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Simian Now!

Last Updated: Apr 24, 2017 10:32AM MDT

Simian NOW!

Simian NOW! is an iOS app for downloading Reel Presentations offline (no internet connection required) and presenting media on the big screen with Apple TV via AirPlay.

Download Simian NOW! from the App Store.

Compatibility Requirements:
• iOS 7.0 or later

Compatibility Devices:
• iPhone
• iPad
• iPod Touch

  1. Download a Presentation
  2. Playback a Presentation
  3. Manage/Edit Presentations
  4. 360º/VR Playback
  5. Cast to AppleTV via AirPlay

 

Download a Presentation

  1. Open a Reel Presentation in a mobile browser.
  2. Click Open on the App Prompt at the top of the browser to open Simian NOW! and begin downloading the presentation.

If the App Prompt does not open at the top of the screen:

  1. Copy the full URL from the mobile browser.
  2. Open the Simian Now! App.
  3. Click the (+) on the main Presentations screen.
  4. Paste the URL in the prompt.
  5. Click Download.

Note: Downloads must be enabled on the Reel Presentation.

 

Playback a Presentation

  1. From the main Presentations screen, select a Presentation Thumbnail.
  2. Click a Thumbnail to view a single spot.
  3. Click Play All to play all media consecutively.

 

Managing/Edit Presentations

Reorder Presentations

  1. From the main Presentation screen, Click the Reorder button.
  2. Drag and Drop presentations into the desired order.
  3. Click Done.

Reorder Playback within a Presentation

  1. From the main Presentations screen, select a presentation Thumbnail.
  2. Press the Reorder button at the top of the screen.
  3. Drag and Drop presentations into the desired order.
  4. Click Done.

Delete a Presentation

  1. From the main Presentations screen, swipe the presentation left.
  2. Click the Delete button.

Delete Media within a Presentation

  1. From the main Presentations screen, select a presentation Thumbnail.
  2. Swipe the presentation left.
  3. Click the Delete button.

 

360º/VR Playback

Viewing a 360º/VR video is no different than playing any other video presentation, however, the playback experience can be controlled, by swiping the screen or tilting the phone in different directions.

View in a VR Headset

  1. Click the goggles icon on the video screen.
  2. Place in your VR Headset.

 

Cast to AppleTV via Airplay

  1. Turn on AppleTV.
  2. Turn on Bluetooth on your iPhone/iPad.
  3. Turn on AirPlay Mirroring on your iPhone/iPad.
  4. Launch the Simian NOW! App.

Tip: Turn to iPhone/iPad to landscape mode to view full screen.

 

Contact Us

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