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Technology Use Basics in the Lamson Upper Open Lab - Room 114
Posted by Todd Kent, Last modified by Todd Kent on 05 October 2016 04:27 PM

Technology Use Basics in the Lamson Upper Open Lab - Room 114

There are three main areas of technology the Lamson Upper Open Lab:

- Southwest Presentation Station (70" monitor with an articulating arm...allows movement of the monitor)

- TeamWork West (facing the parking lot)

- TeamWork North (largest 84" monitor)

What does each area do?

Southwest Presentation Station has the following features:

- Connect your mobile device/laptop to the monitor via HDMI or VGA connection

- Play a Blu-Ray disc, DVD or audio CD (built into the equipment rack below the monitor)

- Use the control panel to share content from your device or share content from others in the room across all three monitors and speakers

TeamWork West has the following features:

- Connect your mobile device/laptop to the monitor via HDMI or VGA connection

- Connect your mobile device/laptop to the monitor via wireless connection (through PSU WIRELESS only)

- Use the built-in PC and/or write on the screen with a stylus. You can even manipulate the Windows environment on the touch screen.

TeamWork North has the following features:

- Connect your mobile device/laptop to the monitor via HDMI or VGA connection

- Connect your mobile device/laptop to the monitor via wireless connection (through PSU WIRELESS only)

Operation of Each Area

Southwest Presentation Station:

  - Connect your laptop/mobile device to the VGA or HDMI cable below the screen

  - Press the start button on the touch panel

  - Select the type of presentation you are going to make (video/audio or audio only)

  - When selecting audio only, a pop-up screen will appear allowing you to control volume

  - When selecting video/audio, a screen will appear asking to select a source to begin

  - Choose the type of source you wish to see from the menu at the top: Laptop HDMI, Laptop VGA, Blu-Ray...located in the cabinet

  - If you would like to share your source with the other two monitors in the room, press the "Start Sharing" button. Press "Stop Sharing" to stop.

  - If you would like to share a source from one of the TeamWork stations, select the station (West or North), then select the appropriate color (as indicated by the colored band on

    each cable). When selected, all monitors will show that source.

  - Press "Stop Sharing" when done

  - Don't forget to shut off the station when you are done

TeamWork West:

  - Connect your laptop/mobile device to a VGA or HDMI cable below the screen

  - Press the play button on the cable. The monitor should power up automatically and display your source within 30 seconds

  - Other users can connect with other cables, each time a user hits the play button, their source is displayed on the monitor

  - If you want to connect wireless, press the play button labeled "Wireless" and follow the on-screen instructions

  - If you want to use the built-in PC, press the play button labeled "Touch Screen". A wireless keyboard, mouse and stylus are available for checkout at the Info Desk

TeamWork North:

  - Connect your laptop/mobile device to a VGA or HDMI cable below the screen

  - Press the play button on the cable. The monitor should power up automatically and display your source within 30 seconds

  - Other users can connect with other cables, each time a user hits the play button, their source is displayed on the monitor

  - If you want to connect wireless, press the play button labeled "Wireless" and follow the on-screen instructions

As always, if you have any questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 535-2929 or psu-helpdesk@plymouth.edu

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