SMART announces easier access to education software

SMART Technologies Inc. announces a number of developments allowing for greater access to SMART Notebook™ collaborative learning software. The changes include new licensing options allowing educators greater access, regardless of the brand of interactive hardware they use, and the introduction of Notebook Advantage, an annual maintenance and upgrade program.

SMART is introducing site licenses and a lower cost structure to make it easier for educators to have access to SMART Notebook software. The site licenses will be available January 15, 2014.

SMART Notebook software classroom licenses will now be available at a lower cost.The new pricing will commence on November 1, 2013.

With Notebook Advantage, schools and districts will have access to a suite of plug-ins, widgets, learning content and subject-specific add-ons while using the latest version of SMART Notebook software. The subscription program will be available on April 1, 2014. For more information, visit