- Kodak PixPro SPZ1 (student use) video tutorial
- Kodak Play Touch (student & instructor use) video tutorial
- Canon Vixia R500 (instructor use) video tutorial
- AVerVision M70 video tutorial
- Epson ELPDC21 video tutorial
- Sphere 2 [AVer document cameras at student tables in Jamrich active learning classrooms]
- ClearOne Chat 50 USB conference mic video tutorial
- Jabra GN wireless blu-tooth conference mic video tutorial
- Revolab xTag USB wireless mic video tutorial
Audio Recording and Editing [Audacity]
DVD Playback & Multi-Format Media Player [VLC Media Player]
- Software: VLC Media Player
Doc Cam / Visualizer
- Software for AVer doc cam: Sphere 2
Interactive Display Tools [OpenBoard]
Video Conferencing [Zoom]
- Software: Zoom Client for Meetings
- iPhone and iPad Screen sharing with Zoom
- Best Virtual Classroom Practices
- 7 Things You Should Know About Virtual Meetings
Wireless Connection Between Projector & Laptop [MirrorOp]
Using the TV and Document Camera at Student Tables in JXJ
Connecting to the TV
- At the teacher station...
- Student table TVs are turned on at the teacher station using touch control panel.
- Send WePresent as the source to all student table TVs.
- On your work computer...
- Make sure the computer is connected to "NMU" WiFi (it will not work with any other network).
- Install/run MirrorOp Software to connect it wirelessly to the TV (download: here).
- Once MirrorOp is running, you will be prompted to input the IP address found at the bottom left corner of the watermark displayed on the TV.
- Input the four-digit code located in the top right corner of the watermark displayed on the TV.
- A 'Play' button will appear. Click it to begin casting to the TV.
- Clicking the star next to the device name will allow you to 'Favorite' it. Devices on your 'Favorites' list do not need their IP address inputted each time you want to connect.
- Clicking the 'Pause' button will freeze the screen but maintain the connection. Clicking the 'Stop' button will end the display, but leave the device in memory. Exiting out of the window will end the session completely.
- Use the touch panel at the instructor station to turn the TV off when your are finished.
Connecting the AVer Document Camera
- Follow the instructions for "Connecting to the TV".
- Install/run Sphere2 software (download: here).
- Connect the document camera to your computer via the USB cord attached to the doc cam and hold down the large, silver power button on the side of the doc cam. The doc cam should begin to make noises as it boots up.
- Once connected, maximize the Sphere2 window on your screen for the best image. Using the buttons on the bottom left hand corner, presenters can control the image, draw and add effects tp their feed, record video, and capture still images.
- When finished, disconnect the doc cam and turn its power button off.
Camcorder (instructor use) [Kodak PlayTouch]
MirrorOp [connect laptop to projection wirelessly]
The MirrorOp software provides wireless connection between the user's laptop and the ceiling projector and/or television(s) using NMU WiFi access points. Find more info on the IT Services website.
Open-Board [computer touch screen annotations]
Open-Sankoré and OpenBoard are free and open-source interactive whiteboard software compatible with any projector and pointing device.
Sphere 2 [connect laptop to doc cam at student tables]
Provides users with a range of interactive software for the AVer visualizer document camera.
This standalone visualizer software for PC and Mac gives users access to many handy features, like video recording, picture-in-picture and annotation, as well as a number of unique, advanced features, like automatic image correction, side-by-side comparison, a personalized media library and one-click upload to social media & file sharing sites. Moreover, the simplified design of Sphere2’s user interface allows users of all ages to master the software in mere minutes.
VLC Media Player [multi-format digital video files]
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
WildCast [NMU's streaming server]
Web-based application - no installation necessary. WildCast is NMU's internal podcast network