Q. Barco - How do I present at Waterside using my laptop with BARCO presentation tool?

Crib sheet showing the steps to get you started with BARCO.



BARCO CRIB SHEET – the basics

Barco is a wireless presentation device available in all teaching spaces.

Step 1

  • Staff use ‘Staff wifi’.  Students use ‘Student wifi’.

Step 2

  • Open the Chrome browser and navigate to the following URL (staff and students):

Step 3

  • Staff log in with your staff ID (the password will be the same as your Windows login).

Step 4

  • Students log in with their student ID. Students see the available lectures and click on the relevant session they wish to join.

Step 5

Staff - If your session is timetabled and available to choose, click on that session to join it and become the moderator.

If your session is not available or is a bespoke session:

  • click on ‘Create Lecture’
  • Select the Location (by clicking adjacent to the Location prompt).
  • Select Location Type, eg Classroom (enables you to present content to the main displays in the room).
  • Click on the ‘Start Lecture’ button

Step 6

  • Open your PowerPoint file, Word file or website etc (the screens to display to your students).

Step 7

  • Click the ‘SHARE’ button to display either your entire display or to choose just to share a single application window of your choice.

Step 8

  • When your session is complete click ‘Stop Sharing’.

Step 9

  • Click on your initials in the top right of the screen and 'Stop Lecture’.

Step 10

  • Then remember to Click on the ‘Logout’ option found in the same drop-down list.


Emergency AV Number: 01604 893562

Contact AVinfo@northampton.ac.uk for queries ahead of any session, or training or support with using BARCO.



  • Last Updated Oct 01, 2018
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