SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboard

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Collaborative learning becomes an extraordinarily natural experience with the SMART Board® 800 series interactive whiteboard – now with four-touch interactivity. Up to four students can collaborate and interact with lesson content anywhere on the interactive surface. This interactive whiteboard also features a multiuser Pen Tray with buttons that make it easy for users to switch ink color, access the On-Screen Keyboard and right-click.

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Multitouch – Taking collaboration to new heights

Now up to four students can collaborate without boundaries using four-touch interactivity. Students can use their fingers or a pen to write, draw and interact with content on the surface of the SMART Board interactive whiteboard, or two students working together can each use natural multitouch gestures. This means they can spend more time collaborating and less time waiting for their turn to work on the interactive surface. And there are no special tools or menus required – students can simply walk up to the SMART Board interactive whiteboard and immediately begin working together.

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Freestyle interaction – Expanding the boundaries of learning

With freestyle interaction, four students can work together anywhere on the surface without being restricted to a defined space or required to use a specific tool. And each can perform different actions at the same time – for example, two students can move objects around while another writes in digital ink.

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SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboard

Touch gestures – Putting the world at their fingertips

Using multitouch gestures, groups of students can interact with lesson content in new and exciting ways, which gives them a deeper, more interactive learning experience. They can use intuitive gestures such as toss, rotate and zoom, or use the gestures available with multitouch operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows 7 or Mac Snow Leopard.

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Demonstration of object awareness 

Object awareness – Making it easy to interact

The object awareness feature makes using the 800 series a completely intuitive experience – the technology is virtually invisible. You can switch seamlessly between writing with a pen, erasing with the palm of your hand and moving objects with your fingers. There's no need to press buttons, access on-screen menus or replace tools in the Pen Tray.

Video fileWatch the object awareness video.

SMART Notebook lesson activities

Access to a rich collection of learning resources

Teachers can access free, ready-to-use educational resources, including thousands of standards-correlated SMART Notebook lesson activities, anytime on the SMART Exchange website. They can also access multimedia content, including videos and 3D images, in the gallery of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software.

Multitouch experience

Up to four students can simultaneously write, perform mouse functions, erase, and manipulate and move objects on the interactive whiteboard surface – no special tools are required.

Freestyle interaction

Up to four students can instantly start working together without having to switch into a separate multiuser mode or work in confined areas. And they can individually complete actions, like writing in digital ink or moving objects with their fingers.

Object awareness
 The 800 series uses DViT (Digital Vision Touch) technology to identify when you switch between a finger, pen and eraser. You can also write with a pen, erase with a palm and move objects with a finger, without having to press buttons, access on-screen menus or replace tools in the Pen Tray.
Touch gestures

Two students working together can each use their palm for erasing and one or two fingers to perform gestures on objects, such as toss, zoom or rotate, and to interact within SMART Notebook software. The 800 series has built-in support for multitouch operating systems, like Microsoft Windows 7 and Mac Snow Leopard.

SMART Notebook software
SMART Notebook software sets the standard for creating, delivering and managing interactive lessons within a single application. It puts all your instructional materials at your fingertips, and allows you to save any notes or content you write during the lesson to share with students later on. A powerful and easy-to-use application, SMART Notebook software enables you to readily deliver interactive lessons that keep your students engaged and interested.
Multiuser Pen Tray

Pick up one of the pens or the eraser and the Pen Tray automatically detects which tool you’ve selected. Buttons on the Pen Tray select the color and activate the On-Screen Keyboard, right-click and help functions.

Lockable pen option

Hold down a pen color button on the Pen Tray until the light flashes, and the lockable pen option will lock the interactive whiteboard into pen mode, so you can use any device and it will act as a pen. Early education students and students with special needs can use objects, such as tennis balls, to write on the surface.


Discover a responsive and accurate writing experience with SMART Ink. It smoothes out the appearance of the digital ink, which improves the legibility of your handwriting as you write over applications, websites and videos. The ink becomes an object that you can move and manipulate.

Save function
Capture your work to SMART Notebook collaborative learning software as a screen shot that you can edit, or save your notes directly into several software applications, including Microsoft Windows versions of PowerPoint, Word and Excel, as well as Autodesk AutoCAD and Adobe Acrobat.
Durable surface

The 800 series has a low-gloss surface that is optimized for projection. The surface is compatible with dry-erase markers and is easily cleaned.

Widescreen interactive whiteboard option

Enjoy more room to work. The wide-format 885 model gives you 20% more workspace than a standard interactive whiteboard – ideal for classrooms that use widescreen laptops and monitors.

Option to add sound
Add SMART Audio classroom amplification system or USB speakers to turn the 800 series into a complete multimedia center.

Multitouch video

When you have two students at the SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboard, collaboration multiplies. Find out how.

Touch gestures video

Discover new ways to explore content. You can zoom, flick and toss on the SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboard.

Object awareness video

Touch. Write. Erase. Whatever you do on the SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboard, the experience is highly intuitive.

Freestyle interaction video

Thanks to the freestyle interaction feature of the SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboard, two people can work anywhere on the surface simultaneously – so collaboration is easy.

Introducing the SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboard

Meet the new interactive whiteboard that puts the world at your fingertips. Discover how to toss, flick and grow your way through lessons.

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SMART Board 800 series overview

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SMART Board 800 series interactive whiteboard

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Part of the SMART classroom

The 800 series has a modular design, so it’s easy to add SMART projector controls and other SMART products, such as the SMART Document Camera and SMART Response interactive response systems. And accessories like the SMART Height-Adjustable Floor Stand and wireless Bluetooth connection mean the 800 series can be integrated into a variety of learning environments.


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