Presentation on theme: "How Do I Get That There? Connecting devices to make them work for you!"— Presentation transcript:
How Do I Get That There? Connecting devices to make them work for you!
Why do we need to know this? Expands opportunities to display presentations, videos, games etc. using various devices More and more apps are only available on smart phones/tablets but would be great to use in a religious setting Some of us have limited access to “traditional” display mechanisms (i.e. laptops/projectors/smart boards) but we have these other tools in our pockets (or bags ) and/or can access them more easily
What devices are we talking about? Smart phones/tablets Lap tops HDTV/Analog TV’s LCD Projectors ????
Learn the language - Alphabet soup! VGA HDMI Mini HDMI USB Standard Type A USB Standard Type B – Micro USB USB Standard Type C (available later this year) – connect-them-all/
VGA “Male” Usually used to connect to a projector and HDTV to a laptop; can be used to connect some smartphones and tablets with an adapter VGA “Female”
HDMI “Male” Usually used to connect an HDTV/Some newer projectors and some lap tops/media players/smart phones/tablets HDMI “Female”
USB Type A Connect computers, peripherals, media players to peripherals USB Type B Usually the other end connecting host computer to peripherals; currently the most popular USB design for latest smartphones and tablets
Apple products - adapters needed! And maybe some other devices…
Check your connections! The first step is to look at what you already have – odds are you can connect them with the right wires and adapters Cnet.com – How to videos
Demonstration IPhone 5S to HDTV IPhone 5S to LCD Projector MacBook Air to HDTV
Wireless options Apple TV Amazon Fire stick Roku Push 2TV Google Chromecast
Media player Connect to a HDTV OR an analog TV! – Show You tube videos, pictures… – Can also be used to display digital signage
Same picture – multiple screens
Other considerations Check your sound – you may need an audio cord! (or Bluetooth connection!) Showing a Power Point? Check out Slide shark or Slide dog Download videos from You tube (using a third party app like YTD Downloader) – save on your device