Studios 2 & 3 Technology Guide

The Studios provide technology-enabled conference facilities for student teams to collaborate. The use of the studio is restricted to academic and research purposes only.

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Quinn Studio

 

Using the Plasma TV


  • The LG Plasma TV is controlled by a Panel mounted on the wall to side of the display. Please note that the TVs have no sound .
  • The ON/OFF buttons controls the power.
  • The Laptop button changes the input of the display screen.

 

Wireless screen sharing with your Laptop or mobile device

  • In order to use the wireless projection function in Studio 1 or 4, you first need to connect to the eduroam network.

  • For details on connecting a Window 10 laptop, click HERE
  • For details on connecting an apple laptop (macbook), click HERE
  • For details on connecting an iOS device (ipad), click HERE
  • For details on connecting an Android Smartphone (Samsung Galaxy A3) click HERE

  • A quick guide detailing the process can be found HERE

Connecting using your Laptop

  • You will need to select button 'A' from the wall panel,
  • If you don't see the Coalesce Blackbox welcome screen, wait for about 5 seconds and press button 'A' again
  • Ensure your laptop or device is connected to the eduroam Wi-Fi network
  • If you are using your laptop, type the URL that you see on screen into your browser address bar

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  • Click Connect to download the Coalesce client

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  • The setup file will normally be saved in your Downloads folder, locate and launch the file
  • You will only need to do this step once, the installation process will install a Coalesce icon on your desktop.
  • In future, click the Coalesce desktop icon in any studio once installed

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  • Enter your name or a name for your device
  • Click Continue

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  • Enter the Screen Key as displayed on the plasma screen
  • The Screen Key is unique to your session and will automatically regenerate when you have disconnected
  • Click OK

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  • Choose what you want to share!
  • Click Share Desktop to display your device
  • Click Share Window to display an application
  • Click Share File to display a file such as an image
  • Up to 4 devices can display simultaneously, the screen will resize dynamically

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  • To end the session simply click Stop Sharing and then Disconnect

Disconnect

  • When connecting in future, launch the coalesce app from the desktop and select recently configured Studios
  • The application will remember visited Studios making it quick and easy to connect

Displays near You

  • To get started in a new Studio, simply launch the desktop Coalesce app, select the Enter IP tab and enter the IP address that you see displayed on the new Studio screen.
  • The IP address is the numbers displayed on the welcome screen, in this example 137.43.53.29
  • Click GO

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Connecting Using a Mobile Device

  • If you are using your mobile device, go to the App or Play store and search for Coalesce client

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  • Install and open the app & enter you name when prompted

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  • If it's your first time to use the app enter the IP address for the room - you'll see this on the plasma TV screen, it's a number starting with 137.xx.xx.xx

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  • Enter the screen key as displayed on the plasma screen

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  • For iOS users, enable Airplay and mirroring on your device

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UROOMS – New Studio Booking System

As you are aware students must pre-book the studios in the Collaborative Workspace Q106 for group-work activities.
The room booking system has now changed to URooms.

Follow this procedure to book a studio:

Step 1 – Login to InfoHub, select the Campus menu and choose Book a Studio Room in Quinn College of Business.
Step 2 – Now enter the Date, Start time and Duration for which you wish to book the room.

Urooms Search Fig 1: URooms search tool

Step 3 - Once you have searched and you can select the studio and click Book.
Step 4 - You should then read the terms and conditions and select the purpose for your booking.
Step 5 - You will receive an email to confirm your booking.

Note: as per the previous system, bookings can be cancelled if the rooms are required for college bookings.