June 4, 2023

Updating your SMART Board has by no means been simpler

We’re very excited to announce iQ 3.12 is on its option to SMART interactive shows with iQ, together with a software program replace to Android 11 for SMART 6000S-V3 and MX-V3 collection. Undecided which show you’ve gotten in your classroom? You could find this in your ‘settings’ or verify the Find My SMART Board Wizard. The replace will start rolling out starting in early November 2022.

We’re dedicated to repeatedly growing and innovating our merchandise and supporting you with the instruments it is advisable higher studying experiences for college students. With automatic over-the-air updates, your expertise funding will proceed to fulfill the wants of all lecturers and school rooms and supply the flexibleness and sustainability you want.


What’s new in iQ 3.12?

To make sure your show is safe, environment friendly and updated, we’ve included platform patches and upgrades, plus thrilling new options to your SMART apps in our newest over-the-air software program improve. You’ll be able to belief that your expertise will last more and might sustain with the altering classroom.


OTA updates to Android 11, present:​

  • Higher safety. Privateness and safety are on the core of SMART’s product design. Android 11 additional protects your instructor and scholar knowledge by offering secured storage and higher app permission dealing with. As expertise advances, it’s necessary that privateness and safety requirements advance with it.  ​
  • Higher performance. Android 11 supplies a greater expertise, with dependable ongoing help for third occasion apps now and sooner or later. ​The chances are countless with improved performance and expertise. 
  • 64-bit app help. As of Aug 2021 – All new apps and any updates to present apps on the Google Play Retailer should help 64-bit variations, with 64-bit solely cellular units more likely to enter the market in 2023. With 64-bit apps, you may entry extra reminiscence extra successfully. This can present higher and extra secure app efficiency as nicely. 
  • Higher longevity. Computerized over-the-air updates in your system’s software program are essential to extending the lifetime of interactive shows. SMART {hardware} is constructed to final and we constantly replace our software program to maintain up. Somewhat than affected by deliberate obsolescence, over-the-air updates be sure to maximize your show’s full lifespan as a substitute of sending it to the landfill early. Somewhat than changing your current {hardware} tech, over-the-air updates allow you to spend your EdTech funds on what issues. 


Main the best way with scholar gadget integration

Display screen mirroring is a superb approach for college students to take part in studying and sharing however is it actually sturdy sufficient for lively school rooms? The newest version of the iQ whiteboard presents partaking collaboration options to help higher interplay and scholar engagement. iQ 3.12 provides content material attribution to the collaborative whiteboard so lecturers can see what particular person college students add and edit utilizing ink and textual content; an effective way to verify on and consider scholar participation. 

Encourage each scholar to take part with iQ 3.12. We’ve made it simpler for lecturers to attach college students to their studying in any community atmosphere, whether or not they’re within the class or at house. ​

  • Sturdy scholar collaboration instruments. Join scholar units to help lively studying in solely two clicks. Solely SMART shows with iQ permit a whole class to work immediately within the embedded whiteboard – with out scholar logins –  so lecturers don’t have to interrupt the lesson to get college students signed right into a separate software. ​
  • Much less time wasted within the classroom. With out the necessity for particular person scholar logins, lecturers can give attention to what actually issues in a lesson; studying! Academics are in a position to transfer seamlessly between instruments with out separate scholar logins.
  • Attribute scholar work in collaborative workout routines. Simply see which college students added and edited content material in a collaborative whiteboard for better perception to studying. (New in iQ 3.12) ​


Much more content material to ramp up scholar engagement on the fly

The fantastic thing about SMART is that irrespective of your degree of tech information, you may all the time really feel assured about scholar engagement. Any instructor can instantly and simply profit from iQ 3.12, irrespective of their tech experience or degree of lesson prep. We’ve added 9 new, actions to our nice, free, built-in content material, starting from assessments to collaborative actions, to assist lecturers get perception to studying via formative evaluation.

Interact college students on their very own units with these new iQ actions targeted on activating prior information, questioning and reflection:

Shout it Out:​
  • 3 facts-2 questions-1 opinion​
  • Clarify what you understand in regards to the subject​
  • Clarify what you discovered in regards to the subject​
  • KWLQ (know-want to know-learned-questions)​
  • Plus-Minus-Fascinating​
  • What do you wish to know in regards to the subject​
  • Do you agree or disagree?​
  • How do you’re feeling in regards to the subject?​
  • Is the assertion true or false


We design for the longer term. With industry-leading upgradability and product lifespan, SMART displays with iQ maximize your expertise funding. We’re proud to construct it proper and frequently improve it to fulfill and exceed your expectations. 

So, are you as excited as we’re? This superior over-the-air replace begins on November third, 2022, and continues with a phased strategy all through the remainder of the month. Maintain your eyes (and palms) on your SMART displays for these new options and actions, coming quickly!