Virtual entertainer

for large screen function rooms

LOGIN

Click below, the app is free,

you will be directed to the download button.

CONNECTING

Link computer to projector or TV with "HDMI cable", or Apple TV

IMPORTANT

ethernet connection is better than wifi if possible

LAPTOP / CAMERA POSITION

Place camera (webcam, iPhone or iPad) centre front

   OR close to the side of the screen, pointing at audience, 

   away from speakers

ZOOM fine tuning

AUDIO

    Asettings

    B. select audio

    C. UN-CHECK: "Automatically adjust microphone settings"

    D. as required: "adjust microphone setting"

VIDEO

    Asettings

    B. select video

    C. CHECK: "16:9 (widescreen)"

    D. UN-CHECK: "Enable HD"

    E. UN-CHECK: "spotlight my vid when speaking"

ZOOM app

ONCE OUR ZOOM CHAT IS RUNNING

    A. go to gallery view

    B. press the 3 dots . . .  

      top right corner of the screen with YOU in it, and select "hide self view"

    B. press the 3 dots . . .  

     on the top right corner of the screen with ME in it, and select "Pin"

       This removes extra video windows from the screen,

       so you are simply looking at a TV (except I can also see you also)

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extra info

REQUESTS

I enjoy requests live, but you can also send in advance to paultoshnersong@gmail.com

Song menu below (can be printed out and handed out)

INDIVIDUAL ROOMS

Zoom log in residents are required to have a computer or laptop,

(or smartphone) in their room.

Follow settings above

OTHER OPTIONS

TV

If residents have no smartphone or computer,

but have a TV in their room and you have a link up,

this will not be interactive, however people can see what's going on.

APPLE TV

You can attach any apple device through Apple TV,

and then to multiple screens in a building.

Swipe down for "screen mirroring"

 

IMPROVED AUDIO

1. a dedicated USB room microphone eg a "Yeti" is best

2. laptop built in mike is good enough

3. anyone with a smart phone can join the zoom chat room and interact directly 

   this can be residents or remote family members also

4. program directors, can log in on a smartphone and relay requests.

5. hospital beds if wifi and a laptops allowed

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