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Dec. 15, 2014

SMART Technologies Boosts SMART Room System for Microsoft Lync Services Portfolio

CALGARY, Alberta – Dec. 15, 2014 – SMART Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SMT) (TSX: SMA) now offers Services for its SMART Room Systems for Microsoft Lync. The new services offering includes network readiness check, usage reporting and proactive monitoring, for the SMART Room System (SRS).


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Nov. 17, 2014

SMART Technologies Begins Shipping Revolutionary SMART kapp

CALGARY, Alberta – Nov. 17, 2014 – SMART Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SMT) (TSX: SMA) is now shipping its innovative SMART kappdigital capture board through select channel partners. A remarkable transformation from the dull, outdated dry-erase board or flip chart, SMART kapp combines true ease of use with the ability to share and save work in real time, on any device, anywhere in the world.  The many customers who already placed pre-orders after its award-winning debut at InfoComm will be among the first to receive SMART kapp. 


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October 15, 2014

SMART Launches SMART Notebook Maestro Software

  • New software enables teachers to use iPad® to remotely control and interact with Notebook content
  • Designed for Notebook Advantage customers and users of Notebook for iPad app
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October 2, 2014

SMART Extends Line of Interactive Whiteboard Systems

  • SMART Board M680V paired with new V30 projector offers exceptional value
  • System produces bright, high-definition image ideal for classroom use
  • Dual-touch interactivity allows two students to work together for collaborative learning
  • Extended lamp life enables multiple year use without bulb replacement
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September 24, 2014

SMART Technologies Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against CTOUCH in the Netherlands

CALGARY, AB – September 24, 2014 – SMART Technologies ULC today announced the filing of a patent infringement complaint in the Netherlands before the District Court of The Hague against CTOUCH EUROPE B.V. for infringement of SMART's European Patents EP 1 739 528 and EP 1 420 335 by the CTOUCH Leddura, Leddura XT (excluding the 84”), Lexinus and Laser lines of interactive displays.

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September 1, 2014

SMART Appoints Westcon Group Regional Distributor for Education Solutions in Australia and New Zealand

  • Partnership ensures highly skilled and professional sales, distribution, installation and services to further expand SMART solutions in the Australia and New Zealand education market
  • Westcon to lead the development of SMART’s education software solutions for Australia and New Zealand
  • Greater support and development for Education specialized channel partners in region
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August 14, 2014

SMART kapp Earns Multiple Honors Following InfoComm Debut

  • SMART kapp wins Best New Product at InfoComm 2014
  • Audio-visual industry influencer rAVe also names SMART kapp as Best New Presentation Product
  • SMART kapp named in multiple “Best of InfoComm” coverage
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July 21, 2014

SMART Appoints Westcon Group as Distributor for Enterprise Solutions in Australia and New Zealand

  • Expansion of SMART channel in Australia and New Zealand ensures optimal sales, distribution, installation and services for Enterprise solution customers
  • Enables in-country Unified Communications and Collaboration support for resellers supplying leading edge Enterprise solutions
  • Extends and strengthens global partnership between SMART and Westcon Group
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July 17, 2014

SMART and UC Point Partner to Enhance Enterprise Customer Experience

  • SMART partners with UC Point to provide managed services for SMART Visual Collaboration Solution customers
  • Customers to receive pre deployment consulting, proactive monitoring and maintenance designed to lower total cost of ownership
  • Usage reporting aimed at quantifying return on investment
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June 29, 2014

SMART Interactive Flat Panel Sets New Display Standard for Education

  • SMART Board 6065 now available – specifically designed for 21st century collaborative classroom
  • Ultra-HD 4K resolution display with low-friction surface provides brilliant images and ease of use
  • Lessons run smoothly as Object Awareness allows users to interact without switching between finger, pen and eraser modes
  • Pen Identification allows two users to work simultaneously and independently with different colored pens or distinct tools – increasing collaboration
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June 25, 2014

SMART Partners with Discovery Education to Deliver Best-in-Class Content to SMART amp™ Users

  • Agreement means easy access to Discovery Education Streaming through SMART amp
  • Discovery Education Streaming library offers more than 151,000 digital resources
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June 24, 2014

SMART and Teq Reach Historic Agreement to Provide Software to New York State Schools

  • More than 450 New York state school districts to have easy access to SMART software at a preferred rate
  • Software access includes newly released SMART amp, SMART Notebook® 2014 and Notebook® Advantage
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June 19, 2014

SMART Names Select Resellers to Bring SMART kapp™ to Market

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- June 19, 2014 --- SMART Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SMT) (TSX: SMA), a leading collaboration company and global provider of visual collaboration solutions announces that 13 of its North American resellers have been named select partners with a 90-day sole right to sell SMART kapp™ digital capture board in North America, unveiled for the first time yesterday at InfoComm in Las Vegas.

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June 18, 2014

SMART kapp™- Revolutionary Replacement for Dry Erase Board Launches at InfoComm 2014

  • As easy to use as a dry-erase board where users can now capture, save and share ideas as if by magic
  • Save work instantly in JPEG or PDFs and end the hassle of blurry photographs
  • Content sharing anywhere in real-time eliminates boundaries for remote workers
  • Low price tag makes for a cost effective switch from old dry erase boards or flipcharts
  • Creates efficiency and greater collaboration
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May 15, 2014

SMART Appoints Chairman of the Board

  • Michael J. Mueller appointed Chairman of the Board, effective immediately
  • Robert Hagerty, former Acting Chairman of the Board, continues in his role as an independent director
  • Board to be strengthened through the recruitment of new independent directors
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May 15, 2014

SMART Reports Annual and Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results

  • Annual Net Income - $27.3 million Adjusted (up 128%); $20.5 million GAAP
  • Annual Revenue - $558.4 million Adjusted (down 5%); $589.2 million GAAP
  • Annual Adjusted EBITDA of $74.5 million, up 53%

CALGARY, Alberta, May 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMART Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq:SMT) (TSX:SMA), a leading provider of collaboration solutions, today announced financial results for its fiscal year and fourth quarter ended March 31, 2014.

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May 12, 2014

SMART Revolutionizes the Dry Erase Board with SMART kapp

  • New SMART kapp product instantly transfers written content onto any device as if by magic
  • Content shared from SMART kapp via your device easily and intuitively to anywhere in the world
  • SMART kapp to launch at InfoComm in Las Vegas June 18-20
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April 29, 2014

SMART Technologies Partners with Free The Children

Calgary, Alberta --- April 29, 2014 ---  SMART Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SMT) (TSX: SMA), a leading global provider of collaborative education technology solutions, has partnered with Free The Children, an international charity and educational partner to revolutionize the way children learn and collaborate both in and outside of the classroom.

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April 21, 2014

SMART Technologies Announces Resignation of Directors and Resulting Change in Share Structure

  • Chairman David Martin and Director Nancy Knowlton resign Board seats
  • Robert Hagerty appointed Acting Chairman of the Board
  • All multiple vote Class B Shares convert to single vote Class A Subordinate Voting Shares
  • SMART to announce its fourth quarter and fiscal 2014 results on May 15, 2014
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April 17, 2014

SMART Notebook Software 2014 Now Available

  • The latest version of the world's most powerful and widely used collaborative learning software introduces a number of new features
  • Thousands more math resources for Windows® and Mac® classrooms with GeoGebra integration
  • The XC Collaboration brainstorming tool allowing students to send content from mobile devices
  • The Ink Editing tool to enable editing text on interactive displays using pen or finger so no keyboard required
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April 16, 2014

SMART Unveils Next Generation Interactive Flat Panel for Education

  • SMART Board 6065 is first model in new line of SMART interactive flat panels designed for 21st century collaborative classroom
  • First ultra-HD 4K resolution display with low-friction surface for brilliant images and ease of use
  • Lessons run smoothly as Object Awareness allows users to interact without switching between finger, pen and eraser modes
  • Pen Identification allows two users to work simultaneously and independently with different colored pens or distinct tools – increasing collaboration
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March 19, 2014

SMART Appoints Westcon Group as Global Distributor for Enterprise Solutions

  • Partnership ensures optimal sales, distribution, installation and training on a global scale
  • Westcon to enhance sales and service in North America, Latin America, Middle East, Africa and 13 countries in Europe
  • Global Deployment Services Program to streamline delivery of products for channel partners with customers in multiple countries.
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March 17, 2014

SMART Expands Collaboration Options and Partners with Unify Square to Deliver Premium Services for Microsoft Lync Users

  • SMART Room System™ for Microsoft® Lync® continues to evolve as leading Lync Room System
  • Unify Square usage reporting, adoption and deployment guidance services
  • Enhanced collaboration between multiple displays with new SMART software
  • Unveiling dual 84” (213.36 cm) for even greater room size options
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March 6, 2014

SMART and NRI to Enhance AEC Solutions at Jobsites, Architectural and Engineering Locations

  • SMART products offered in Williams Scotsman's techsuite™, Powered by NRI, and NRI On-Site Services clients
  • Connects job sites to architects, engineers and general contractors to minimize miscommunication
  • Enables project teams to work seamlessly on SMART interactive displays, smartphones, laptops and tablets
  • Installs include leading architecture and engineering firms across North America
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March 4, 2014

SMART to Exit Ottawa Facility

Calgary, AB --- March 4, 2014 --- SMART Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SMT) (TSX: SMA), a leading provider of collaboration solutions, will exit its leased Ottawa facility effective August 31, 2014. Following the office closure, SMART will no longer have a business location in Ottawa. Approximately 10% of SMART’s workforce will be affected, with many being offered alternate work arrangements, including relocation to other SMART offices. The annual cost saving to the company of the exit is approximately $3 million, and the one-time cash impact of the exit is estimated at $8 million.

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February 17, 2014

SMART Announces the Next Level of SMART Room System™ for Microsoft® Lync®

  • Company reinforces its leading position in the Lync Room System category
  • Interactive sharing enhances collaboration capabilities before, during and after meetings
  • Largest range of displays extends Lync into more collaborative spaces and rooms
  • Introducing the unbound workspace – offering unlimited display area for panning, zooming and interaction with content
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February 6, 2014

SMART Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

  • Adjusted Revenue of $143.4 million, up 4% year-over-year
  • Adjusted EBITDA of $19.3 million, up 233% year-over-year
  • Adjusted Net Income of $9.0 million
  • GAAP Revenue of $158.0 million
  • GAAP Net Income of $4.1 million
  • Exit of optical touch sensor business for desktop displays

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMART Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq:SMT) (TSX:SMA), a leading provider of collaboration solutions, today announced financial results for its third quarter ended December 31, 2013.

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January 23, 2014

SMART to Announce Third Quarter Results on February 6, 2014

Calgary, Alberta --- January 23, 2014 --- SMART Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SMT, TSX: SMA), a leading provider of collaboration solutions, today announced that it will report financial results for its third quarter ended December 31, 2013 between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Mountain time on Thursday, February 6, 2014.

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January 22, 2014

SMART Software to Empower Student Creativity and Collaboration Through 3D Printing

  • SMART amp™ and SMART Notebook™ software to include support for 3D printing
  • Software and hardware platforms will combine digital and tangible lesson materials
  • Leading educators to pioneer new learning methodologies
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January 21, 2014

SMART and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Advance Education With Superior Content and Innovative Technologies

  • Comprehensive technology alliance set to enhance learning through software, content and professional development
  • Integrated experience through HMH’s market-leading digital curriculum and SMART software
  • SMART amp software enables students and teachers to work seamlessly with HMH content on interactive displays, smartphones, laptops and tablets
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January 20, 2014

SMART Unveils Second Generation Fully-Integrated Touch-Enabled Interactive Projector

  • LightRaise 60wi2 offers brighter, more uniform image
  • Increased collaboration with two users gesturing on touch and pen-enabled display
  • Interactive projector capable of handling four touches simultaneously
  • No price increase from first generation 60wi
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January 16, 2014

SMART amp Software Gains Momentum with Leading Content Developers

  • Additional partners continue to propel new software as preferred education platform
  • Learning resources cover all subjects and grades
  • New platform enabling students and teachers to work seamlessly on interactive displays, smartphones, laptops and tablets
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January 15, 2014

SMART flex™ Ready To Reduce Costs and Make Control of Multiple Interactive Displays Easier

  • Hardware and software solution controls five to ten displays with one computer
  • Lowers total cost of ownership through hardware, electricity and support savings
  • Simplifies technology infrastructure while maximizing impact of classroom technology
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