IPEVO Document Cameras and your Chromebook

IPEVO document cameras make presenting worksheets, student work, or 3D models with your Chromebook simple. IPEVO document cameras are nondescript pieces of hardware that blend in nicely with any desk. They contain a weighted base, articulating arm with various positions, and camera. Additionally, the device folds into a compact package to make transporting the camera from room to room hassle-free.

There are currently two models of the IPEVO Presenter that work with your Chromebook: the Point 2 View (P2V) and the Ziggi-HD. The P2V camera is a slightly cheaper solution, but the pricier Ziggi-HD has a few distinct advantages. First, the camera resolution of the Ziggi-HD is much higher (8MP on the Ziggi-HD versus the 2MP of the P2V). This means that the projected image is sharper and shows more detail. Second, the Ziggi-HD comes with an integrated light to illuminate the document that you are projecting. The P2V camera does not have a light, which can make presenting a document challenging in a classroom that is not well-lit.

The setup is extremely simple:

  1. Download the IPEVO Chrome app
  2. Plug in the USB cable on the IPEVO camera to your Chromebook
  3. Launch the app
  4. Adjust the camera as necessary

PresenterThe IPEVO Chrome app interface.

If you have any questions or would like help with setup, please email me (stephen.kelly@bvsd.org) or stop by room 303!

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