TECH TALK SESSION
iAccu is an Accudemia add-on feature that allows you to track attendance without a sign-in computer. It’s best used for one-time events where you will need to track a large number of students at once and may not have access to a traditional sign-in station. In this week’s Tech Talk session, Senior Support Specialist Nick Armstrong explained how iAccu works, and gave a demonstration of its capabilities.
How and Why You Should Use iAccu
As mentioned above, iAccu is the ideal choice for any tracking situation where you need to sign a large number of students in or out at one time, and/or when a traditional computer sign-in station is not a feasible option, such as at a large workshop or outdoor event.
iAccu is an app for iOS devices such as iPhones or iPads, which transforms that device into a portable attendance-tracking device. It uses the device’s built-in cameras to read QR codes or the barcodes on student ID cards. Students or staff can also manually enter ID numbers into the app.
Do I Have Access?
Whether or not you, your center, or your account has access to iAccu for Accudemia will depend on your license level and if your account has purchased any additional licenses. Licenses are per device so if you have two licenses, for example, that means iAccu can be used on two devices at any given time.
Essentials accounts by default do not receive any iAccu licenses with their subscription, while small center accounts have one license, and institutional accounts receive five. Additional device licenses can be purchased at an annual rate of $99 per device. If you’re unsure of how many licenses you have, you can check by going to Administration > Sign-in Stations > Offline Devices (iAccu). If you need to purchase additional device licenses, contact your account administrator or Engineerica.
iAccu is a simple program to set up and use. Just follow these steps for setup:
iAccu is a powerful tool for use with Accudemia, which can make your life much easier under the right circumstances. Our clients use iAccu for a variety of situations, and if you believe it could make your life easier, we’re here to help! Contact us with any questions.
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Engineerica Systems is pleased to present our Tech Tip segment recap for 3/29/2022 for the weekly Accudemia sessions. Held every Tuesday at 1 pm EST, Accudemia clients can join a session to learn about a quick, useful topic from one of our Support Specialists. Each week, we’ll follow up Tech Tip Tuesday with a blog recapping that week’s topic. If you’re an Accudemia client and would like to join us for the next session, just visit https://www.engineerica.com/accudemia-weekly-sessions/.