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Connecting a Laptop or device wirelessly to a display:

 

Mersive Solstice app allows a user to display content on a screen wirelessly from their laptop. Solstice is available in all classrooms and most event spaces. Paired with either a large-screen display, or the installed classroom projector, you will be able to share presentation materials and multimedia content wirelessly.

For general information about the Solstice app, see this help document.

Download the Solstice app here.

Please contact itsmedia@law.upenn.edu if you would like to set up a training.

 

Step - by - Step Guide:

Note: If you’ve previously installed Solstice app, skip step 2

Step 1: Connect to the internet using AirPennNetAirPennNet-Guest, or eduroam

Step 2: Download and install the Mersive Solstice app to your device. Download directly from https://www.mersive.com/download/

Step 3: Using the controls or touchpanel in the room, turn on the projector and/or LED displays by selecting either Laptop or Wireless Laptop

Step 4: Open the Solstice app, type the IP address shown on the room display into the search bar, and click enter.

Step 5: Type in the 4-digit key shown on the displays in the room. This key will change on each use. Then select what you would like to share (Desktop, App Window, or Media File). Desktop will share your entire device screen. App Window will allow you to share a single app window such as a PowerPoint or web browser. Media File will allow you to share an individual audio or video file. 

 

Detailed Instructions with Images: 

 

Connecting for the first time:

 

1. Make sure your device is connected to either AirPennNet, AirPennNet-Guest, or eduroam and download the Solstice App for laptops and wireless devices

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

Touch Panel

 

3. Another way to download the client is to type the IP address shown on the screen into your web browser. Click Get the App and Join - this will download the Solstice App. Installation only needs to be done once. As long as you have the app, you can just open it to connect.  Smartphone users do not need to do this step and can instead download the Solstice app from the app store.

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 in IP address shown on the room display. If you already have the Solstice device saved in your recent items, you can select it here too.

2. Select Desktop to mirror your screen or Media File to share an individual audio or video file. 

3. Make sure Desktop Audio is set to ON if you want to share your computer’s audio

send audio

 

 

Connect using a Windows computer

1. Open the Solstice application and click Enter IP. Type in the IP address shown on the room display. 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 an individual audio or video file

 

3. Make sure Desktop Audio is set to ON if you want to share your computer’s audio

send audio

 

 

Connect using an iOS device

1. Open the Solstice app and press Enter IP. Type in the IP address shown on the room display. 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 tap Enter IP. Type in the IP address shown on the room display. 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 an individual audio or video file.

 

 

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