Android 11 is coming to a SMART Board close to you!

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 sequence. Unsure which show you’ve in your classroom? You’ll find this in your ‘settings’ or test the Find My SMART Board Wizard. The replace will start rolling out starting in early November 2022.

We’re dedicated to repeatedly creating 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 lecture rooms and supply the pliability 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 possibly can belief that your expertise 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 trainer and scholar knowledge by offering secured storage and higher app permission dealing with. As expertise advances, it’s vital that privateness and safety requirements advance with it.  ​
  • Larger performance. Android 11 offers a greater expertise, with dependable ongoing assist for third get together apps now and sooner or later. ​The chances are countless with improved performance and expertise. 
  • 64-bit app assist. As of Aug 2021 – All new apps and any updates to present apps on the Google Play Retailer should assist 64-bit variations, with 64-bit solely cellular gadgets prone to enter the market in 2023. With 64-bit apps, you may entry extra reminiscence extra successfully. This may present higher and extra secure app efficiency as properly. 
  • Larger longevity. Automated over-the-air updates on 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 be sure to maximize your show’s full lifespan as an alternative of sending it to the landfill early. Reasonably than changing your present {hardware} tech, over-the-air updates allow you to spend your EdTech price range on what issues. 


Main the way in which with scholar gadget integration

Display screen mirroring is a superb method for college students to take part in studying and sharing however is it actually strong sufficient for lively lecture rooms? The newest version of the iQ whiteboard affords participating collaboration options to assist 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; a good way to test 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 residence. ​

  • Strong scholar collaboration instruments. Join scholar gadgets to assist lively studying in solely two clicks. Solely SMART shows with iQ enable a whole class to work straight 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 device. ​
  • Much less time wasted within the classroom. With out the necessity for particular person scholar logins, lecturers can deal with what actually issues in a lesson; studying! Academics are capable of transfer seamlessly between instruments with out separate scholar logins.
  • Attribute scholar work in collaborative workouts. Simply see which college students added and edited content material in a collaborative whiteboard for larger perception to studying. (New in iQ 3.12) ​


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

The great thing about SMART is that regardless of your stage of tech information, you may at all times really feel assured about scholar engagement. Any trainer can instantly and simply profit from iQ 3.12, regardless of their tech experience or stage 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.

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 realize in regards to the matter​
  • Clarify what you realized in regards to the matter​
  • KWLQ (know-want to know-learned-questions)​
  • Plus-Minus-Attention-grabbing​
  • What do you need to know in regards to the matter​
  • Do you agree or disagree?​
  • How do you’re feeling in regards to the matter?​
  • 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 method all through the remainder of the month. Hold your eyes (and palms) on your SMART displays for these new options and actions, coming quickly!