[Athen] Ipad lecture/conference session recording
Sean J Keegan
skeegan at stanford.edu
Mon Sep 26 14:22:05 PDT 2011
> So using this combination or if someone has
> another app recommendation I am willing to listen,
> would anyone have a suggestion for an external mic
> that can be used in this environment?
Try this resource:
It may have some options to consider in order to improve the audio input
for the device.
I have used several of the iOS notetaking apps and, as Dan pointed out,
it tends to work better in smaller spaces. For larger settings, I have
moved closer to the speaker in order to get a good recording...which
also makes it harder to play Angry Birds without being noticed! <grin>
On 9/26/11 2:08 PM, Dan Comden wrote:
> Hi Gerry,
> I've been using Evernote on my iPad, Droid phone, and computers. It
> has a built-in recording feature that I've used on the iPad. I like
> the app quite a bit. I have tried it in staff meetings and it collects
> audio in a small group setting just fine.
> The limiting factor is the microphone sensitivity and location on the
> device. It does work, but unless speakers are very close to the mic
> (within six feet or so), or amplified, the mic will have a problem
> capturing useful audio.
> That's a limitation of the hardware and I don't think there's any way
> to hook an external mic to an iPad other than bluetooth and I haven't
> tried one of those.
> -*- Dan
> On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 1:52 PM, Nies, Gerry<gerry.nies at email.und.edu> wrote:
>> I just got an Ipad 2 so I am dangerous. :-)
>> Has anyone used the Ipad in lieu of a Livescribe pen in conference sessions? Yes, I am getting ready for Accessing Higher Ground.
>> I have the "AudioNote - NotePad and Voice Recorder" App that looks like it would work but the input audio is so low that I don't think it will.
>> So using this combination or if someone has another app recommendation I am willing to listen, would anyone have a suggestion for an external mic that can be used in this environment?
>> I would think the same thing would work in a classroom.
>> Gerry Nies
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