Using Swivl with Google Drive

Using Swivl with Google Drive
10/3/14 Using Swivl with Google Drive
1st Time Prep
! Install the free Swivl Capture app on your tablet or phone. You do not have to create a Swivl Cloud account. ! In the Swivl Capture app, go to Setting and turn off Automatic Tilt. It is recommended that the presenter manually control the tilt by holding down the Action button in the middle of the Marker. ! Install the free Google Drive app on your mobile device and login with your school account. ! Insert the appropriately sized Shim into the Base to hold your mobile device. Prep for Each Use
Charge the Swivl base and Marker. The light
on the back panel of the Base indicates
charging status. Flashing red means the Marker
is charging. Flashing green means the Base is
charging. When fully charged, solid green, the battery life is 4 hours. ! Charge the mobile device you are using. !
Janetta Garton Ÿ Willard Public Schools 1 10/3/14 Ideal Positioning of Swivl Base
Line of sight is required between Marker and Base for the infrared signal. Place the Base 6-­‐15 feet from presenter. If the presenter is closer than 5 feet Base probably won’t responds to movement. The presenter should not be more than 30 feet away from the Base. If you turn your back, the base won’t move until you turn back around. •
Placement #1: Use to capture presenter and board/projection in background. Placement #2: Use if you want to capture interaction with students. •
Set up the tripod (if using) and connect the Swivl Base. Place the mobile device in base and connect the audio cable. Press and hold the Power button on the Base until the unit powers up. Press and hold the Power button on the Marker until you see a green light beside the power buttons on both the base and marker, indicating that the 2 components are connected. 4. Press and hold the sync button on the Base until light is red and blinking. 5. Turn on Bluetooth on the mobile device (iOS: Setting>Bluetooth). 6. Tap SWIVL in the list of devices to connect. 7. Click “Allow” when the Swivl Capture app asks permission to communicate with the base. Janetta Garton Ÿ Willard Public Schools 2 10/3/14 8. Check the Settings in the Swivl Capture app to be sure that the Audio Route lists Swivl Microphone. 9. Snap the Marker into the Lanyard mic end up to wear it, or if preferred just hold it. Record
1. Tap “Capture Video“ in the Swivl Capture app on the mobile device. 2. Press the record button on the side of the Marker. 3. You should see a flashing red/white record button in the Swivl Capture app when recording, and a solid light above record button on Marker. 4. You should see a green level flashing in the mic display in the app to indicate the mic in the Marker is picking up sound. If the volume is too low in the recording you can tap the mic to adjust the input level. 5. To stop recording press the record button on the Marker. If you stop and restart the recording you will end up with separate video files. 6. Power down the Base by pressing and holding the power button until the power light goes off. Janetta Garton Ÿ Willard Public Schools 3 10/3/14 Share the Video
1. Tap the hamburger button in the top left corner of the app to display the Upload and Sync screen. 2. Tap the Cloud next the video and choose Save to Photos. 3. Open Google Drive app and tap the + button. 4. Choose “Upload Photos or Videos.” 5. Choose “Camera Roll.” 6. Select the appropriate video with a tap. 7. Tap the blue checkmark button to upload the video file. 8. Once the video is uploaded, use Google Classroom or Google Drive’s Share button to distribute it. Janetta Garton Ÿ Willard Public Schools 4 
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