Smart Releases Smart Board Software 9.5 for LinuxSmart Releases Smart Board Software 9.5 for Linux
Nov 3, 2006 6:29 PM
Smart Technologies announces Smart Board software 9.5 for Linux operating systems. Building on Smart’s recent release of version 9.5 for Mac and Windows operating systems, this new release is a major upgrade to the Linux version of Smart Board software and the most feature-rich to date. This places Smart Board software for Linux, Mac, and Windows on a simultaneous development path, sharing new innovations and improvements across all platforms. This latest release will initially support three core distributions: Fedora Core 3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (RHEL 4), and SUSE 10. Smart Board software for the Linux operating system has been available since 1999.
Developed in consultation with Smart’s customers through extensive Beta testing, this new version offers teachers and students features such as the Gallery search option, powerful annotation tools, excellent writing performance, full drag-and-drop functionality, pre-loaded digital content, the Freehand Screen Capture tool, the ability to attach and export files, and the Spotlight tool. The upgraded version can be used with all Smart Board interactive whiteboards, Sympodium interactive pen displays and AirLiner wireless slates. The software offers multi-language support in English, Spanish, French, German, and Brazilian Portuguese.
“Linux, which is increasing in popularity around the world, provides a highly functional operating system for Smart product users,” says Nancy Knowlton, Smart’s president and co-CEO. “The release of Smart Board software 9.5 for Linux demonstrates Smart’s commitment to meeting the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide.”
Pricing and availability
Smart customers can download Smart Board software for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS operating systems at no extra charge at www.smarttech.com/support/software. Smart Board software 9.5 is included with all new orders of Smart Board interactive whiteboards, Sympodium interactive pen displays, and AirLiner wireless slates. For additional information or specifications, visit www.smarttech.com.