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 method to SMART interactive shows with iQ, together with a software program replace to Android 11 for SMART 6000S-V3 and MX-V3 collection. Unsure which show you might have in your classroom? You will discover this in your ‘settings’ or examine 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 to higher studying experiences for college students. With automatic over-the-air updates, your know-how 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 may belief that your know-how will last more and might 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 necessary that privateness and safety requirements advance with it.  ​
  • Larger performance. Android 11 gives a greater expertise, with dependable ongoing assist for third celebration apps now and sooner or later. ​The chances 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 cellular gadgets more likely to enter the market in 2023. With 64-bit apps, you’ll be able to entry extra reminiscence extra successfully. It will present higher and extra secure app efficiency as effectively. 
  • 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. Quite than affected by deliberate obsolescence, over-the-air updates be sure you maximize your show’s full lifespan as an alternative of sending it to the landfill early. Quite than changing your present {hardware} tech, over-the-air updates allow you to spend your EdTech funds on what issues. 


Main the best way with pupil gadget integration

Display screen 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 presents participating collaboration options to assist 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 setting, whether or not they’re within the class or at house. ​

  • Strong pupil collaboration instruments. Join pupil gadgets to assist energetic studying in solely two clicks. Solely SMART shows with iQ enable a whole class to work instantly within the embedded whiteboard – with out pupil logins –  so academics don’t have to 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 pupil logins, academics can concentrate on what actually issues in a lesson; studying! Lecturers are capable of 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 better perception to studying. (New in iQ 3.12) ​


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

The fantastic thing about SMART is that regardless of your stage 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 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 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 information, questioning and reflection:

Shout it Out:​
  • 3 facts-2 questions-1 opinion​
  • Clarify what you realize 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 long run. With industry-leading upgradability and product lifespan, SMART displays with iQ maximize your know-how 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 method all through the remainder of the month. Hold your eyes (and arms) on your SMART displays for these new options and actions, coming quickly!