SMART Selected as Logitech Collaboration Partner

SMART kapp iQ® interactive displays to complement Logitech ConferenceCam portfolio

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada – June 8, 2016 – SMART Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SMT) (TSX: SMA), a leading provider of collaboration solutions, today announced that it has joined the Logitech Collaboration Partner (LCP). Announced last June, the LCP provides a unique framework for delivering high-quality video collaboration experiences across customer environments. Through the Logitech Collaboration Program, SMART Technologies augments the Logitech solutions to provide a more complete and enhanced user experience that is optimized for groups to collaborate anytime and anywhere.

“Enterprise customers today require conference rooms that allow for seamless integration and collaboration from anywhere in the world,” said Warren Barkley, chief technology officer of SMART Technologies. “The inclusion of SMART kapp iQ displays will complement Logitech ConferenceCams by providing interactive flat panels that are easy and intuitive to operate with walk-up-and-use features and SMART’s proprietary software suite included. SMART IFPs empower natural collaboration with a lower total cost of ownership, and represent an ideal tool for today’s workplace,” he said.

“We are pleased that SMART Technologies has joined our program,” said Scott Wharton, general manager of Logitech’s video collaboration group. “By closely collaborating with SMART, we are able to offer a better user experience to our joint customers.”

For more information about the Logitech Collaboration Program, visit www.logitech.com/lcp and the Logitech blog.

For more information on SMART kapp iQ, visit: http://smartkapp.com/en/products/kapp-iq

About SMART Technologies Inc.

SMART Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SMT, TSX: SMA) is a world leader in simple and intuitive solutions that enable more natural collaboration. We are an innovator in interactive touch technologies and software that inspire collaboration in both education and businesses around the globe.

With over 3.2 million SMART Board® interactive whiteboards, interactive displays and interactive projectors installed internationally, SMART has been a consistent innovator since creating the first interactive whiteboard in 1993. To learn more, visit smarttech.com.

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For more information, please contact:

Kara Pinato

Spark PR for SMART Technologies

smarttechnologies@sparkpr.com

 

Jeff Lowe

VP of Marketing

SMART Technologies Inc.

JeffLowe@smarttech.com

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Posted: June 8, 2016
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