.
Purchase of the interactive flat panel includes a
one-year subscription to
the Smart Learning Suite: Smart Notebook, Smart lab, Smart response 2
The suggested price of the Smart kapp iQ remains
the same: $3,999 for the
55-inch model, $4,999 for the 65-inch and $6,999 for the 75-inch model.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.