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===Whiteboard remote control===
 
===Whiteboard remote control===

Revision as of 14:23, 5 July 2021

myViewBoard Companion app gives users to easily interact with myViewBoard software from an Android or iOS phone. It allows users to sign in and control myViewBoard Whiteboard software remotely such as flipping pages, turning on screen sharing functionality, etc. Also, it allows users to collaborate with myViewBoard Whiteboard software through Throw, Pop Quiz and Polls features.

Get the Companion app

System Requirements
  • Android devices must be running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher.
  • Apple devices must be running iOS 9 or higher.


Download the Companion app

  1. Go to the Google Play or Apple Store app on your mobile device.
  2. Search for the myViewBoard Companion app.
  3. Install the app, and sign in (to access all features).


Direct download links


myViewBoard.com also has links to download Companion:

  1. Go to http://myViewBoard.com.
  2. Click Downloads.
  3. Click Companion on Google play or Companion on Apple Store.
  4. Using a QR code reader, scan the QR code to get the download link.
  5. Open the download link to go to the correct download page of your device's app store.
  6. Click Install, and wait for the installation to complete.

For more information, see Download.

Companion app before sign in

Without signing in, only the Throw, Pop Quiz, and Polls features are available. These are for interacting with a Whiteboard session.


To use all features:

  • Sign in to your myViewBoard account.
  • If you haven't created a myViewBoard account yet, you can do so here.

Once logged in, you will be able to use the Companion app as a remote control for your Whiteboard for Windows or Whiteboard for Android sessions.

After sign in

When signed in, users can access 3 pages:


50px Participate mode
50px Remote control
50px Wireless Presentation


Participate Screen

This page is for interacting with Whiteboard sessions from other users, for example sharing files or participating in quizzes.

When signed in, you will also see your user profile picture/icon in the top left. Click this for settings and to sign out of the app.




The participate screen contains the following:

50px Throw files such as images to a Whiteboard
50px Answer a Pop Quiz
50px Answer Polls
Icon Sens .svg Analyze your presentation effectiveness, audience mood and room environment with myViewBoard Sens.
Requires the myViewBoard Sens sensor hardware to function.
349t8y3986 yo8hg04857gh029354gh2-53.svg Log in to a Whiteboard by scanning a QR code


Sign in to Whiteboard with the Companion app

Signing in to a whiteboard with the Companion app's QR code function is the quickest and most secure method. You do not need to type out an email or password.


Use the Companion app to sign in to the Whiteboard quickly and securely with the QR code scanner function:

  1. Launch the Companion app.
  2. Sign in to Companion, if not already.
  3. Click the QR Code icon ( ) to open the phone's camera.
  4. Position the phone so that the QR code displayed on the Whiteboard for Windows or Android screen is inside the QR 'scanner' of the Companion app.

If you can't find the QR code on the whiteboard, click the icon in the bottom right of the screen to display login options.


Throw

Throw lets you share files or photos from your phone to a Whiteboard session.

  1. Click the Throw icon.
  2. Select Camera or Browse, then take your picture or select the file.
  3. On the next screen, enter the Host Whiteboard name, or scan the QR code of the Whiteboard.
    • The Host Name is the name of the Whiteboard session you are throwing to.
    • Click the CAnew-Icons-ThrowHistory.jpg icon to see a list of Host Names you've previously sent files to.
  4. Click the icon to send the file.

If successful, the Whiteboard session host should receive a notification.

If you are sending the file to your own Whiteboard session (the Companion app and Whiteboard are signed in with the same account), the Companion app will also ask you if you want to open the file on the Whiteboard. If you choose not to, you can always access all thrown files from the notifications icon or Magic Box > Throw.


Once Companion is installed, it will also appear under the default Android or iOS Share/Send options alongside other apps and email, etc. Sharing using this method is the same as above, only instead of first opening Companion and selecting a file, you can first select the file and click the phone's Share or Send icon.

Pop Quiz

Answer a Pop Quiz from a Whiteboard with your Companion app. Users do not need to be signed in to answer.

  1. Click Pop Quiz 30px.
  2. Use the pen, text, or AI pen to draw or write your answer. Alternatively, select a file from your device by clicking the file 878ty320ty304ty2-039t234t324t.svg icon.
  3. Click the paper plane icon to send your drawing or file to the whiteboard.
  4. The whiteboard will receive a notification, showing your file.


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Folder
Add images from your phone.
To delete, drag the image to the trashcan.
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Move
If enabled, indicates that any image or text on screen can be moved.
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Text tool
Click to add typed text.
To delete, drag the text on the screen to the trashcan icon.
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Eraser
Deletes drawn lines.
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Pen
Click to draw an answer by hand.
To change the width, click the pen icon again.
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AI Pen
AI will generate icons to match your drawing.
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Color
Changes the active pen color.



To view Throw history and recall files, click your avatar in the top left and then Throw history. Recalling files depends upon network connection.

Whiteboard remote control

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This page allows remote control of a Whiteboard session. You must first be signed in to the Whiteboard.

Companion app interface for controlling myViewBoard sessions
Companion app interface for controlling myViewBoard sessions in Laser Stroke Mode



Default management options:

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URL
Display Whiteboard session URL and QR code for Throw, Pop Quiz, and Polls interaction.
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QR Code
Save the Whiteboard session to linked cloud storage, and generate a QR code that links to the file.
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Laser pointer
Turn your phone into a laser pointer on the device running Whiteboard.
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Previous
Go to the previous page, if the file has multiple pages.
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Next
Go to the next page, if the file has multiple pages.

Option when Laser Stroke is enable:

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Laser stroke
Enable the user to draw with a highlighter where the laser is pointed on the canvas.
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Center
Recenter the Laser Stroke.
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Remove strokes
Remove strokes from the Laser stroke.

Wireless Presentation Screen

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Manage the Wireless Presentation feature of Whiteboard on this page.


Enable Turns the wireless presentation feature on for the signed in account.
After this is turned on, participants can send, cast or share their screen to the user's current Whiteboard session.
Moderation Displays a list of participants requesting access to cast/share/present their screen to the current Whiteboard session.
Click on an entry to grant access.


The two buttons under Frame Resize can be used when using the Wireless Presentation feature of Whiteboard to display participants' screens:

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Shrink
Reduce the size of the presentation screen
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Enlarge
Enlarge the size of the presentation screen


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