Multimedia

Information on the standardized wireless presentation pilot powered by Ditto - Coming Soon!

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This past summer, Engineering IT has begun the process of moving Engineering's Echo360 lecture capture service to the cloud for improved reliability and more streamlined access to recorded media for both instructors and students.  As we continue to get this service ready for Fall 2017, please check back here regularly for updated information and links to other instructional resources related to lecture capture in Engineering.

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Connecting from Microsoft Windows

  1. In a web browser, navigate to the IP address listed on the Kramer VIA's display as "Room Name".
  2. Click "Run VIA" to download a single use executable or click "Install VIA" to install the VIA software on your PC.
    1. If you download the installer, you will need admin permissions to install the software.
    2. To install the software, run the executable (VIASetup.exe) which was downloaded when "Install VIA" was clicked.

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Adding Content to Signs

  • Content available in the Content Pane of Four Winds may be added to Regions found inside Templates.
  • Templates can be added either directly to sign objects or to playlists
    • Direct Example
    • Playlist Example

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Creating New Content Items

  1. Log into the sign-red RDP server and open Four Winds Content Manager.
  2. In the Content Pane (located at the bottom by default), right click the Content category into which you want to add new content to open the context menu.

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Connecting to the Four Winds Content Managment Server

  1. Click Start, then search for Remote Desktop Connection
  2. In the Remote Desktop Connection window, enter or select sign-red.cites.illinois.edu for Computer

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First Time Content Manager Setup

  1. Log into the Digital Signage Remote Desktop Server
  2. Double click the Content Manager icon on the desktop
  3. A Content Manager Desktop Setup Wizard dialog window will open in front of the content manager. Close this window.
  4. In the upper left, click File then Open...

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How to set up your Digital Signage S: Drive

Windows 7,8,10 Instructions

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Right click This PC in the left-hand navigation bar and select Map Network Drive.
    Windows Explorer with "This PC" context menu open

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