Wireless Presentation Pilot
The Wireless Presentation Pilot project, funded by the Academic Technology Advisory Board, seeks to determine whether wireless projection technology is robust enough to integrate into BC classrooms. The CTE and MTS conducted a market analysis in the fall of 2016, and identified five market leaders: Barco Clickshare, Crestron AirMedia, Extron ShareLink, Mersive Solstice, and WePresent. The products were evaluated according to access, number of simultaneous devices it supported, video performance, mobile device support, general ease of use, and price. The Mersive Solstice solution performed best, and was installed in 15 classrooms throughout the university during summer 2017.
The CTE and MTS will provide orientation and support to faculty teaching in Solstice classrooms. The CTE and MTS will seek periodic feedback from faculty and students using the Solstice and evaluate the solution according to the ease of use of the software application, reliability in the classroom, and how well it supported pedagogical strategies for presentations and collaboration.
- Project Managers: Scott Kinder, Academic Technologist, CTE; Dave Corkum, Director, MTS
- Classroom support: Shirley Cho, CTE; Mark Benjamin, MTS; Jessica Kim, CTE