In some of the studios and smaller classrooms on campus ITS provides a projector, speakers, and connections for a laptop, rather than a full podium. Below are instructions for using this equipment, as it differs slightly from the traditional smart classrooms.
The control panel pictured above is primarily used to turn the projection system on and off. It also offers volume control and, in some cases, operates window blinds, lighting, and other items in the classroom.
The input panel accepts a connection from any laptop, phone or tablet that offers VGA or HDMI output capabilities. It also offers a 3.5mm stereo input jack for audio connection to just about any device.
There are a number of devices that can be connected to this type of system, a laptop is the most common, so we'll use that as our example.