Here are some setup and equipment recommendations for your Trade Show game.
iPad Setup Checklist
Loading the SocialPoint Player App onto your iPad
Get the PlayerApp link or QR Code from your game
Open the link or QR code using Safari
Add the URL to your home screen by using the box/arrow icon
Charge all iPads
Turn Airplane Mode off
Turn Bluetooth off
Turn Lock rotation on. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open the Control Center, then tap the lock rotation button.
Set Auto-lock never
Turn Auto-Correction off (Settings -> Keyboard -> Auto correction)
WiFi Access – choose a network (or use cellular service on iPad if available)
Remove as many icons as possible from your iPad – to not distract attendees. Example: store all apps in Utilities, place Challenge icon on its own screen
If the menu button is pressed, reselect the game icon.
If someone abandons the game, select the home button – bottom left to restart over for a new player.
You may want to use Guided Access to prevent attendees from leaving the game.
Monitor Setup Checklist
Use this checklist to assure your leaderboard displays correctly.
Load your SocialPoint App on your presentation computer
Get the Leaderboard link from your game
Open the link using Chrome
Click on the 3 dots in the upper right hand of your browser and click the full-screen button.
Confirm 1920x1080 pixels (16:9) ratio is available. Check the options for display settings.
6-8GB of RAM needed if photos and video are included
Chrome is installed and updated on your computer
Zoom is set to 100% on Chrome
Appropriate port and cabling or adapter for computer output. We recommend HDMI cables.
Time out / Screen saver is off
Monitors and projectors
Confirm 1920x1080 pixels (16:9) ratio is available.
Appropriate port and cabling or adapter for computer input. We recommend HDMI cables.
Zoom and overscan are off.
Wifi service for iPads and Leaderboard
Use Venue Wifi or Hotspot (Choose one service level above the basic plan.)
3 Mbps download speed
Dynamic IP is sufficient (Static IP is not necessary)
Optional: Hardwire line to wireless router for Monitors