1. coip's Avatar
    Here is what I want to do. I want to draw figures and graphs and whatnot and discuss them with a colleague across the country. In olden times, we'd be in the same room, sitting on a table, with a piece of paper and a pencil. What do I need to do that in the digital era? I'm thinking
    hardware
    • a touch-enabled device like a Surface 3
    • a digitizer pen


    software
    • an application like OneNote that lets you draw
    • an application like Lync that let's you screenshare (but Lync is only for businesses, so this doesn't seem like an option)


    What do you geniuses recommend?
    04-09-2015 12:16 PM
  2. kklemn's Avatar
    you said it all.. buy a surface (pro) 3 and use OneNote or Lync.
    04-09-2015 01:26 PM
  3. coip's Avatar
    you said it all.. buy a surface (pro) 3 and use OneNote or Lync.
    I believe Lync is only available for enterprises, not home consumers, so that doesn't seem like a viable screenshare option. Is that not true? Is there some type of app or website I can use that temporarily 'streams' by desktop, password-protected, so that the other person doesn't have to install any special software?
    04-09-2015 01:56 PM
  4. kklemn's Avatar
    I believe Lync is only available for enterprises, not home consumers, so that doesn't seem like a viable screenshare option. Is that not true? Is there some type of app or website I can use that temporarily 'streams' by desktop, password-protected, so that the other person doesn't have to install any special software?
    well you can use skype's share screen option :) it should work nice for presentations :) use any drawing program while in the meeting, and afterwards just save what you wrote in pdf and send to participants. That way they have documentation of the meeting :)
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    04-09-2015 06:47 PM
  5. Cleavitt76's Avatar
    I believe Lync is only available for enterprises, not home consumers, so that doesn't seem like a viable screenshare option. Is that not true? Is there some type of app or website I can use that temporarily 'streams' by desktop, password-protected, so that the other person doesn't have to install any special software?
    Enterprise customers can build their own Lync servers, but Lync is also available for smaller businesses via some Office 365 for business plans. Basically, you can install the Lync client and your Lync server is hosted in the MS cloud. Scroll down to the "Unlimited online meetings" section for details on which plans include that functionality...

    https://products.office.com/en-us/bu...0business_Text

    There is also a Lync web app that can allow you to host a Lync web meeting (audio, video, screen sharing, chat) with clients that don't otherwise have their own access to Lync. They can join the meeting as a guest...

    Lync 2013: The New Lync Web App - NextHop - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

    I attended a couple of multi-day online courses recently that used the Lync web app to connect to the students and it was very smooth and problem free in both cases.

    Another option that I have used is https://www.techinline.com/Pricing.aspx.

    A web version of Skype is in Beta, but it's currently invitation only. That may be a good option in the future though since Skype is well known and common.
    coip likes this.
    04-09-2015 08:53 PM
  6. coip's Avatar
    Cool. I think I'll go with the Skyp screen sharing option. That's probably the most mainstream.
    04-09-2015 09:46 PM
  7. coip's Avatar
    I was wondering, once Windows 10 comes, will we be able to use something like the Lumia Beamer app but on our Windows 10 PCs to do live-streaming / screen-sharing? That might be another option, especially if the other person doesn't have Skype.
    04-11-2015 07:59 PM

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