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How to Use the Ladibug Document Camera in a Class

Step 1: Turn on the Ladibug Device

graphic of ladibug camera displaying where the power button, focus button, and how to focus the camera.
  1. Place an object to be displayed under the camera.
  2. Turn on the power.
  3. Adjust the gooseneck and lens to the appropriate positions.
    Note: Each time the lens is moved, locate the camera head and press FOCUS to refocus the lens.

Step 2: Open the Camera Application

  1. Double-click the Camera icon on the desktop  to launch the Camera application. Camera Icon Note: If you do not see the Camera icon, go to the start menu on the computer, choose all programs, click on the Camera application.
  2. If you do not see the image from the ladibug camera, make sure the correct camera is being displayed by clicking the switch camera button in the top left corner of the Camera application. Select change camera icon.

Step 3: Display your documents

Keep the following things in mind when displaying your documents:

  • When you are ready to display the content to the whole class, simply turn on the projector/TV in the room.
  • Utilize the physical buttons on the Ladibug to zoom in and out on the document. In addition, always remember to adjust the focus when you move a document, or move the head of the Ladibug.