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[New Product] SMART LightRaise 40wi Interactive Projector

February 9, 2012 | POSTED BY Jodie Paradis

The First Interactive Projector for Education

SMART LightRaise Interactive ProjectorSMART Technologies Inc. recently unveiled the LightRaise 40wi interactive projector.  The LightRaise projector is a pen-enabled, ultra-short-throw projector that can turn nearly any surface into an interactive learning space. It includes the SMART Notebook collaborative learning software, which teachers around the world use to create and deliver engaging lessons to over 40 million students. The projector also comes with a rechargeable interactive pen, a pen holder, USB and VGA cables and an easy-to-install wall mount.

The Light Raise 40wi interactive projector will begin shipping globally in spring 2012 and will be available. This collaborative interactive learning solution is only available with the SMART Notebook software.

As part of SMART education solutions, the LightRaise projector integrates seamlessly with other SMART products such as the SMART Response interactive response system, the SMART Document Camera and the SMART Slatewireless slate.

LightRaise 40wi Interactive Projector Features

  • SMART product integration – Includes the SMART Notebook software and integrates with other SMART products.
  • Interactive pen and pen holder – Ships with a rechargeable interactive pen for effortless writing on the display surface and a pen holder
  • Ultra-short throw – Provides a 0.3:1 throw ratio, eliminating most shadows and glare, offers a crisp and clean image.
  • Built-in sound – Includes a 10-watt speaker and a microphone input.
  • Flexible installation – Fits a wide variety of learning spaces and surfaces for image sizes up to 100″ (254 cm) and comes with an easy-to-install wall mount.
  • SMART Projector Care – Includes product replacement and preferred pricing on projector and lamp upgrades and replacements as well as a three-year service and warranty program.

Pricing and availability

The suggested education list price for the LightRaise 40wi interactive projector is US$1699 in the United States. It includes the interactive projector, one SMART Notebook software license, one rechargeable interactive pen, a pen holder, USB and VGA cables and an easy-to-install wall mount. Prices outside the United States vary by country and may include applicable taxes, duties and import costs. Information on suggested education list price is available from SMART local authorized resellers. The Light Raise 40wi interactive projector will begin shipping globally in spring 2012.

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