How To Use Crestron AirMedia

How to use AirMedia wireless AV Gateway

The AM‑200 and AM‑300 AirMedia® Presentation Systems provide wireless presenting capabilities for conference rooms and classrooms.

How to Establish a Connection

From your source device connect to the campus internet / network. For a wireless connection use the 'eduroam' WIFI.  

From a Computer

Open a web browser on the computer, and navigate to the IP address ( 137.140.###.### ) shown on the display device. The welcome screen is displayed. 

  1. Welcome Screen

    Welcome Screen

  2. Click Start Presenting. The AirMedia 2 screen will display.

    AirMedia 2 Screen

  3. Click the icon for your computer’s operating system to download the client application. The client application requires no installation. The application will be downloaded and run locally.

    NOTE: When used on a Mac, the AirMedia client application must be run from within the disk image file. Do not drag the application out of the disk image file.

How to Share Content 

From a Windows Computer

Once the client application is downloaded, content can be shared.

  1. Run the client application. The Connect screen appears and lists any discovered AirMedia devices.

    Connect

  2. Select Connect under the desired receiver or enter the device's IP address in the search bar and press enter. The Enter Code screen appears.

    NOTES:

    • If a code is not displayed, the device will begin presenting.
    • Select the star icon (star icon) to the left of the desired receiver to add or remove the receiver from the favorite devices list. Select the favorite devices list icon (star icon) to access the list.

     

  3. Enter the code shown on the display device and click Connect to present the contents of the computer screen on the display connected to the AM‑200/AM‑300. Once connected, the client displays the presentation controls.

    Presentation Controls

  4. Direct the presentation with the following controls:

    • Dock  Dock the presentation. When docked, the computer no longer shares its screen but remains connected to the AM‑200/AM‑300.
    • Pause  Start or freeze the computer's screen.
    • Control the volume output of the display.
    • Disconnect  End connection between the computer and the AM‑200/AM‑300.
    • Use the Screen sharing drop-down menu to select the connected screen to present.
    • Click Session control to open the Session menu, which lists each presenter along with corresponding presentation controls. Up to 10 presenters can be connected at a time. Use the back arrow to return to the presentation controls for the computer.

      NOTES:

      • If the computer's presentation is paused and resumed by another presenter, the computer will then receive a permission request before the presentation resumes. To modify this setting, select Options > Session Delegation

       

    • Click Options > Settings to customize AirMedia settings. Adjust the settings below and click OK to save the changes or click Cancel to cancel.

      AirMedia Settings Dialog Box

      • Auto Update should be set to On.
      • Auto Discovery should be set to On.
      • When User Locks the Screen sets the operation of the client software when a connected computer is locked. Choose from Stop (the client stops sharing content), Pause (the client pauses sharing content), and Nothing (nothing happens).
      • Latency selects the amount of latency in transmitting the signal from the computer to the AM‑200/AM‑300. Select Application Mode (shortest) for the least amount of latency (best for slides) or Video Mode (Pre‑Buffer) for a longer amount of latency, but suitable for buffering shared video.
      • Trusted Certificate Only validates the server certificate before connection
      • Show Outline Border selects whether or not an orange border appears on the computer's screen when presenting.
      • Set the Quality of the projected signal (0 to 100 percent).
      • Set the Max FPS (frames per second) refresh rate (1 to 30).
      • Select the Language displayed by the client application.

        NOTE: The application must be restarted when switching languages.

How to Share Content 

From a Mac

Once the client application is downloaded, content can be shared.

  1. Run the client application. The Connect screen appears and lists any discovered AirMedia devices.

    Enter Code Dialog Box

  2. Click Connect to the right of the desired receiver or enter the device's IP address in the search bar and press enter. The Enter Code screen appears.

    NOTES:

    • If a code is not displayed, the device will begin presenting.
    • Select the star icon (star icon) to the left of the desired receiver to add or remove the receiver from the favorite devices list. Select the favorite devices list icon (star icon) to access the list.

     

  3. Enter the code shown on the display device. Follow the onscreen instructions to present. Press OK to return to the presentation controls.
  4. Presentation Controls

  5. Direct the presentation with the following controls:

    •  Dock functionality to be supported in a future release.
    •  Control the volume output of the display.
    •  End the connection between the computer and the AM‑200/AM‑300.
    • Click Session control for additional controls and information about all presenters. The Session menu opens and lists each presenter with corresponding presentation controls. Use the back arrow to return to the presentation controls for the computer.

      NOTE: To disable Session control, set Canvas Session Control to Disable in the device's web configuration. For more information on Session control, refer to AirMedia Canvas

    • Click Options > Settings in the menu bar to customize AirMedia settings.

How to Share Content 

From an iOS Device

Content can be shared from an iOS device using the built‑in screen mirroring functionality. For presentation control when sharing content from an iOS device, follow the instructions below.

  1. Open the AirMedia application. The Connect screen appears and lists any discovered AirMedia devices.

    Connect

  2. Select Connect next to the desired receiver or enter the device's IP address in the search bar and press Enter on the phone's onscreen keyboard. The Enter Code screen appears.

    NOTES:

    • If a code is not displayed, screen mirroring instructions appear. Skip to step 4.
    • Select the star icon (star icon) to the left of the desired receiver to add or remove the receiver from the favorite devices list. Select the favorite devices list icon (star icon) to access the list.

     

  3. Enter the code shown on the display device and press OK. Screen mirroring instructions appear.
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions and select OK. Once connected, the application offers presentation controls.

    Presentation Controls

  5. Direct the presentation with the following controls:

    NOTE: To disable Session control, set Canvas Session Control to Disable in the device's web configuration. For more information on Session control, refer to AirMedia Canvas

    NOTE: If another presenter enters fullscreen mode, presentation from the iOS device will end. The iOS device will remain connected to the AM‑200/300. If this occurs, resume the presentation by repeating the screen mirroring instructions described in step 3.

    • Dock  Dock functionality to be supported in a future release.
    • Disconnect  End the connection between the device and the AM‑200/300.
    • Select Session control to open the Session menu, which lists each presenter along with corresponding presentation controls. Up to 10 presenters can be connected at a time. Use the back arrow to return to the presentation controls for the device.
    • Tap the settings icon in the top left corner to customize AirMedia settings.

How to Share Content 

From an Android Device

Establish a connection to the AM-200 or AM-300 using the AirMedia client application on a computer. Content can then be presented from an Android device using the Crestron AirMedia app or the Crestron Pinpoint app. Open the app, then follow the onscreen instructions for sharing content. Please be advised the android AirMedia connection does not support audio.

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Article ID: 32528
Created
Mon 6/26/17 10:04 AM
Modified
Mon 11/15/21 3:06 PM

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