In schools around the world, and also in some businesses, the SMART board is a resource that has proven practical and very useful. The product is now being upgraded with the ability to recognize the different between a pen and finger touch, even while the pen tool is in the users hand. With the new upgrade to the SMART board, objects being projected onto the board can be moved by the touch of a finger, and items can even be erased with the palm of a hand. This can all be done with the same tool, as no switching is required. Obviously, the update is not good enough o call for a new purchase is a odler model is already owned, but it will benefit the new consumers of the product for educational and business purposes.