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 technique 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 got 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 growing and innovating our merchandise and supporting you with the instruments you must higher studying experiences for college kids. With automatic over-the-air updates, your expertise funding will proceed to fulfill the wants of all academics 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’ll be able to belief that your expertise will last more and may 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 information by offering secured storage and higher app permission dealing with. As expertise advances, it’s vital that privateness and safety requirements advance with it.  ​
  • Higher performance. Android 11 supplies a greater expertise, with dependable ongoing assist for third celebration apps now and sooner or later. ​The probabilities are limitless 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 cell gadgets prone to enter the market in 2023. With 64-bit apps, you possibly can entry extra reminiscence extra successfully. It will present higher and extra secure app efficiency as nicely. 
  • Higher longevity. Computerized 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. Quite 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. Quite 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 machine integration

Display screen mirroring is a superb means for college kids to take part in studying and sharing however is it actually strong sufficient for lively lecture rooms? The most recent version of the iQ whiteboard provides partaking collaboration options to assist higher interplay and scholar 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 test on and consider scholar participation. 

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

  • Sturdy scholar collaboration instruments. Join scholar gadgets to assist lively studying in solely two clicks. Solely SMART shows with iQ permit a whole class to work instantly within the embedded whiteboard – with out scholar logins –  so academics don’t must interrupt the lesson to get college students signed right into a separate instrument. ​
  • Much less time wasted within the classroom. With out the necessity for particular person scholar logins, academics can give attention to 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 workout routines. 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 degree of tech data, you possibly can at all times really feel assured about scholar 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 by means of formative evaluation.

Have interaction college students on their very own gadgets with these new iQ actions centered on activating prior data, questioning and reflection:

Shout it Out:​
  • 3 facts-2 questions-1 opinion​
  • Clarify what concerning the subject​
  • Clarify what you realized concerning the subject​
  • KWLQ (know-want to know-learned-questions)​
  • Plus-Minus-Fascinating​
  • What do you need to know concerning the subject​
  • Do you agree or disagree?​
  • How do you are feeling concerning the subject?​
  • Is the assertion true or false


We design for the long run. With industry-leading upgradability and product lifespan, SMART displays with iQ maximize your expertise funding. We’re proud to construct it proper and regularly 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. Preserve your eyes (and arms) on your SMART displays for these new options and actions, coming quickly!