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Height-adjustable wall mount for 600i system available

CALGARY, ALBERTA — June 19, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces that the new height-adjustable wall mount for the SMART Board™ 600i interactive whiteboard system is now available. Using the smooth-sliding counterweight mechanism, teachers can easily raise or lower the 600i system to any desired height within a 20-inch (50 cm) range. more

SMART Board software 9.7 now available

CALGARY, ALBERTA — May 29, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces that SMART Board™ software 9.7 for Windows®, Mac OS and Linux® operating systems is now available. The newest version of SMART Board software offers teachers more digital resources and a number of user-friendly new features. Enhancements to the world’s most widely used interactive whiteboard software make it easier for educators to create and manage all their digital learning materials within one easy-to-use content platform. SMART Board software adds features that refine users’ whiteboarding experience and improve system administration. Version 9.7 supports more languages than any other interactive whiteboard software on the market including 4 languages in Mac OS, 9 languages in Linux and 36 languages in Windows. A vertical text flow feature is also available to support Asian language text. Full Release

Senteo interactive response system now shipping

CALGARY, Alberta— May 31, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces that the Senteo™ interactive response system is now shipping. The system includes a remote control device for each student in a classroom and a receiver that allows teachers to send information to each device and receive student responses. The Senteo interactive response system increases one-to-one interaction by allowing teachers to survey and engage students and to personalize the learning environment. The learning curve for the system is short and a variety of product features, some exclusive to SMART, have been built in. Extensive feedback from educators has been incorporated into the design of this latest product, ensuring it is flexible and user friendly. Full Release

SMART leads interactive whiteboard segment with 65 percent of sales

CALGARY, Alberta — June 19, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces its global installed base of 650,000 SMART Board™ interactive whiteboards. A recently released report from Decision Tree Consulting (DTC), an industry-leading UK research company that has been documenting interactive whiteboard sales for seven years, states that the global installed base for all manufacturers is estimated to be 1,000,000 units as at December 31, 2006. This figure results in SMART‘s market share being estimated at approximately 65 percent of sales worldwide. SMART, a privately owned company, has had a cumulative annual growth rate of 26 percent over five years, and 41 percent over 10 years. It has led the market segment since it introduced the world‘s first interactive whiteboard in 1991. Full Release

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SMART unveils new features for 600i interactive whiteboard system

CALGARY, Alberta — June 19, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces that the SMART Board™ 600i interactive whiteboard system now offers even more flexibility, thanks to an optional firmware upgrade. This upgrade, available to SMART customers at no charge, enables control of the existing RS232 port in the system‘s built-in projector. more

Gallery Publisher facilitates sharing of digital content

CALGARY, ALBERTA — June 8, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces that Gallery Publisher software will be available in August for Windows® operating systems. Gallery Publisher software enables publishers and educators to optimize their multimedia content for Notebook™ collaborative learning software and then import it into the Gallery, Notebook software‘s searchable repository of thousands of digital images and multimedia resources. Designed specifically for education publishers who want to convert large banks of learning objects to Notebook software format, Gallery Publisher speeds up the production and distribution of digital resources for SMART Board™ interactive whiteboards. This is a significant step forward as interactive whiteboard adoption in education escalates and as teachers need more and more curriculum-based digital content. SMART is the only interactive whiteboard provider to support the development and integration of content in this way. Full Release

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SMART Classroom Solutions streamline technology implementation

CALGARY, ALBERTA — June 18, 2007 — SMART Technologies Inc. announces the availability of three SMART Classroom Solutions. The solutions consist of a variety of product and service configurations that support different teaching and learning styles. SMART has designed interactive and collaborative products for over 17 years, and SMART Classroom Solutions represent the most popular product and service configurations, providing educators with easy-to-adopt suites of technology tools and services. Training specific to each SMART Classroom Solution is also available. Full Release

SANYO PRESENTATION TECHNOLOGIES DEMONSTRATES WORLD’S SHORTEST THROW DISTANCE LCD PROJECTOR

SaNYO XL50- New and revolutionary projection technology offers versatile horizontal or vertical placement with the new PLC-XL50 LCD Projector
- Fixed ultra-short focus lens and proprietary optical engine facilitates the projection of images up to 80-inches from a distance of about 3-inches
- Optimal projection technology for the classrooms, conference rooms and advertising more

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10K-OHM LINEAR TAPER CONTROL FROM LOWELL

Pacific Missouri – Lowell introduces 10k ohm linear taper control Series 10KLVC for single-point remote level adjustment of voltage controlled amplifiers (VCA). Decora-style assemblies are offered in white, ivory, black or stainless steel with white or black subplate. A rackmount version is also available with an adhesive dial scale. All feature phoenix-style removable screw termination strips with capacity for 14ga wire. more

120V REMOTE POWER CONTROL PLUS SURGE AND OVER/UNDER VOLTAGE PROTECTION FROM LOWELL

Pacific Missouri -Lowell expands its selection of AC power panels with remote power control to include new 20A model ACSPR-RPC1-2009. The versatile 120V device features remote control with surge suppression and auto-reset over/under voltage protection to meet today‘s demanding applications. Previously introduced 15A Model ACSPR-RPC1-1509 is also available. more

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