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AirMedia

Airmedia Wireless Projection & Collaboration

Wireless Projection & Collaboration

What is AirMedia?

 
What is AirMedia?

 AirMedia is a modern wireless HD presentation system which simplifies and improves classroom presentations and collaboration.

 The DCU Teaching and Learning Strategy states:

 “ .. We will create a Digital Campus that will underpin the educational experience for our students, both on and off campus, enabling us to equip them to flourish in the 21st century.”

 AirMedia is another positive step to achieving our goals of a Digital Campus, to support the most modern teaching and learning methods.

What are the Benefits?
  1. Wireless Projection
        • No need to use the normal cables (VGA, HDMI) or worry about adapters.
        • Connect over the staff wireless network - Eduroam
  2. Collaboration
        • Allow students to share their work wirelessly with the class.
        • Up to 4 presentations can be viewed simultaneously on the main projection screen.
        • Up to 32 people can connect and watch presentations on their own device.
  3. Present from any Device
        •  Full functionality available for Windows and Macintosh laptops.
        • Sharing from IOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android (tablets and phones) also possible

Install & Launch

 
  1. To commence:

        • Press start on the control panel located on the lectern.
        • This will activate the control panel and the projector/s in the room.

    Digital touch screen - home screen

  2. Locate Airmedia:

        • The lectern is now activated and the projector/s are turned on.
        • Next locate the Airmedia icon on the control panel with your finger.
        • The Airmedia icon is located on the top right of the control panel.

    Select Airmedia

  3. Activate Airmedia:

        • To activate Airmedia, drag the Airmedia icon with your finger to the center of the control panel.
        • An Airmedia home screen will projected onto the screen or digital display unit in the room.

    Drag the Airmedia icon to the center of the screen

  4. Locate the device IP address:

        • The IP address is highlighted in the image below.
        • The IP address is unique so if you change rooms you must commence the installation process.

    To begin your presentation, please type the IP number into a web browser and press enter.

  5. Install Airmedia:

        • To begin the installation process, please type the IP number into a Chrome web browser and press enter.

    To begin the installation process, please type the IP number into a Chrome web browser and press enter.

  6. Download Airmedia:

        • If you are on a Windows laptop, click on the download button on the left of the screen.
        • If you are on a Mac, click on the download button on the right of the screen.
        • An .exe file will be downloaded which can be located in your downloads folder and on the bottom left of the screen.
        • Double click on the .exe file to install Airmedia.

    To install Airmedia, click on the download button for the OS on your laptop.

  7. Pair Airmedia and your laptop:

        • The final step in the process is pair Airmedia with your laptop.
        • On the screen in the room there is a 4 digit number located on the top right of the screen, see step 4. < li>Enter the 4 digit code into the field of the popup window and click connect to begin screen sharing.
        • This completes the process.

    Enter the 4 digit code into the field on the popup window and click connect to begin screen sharing.

 Airmedia 2 instructions - Q317, H 206, H 306, CG 08 A & B  
 Airmedia 2 - Apple Mac
  1. Install Airmedia:

        • To begin the installation process, please type the IP number into a Chrome web browser and press enter.

    To begin the installation process, please type the IP number into a Chrome web browser and press enter.

  2. Commence Airmedia install process:

        • To begin the Airmedia install process please click on the start presenting blue button highlighted in red below.

    To begin the installation process, please type the IP number into a Chrome web browser and press enter.

  3. Airmedia install process:

        • Please click on the MAC button highlighted in red below.
        • This will download an installation file that is located at the bottom left of your screen, see next step.

    To begin presenting please click on the start presenting blue button highlighted in red.

  4. Open the downloaded install file:

        • The downloaded install file is located at the bottom left of your screen.
        • Double click on the file to commence the install process.

    Double click on the file to commence the install process.

  5. Activate Airmedia:

        • Double click on the Crestron Airmedia App icon located in the center of the screen.

    Double click on the Crestron Airmedia App icon located in the center of the screen.

  6. Select open to continue:

        • Click on the Open button in the dialogue box to continue.

    Click on the Open button in the dialogue box to continue.

  7. Select AirPlay:

        • Click on the AirPlay icon located at the top toolbar at the top of your screen.

    Click on the AirPlay icon.

  8. Select AirMedia:

        • Click on Airmedia option, see image below to mirror your screen.

    Click on the AirPlay icon.

  9. Enter the 4 digit code

        • Enter the 4 digit code AirPlay code which is located on the top right hand of the projector screen into the dialogue box as shown in the image below.

    Click on the AirPlay icon.

 Airmedia 2 - Windows
  1. Install Airmedia:

        • To begin the installation process, please type the IP number into a Chrome web browser and press enter.

    Enter the IP address into a web browser and press enter

  2. Commence Airmedia install process:

        • To begin presenting please click on the start presenting blue button highlighted in red below.

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  3. Airmedia install process:

        • Please click on the WINDOWS button highlighted in red below.

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  4. Open the downloaded install file:

        • The downloaded install file is located at the bottom left of your screen.
        • Double click on the file to commence the install process.

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  5. Enter the 4 digit code

        • Enter the 4 digit code AirPlay code which is located on the top right hand of the projector screen into the dialogue box as shown in the image below.

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  6. Commence presenting:

        • To begin presenting please click on the start button highlighted in red below.

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  7. Cease presenting:

        • To cease presenting please click on the stop button highlighted in red below.

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AirMedia Control Panel

 

AirMedia Control Panel

Please ensure you have followed all the instructions on the Install & Launch tab. You will only see this control panel once you have followed those instructions and connected successfully to AirMedia.

  1.  Once connected, the AirMedia will display whatever is currently on your desktop.
  2.  Use the Airmedia control panel to control the presentation: 

Airmedia Control Panel & icons

  1.  Clicking the Play button selects your device as the presentation source, sending whatever is on the laptop screen to the room display.
  2.  While presenting, it is often necessary to navigate away from your presentation. AirMedia lets you pause the presentation, freezing the current image on the screen so others can continue to view it while you look through your personal files.  Once you've located new content and brought it up on your device, simply click Play to resume the presentation.
  3.  When done presenting, click the Stop button to stop displaying your device. To continue presenting, press the Play button once more.
  4. To Close the application at the end of the presentation please click on the X button, this will disconnect your device from the AirMedia application.
  5.  Click the display additional options icon, highlighted in red below, to access additional options via the popup menu. 

Airmedia additional options

  1. Remote View - Enables up to 40 people to view the presentation on their laptop/device via the Airmedia application.
  2. Projection Source (Windows Only) - Allows the user to share a secondary desktop.
  3. Projection Quality - Uses more bandwidth to improve the quality of the transmitted image.
  4. Projection Latency Control - Uses more CPU power to reduce the latency of the projected image.
  5. Quad View - Four devices can be displayed at any one time.

Notes 

  • Although AirMedia can support up to 32 connected computers for sharing, only four desktops can be displayed at a time in Quad View.