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SMART make improvements to their award winning iQ software technology

System software version 3.2 for iQ technology on SMART Board® interactive displays will soon be available in the beta channel, with the full release at the end of March. Featuring SMART Notebook® Player, whiteboard updates and secure app deployment, this update is of worth reading about…

Smart Working Space Environment

What's new?

1. SMART Notebook® Player

  • A new expanded 3x3 canvas - will allow users to easily navigate in all directions and provide more space to work. Simply touch & drag in any direction on the canvas to unlock more space and pan around.

  • New backgrounds – make use of lined paper, blackboard features and dotted backgrounds that are subject-specific, giving you more ways to present content and engage audiences.

  • 2. Whiteboard updates

  • SMART Boards for Education will default to the SMART Notebook Player whiteboard - The existing kapp whiteboard will still be accessible as an app and can still be set as a ‘favourite’ on the iQ homepage.

  • SMART Board Pro series will default to the SMART kapp whiteboard.

  • 3. Secure App Deployment for apps

  • Secure App Deployment will be permitted for various applications via SMART Remote Management software. This allows customers to add applications such as Google* Earth, Microsoft Word etc. to iQ.

How do I get the updates?

• Please ensure that your SMART Board interactive displays are updated to this latest software version.

• All iQ 3.2 software releases will be automatically pushed out to iQ appliances over-the-air (OTA) as long as the appliances are connected to a network and have been left unused for 4 hours. Alternatively, the updates will be available to download from the SMART Support website.
*Note: some apps may require Google Play Services to function. SMART will not recommend the deployment of Google Play Services, as Google policies do not permit this on interactive displays.

Posted By: Gabriella Evans - 08-Mar-2019

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