+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 6 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 81
Netbooks, PDA and Phones Thread, Connecting iPads to whiteboards in Technical; How do you connect an iPad to a Interactive White Board?...
  1. #1
    speckytecky's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    2,404
    Thank Post
    3,221
    Thanked 245 Times in 198 Posts
    Blog Entries
    3
    Rep Power
    107

    Connecting iPads to whiteboards

    How do you connect an iPad to a Interactive White Board?

  2. #2
    jamesreedersmith's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ruskington
    Posts
    1,104
    Thank Post
    77
    Thanked 242 Times in 216 Posts
    Rep Power
    74
    For visual or interactively?

  3. #3
    speckytecky's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    2,404
    Thank Post
    3,221
    Thanked 245 Times in 198 Posts
    Blog Entries
    3
    Rep Power
    107
    They haven't said but I presume just visual.

  4. #4
    jamesreedersmith's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ruskington
    Posts
    1,104
    Thank Post
    77
    Thanked 242 Times in 216 Posts
    Rep Power
    74

  5. 2 Thanks to jamesreedersmith:

    speckytecky (1st May 2012), zag (21st May 2012)

  6. #5
    reggiep's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    In the vast area of space and time
    Posts
    1,526
    Thank Post
    506
    Thanked 54 Times in 48 Posts
    Rep Power
    28
    Or wirelessly with Apple TV?

  7. #6

    dhicks's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Knightsbridge
    Posts
    5,498
    Thank Post
    1,184
    Thanked 745 Times in 647 Posts
    Rep Power
    228
    Quote Originally Posted by speckytecky View Post
    How do you connect an iPad to a Interactive White Board?
    There are assorted remote-control apps available, several of which use a VNC server installed on the computer connected to the IWB to make your iPad act as a large mousepad-type input device for the IWB. Handy as the teacher can keep separate stuff (pupil details, class lists, etc) open on the iPad as well as using it to control the projected screen.

    You can also use an Apple TV - the feature you are looking for is called AirPlay Mirroring, which allows you to mirror the display of the iPad on to a screen connected to the Apple TV. It seems to work well, although I don't know how you go about managing a whole school full of Apple TVs or how much bandwidth they use. I'm also not sure about security - AirPlay is an extension of the RTSP protocol as used in CCTV and similar systems, but I don't know if it includes some kind of encryption. A version of AirPlay is currently supported by XBMC, which seemingly runs on the Raspberry Pi, so you could connect a Raspberry Pi up to a projector and use it to display stuff from your iPad. I don't think XBMC supports full display mirroring yet, though, I think you can show, say, a YouTube video, although full mirroring might be a future feature.

    I understand Smart are bringing out an iPad version of their Notebook software at some point soon. You'd hope that would have full two-way integration between the Smart board and the iPad, so the Smart board would act as an outsized iPad (the latest Smart boards support multi-touch, although I'm not sure how many simultanious points).

  8. 2 Thanks to dhicks:

    speckytecky (9th May 2012), zag (21st May 2012)

  9. #7
    speckytecky's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    2,404
    Thank Post
    3,221
    Thanked 245 Times in 198 Posts
    Blog Entries
    3
    Rep Power
    107
    Has anyone any idea if Tether works with iPads one of my teachers is telling me we need to buy in Doceri to get IWB functions out of our iPads? All flipping new to me!!!

  10. #8
    reggiep's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    In the vast area of space and time
    Posts
    1,526
    Thank Post
    506
    Thanked 54 Times in 48 Posts
    Rep Power
    28
    Quote Originally Posted by speckytecky View Post
    Has anyone any idea if Tether works with iPads one of my teachers is telling me we need to buy in Doceri to get IWB functions out of our iPads? All flipping new to me!!!
    Well you don't need Doceri, but it may add something to the experience?

  11. #9

    john's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    10,439
    Thank Post
    1,468
    Thanked 1,035 Times in 908 Posts
    Rep Power
    299
    Quote Originally Posted by dhicks View Post
    (the latest Smart boards support multi-touch, although I'm not sure how many simultanious points).
    Depends which model the 400 series is few simultaneous touches than the 800 series

    As for iPads on the projectors, I know of a local school using Apple TVs for the job and reporting good things with them and simple to use which must be a bonus!

  12. Thanks to john from:

    speckytecky (11th May 2012)

  13. #10


    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    51.405546, -0.510212
    Posts
    8,120
    Thank Post
    203
    Thanked 2,385 Times in 1,765 Posts
    Rep Power
    703
    This Kanex adapter looks good. There was an article on TUAW yesterday regarding using it in classrooms.

    www.kanexlive.com/atvpro


  14. 2 Thanks to Arthur:

    reggiep (11th May 2012), speckytecky (11th May 2012)

  15. #11
    Danp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    1,281
    Thank Post
    57
    Thanked 144 Times in 128 Posts
    Rep Power
    107

  16. Thanks to Danp from:

    speckytecky (14th May 2012)

  17. #12

    plexer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Norfolk
    Posts
    12,968
    Thank Post
    587
    Thanked 1,495 Times in 1,341 Posts
    Rep Power
    398
    Don't know when it will be available but this looks interesting:

    Dream Chip : xBounds

    In the demos it's seen connecting an android phone but the sending device could be ios or a laptop that has the relevant s/w on it.

    Ben

  18. Thanks to plexer from:

    speckytecky (14th May 2012)

  19. #13

    dhicks's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Knightsbridge
    Posts
    5,498
    Thank Post
    1,184
    Thanked 745 Times in 647 Posts
    Rep Power
    228
    Quote Originally Posted by speckytecky View Post
    How do you connect an iPad to a Interactive White Board?
    With AirServer:

    AirServer - The game console for Mac/PC has arrived

    Mirroring your iPad's display now works on Windows (Vista/7) as well as Mac OS X. I've just installed AirServer on my home PC and am suitibly impressed - it was around 5 for my single copy, but they do also do bulk licenses 25 at a time for 50 or so and the installer seems to come as a proper MSI and everything. It's at version 0.9 right at the moment as AirPlay sound is still being worked on. It'd probably be a good idea to check up on the RTSP / AirPlay protocol's bandwidth usage before installing around the whole school, mind.

  20. 3 Thanks to dhicks:

    Arthur (17th May 2012), plexer (17th May 2012), speckytecky (17th May 2012)

  21. #14
    Danp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    1,281
    Thank Post
    57
    Thanked 144 Times in 128 Posts
    Rep Power
    107
    Just been playing with Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPhone & iPod for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store and so far, I am really impressed. Projector on a standard non-IWB with IWB tools installed on the PC

  22. Thanks to Danp from:

    speckytecky (17th May 2012)

  23. #15

    CHR1S's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    4,389
    Thank Post
    1,489
    Thanked 437 Times in 286 Posts
    Rep Power
    195
    Quote Originally Posted by dhicks View Post
    With AirServer:

    AirServer - The game console for Mac/PC has arrived

    Mirroring your iPad's display now works on Windows (Vista/7) as well as Mac OS X. I've just installed AirServer on my home PC and am suitibly impressed - it was around 5 for my single copy, but they do also do bulk licenses 25 at a time for 50 or so and the installer seems to come as a proper MSI and everything. It's at version 0.9 right at the moment as AirPlay sound is still being worked on. It'd probably be a good idea to check up on the RTSP / AirPlay protocol's bandwidth usage before installing around the whole school, mind.
    Bloody thing requires facebook to register and authenticate, guess whats filtered here!

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 6 12345 ... LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. connect mac to ipad via terminal
    By kay07949 in forum Mac
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 4th January 2012, 05:19 PM
  2. Connect printer to a machine off the network
    By andrew_91090 in forum Windows
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 21st October 2008, 03:56 PM
  3. Dual PSU's - connect both to UPS?
    By sidewinder in forum Hardware
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 7th May 2007, 10:54 PM
  4. Could not connect printer to LPR Port
    By CM786 in forum Windows
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 13th April 2007, 09:37 AM
  5. Connect mac to xp box ?
    By mac_shinobi in forum Mac
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 7th February 2006, 11:43 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •