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When you sign in to the myViewBoard program, casting by default is turned off. You can change this setting to have casting automatically turned on when you log in by changes your Settings page on the FollowMe AI page at www.myViewBoard.com. You can always check the status of casting by checking the top right of your myViewBoard window (shown below) or by looking at the color of the icon in casting window as shown above.
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Receive screen allows others to share their screen with an active myViewBoard session.
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(and as before you must have the Chrome extension installed).
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Like sending screen, users need to go to www.myViewBoard.com however, they are NOT required to sign in.  
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Users will need to type in their name and the myViewBoard Name they wish to send their screen to (located in the Cast Window or the top right of the myViewBoard Program). When the person sends their screen, their name will appear under the “Receive screen from” section the Cast Menu as shown on the right.
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Again their name will show in red until you touch/click their name at which point their name will turn green AND their screen will display on the board in a window.  
  
The cast icon above is shown in green, which means it’s turned on. If the icon is red then it’s turned off. To turn casting on or off, simply touch/click the cast icon. For a brief second the cast icon will turn the color yellow when you’re enabling casting (the cast menu may also be accessed by touching/clicking on on the cast icon in the upper right window of the myViewBoard Program).
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: At any time others can receive your screen to their Chrome device or a device running Google Chrome (note that they’ll need to have the myViewBoard Google Chrome Extension). Users must go to www.MyViewBoard.com and sign in. At the top there’s an icon showing a “Board” to a “Computer Screen” (shown on the right). When they click this they must type in the board name which is displayed at the top of the cast menu OR at the top left of of the myViewBoard window. When someone receives your screen, their name will display under the “Sending screen to” section of the cast menu. Anything the you do on board (including anything you say) is captured via video and audio and sent to the device. Note that you must touch/click the name in the menu to give them access before you can send your screen (their name will display red until you touch/click and then it will turn green). While you are sending your screen users can record a video of your screen or take screenshots. It’s also important to know that users MUST be signed into www.myViewBoard.com to receive a screen from the board.
 
  
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* Multiple screen may be displayed at once although network performance may suffer.  
: Receive screen works opposite of sending screen by allowing others to share their screen with the ViewBoard (and as before you must have the Chrome extension installed). Like sending screen, users need to go to www.myViewBoard.com however, they are NOT required to sign in. Users will need to type in their name and the myViewBoard Name they wish to send their screen to (located in the Cast Window or the top right of the myViewBoard Program). When the person sends their screen, their name will appear under the “Receive screen from” section the Cast Menu as shown on the right. Again their name will show in red until you touch/click their name at which point their name will turn green AND their screen will display on the board in a window. Multiple screen may be displayed at once although network performance may suffer. While someone is sharing their screen their computer is displayed live (with some delay depending on your network speed). There is a set of controls at the bottom of the screen share window allowing you to turn the computer’s microphone on or off, a quick switch menu (which pulls up other devices and lets you switch to another computer on the fly), a screenshot tool (allowing you to capture what’s being displayed), a full screen button and a button to close the window. All these tools are shown below.
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* While someone is sharing their screen their computer is displayed live (with some delay depending on your network speed).  
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* There is a set of controls at the bottom of the screen share window allowing you to turn the computer’s microphone on or off, a quick switch menu (which pulls up other devices and lets you switch to another computer on the fly), a screenshot tool (allowing you to capture what’s being displayed), a full screen button and a button to close the window.

Revision as of 11:42, 29 May 2019

Receive screen allows others to share their screen with an active myViewBoard session. (and as before you must have the Chrome extension installed). Like sending screen, users need to go to www.myViewBoard.com however, they are NOT required to sign in. Users will need to type in their name and the myViewBoard Name they wish to send their screen to (located in the Cast Window or the top right of the myViewBoard Program). When the person sends their screen, their name will appear under the “Receive screen from” section the Cast Menu as shown on the right. Again their name will show in red until you touch/click their name at which point their name will turn green AND their screen will display on the board in a window.


To send the myViewBoard Whiteboard for Windows/Android screen to another device:

  1. Go to myviewboard.com.
    1. Click the 'Receive a viewboard on your screen' icon.
      Note that you need to install the myViewBoard Extension for Chrome to perform Wireless Presentation.
    2. On the window that appears, provide the myViewBoard Name of the session that sends the screen.
    3. Another window appears with the following message.
      Waiting for streaming

  2. On the myViewBoard Whiteboard for Windows/Android program, verify that the Wireless Presentation icon is already green.
    1. Click the Wireless Presentation icon on the main toolbar.
    2. On the Present out tab, click the entry you want to send to.
    3. The myViewBoard screen starts streaming on the other device.

  3. To stop the Wireless Presentation:
    1. Click the Wireless Presentation icon on the main toolbar.
    2. On the Present out tab, click the entry you want to stop.
    3. The Wireless Presentation ends immediately.



To enable Wireless Presentation:

  1. Make sure you are signed in to Whiteboard with your myViewBoard account.
  2. Click the Wireless Presentation icon on the title bar at the top of the screen.
  3. On the Wireless Presentation window, click I-wireless-presentation-red.svg the red Wireless Presentation icon to enable screen sharing.
  4. The icon will turn green I-wireless-presentation-green.svg indicating Wireless Presentation is enabled. To disable the feature, click again.
  5. Students and attendees can watch the stream by signing in to myviewboard.com, and clicking this icon Mvb-casting 002.svg, located in the top menu.


The Wireless Presentation icon on the title bar indicates the Wireless Presentation status.

The Wireless Presentation icon on the title bar indicates the Wireless Presentation status.

Click the red Wireless Presentation icon to enable.

Click the red Wireless Presentation icon to enable.


The myViewBoard program is now ready to receive and send a screen.



To always enable Wireless Presentation, perform the following:

  1. Using a browser, go to http://myviewboard.com.
  2. Sign in with your myViewBoard account.
  3. Click the FollowMe icon.
  4. Click Setting.
  5. Toggle the Always enable Wireless Presentation option to on.
  6. Click confirm.

The setting is applied the next time you sign in to the myViewBoard program.


Notes

  • Multiple screen may be displayed at once although network performance may suffer.
  • While someone is sharing their screen their computer is displayed live (with some delay depending on your network speed).
  • There is a set of controls at the bottom of the screen share window allowing you to turn the computer’s microphone on or off, a quick switch menu (which pulls up other devices and lets you switch to another computer on the fly), a screenshot tool (allowing you to capture what’s being displayed), a full screen button and a button to close the window.