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Screenshare

NUITEQ Screenshare allows you to share the screen from any Windows or Mac computer, to any computer runing Snowflake. You can read more about it here.

Snowflake Remote for iOS and Android - Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) - intro

Snowflake Remote is a tool that allows users to connect their mobile iOS and Android devices, such as their iPad, iPhone, Android mobiles and tablets to Snowflake.
Accordingly users can utilise Snowflake Remote as a remote touch input device to control Snowflake.
This is amongst others ideal for presentation situations, where a presenter wants to flip through for example her photo and video content in the Slider app or navigate through a corporate brochure in the PDF app, without actually having to touch the main presenter display.

Snowflake Remote is completely cost free.
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Snowflake Remote running on a Nexus 5X

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Snowflake Remote running on an iPhone

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Snowflake Remote running on an iPad

Using Snowflake Remote


Snowflake Remote is available in the Apple Appstore here and in the Google Play Store here .
Snowflake Remote lets you connect an iOS or Android device to Snowflake and then you are able to control Snowflake remotely with touches, using your mobile device.

The steps to get started are:
1. Make sure Snowflake and the iOS/Android device running Snowflake Remote are on the same local network.
The solution is integrated with Bonjour, so if Snowflake and Snowflake Remote are on the same wifi network, Snowflake Remote will automatically search for Snowflake, to see if it is running and giving you the ability to easily connect the two.

Snowflake instances running on same network
Snowflake instances running on same network
Snowflake instances running on same network
Snowflake instances running on same network


2. This solution works also when a computer that runs Snowflake and Snowflake Remote are on different networks. Then a user can simply connect by filling out the correct IP. Press F4 in Snowflake, to find out, what the correct IP is and enter the IP in the Remote's input form.

Connecting manually in iOS
Connecting manually in iOS
Connecting manually in Android
Connecting manually in Android


You can also choose to connect multiple devices to the same installation of Snowflake. There is no limit as to the amount of devices that can be connected at simultaneously.

File transfer


You can transfer files directly from your device to Media or Connect, using the + button on the side of the screen. Just press it and then select a file in the browser.

Screen broadcast

On an iPhone or an iPad, you can share the device screen with Snowflake. Tap on the third button on the right in Snowflake Remote. Tap on the 'Start broadcast' button on the screen that shows up. You can now move to any app on the device and it will be mirrored in the Connect app on Snowflake. You can close the screen broadcast at anytime from the notification area on your device, or by switching back to the Snowflake Remote app and tapping on 'Stop broadcast'

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Start broadcasting your device screen to Snowflake

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Stop broadcasting your device screen to Snowflake

Minimum requirements

  • iOS
    • iOS version 7 or higher.
    • Snowflake 4.6 ( for mirroring capabilities ) or higher.
  • Android
    • Android 4.0.3 or higher
    • Snowflake 4.6 (for mirroring capabilities) or higher.

Allowing connection through the Windows firewall

To change the Windows firewall settings in order to use Snowflake Remote, click “Start” and search for “Windows Firewall”.
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On the page that appears select "Allow an app or feature through the Windows Firewall" from the left list of options.
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Scroll the list of options and check the checkboxes to the left to all the instances of Snowflake MultiTeach and Snowflake Suite.
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Press OK at the bottom of the screen for the settings to take affect.

Troubleshooting

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Please note that Snowflake Remote might not work if the computer that Snowflake runs on is connected through a 3G/4G hotspot.

warningIf Snowflake Remote just shows a black screen
Open the Configurator, go to the Misc tab, and enable the "Read back buffer" setting. Or see the answer on this page if you are using a Snowflake version older than 4.9.1.