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How to connect to a Mersive Solstice-enabled display

 

Beginning in Fall 2017, ITS will pilot a wireless display system called Mersive Soltice. The Soltice device allows a user to display content on a screen wirelessly from their laptop. 

Mersive is available in room T320, paired with large-screen displays and movable furniture to enable small group collaboration. Please contact itsmedia@law.upenn.edu to learn more about this initiative.

For general information about Mersive Solstice, see this help document created by Mersive: https://www2.mersive.com/wireless-display-tech-intro/ 

Navigate here to download the Mersive Solstice app for your device: https://www.mersive.com/download/

 

Step 1: Connect to AirPennNet.

Step 2: Download the Mersive Solstice application for your device. To do this, open a webpage and navigate to the url of the name of the Solstice device. This webpage will redirect you to download the Solstice client application.

Step 3: Connecting for the first time

Connect using a Mac computer

Connect using a Windows computer

Connect using an iOS device

Connect using an Android device

 

 

Connecting for the first time:

 

Download the Solstice Client for laptops and wireless devices

1. Make sure your device is connected to either AirPennNet or eduroam

wireless networks list macos

 

2. Depending on the room, selected either “Laptop” or “Wireless Laptop” from the control panel and send it to a projector or screen.
In rooms equipped with Mersive Solstice, selecting “Laptop” will default to the Solstice device (plugging in a laptop via the provided cable will override the Solstice device.Touch Panel

 

3. Click “Get the App and Join” - this will download the Solstice Client and will only need to be done once. Smartphone users do not need to do this step and can instead download the Solstice app from their respective app stores.

Solstice Initial Setup

 

4. The Solstice Client will have automatically connected you to the Solstice device, enter the Screen Key when prompted to start sharing.

If the Solstice Client did not automatically connect you to the Solstice device, enter the numerical portion of the IP address displayed on the projector or screen into the “Enter IP” field in the Solstice Client. 

 

Share your screen with various devices:

 

Connect using a MacOS computer

1. Open the Solstice application and click “Enter IP.” Type the address of the device. If you already have the Soltice device saved in your recent items, you can select it here too.

2. Select “Desktop” to mirror your screen or “Media File” to share audio/video content.

 

Connect using a Windows computer

1. Open the Solstice application and click “Enter IP.” Type the address of the device. If you already have the Soltice device saved in your recent items, you can select it here too.

2. Select “Desktop” to mirror your screen or “Media File” to share audio/video content.

 

 

Connect using an iOS device

1. Open the Solstice app and press “Enter IP.” Type the address of the device. If you already have the Solstice device saved in your recent items, you can select it here too.

2. Select “Mirror Screen.”

3. Swipe up from bottom of your iOS device and select the Solstice device from the Airplay menu. If prompted for a password, enter the Screen Key (note, the Screen Key may have updated).

 

Connect using an Android device

1. Open the Solstice app and press “Enter IP.” Type the address of the device. If you already have the Solstice device saved in your recent items, you can select it here too.

 

2. Select “Mirror Screen” to share your screen, or “Media File” to share audio and video content.

 

 

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