New SMART products for business support enhanced collaboration
NEW YORK, New York --- December 8, 2010 --- SMART Technologies (Nasdaq: SMT) (TSX: SMA), announces two new interactive products for business that are designed to enhance interactivity and collaboration. Both the SMART Board™
885ix interactive whiteboard system and the
SMART Board 8070i interactive display support common multitouch gestures currently recognized in the Microsoft®
7 operating system, enabling multiple users to create and interact with digital content simultaneously. Using SMART’s patented DViT™
(Digital Vision Touch) technology, both the interactive whiteboard system and the interactive display deliver an exceptional touch experience that supports multitouch, multiuser writing and object awareness. Object awareness enables users to interact with digital content using their fingers, fists, pens or erasers interchangeably and allows two users to work simultaneously at the interactive whiteboard system or interactive display. Both the 885ix and the 8070i will be available globally by the end of January 2011.