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Saras-3D App Installation Guide for Windows 10 OS

Things required before you proceed:

•The Windows laptop must be running Windows 10 and have minimum 8 GB RAM.

•The Windows device must be connected to the internet throughout the installation process

Installation steps:

Step 1: Open the box received from Saras-3D. Insert the USB card reader into the laptop/Desktop on which you want to run application.

Step 2: Open the drive from "This PC" & Open the folder "Cloud_Content" from it.

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Step 3: Copy & Unzip the file named "Saras3D_Release-production-XXXXX-XXX.zip".

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Step 4: You will see a pop-up that asks to select the destination and extract files. Click ‘Extract’.

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Step 5: Open the file “Saras3D_Release-production-XXXXX-XXX.”

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Step 6: Double-click the file named "SarasAppInstaller".

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Step 7: A pop-up will appear to ask you whether you would allow the app to make changes to your device. Click ‘Yes’.

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Step 8: After clicking ‘Yes’, you will see the below pop-up. Click on the ‘Install Saras-3D’ button.

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Step 9: You will then see the installation wizard appear. Click ‘Next’.

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Step 10: You will then see a dialog box that will allow you to extract necessary drivers. Click ‘Extract’.

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Step 11: The Device Driver Installation Wizard will appear. Click ‘Next’.

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Step 12: A second dialog-box will appear for the license agreement. Please read and click ‘I accept this agreement’ and ‘Next’.

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Step 13: The Device Driver will finish installing. Click ‘Finish’.

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Step 14: Go to the Start menu and click on the Saras-3D app. Alternatively, you can click on the Saras-3D icon on your desktop.

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Step 15: You will see another pop-up asking to allow Saras-3D to make changes to your application. Click ‘Yes’.

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Step 16: Enter your authentic username and password to login.

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Step 17: Once you login, it will take some time for the application to set up everything for you. Then you will see the ‘Home’ screen.

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Step 18: The home page shows all your subjects that are subscribed. Hover to specific chapter tiles and it will ask you to activate the subject in order to start the subscription validity period.

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Your Saras-3d application is now ready to access the learning content.

We are always eager to hear from you. For any query or feedback, please write to us at reachus@saras-3d.com or call on +91 79480 61514

Saras-3D App Installation Guide for Android Setup

Installation steps:

Step 1: Open the box received from Saras-3D. Once the system is started and ready to use, then plug the USB pendrive received within the box. Drag the notification bar to the bottom, long-press the Wi-Fi icon and connect to the desired Wi-Fi network.

Step 2: Click on the File Manager. At the top bar select the USB drive.

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Step 3: Open the USB drive contents. Open the folder "Cloud_Content" from it.

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Step 4: Click on the file named "Saras3D_Release-production-xxxxx-xxx.apk".

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Step 5: A pop-up from the File Manager will appear. Click on INSTALL at the bottom.

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Step 6: Once installed, you will be able to see Saras-3D app on your application list. Click on the "Saras-3D" app to start the application.

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Step 7: A pop-up will appear asking you for permission to run Saras-3D. Click ALLOW to grant the permissions.

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Step 8: The application will ask for your email and password. Enter your email and the password provided by the Saras-3D executive.

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Step 9: The home page shows all your subjects that are subscribed. Hover to the specific chapter tiles, it will ask to activate the subject so that the subscription validity period starts.

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Your Saras-3d application is now ready to access the learning content.

We are always eager to hear from you. For any query or feedback, please write to us at reachus@saras-3d.com or call on +91 79480 61514

Saras-3D App Installation Guide for Projector based Setup

Things required before you proceed:

• Make sure system connected with internet, Go to Menu -> Settings -> Wi-fi and connect to the desired Wi-fi network.

Installation steps:

Step 1: Turn on the system.The android home screen will display, as shown below. Click the Menu button to enter the android menu.

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Step 2: Click on the File Explorer and select USB folder.

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Step 3: Open the Cloud_Content folde and click on "Saras3D_Release-production-xxxxx-xxx.apk".

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Step 4: A pop-up from the File Manager will appear. Click on INSTALL at the bottom.

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Step 5: Open the Saras-3D App by clicking on the App icon.

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Step 6: Enter the credentials provided by the sales representative for the app and click on “Sign In,” as shown below. Based on content subscription, the various subjects will be displayed on the App home screen.

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Your Saras-3D application is now ready to access the learning content.

We are always eager to hear from you. For any query or feedback, please write to us at reachus@saras-3d.com or call on +91 79480 61514

Using the Saras-3D App - Windows

Click on the three dash lines on the left-hand corner to see the main menu.

  • Click on any chapter to see section level subjects.
  • Click on any section; you will first see a description of the topic.
  • You will also see background, Research pertaining to the topic, history of the topic and an FAQ.
  • There are two buttons located within the video area. One takes you to play with the object. The other button takes you to a video recording of the subject.
  • When you click on play with the object you will see a variety of interactive buttons and sliders which will allow you to manipulate the objects in your model/simulation. If you click on Concept you will be shown the concept behind the topic. The information I button can help you in case you have questions on how to manipulate the model.
  • Next if you go back to the main page and click on the video you will see a video on the topic made by a highly qualified subject matter expert.
  • After completing these sections you will be able to do a subject level quiz to test what you have learned.
  • If you go back to the chapter level page, there will be a tab at the top that will also allow you to take a test on the whole chapter.

Using the Saras-3D App - Android

  • Click on the three dash lines on the left hand corner to see the main menu.
  • Click on any chapter to see section level subjects.
  • Click on any section; you will first see a description of the topic.
  • You will also see background, Research pertaining to the topic, history of the topic and an FAQ.
  • There are two buttons located within the video area. One takes you to play with the object. The other button takes you to a video recording of the subject.
  • Next if you go back to the main page and click on the video you will see a video on the topic made by a highly qualified subject matter expert.
  • When you click on play with the object you will see a variety of interactive buttons and sliders which will allow you to manipulate the objects in your model/simulation. If you click on Concept you will be shown the concept behind the topic. The information I button can help you in case you have questions on how to manipulate the model.
  • After completing these sections you will be able to do a subject level quiz to test what you have learned.
  • If you go back to the chapter level page, there will be a tab at the top that will also allow you to take a test on the whole chapter.

Manipulating Play with the object- Windows

  • Use the ball to interact with the object
  • Left- click and hold and then move your mouse to move the object.
  • To bring object in and out of screen: Hold left click and spin the scroll wheel, the object will move closer and farther away from you.
  • To rotate: Right click and hold the move the mouse. Spin scroll wheel to rotate object parallel to the screen.

Manipulating Play with the object - Android

  • Use the ball to interact with the object.
  • Use one finger to place the blue ball on the object. Dragging your finger in any direction will drag the model in that direction.
  • To rotate the object place two fingers on the model and slide your fingers to the left or right to rotate the model in that direction. Sliding your two fingers up and down rotates the model up and down along its z axis (perpendicular to the screen).

The recommended method to use the Saras-3D App

How to use the Saras-3D App:

Pedagogy
  • First Read the Theory [Description, FAQ, History and Research] , this will give you the main points of what you are about to learn so that you have a survey of the topic before delving into the details.
  • Watch videos made by highly qualified subject matter experts using 3d models to clearly explain the topic in detail.
  • Use what you have learned to experiment with the Play with the Object. Manipulate and create scenarios with the object and see if your theories about what should happen are correct.
  • Take a quiz or test to see how much of the topic you understood.
  • Repeat from Step 1.

Contact Us

For any query or feedback, please write to us at reachus@saras-3d.com or call us at +91 79480 61514