The folks at Engadget observed kids playing with a SMART Table at Haines Elementary School in Chicago, and from the looks of the video and images they captured, this gadget is set to revolutionize the way kids of the future learn and interact together.
The touchscreen table has a durable plastic cover and can handle up to 40 touches at once, so it's certainly made for small-group learning. There are a number of apps on the SMART Table, which teachers can control with a USB access key. Among them are puzzle-type games like the tangrams in the gallery, photo-based games and a painting app.
Below, check out footage from Engadget's visit. The official promo video for the SMART Table appears above.
The SMART Table
1. Interactive Learning - The SMART Table revolutionizes the way kids learn and interact, creating opportunities for interactive and engaging educational experiences.
2. Multi-touch Technology - The SMART Table's ability to handle up to 40 touches at once opens up possibilities for collaborative learning and group activities.
3. Educational Gaming - The SMART Table's various apps, including puzzle games and painting apps, offer opportunities for integrating educational content into interactive gaming experiences.
1. Education Technology - The SMART Table disrupts the education technology industry by providing a innovative tool for interactive and collaborative learning experiences.
2. Childcare and Early Education - Childcare and early education providers can leverage the SMART Table to offer engaging and interactive educational programs that enhance children's learning experiences.
3. Toy and Gaming - The SMART Table presents an opportunity for the toy and gaming industry to create educational products that combine play and learning, appealing to parents and children alike.