How do I use the Big Screen Experience Video?
There are many different ways in which you can access these free videos and get them onto your big screen, or sharing them online. The following are instructions on a few ways to accomplish that.
Embedding the video on your website
Copy the code
Copy the following code to the location in your website’s code where you would like the video to be embedded. If you are unsure of how to do this, please consult your webmaster.
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4l8Gj_G6ZG0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Downloading and uploading to YouTube
Click on the “Get it now” link on the Big Screen Experience home page. This will enable a prompt asking for you to enter your information to gain access to the download.
Download the video
After you’ve entered your information, you will see a list of available download formats. There are several versions already pre-formatted to work well with YouTube. Right click the one(s) that you want and click “Download Linked File As..” (Mac) or “Save Link As…” (PC). This will download the file to your specified location on your computer.
Upload to YouTube (or other)
YouTube, and other video hosting companies like Vimeo make it simple to upload and share your videos online. You can follow these simple instructions from YouTube on how to upload and share your videos once you’ve downloaded them from our site. How to upload YouTube videos
How to play the content on your screen
Our method of choice for display content on our screens is to put our desired content onto a USB key, and insert that into a compatible media player. Most modern Blu-ray players also function as a media player with usb slots in either the front, back or both. Another simple method is to use a laptop, or other computer that you can hook into your projector or switch, and play the content directly from the laptop. All Apple devices communicate seamlessly with the Apple TV which creates an extremely simple and easy way to get content displayed on your screen.
Complete the previous download steps
Before you can load the content on your player you must download it to your computer. Complete the previous steps before continuing.
Move the video(s) onto a USB key
Once you have downloaded the content to your computer, you can then plug your USB key into your computer and transfer the files to it. Make sure you properly eject your USB key before removing it.
Load the USB key into the media device
Make sure that your media device is connected to your projector, and then insert your USB key into the device. Your device should have a user interface that will enable you to navigate to where the content is loaded via the USB key. Locate it and select the video you would like to play.