Check out the refreshed look and new features of IPEVO Visualizer — Larger User Interface, Zoom, Magnify, and Reading Aids
Filed Under (Document Cameras in Business, All Products, APPLICATION, All Applications, Uncategorized) by emilyhuang on 2018-04-12
For those familiar with IPEVO and our range of document cameras and software, you’ll probably know about our free Visualizer software and the tons of features packed into it. In fact, we are always working on adding new features to Visualizer and fine-tuning the current ones based on feedback and suggestions we received from our users so as to cater to their different needs. And now, we are excited to introduce you to the latest release of our Visualizer software that has a refreshed look and more features.Note: For optimum performance, we suggest that you use Visualizer with IPEVO document cameras.
Larger User Interface
The latest version of Visualizer includes a feature that allows users to switch to a larger user interface. This “enlarged” version of Visualizer has a simpler interface with bigger icons that was specially designed for our low vision users. This is part of our ongoing efforts to increase the usability of our products and software for those with low vision so that they will be able to benefit from our affordable solutions.
Zoom in on your materials by as much as 12x using the Zoom feature of Visualizer. From educational to business settings, from zooming on hard-to-read text, intricate patterns of artwork, needlework, origami to more, you can enlarge details of your materials for all to see and do away with crowding around tables for your teaching, presentations or demonstrations.
Magnify is a new option added to Visualizer for zooming your materials. It differs from Zoom in the way it enlarges the live image. In Zoom, the whole of the live image is being blown up, meaning you’ll lose sight of the entire object if you zoomed in too much. Whereas in Magnify, you get to choose which part of the live image you wish to enlarge. This provides you with the convenience of magnifying selected areas of your live image while keeping the entire object in view.
As its name suggests, you get tools such as line marker and magnifier to aid you in reading with this newly added feature. A single press on the icon will display a line marker designed to help you keep your place while reading. It comes in really handy when you are doing group readings as it makes it easier for your audience to follow. Reading would also be more enjoyable and less frustrating for those with low vision with the help of this line marker. A magnifier is also included for enlarging your reading text. You would find this extremely useful for reading fine print of your medical prescriptions, mails, important documents and more.Note: Reading Aids is only functional in Snapshot and Video Recording mode.
We hope you find the improvements made to Visualizer useful. Any feedback or questions? Please do let us know!
Filed Under (Interactive Whiteboard Systems in Education, All Products, APPLICATION, All Applications) by emilyhuang on 2017-10-26
Looking for ways to measure lines or angles projected onto the screen while teaching geometry? Wish you could highlight important sections of your projected materials or even zoom in on them while you’re presenting? Feel like using other desktop applications while keeping your annotations onscreen? Hope there’s an easy way to duplicate your onscreen annotations? All these are now achievable with the latest additions of advanced tools such as Ruler, Protractor, Scissors, Spotlight, Magnifying lens and Cursor to IPEVO Annotator! So check out the following introductory video and start exploring.
Filed Under (Document Cameras in Business, Ziggi-HD/Ziggi-HD Plus Document Cameras, iZiggi-HD Wireless Document Camera, VZ-1 VGA/USB Dual-Mode Document Camera, All Products, APPLICATION) by tracy_ipevo on 2017-07-19
Have you always found it irritating and annoying with book pages not staying opened while you’re showing and teaching its contents using a document camera? Check out PageStay — a simple and sweet solution that we came up with to stop your book pages from flipping! With it, your hands are kept free so you can focus entirely on teaching and not getting interrupted by flipping pages. Here’s a short introductory video of PageStay:
PageStay is ready for use right out of the box — just open it, place your book under a document camera, turn to the page you wish to show, insert the flipped pages into PageStay’s clip and voila! The book pages will stay firmly opened throughout your lesson for large-screen projection. Oh, not forgetting to mention, PageStay works for both sides of your book too!
In addition, we’ve included three extra rubber bands in the package for you to replace the original when its elasticity has worn out. Replacing the rubber band is simply intuitive — there’s no complicated steps involved and it will probably only take you a few seconds.
Filed Under (Interactive Whiteboard Systems in Education, All Products, APPLICATION, All Applications) by tracy_ipevo on 2017-07-04
While many of you may have heard of IPEVO IW2 Wireless Interactive Whiteboard System, it’s a little-known fact that IW2 can be used with a wide variety of interactive educational games and activities that help make interactivity an integral part of your lessons. In view of this, we’ve listed down some interesting interactive websites that work with our IW2 which we think would be useful for teaching and learning. Let’s take a look!
Have you always found graph plotting to be a daunting task for you to teach and for students to learn? Try www.desmos.com. It allows you to plot graph, evaluate equations, learn transformations, and much more — all in an interactive way!
From simple counting to multiplication & division, and from complex algebra to geometry, make learning math fun and entertaining with these interactive games:
Enjoy exploring different science topics interactively with activities available on www.sheppardsoftware.com/science.htm. Or learn about human anatomy in 3D with interactive websites like www.zygotebody.com.
Bring your students on a trip around the world with Google Earth. Or challenge your students to games of world geography, landscapes, states and capitals of different countries with www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games.htm. A great way to bring geography alive!
Social Studies and History
Learning social studies and history will never be boring again with quizzes, puzzles, games and other interactive activities available at www.ixl.com/social-studies. You can choose from a range of topics and difficulty levels.
For subjects that are not mentioned above, check out www.teachhub.com/free-interactive-whiteboard-resources. There are a whole lot of resources listed and you’re bound to find one that’s suitable for your lesson.
So, what are you waiting for?! Grab an IPEVO IW2 and make your lessons interactive today!
Filed Under (Document Cameras in Business, Ziggi-HD/Ziggi-HD Plus Document Cameras, iZiggi-HD Wireless Document Camera, VZ-1 VGA/USB Dual-Mode Document Camera, Software and App, All Products) by tracy_ipevo on 2017-06-28
Introducing the latest feature of IPEVO Presenter — Live Broadcast! It’s one feature that we are really excited about as it allows users to broadcast Presenter’s live stream in real-time and share the broadcast with anyone you want. We’ve spent quite some time exploring the different possibilities of using this newly added feature, and now, we’d like to present you with a list of some of our favorite uses!
Bridging the learning distance
At the top of our list is using Presenter’s Live Broadcast with any IPEVO doc cam to bridge the distance of learning by bringing lessons to students who can’t be physically present! Be it demonstrating science experiments, modeling students’ work, walking students through music scores, teaching craftwork or others, you can bring your lessons live to any student without compromising on the details. Simply position your IPEVO doc cam, start your lesson, and broadcast it instantly!
Live streaming projects
We’d also recommend using Presenter’s Live Broadcast to do live streaming projects as it is much more convenient and less complicated to set up than most conventional ways. You can set up a broadcast session and share the live stream in real-time within a few minutes by selecting a few settings within Presenter. So, set up an egg incubator, position your IPEVO doc cam, incubate the eggs and watch them hatch. Or, build an ant farm and observe their amazing tunnel building skills. You can even monitor the growth of baby owls in an owl house! Now start capturing and sharing natural wonders with IPEVO doc cams and Presenter’s Live Broadcast!
Exploring the microscopic world
While you can use Presenter’s Live Broadcast with any IPEVO doc cam, there’s a very unique use that is only achievable if you’re having an IPEVO P2V doc cam — broadcasting and sharing the microscopic images of organisms! By attaching your P2V to a microscope’s eyepiece using the Microscope Adapter Set, you can pull stunning images right from the microscope, project and then share them to anyone through Presenter’s Live Broadcast. From plant cells to animal cells, and from fungi to bacteria, have fun exploring the microscopic world!
The list we’d mention above is by no means exhaustive, and if you’ve other wonderful or ingenious ways of using Presenter’s Live Broadcast, we welcome you to share it with us!
Filed Under (Document Cameras in Business, Ziggi-HD/Ziggi-HD Plus Document Cameras, VZ-1 VGA/USB Dual-Mode Document Camera, Point 2 View (P2V) USB Document Camera, APPLICATION, All Applications) by tracy_ipevo on 2017-06-04
All of us here at IPEVO are excited to announce Auto-Crop, a new feature available now for IPEVO Presenter. Together with our Ziggi-HD Plus document camera, Auto-Crop makes scanning documents, receipts, business cards or anything else you’d like, easier and more convenient!
How does Auto-Crop work? Simply place the object you would like to scan on a contrasting surface and Presenter will automatically determine the scanning area. With the click of a button, the image’s perspective will be corrected, its dimensions cropped, and then saved for viewing. You can save the file as a JPEG image or a PDF!
The Ziggi-HD Plus is perfect for scanning images. Equipped with an 8 Megapixel camera, the Ziggi-HD Plus can produce images with astonishing high-definition clarity, which is ideal for archiving various types of documents.
Check out this video demonstration of Auto-Crop:
Scanning has never been easier with Presenter and Ziggi-HD Plus. Try it out today!
Filed Under (Interactive Whiteboard Systems in Education, IP-1 – the Interactive Pen for IW Series Interactive Whiteboard Systems, APPLICATION, All Applications) by tracy_ipevo on 2017-05-24
Updated IPEVO IW2’s IW Driver for a more intuitive calibration process
Presenting an update to IPEVO IW Driver for our IW2 Wireless Interactive Whiteboard System! In this new update, we have re-designed the User Interface to make the calibration process a whole lot more intuitive and easy to use! Check it out.
Also, after having your IW2 setup and calibrated, you can download our free Annotator software and use it to draw or annotate on the projected image. Do give it a try too!
Filed Under (Document Cameras in Business, Ziggi-HD/Ziggi-HD Plus Document Cameras, iZiggi-HD Wireless Document Camera, VZ-1 VGA/USB Dual-Mode Document Camera, Software and App, All Products) by tracy_ipevo on 2017-05-09
Having piles of handouts, documents, photos, business cards or books that you need to digitize yet finding it highly inconvenient and time-consuming to do all the scanning? Not to worry, IPEVO is here to help. Presenting IPEVO Presenter’s Auto-Crop function — a smart and intuitive way to scan it all! With Auto-Crop, all it takes is just a click to auto-detect your document, straighten and auto-crop it, and then saving it as a jpg image. You can even export it as a PDF file for further archiving! See how easily it can be done.
So wait no longer and come try out IPEVO Presenter’s Auto-Crop. We bet you’ll love it. Happy scanning!
Filed Under (Document Cameras in Business, Ziggi-HD/Ziggi-HD Plus Document Cameras, All Products, APPLICATION, PRODUCT) by tracy_ipevo on 2017-05-04
Wanting to create your own 3D images? Here’s great news for all! With high quality image inputs from IPEVO Ziggi-HD Plus and a little help from 3D reconstruction software such as VirtualSFM and CMVS, you can easily and conveniently create unique 3D images to your liking!
Check out how much fun we had while creating ours!
You can do it too~ Wait no longer and grab an IPEVO Ziggi-HD Plus to get yourself started!