Information Technology - Teaching and Learning

Using a Document Camera

Document camera



     This is the SimplicityCam document camera.










Step #1

""Login onto the Podium Computer

NetID or Guest Username & Password}
NetID = NETID\Net-ID\Email address
Guest User Name is located on podium login document and dependent on building
Guest Password = Husky_One


Step #2




On top of every podium you can find the touch panel. Tap the screen to begin.





Step #3



Select Use Projector






Step #4



Select Show Computer







Step #5




Select the Podium PC button.






Step #6







On the podium Computer, Open XSight HD 2.5.








Step #7







Make sure the Power button is turned on. There should be a red glowing light.










Step #8






If you start Xsight and see this window, click Exit.
Then verify that the device
is plugged into a USB port
and powered on.





Step #9





Change Video Device to RecordxUSA.








Step #10






Select the Mirror and flip input video checkbox and under compression, select MJPG







Step #11





Frame your document by physically moving the document camera around.






Step #12






To display in full screen,
click the Expand Screen button. 






Step #13





You document will display on the computer/screen for all students to see.

When finished, press the Esc key.



Document camera capture can be recorded using Panopto. Please see our Panopto tutorial for more information.

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