4th August 2021
This article is written by Julie Adams, Senior Communication and Content Specialist at DisplayNote.
As the old adage goes, “Content is king”. And it’s true. When you’re in a meeting, the most effective way to share your knowledge and ideas is by sharing your content.
But accessing content in a shared meeting space can often be painful (think forgotten USBs, wireless connection issues, and incompatible cables).
...Introducing the Network Drive Shortcut.
We know that accessing your content is integral to good collaboration, so this new feature makes it quick and painless to get your files up on the display and share them with the room. No need to worry about downloads, your laptop battery, or even USBs.
If your organization uses a network drive, access to your content with Launcher is now super easy and secure. You can walk into a meeting space and access the files you need on the meeting room display - without the need to use your own device. This makes it easy to present work, collaborate on shared projects and share your files with the room.
Concerned about giving access to network drive content for anyone who steps into the meeting room? Worry not, as you can request a username and password whenever a user wants to access the network drive, or you can securely store those details. The choice is yours.
This is one of the new features in the latest Launcher update. You'll get an automatic alert to update on the Launcher application. You can also download and install the latest version here - this will replace your previous version.
The latest update also features meeting room console support - which allows you to launch and control calls on the meeting room display without leaving your seat. You’ll also notice some bug fixes and general improvements in the new version! You can find the release notes on the latest update here.