Interactive Displays

HOWTOs and resources

Hardware introduction (the screen itself)

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(1) To Turn On the Interactive Display (ID) - Press the Power Button once on the side of the Interactive Display 

To put the ID in Stand By (turn the screen black) - Short press the Power Button

To Shut Down the ID - Long press the Power Button - a menu will pop up - select OK to immediately shut down; select Cancel to cancel the shut down; do nothing and the ID will shut down in 10 seconds.

(2) To bring up the the ID's Menu - Scroll up with 2 fingers from the bottom of the screen (from outside the visible image).

(3) Volume - move the left slider to change the sound volume.

(4) Brightness - move the right slider to change the display brightness.

Change the ID's Input: 

Select:
(5) PC - to change to (and turn on) the PC module.

(6) Lux - to change to (and turn on) the Android module.

(7) Apple TV / HDMI1 - to wake up the Apple TV (ECC/ES) or the Miracast (MS/HS/CH) devices connected to the ID. Mirror your Apple or Windows/Android devices respectively by connecting them to the Apple TV or the Miracast devices. The procedure is similar to how we connected to the projectors in the past. More info here (Apple TV) and here (Miracast).

Side View of the Interactive Display - Ports and Connectivity

 

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You can use the PC's module ports to:

  • Connect any USB devices - like cameras, microscopes, microphones, etc. 

If a device is plugged in the PC's USB ports it will only be available for the PC - in Windows.  

 

If the device is compatible with both Android and Windows (ex. an USB flash drive) and you want to make the device available for both, please use the common USB ports for Android and PC that can be found above the power button, remove the plastic cover if needed.

 

  • Connect non USB headphones and microphones using the audio input/output. 
  • Connect an external display using either the PC's HDMI out or the PC's VGA out ports. 

 

 

 

You can use the Android's module ports to:

  • Connect USB devices like USB flash drives.

If a device is plugged in the Android's USB ports it will only be available for Android - Lux.

 

To make the device available for both Android and PC please see above. 

 

  • Connect an microSD card.  

 

 

 

You can use the ID's ports to:

  • Connect a computer, laptop, tablet, etc. to mirror or extend the screens of these devices using the VGA in or the HDMI2 ports. Use the ID's Menu to change the input as needed to HDMI2 or VGA. The HDMI1 port is usually used by the Apple TV or the Miracast devices. 
  • Connect USB devices to the common USB ports for Android and PC. If the device is compatible with both Android and Windows (ex. an USB flash drive) please use these USB ports, remove the plastic cover if needed.

 

Android Lookaround

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While on the Android (LUX) module, click on the side arrows to make the side menu show up. Inside you will find the following apps and tools:

 

Whiteboard - a simple and fast whiteboarding tool - you can find a more in depth look here.

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Files - lets you explore and manage (move, copy, delete, create, rename, etc.) the files and folders of the local system and all the external connected devices (ex. an USB flash drive). 

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Browser - a simple internet browser. Chrome based.

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Cleverstore - is a portal to numerous educational apps. Browse, install, test and use the ones you like. After an app is installed it can be found under Apps.