Mirror – Leveraging AirPlay Across Enterprise Networks

Mirror is an iOS app that allows you to wirelessly share content and mirror your iPad or iPhone screen to select classroom displays via an Apple TV.

This session will explore the research and development behind our solution and discuss the setup process for enabling Mirror at any institution. We will highlight the previous challenges of using AirPlay within enterprise networks and describe how Mirror solves these issues without compromising network security or performance.  This session will also explore how wireless, on-demand content sharing will enrich the teaching and learning experience.

 Key Concepts:

Attendees will learn the process for enabling Mirror and implementing the Mirror Server within their own institution.  Attendees will also learn about the previous challenges surrounding AirPlay on enterprise networks.

Intermediate Lecture – 75 Minutes

 Jason Heffner, Penn State University

Jason HeffnerJason Heffner is the Systems Administrator working for Education Technology Services at Penn State University. He is responsible for enabling technology in the pursuit of teaching and learning at the university. This is in the form of development and pilot projects aimed at learning the benefits of these technologies. Some of his past projects included the design of the Adobe Connect and WordPress, Sites At Penn State, services. He enjoys the every day challenges and excitement of new technology and their implications in higher education.

 Ben Brautigam, Penn State University

Ben BrautigamBen Brautigam is the Manager of Advanced Learning Projects within Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State University.  His work concentrates on the research and development of emerging educational technology solutions with an intense focus on interface design and user experience.  Areas of interest include mobile learning, media creation and distribution, and automated systems.

Ben completed his undergraduate work at West Chester University and received a Masters in Educational Technology Leadership from The George Washington University.

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