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The AirMedia (AM-100/AM-101) is a device which allows users to present their HD content to projectors and displays using the existing IT infrastructure, without the hassle of connecting wires. It is a small network device with a single 10/100 megabit Ethernet port. Windows® and OS X® users can share their desktop by running a small application (no installation required). iOS® and AndroidTM users can also share Excel®, Word, PowerPoint®, PDF files, photos, and other content by using the free application available in the App Store and in Google Play.

AirMedia Deployment Guide (PDF) This is a MUST read which explains in detail, How you manage who can & ways to connect, all the portable devices that can be used, complete Device On Screen Display (OSD) Administration, Network/ Bandwidth data and Firewall Rules and Ports used.

The AM-100/AM-101 doesn’t sync with a time server, so it does not have a sense of time. It is a combination of uptime and period of inactivity. After say 24 hours of uptime, it starts looking for a period of inactivity, it waits to see if it has been idle for a few hours and then performs a soft reboot.

• The IP ADDRESS of the AirMedia AM-100/AM-101 can be either a Hostname or fixed IP address and is configured in the AM-100/AM-101’s OSD. To connect, open the AM-100/AM-101’s IP Address in a web browser. The IP Address is shown on the top-left of the "Welcome Screen" of the connected display. The IP Address can also be hidden, for additional info, refer to the AirMedia Manual

• Using Remote View, participants can view the presentation through their own computer or tablet web browser simply by entering the AirMedia’s IP Address. Remote View displays the presentation as a still image which can be refreshed on demand or set to refresh automatically every few seconds.

• A small non intrusive installed application directly on the presentation device. Offers best performance, scan local network for all available AirMedia devices or just display a preset list of AirMedia devices. You do not need computer Admin rights to run this guest application.

• Web browser, great for guest presenters, this option requires nothing to be pre-installed. Simply enter the IP Address on the room display to connect to. As an option, the presenter may choose to download the utility software to allow them to connect directly to the same device in the future without using the web browser.

• Support for multiple Air Media devices. Currently a device can only connect to 1 Air Media unit at a time. A small control app is download from the unit to provide control of it. Future development to allow connecting to mulitple units is in process.

• How to add documents on the iOS app. The "Documents" folder on the iOS app is not accessible to drop files to but you can still open documents by performing the equivalent of "open with" on the mobile device. AirMedia is listed as an option if you have more than one app that handles the file type. The document once opened in this manner will then be added to the "documents" list.

When using an AM-100 (reporting in the web interface as model 8440) and running the AM-100 firmware version 1.1.0 (with the updated Crestron logo), the moderator mode page may not be accessible when using Internet Explorer. Instead, you are presented with a blank, white page with no controls. Google Chrome, however, has been found to work correctly. This will be corrected in a future firmware update. Note : Only AM-100 reporting as model 8440 appears to be affected, units reporting as model 8750 do not exhibit this issue.