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Comparison of licenses

LicenseDemo Licenses Full individual
user license
 Full school license examples
Individual userSchool(30)(100)(200)(500)(1000)(2000)(4000)
Cost (GBP)FreeFree £6 £12.51£40.13£76.41£170£296.08£492.82£787.65
License duration3 months3 months 1 year 1 year1 year1 year1 year1 year1 year1 year
Number of students200(1)No limit No Limit(2) 30(3)100(3)200(3)500(3)1000(3)2000(3)4000(3)
Attendance sessions(5)50100 No limit No limitNo limitNo limitNo limitNo limitNo limitNo limit
Classes per teacher10No limit No limit No limitNo limitNo limitNo limitNo limitNo limitNo limit
Number of teacher logins2No limit 5 No limitNo limitNo limitNo limitNo limitNo limitNo limit
Number of PC installations11 1 1111111
Can synchronise with iPhone(4)Yes(12)No Yes YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Can synchronise with Palm® OSYesNo Yes YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Licenses for Palm® OS devicestrialtrial 2 3102050100200400
Web-based interface(6)YesYes Yes YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Interactive attendance sheetYesYes Yes YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Attendance codes and notesYesYes Yes YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Student incident systemYesYes Yes YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Teacher timetable overviewYesYes Yes YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Class attendance totalsYesYes Yes YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
School absences summaryNoYes No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
School sign in/out(7)NoYes No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
School-wide student attendance viewNoYes No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Automatic attendance analysis(8)NoYes No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
School attendance reports (.csv)NoYes No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Attendance validation toolNoYes No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Text-based attendance archivesNoYes No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Central student data systemNoYes No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ODBC(9) importing featuresNoYes No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Emergency uploadNoNo No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Teacher usage analysis(10)NoYes No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Custom web panels(11)NoYes No YesYesYesYesYesYesYes

Notes: (1) Per teacher login. (2) The students must all be taught by one teacher in each teacher account; if used by 5 teachers, they can each have their own set of taught students. (3) Total currently on role for the school (STEARsoft lets you go over this limit when for example you still have data of previous students who have now left; you should keep this to a minimum though). (4) If yes, then only one iPhone per teacher login. iPhone could alternatively be an iPod Touch or iPad. (5) Total across all teacher logins. (6) Web-based also means it can be used from other computers connected by a network. (7) Sign in/out screen can also be used to search for students. (8) Identifies, on a per-student basis, inconsistent attendance throughout each day. Inconsistencies are flagged by messages in attendance sheets to the relevant teachers. (9) ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) is a standard software interface for accessing database management systems. STEARsoft can use this to import teacher, student, class grouping and timetable data directly from existing databases you have that support this standard (which most off-the-shelf systems do). (10) Simplified overview useful when archiving and deleting old accounts/data. (11) Optional web panels that can appear alongside class or student screens to give wider school information or links; these can be used to give supplementary information if you have other web-based systems with more detailed school data. (12) Lite mobile versions can only synchronise in iPhone->Server mode.