SMART Technologies lends support to Microsoft Lync 2010

Telecom Lead India: SMART Technologies, a provider of
collaboration solutions, announced its support for Microsoft Lync 2010 through
its SMART Meeting Pro software and SMART Board interactive
whiteboards and displays.


The combination of SMART’s visual collaboration solutions
and Microsoft Lync 2010 will transform any meeting into an active,
collaborative work session.


The company said that full details of this combination
will be available closer to the release date in Q3 2012.


SMART recognizes that unified communication products
along with SMART’s visual collaboration solutions are key to meeting the needs
of many business customers. SMART products combined with Microsoft Lync 2010
will allow for real-time data sharing and visual collaboration in any meeting
location,” said Linda Thomas, vice president, products, SMART Technologies.


SMART’s visual collaboration solutions include
interactive whiteboards and displays, intuitive collaboration software,
services and remote collaboration tools and can be combined with a variety of
industry-specific applications.


With the combination of Microsoft Lync 2010 and SMART’s
visual collaboration tools, users can connect to each other using video and
audio and share information on the SMART Board interactive whiteboard or


Together these products allow in-room and remote users to
share data from any application, use digital ink to write notes in documents
and capture ideas from all participants. Every individual can participate fully
in meetings, regardless of location.


Microsoft Lync 2010 is a unified communication
platform that connects users in multiple locations and allows them to
communicate using a single application for real-time audio, visual and online


Recently, SMART Technologies appointed as Global Technology Partner in the Microsoft Technology
Center (MTC) Alliances Program, an initiative that includes industry leaders in
hardware, software and services.