SMART Aligns with Google to Create Software Solution for Education
Calgary, Alberta --- November 22, 2013 --- SMART Technologies Inc
. (NASDAQ: SMT) (TSX: SMA), has aligned with Google Inc.
to create a comprehensive software solution for education that brings people, student devices and learning environments together. SMART amp™ collaborative learning software
is a revolutionary, cloud-based solution hosted on the Google cloud that takes advantage of Google’s newest cloud services. It is the ‘glue’ that connects interactive displays, PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones while enabling teachers and students to collaborate in real time, do in-class assessment, connect to shared digital workspaces and interact with Web-based learning materials regardless of location or device. The integration with Google cloud services ensures simple, cost-effective deployment and eliminates costs associated with supporting numerous proprietary operating systems and applications.