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SMART Notebook Advantage software maintenance plan

Enjoy the full benefits of SMART Notebook software with SMART Notebook Advantage. This annual subscription ensures that you can upgrade to the latest version of SMART Notebook, unlock add-ons and plug-ins and access live technical support.

If you purchased eligible SMART hardware or software within the last year, you may already have a valid subscription.

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Unlock the full potential of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software

SMART Notebook Advantage provides access to the full suite of SMART Notebook software features and functionality to help teachers create, deliver and manage high-impact, interactive lessons for whole-class instruction and small-group collaboration.

SMART Notebook 2014, the latest version of SMART Notebook software, provides a number of key enhancements and subject-specific add-ons which enable teachers to inspire learning every day.

SMART Response VE

Seamlessly transition between lesson delivery and assessment. Students can respond to planned and spontaneous questions and quizzes from any Internet-enabled device, anywhere.

SMART Notebook 3D tools

Provide truly immersive learning through the use of 3D objects right in your SMART Notebook lesson.

SMART Notebook Connect

Find and explore new content, resources and professional development within SMART Notebook.

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Stimulate collaboration and discussion while incorporating mobile devices into your SMART Notebook lessons in new and exciting ways.

SMART Notebook Math powered by Geogebra

Improve math functionality for all grade levels with more than 55,000 math content objects and interactive activities for geometry, algebra, calculus and statistics. It supports both Mac and PC.

New tools

Easily create and deliver engaging lessons with new functionality in SMART Notebook, including a paintbrush pen and image editing tool.

Ink editing

Enhance instruction with automatic handwriting recognition and conversion combined with intuitive text editing capabilities. Now you can edit, move, delete, modify or insert text objects without reaching for a keyboard.

FAQs

Notebook Advantage maintenance plans

Notebook Classroom licenses

Notebook Site licenses

Notebook Third Party Licensing

Notebook Advantage maintenance plans

What is Notebook Advantage?

Notebook Advantage is an annual paid subscription program for customers using SMART Notebook collaborative learning software. It covers upgrades, add-ons and technical support for SMART Notebook software.

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Why is SMART introducing Notebook Advantage software maintenance?

The Notebook Advantage program will allow SMART to offer increased functionality, more features and world-class customer support for SMART Notebook software

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When does Notebook Advantage take effect?

Notebook Advantage will be subject to renewal one year from the date of your hardware purchase, or April 1, 2014, whichever date comes later. Live phone support will be available for one year from date of purchase or June 30, 2014, whichever date comes later.

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If I don't buy Notebook Advantage, what will happen?

Customers without a valid Notebook Advantage plan may continue to use their existing version of SMART Notebook software, but won't be eligible for product updates, live technical support or subject-specific add-ons. Access to SMART's new and improved knowledge base for self-serve support will still be available.

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If I buy new SMART hardware, do I get Notebook Advantage?

All SMART hardware includes a one-year subscription to Notebook Advantage. Customers can renew annually, or pre-purchase subscriptions for up to five years.

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If I have recently purchased SMART hardware, am I covered by Notebook Advantage?

All hardware that has already been purchased will include at least one year of Notebook Advantage, as per the effective dates above.

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Will SMART continue to support previous versions of SMART Notebook software?

Yes. SMART will support the current version of SMART Notebook software, as well as the two most recent versions.

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What is the pricing for Notebook Advantage Classroom?

Please contact your SMART authorized reseller or distributor for more information on pricing.

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Why aren't the SMART hardware and software warranties aligned?

Hardware warranties typically protect you from component degradation or failure over time.
Notebook Advantage is different from a warranty in that it offers access to upgrades and add-ons, as well as technical support. As a result of the difference between the two offerings, you will not be negatively impacted by a difference in the coverage terms. If this is a concern, extended terms are available for SMART hardware and software, and would allow you to align coverage if desired.

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What if I phone for technical support, but don't have a maintenance agreement?

If you don't have a valid maintenance subscription, you are able to add maintenance to your account for up to three years after your previous agreement expired. At this time, you will be charged retroactively for the time period since the expiration of your last agreement.

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Can I buy a site license for Notebook Advantage?

You will have the option of purchasing Notebook Advantage on a site license basis. Customers will be able to renew their site license for multi-year durations of up to 5 years.

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What is the definition of a "site"?

A site can be defined as a single school, a collection of schools, or an entire district. You can decide how to define a site and will be charged accordingly.

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What is the pricing for a Notebook Advantage Site License?

Pricing is based on the number of rooms in the site.

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Notebook Classroom licenses

What is a Notebook Classroom license?

Notebook Classroom is a single classroom license that allows you to use SMART Notebook software on third-party hardware.

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Does a Notebook Classroom license include Notebook Advantage?

Notebook Classroom licenses include one year of Notebook Advantage.

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What is the pricing for Notebook Classroom?

Please contact your SMART authorized reseller or distributor for more information on pricing.

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Notebook Site licenses

What are Notebook Site licenses?

A Notebook Site license allows you to standardize on SMART Notebook software across your entire school or district, regardless of the hardware you use.

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What is the definition of a "site"?

A site can be defined as a single school, a collection of schools, or an entire district. You can decide how you want to define a site, and will be charged accordingly.

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What is the pricing for Notebook Site licenses?

Please contact your SMART authorized reseller or distributor for more information on pricing.

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Notebook Third Party Licensing

Why is SMART licensing SMART Notebook software to third parties?

SMART is authorizing specific manufacturers to sell SMART Notebook software licenses to make it easier for districts to standardize on SMART Notebook software in the classroom, regardless of their choice of interactive hardware.

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