What's new in Netop Vision 8?
Support for student iPads and other web-enabled devices
In addition to the Windows-based student module, the Vision teacher module is now also capable of including browser-based student devices in a classroom. No installation is required and it runs from any web enabled device (PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone) that has a browser and a network connection.
Enhanced screen-sharing quality
When teachers are sharing their screen with students, Vision and Vision Pro now both use hardware acceleration mode (also known as 'high-grade screen sharing'). This mode was previously exclusive to Vision Pro but from version 8 both editions will benefit from the optimum screen sharing capabilities.
The free add-on, Vision@Hand, now displays thumbnails of the student computer screens. This makes commands like Showcase Student more usable since teachers can see all student screens regardless of where they are in the classroom; teachers can even see the student screens outside of the classroom as long as they have an open connection to their Vision teacher computer.
Supervise students work
View an expandable thumbnail image of each student's screen on your computer, so you can follow their activities from your desk in real time.
Share your screen
Give your students a full-screen view of your display, while locking their keyboards and mice. Need High-speed Screen Sharing?
Control students internet usage
Select which websites your class can view. Want to restrict sites, too? Vision Pro lets you customise every aspect of your students' Internet access.
In single sign-in environments such as your library or computer lab, Vision Pro lets you sign in or out of multiple computers, all at the same time.
Showcase a student's screen
Display what one student is doing on other students' computers: an excellent way to hold student demonstrations, presentations and spotlighting.
Open a file, application or website remotely, in one move, for the whole class at once: simultaneous application launch saves a lot of class time.
Operate computers remotely
Operate your students' computers without having to leave your desk. Help a student through a problem screen-to-screen, the moment you're needed.
Working in Kiosk mode, your students can't exit the applications you've launched, open anything else, access the desktop or restart their computers.
Blank student screens
Make classroom screens go blank in a click, locking students' keyboards and mice. Capture attention and stop all activity the instant you need to.
Share files between computers
Send documents, collect tests and distribute assignments in your classroom instantaneously, without having to pass out any papers.
Manage from your iPad
Teach from anywhere in your classroom with Vision Mobile, the new app for teachers that puts the full power of your PC onto your iPad.
Remote shutdown and wake-up
Start, restart or turn off all the computers in your class (or just the ones you select) at one time, from your desk, saving valuable preparation time.
Dynamic screen annotation
Netop Pointer gives you over 20 annotation tools to make your on-screen presentations come alive. Zoom, highlight, draw on screen and more.
Customise classroom view
Label student screenshots and rearrange them on-screen, organising your display to mirror where your students are seated in the room.
Chat with students
Send and receive instant messages with a student, a group or the whole class, screen-to-screen. Communicate discreetly without disturbing others.
Survey students, take polls
Conduct anonymous polls of your classroom to assess comprehension and gauge morale. The results return to you automatically in a pie chart.
Access key classroom management tools from the Floating Toolbar: an extremely intuitive, customisable interface unique to Vision & Vision Pro.