Samsung Electronics unveils interactive display with improved usability for education at Bett 2023 – Samsung Global Newsroom
Samsung Introduces New Interactive Display with Software Solution for the Education Sector with Improved Usability and Connectivity Features
Samsung Electronics today unveiled a new interactive display with enhanced functionality and a powerful software solution at Bett (British Educational Training and Technology) 2023, the world’s largest educational technology exhibition, in London. Bett’s 30,000+ attendees can explore the future of education with Samsung’s state-of-the-art interactive display and Samsung Whiteboard app.
Technology plays a critical role in today’s classroom, and tomorrow’s classroom requires a full suite of tools to help teachers and students deepen connections and increase collaboration in familiar ways. and practical. To meet the changing needs of educators, classroom technology is becoming increasingly customizable, feature-rich, and interconnected across device ecosystems and operating systems (OS). Samsung is expanding its technology, services and education support to prepare teachers for success.
“Our educational technology is designed to equip teachers with the tools they need to fully engage students and enrich the learning experience in any environment,” said Hoon Chung, executive vice president of Visual Display Business. at Samsung Electronics. “At Bett, we are excited to showcase our interactive display solutions, demonstrating the level of advanced usability and interactivity required for the technology-driven future of education.”
Introducing the new interactive display and software powering the classroom of the future
The new Samsung interactive display (model name: WAC) is available for Bett attendees to experience in person. Expanding the offerings beyond the Flip and Flip Pro models running on Tizen OS, the new WAC model leverages the Android operating system to deliver intuitive operation. The easy-to-use screen helps teachers customize their home screen user interface (UI), enable multiple screens, share up to nine screens at once, regardless of operating system or device, and use smart educational apps to enrich student learning. Users can also take advantage of the built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
Unveiled in 65, 75 and 86 inch models,1 the WAC series is designed to fit into any classroom environment. Its connectivity is enhanced with a 3-in-1 USB-C port, which enables hassle-free screen connection, touch control and external device charging (max. 65W). In addition, the HDMI output function allows teachers to share content on a larger screen, especially useful in a lecture hall.
Featuring a slim and user-friendly design, the WAC model takes into consideration the importance of convenience and interactivity. With IR touch, users can enjoy natural writing experience, 20 multi-touch designs and dual-sided pen to write with different color on each end without changing settings. The front stereo speaker, pen holder and on-screen handle enhance convenience for a seamless learning environment.
The Device Management Solution (DMS) for WAC series allows users to remotely monitor and control the display in the classroom at the same time. The DMS also provides an alert function that sends warning messages to the screen collectively in the event of an emergency.
Originally available on the Samsung Flip (model name: WMB, WMA, WMR), the Samsung Whiteboard app will also be compatible with the WAC model. The software solution helps teachers connect to devices with Windows operating system, so even after connecting a PC to the screen, seamless writing on PC content can be experienced in real time, creating an experience dynamic class. Plus, it’s easy to store and share content and documents, as well as annotate anything displayed in real time, even during a videoconference.
At Bett, the Samsung stand will be located at NE31 in ExCeL London from March 29-31, 2023.
1 The 65 and 75 inch models will be launched for 1 hour. The 86-inch model will be launched for 2 hours.
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