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Using Mersive Solstice for Wireless Display

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Introduction

Mersive's Solstice Pod is a wireless display device, allowing easy and intuitive collaboration in classroom and meeting spaces using any laptops, tablets or phone.

Downloading the Solstice Client

The Solstice client is available for Mac, Windows, and mobile devices. To obtain the installer:

  • PC/Mac - Open a web browser on your device and go to the URL shown on the Solstice Pod's welcome screen.
  • Mobile devices - Open a web browser on your device and go to the URL shown on the Solstice Pod's welcome screen; you will be redirected to the appropriate mobile store to install the Solstice app.

Connecting to Solstice using a laptop

  1. Run the Solstice client. On first launch, you will be prompted to enter your name. This helps distinguish your content while collaborating with others.
  2. The client will automatically detect available Solstice Pods in your area. Click on the Solstice Pod you wish to connect to.
  3. Enter the 4-digit access code listed on the Solstice Pod's welcome screen.
  4. Pick a sharing method. You can share your entire desktop, an open application window, or stream a media file directly from your hard drive.
Note that audio is streamed only when sharing the entire desktop or streaming a media file. Mac users will be prompted to install an audio driver the first time audio is toggled "on" within the Solstice client.


 

Connecting to Solstice using a mobile device

  1. Once you've installed the Solstice client from the App Store, tap on it to run it. During first launch, you will be prompted to enter your name. This helps distinguish your content while collaborating with others.
  2. Tap on the Solstice Pod you wish to connect to.
  3. Enter the 4-character access code listed on the Solstice Pod's welcome screen.
  4. Choose a sharing method. You can stream live video from your device's camera, display videos or pictures, or mirror the device screen. For sharing to work correctly, you will need to grant access to the appropriate areas when prompted by your device.
  5. To mirror the screen under iOS, click Mirror Screen. Follow the instructions to enable Airplay on your device and toggle Mirroring on:

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