Radix Smart Class Classroom Software main functions

The mobile version of Tablet Classroom Software was designed for simplicity and usability in m-Learning. Without requiring special hardware, server setup or even internet access; any teacher anywhere can effectively manage a virtual or tablet based classroom: All in the palm of their hand – from one, entirely cable-free application. Key features allow m-Learning educators to keep a finger on the pulse in a mobile learning environment -enhancing teacher/student communication and access to resources.

Support for the mixed-classroom operating environment

Classroom selector-Tablet Classroom Management Software

Classroom selector

• Classroom identification by teacher name.
• Student connection to classroom and identification by student names.
• Student can select a classroom from a list of classrooms or teachers.
• Auto connection to the classroom.

 

Student thumbnails-

Tablet classroom management

• Display active thumbnails of student’s screen (*)
• Thumbnail refresh reflects (*)
• Display students’ names under thumbnails
• Teacher can rename student thumbnails
* Root access on the student tablet is required for this Function.

 

Save classroom attendance list-

Save classroom attendance list

• Export the list of attending students

 

Video broadcast-

• Teacher can broadcast video file stream from the teacher tablet to all or selected student screens.
• Teacher can continue using the teacher tablet during video file broadcast. 

 

Screen broadcast (*)-

Screen broadcast

• Broadcast the teacher’s screen to all or selected student screens
• Student can’t cancel the teacher screen broadcast
• Change screen orientation and rotation
• Auto-adjustment of the displayed image to fit the actual students’ screen sizes (i.e.
should some students use 9″ screens, while other students use 7″).
* Administrative access on the teacher tablet is required.

 

Student demonstration (*)-

• Teacher can select a student screen to be demonstrated to class.
• Teacher can show the screen of a student to all or a group of selected students.
* Administrative access on the student tablet is required.

 

Remote tracking and control (*)-

• Teacher can track student devices remotely.
• Teacher can take full control over a student device remotely.
• Teacher can use the student device along side the student.
* Administrative access on the student tablet is required.

 

Slide show browsing (view) of student screens (*)-

• Teacher can view full student screens in rotation (as a slide show).
• Teacher can set the slide show speed to time intervals (i.e. view another student’s screen every 20 seconds).
* Administrative access on the student tablet is required.

 

Lock student tablet for attention (*)-

Lock student tablet for attention

• Teacher can lock the student screens for attention.
• Students can’t cancel the screen lock.
* Administrative access on the student tablet preferred.

 

Lock applications-

• Teacher can prevent students from using applications.

 

Co-browse-

• Teacher can force a selected web page to open on student tablets.
• Teacher can force a YouTube video to open on student tablets.

 

Interactive collaborative white board-

Interactive collaborative white board

• Teacher can start a white board function.
• Teacher can broadcast the white board to all or selected student screens.
• Students can contribute their own writing onto the white board.
• Different colors can be set for each student.
• Teacher can use a transparent white board to annotate on top of other applications.
• Teacher can set the background of the white board to a screen shot or an image.
• Student can open a white board of their own.

 

Pop quiz-

• Teacher can create a pop quiz with four optional entries (answers).
• Teacher can pre-define quiz questions and load the quiz upon request.
• Teacher can collect all information from students.
• Teacher can display quiz results with statistics.
• Teacher can save a quiz for later use.
• Teacher can save quiz results.

 

Hand raise-

• Student can electronically ‘raise hand’ to receive teacher attention.
• Student can cancel hand raise.
• Teacher can view an on-screen annotation pertaining to the student’s hand raise appearing on the relevant student’s thumbnail.
• Teacher can clear all hand raise annotations.

 

Chat-

• Teacher can exchange chat messages with a student or a group of students.
• Teacher can initiate a group chat session with students.
• Student can initiate a private chat session with the teacher.
(i.e. in order to ask question or request assistance).
• Teacher can open a discussion chat room and grant access to the entire class or selected students.

 

Popup message-

• Teacher can broadcast massive custom pop-up messages to student tablets.
• Teacher messages appear on student screens regardless of the running application.

 

File distribution and collection-

• Teacher can distribute files to student tablets.
• Teacher can collect files or folders from student tablets.

 

Settings-

• Teacher can set screen broadcast and control the quality versus speed ratio.
• Teacher can set video broadcast bit-rate and frame-rate.
• Teacher and students can set screen broadcast orientation and rotation.

 

Radix SapphireCast™ screen cast engine-

Radix SmartClass utilizes the SapphireCast™ state-of-the-art screen cast engine. Radix SapphireCast™ enables a full screen broadcast that’s faithful to the original, with real-time screen broadcasting, control and view. Radix SapphireCast™ was designed to meet the most demanding.
requirements of extreme network infrastructure conditions: Low latency: Radix SapphireCast™ has balanced bandwidth consumption and precision image control, allowing a smooth, fast and steady stream from Android or Windows sources, even to multiple receivers simultaneously.
• Peer-to-peer: No middleware server or hardware required.
• Screen broadcast and remote control over Wi-Fi networks (also on Android 4.2).

 

Fully-featured SDK-

Radix provides a fully functional SDK for SapphireCast™ capabilities. With Radix SDK you can integrate the SapphireCast™ with your application and even embed the SapphireCast™ receiver in your hardware (i.e. tablet, laptop, interactive TV, and overhead projector).

 

System requirements-

Windows student and teacher device requirements
• Windows version XP, Vista, 7, 8 (32/64 bit)
• Dual Core CPU
• 1GB RAM
• 20 MB disk space
Android student and teacher device requirements
• Android version 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.1, 4.2
• NEON capable processor – advantage
• Snapdragon or Tegra CPU – advantage
Networks
• access point: Corporate grade
• Wireless network: 802.11 b/g/n
• LAN: 100/1000

 

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