myViewBoard Direct

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myViewBoard Direct is a hardware device that streams AV content from multimedia sources (like cameras, DVD players, etc.) to external displays (like Interactive Flat Panels, PCs or notebooks) via an HDMI-to-USB connection.

Product Overview

Package Contents

Please take a moment to check if all the necessary items are included in the package. If anything is missing or damaged, please contact your dealer immediately.

Front / Rear view

No.
Components
Description
1
USB Micro B (3.0)
Outputs the converted AV content to displays like IFP (OPS), PC or NB.
2
HDMI Type A (V1.4)
Inputs AV content from multimedia sources like camera, DVD player, etc. * Note 1/Note 2
3
Indicator LED
Indicates HDMI signal status:

- Blue: HDMI signal alive

- None: No signal


Note 1: HDMI IN does not support resolutions of 480i, 576i, and 1080i.
Note 2: HDMI IN does not support AUDIO broadcast-quality 2ch 16bit PCM 32KHz.


Getting Started

For your safety and the safety of your device, do not connect to a power supply before and during the setup of the external device.

Connecting the IFP USB-port

Connecting a source device

To connect the myViewBoard Direct to the IFP display (OPS) serial USB-port:

  1. Secure myViewBoard Direct first using the shared IFP display (OPS) backplane screw.
  2. Use the supplied USB cable to connect myViewBoard Direct to the IFP display:
    a. Connect one end of the USB cable (Micro B) to myViewBoard Direct.
    b. Connect the other end of the USB cable (Type A) to the IFP display (OPS) USB-port.
  3. Use an HDMI cable to connect myViewBoard Direct with HDMI devices.
    a. Connect one end to the HDMI output port of the video device.
    b. Connect the other end of the cable to the HDMI input port of myViewBoard Direct.
  4. For better image quality, connect to a USB 3.0 port.
See the list below for reference:
  • USB 2.0: up to 480Mbps (60MB/s) (MJPG)
  • USB 3.0: up to 5Gbps (625MB/s) (MJPG/YUY2)
Higher speeds mean better quality.


Installing the hardware

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Connecting to the digital whiteboard

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Note the following limitations:

  • Do not use the front USB ports of any interactive digital whiteboard to connect the myViewBoard Direct.
  • This product does not support USB3.1.


Operating the myViewBoard Direct

Start the IFP device & Launch myViewBoard for Windows

  1. Press the power button on the interactive flat panel (IFP) device to turn it on.
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  2. Launch myViewBoard for Windows.
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Connect to myViewBoard Direct display

  1. Sign in to myViewBoard for Windows. On older versions, signing in to myViewBoard for Windows may not be required.
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  2. On the myViewBoard for Windows screen, tap the
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    icon on the main toolbar.
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  3. Tap the
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    icon to start myViewBoard Direct display.
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Access your microphone & camera permission

  1. If the myViewBoard Direct APP is not installed, the system automatically connects to the Windows store to download the application. Select install, and then launch. See screenshot below.
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  2. Press "Yes" to allow myViewBoard to access your microphone and camera.
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The myViewBoard Direct starts streaming video

The myViewBoard Direct program launches and starts streaming video from the connected video source.

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myViewBoard Direct control panel ( A-F )

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To manage the stream, use the following controls on the myViewBoard Direct control panel:

A. Play or Pause: play and pause video streaming. Note that pressing pause only pauses the video streaming to the IFP. The video source is not affected and will continue to play.
B. Volume: Adjust and mute the volume.
C. Drawing tool: Draw annotations on the video screen.
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D. Capture screenshot to myViewBoard for Windows: Take a screenshot of the current frame and insert it onto the myViewBoard canvas. The capture feature only works inside myViewBoard for Windows.
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E. Refresh: Clear failure connections and abnormal picture issues.
F. Compact mode: Make the myViewBoard Direct control panel always visible on the top-right position.
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Windows 10 Privacy Settings reference

For Windows 10 Privacy Settings reference.

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Camera on

Settings > Privacy > Camera

  • Camera: on
  • myViewBoard Direct: on
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Microphone on

Settings > Privacy > Microphone

  • Microphone: on
  • myViewBoard Direct: on
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Troubleshooting

If you experience a problem with your myViewBoard Direct, refer to the following troubleshooting guide. If a problem persists, contact the service center.


The myViewBoard Direct does not start

If the LED does not turn blue during device boot up:

  • Verify that the USB3.0 cable is fully inserted into the correct socket on the front of the myViewBoard Direct device.
  • Verify that the HDMI source is active, and the signal LED light is blue.
  • If there is still no power, contact ViewSonic support or the Reseller from whom the device was purchased.


Cannot display to the monitor device

  • Verify that the HDMI source is active and signal LED light is blue.
  • Verify that the HDMI cable is properly plugged into the HDMI outlet.
  • Verify that HDCP is disabled. If enabled, the device will be unable to display & record HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection, which is digital copy protection for content distributed via HD DVD, Blu-ray Disc, PlayStation 3, etc).


Other Information

Specifications

Item
Description
Processor
eEver EJ511
EXPLORE EP9553E
Connectors
HDMI in x 1 (Type A [19-pin female])
USB 3.0 x 1 (Micro B)
LED INDICATOR
Signal LED: Blue LED Always on when the signal available
COMPATIBILITY
HDMI Input: V1.4 Up 1080p@60 Hz
USB out: Up to 350Mbps
Software Compatibility
OBS Studio (Windows, Linux), AM Cap (Windows), Pot player (Windows)¸ VLC (OS X, Linux), XSplit Broadcast (Windows), Skype (Windows, OS X), Zoom (Windows), Hangout (Windows), TeamViewer (Windows)
Voltage
Via USB 5V
OPERATING CONDITION
Temperature 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
Humidity 20% to 90% Non-Condensing
STORAGE CONDITION
Temperature -4°F to 140°F (-20°C to +60°C)
Humidity 20% to 90% Non-Condensing
Dimensions
74 mm x 76 mm x 21.5 mm
Weight
120g



Related Media

  • Get Started with myViewBoard Direct