Updating your SMART Board has by no means been simpler

We’re very excited to announce iQ 3.12 is on its approach 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 might have in your classroom? You could find this in your ‘settings’ or examine the Discover 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 you could higher studying experiences for college students. With automated over-the-air updates, your know-how funding will proceed to satisfy the wants of all academics and lecture 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 know-how will last more and may sustain with the altering classroom.


OTA updates to Android 11, present:​

  • Larger safety. Privateness and safety are on the core of SMART’s product design. Android 11 additional protects your instructor and pupil knowledge by offering secured storage and higher app permission dealing with. As know-how advances, it’s vital that privateness and safety requirements advance with it.  ​
  • Larger performance. Android 11 offers a greater expertise, with dependable ongoing help for third celebration apps now and sooner or later. ​The chances are infinite 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 cell gadgets more likely to enter the market in 2023. With 64-bit apps, you’ll be able to entry extra reminiscence extra successfully. This can present higher and extra steady app efficiency as properly. 
  • Larger 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 persistently replace our software program to maintain up. Reasonably than affected by deliberate obsolescence, over-the-air updates ensure you maximize your show’s full lifespan as a substitute of sending it to the landfill early. Reasonably than changing your present {hardware} tech, over-the-air updates allow you to spend your EdTech finances on what issues. 


Main the way in which with pupil machine integration

Display mirroring is a wonderful method for college students to take part in studying and sharing however is it actually strong sufficient for energetic lecture rooms? The newest version of the iQ whiteboard provides partaking collaboration options to help higher interplay and pupil engagement. iQ 3.12 provides content material attribution to the collaborative whiteboard so academics can see what particular person college students add and edit utilizing ink and textual content; a good way to examine on and consider pupil participation. 

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

  • Strong pupil collaboration instruments. Join pupil gadgets to help energetic studying in solely two clicks. Solely SMART shows with iQ enable a complete class to work immediately within the embedded whiteboard – with out pupil logins –  so academics don’t must 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 pupil logins, academics can concentrate on what actually issues in a lesson; studying! Lecturers are in a position to transfer seamlessly between instruments with out separate pupil logins.
  • Attribute pupil work in collaborative workouts. Simply see which college students added and edited content material in a collaborative whiteboard for higher perception to studying. (New in iQ 3.12) ​


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

The great thing about SMART is that regardless of your degree of tech information, you’ll be able to all the time really feel assured about pupil engagement. Any instructor can instantly and simply profit from iQ 3.12, regardless 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 academics get perception to studying via formative evaluation.

Have interaction college students on their very own gadgets 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 already know concerning the matter​
  • Clarify what you discovered concerning the matter​
  • KWLQ (know-want to know-learned-questions)​
  • Plus-Minus-Fascinating​
  • What do you need to know concerning the matter​
  • Do you agree or disagree?​
  • How do you’re feeling concerning the matter?​
  • Is the assertion true or false


We design for the longer term. With industry-leading upgradability and product lifespan, SMART shows with iQ maximize your know-how funding. We’re proud to construct it proper and frequently improve it to satisfy 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. Preserve your eyes (and fingers) on your SMART shows for these new options and actions, coming quickly!