Wireless Presentation

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  • Bring Your Own Device
    Wireless Presentation

    Bring Your Own Device

    Wireless presentation gives you the freedom to move about the classroom and connect not only your own devices, but also students' devices

Instructors can sync Apple devices, including iPhones, iPads, and Macbook laptops, to wirelessly present content in the classroom. Wireless presentation gives you the freedom to move about the classroom and connect not only your own devices, but also students’ devices.

This user-friendly system makes it easy to connect your own devices to the technology in the classroom to display class material. You can showcase specialized apps, present material from an e-textbook, display video clips from a conference you attended, and share photos from your latest research trip.

Using Wireless Presentation

You can pair your device to the classroom projection system over Bluetooth with a four-digit security code provided on the lectern touch panel. You can broadcast the screen on your device onto the other screens and projectors in the classroom. Wireless presentation-enabled rooms simplify the process of connecting your device, making it easier to focus on your presentation.

1-2-3: Getting Started with Wireless Presentation

Step 1: Wireless Presentation Locations

Step 2: Wireless Presentation Device Compatibility

To setup Wireless Presentation, your device must meet these requirements:

  • Mobile Device

    • Models:

      • iPhone 5 or later

      • iPad Mini or iPad 4 or later

    • Operating System: iOS 8 or later

    • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi must be turned on

  • Laptop Computer

    • Models: MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro 2012 or later

    • Operating System: OS X Yosemite 10.10 or later

    • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi must be turned on

Step 3: Setup Your Device for Wireless Presentation

iOS device (iPad, iPhone)

When you are in a Wireless Presentation classroom, follow these on-screen instructions to sync your iOS mobile device for Wireless Presentation. Wireless Presentation is not supported by Lecture Capture and Web Conferencing.

  1. Go to Settings > Bluetooth and turn on Bluetooth function.

  2. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access the Control Center and select AirPlay Icon AirPlay.

  3. Select your location and room number and turn on Mirroring.

  4. Enter the passcode displayed on the classroom lectern touch panel when prompted for a passcode on your device.

  5. In some classrooms, your iOS device’s image will display on the lectern touch panel. Press Share Video to project the image.

To disconnect your device, return to the Airplay screen on your device (step 2) and select your device name (e.g. iPhone or iPad).

Mac

When you are in a Wireless Presentation classroom, follow these on-screen instructions to sync your Mac for Wireless Presentation. Wireless Presentation is not supported by Lecture Capture and Web Conferencing.

  1. Turn on Bluetooth from the menu bar.

  2. Click the AirPlay icon AirPlay Icon from the menu bar and select your location and room number.

  3. Enter the passcode displayed on the classroom lectern touch panel when prompted for a passcode on your device.

  4. In some classrooms, your desktop will display on the lectern touch panel. Choose either Extended Desktop or one of the mirroring options under Use AirPlay Display To in the AirPlay menu.

To disconnect your device, return to the AirPlay menu and choose Disconnect AirPlay Display.

Ideas for Wireless Presentation

  • Share photos from your latest research trip

  • Show students clips from a conference you attended

  • Specialized apps (Graphic calculator app)

Questions?

AT's Solutions Center is the primary point of contact for faculty and staff who are seeking help with AT-supported classrooms and services.

 

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