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SoftLINK for Linux

Classroom Computer Control Software

SoftLINK is a software classroom management solution designed specifically for individuals who teach in computer based training environments. Furthermore, SoftLINK is an essential instructional resource and can enhance the training capabilities of ANY computer classroom.

Focus on Teaching, Not the Technology

SoftLINK empowers instructors with the ability to remotely control or monitor student computers, no matter where they are located. Remote access to each student's monitor, keyboard, and mouse is just a small sampling of SoftLINK's many features.

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Share Student and Instructor Screens

Show instructor's screen to any student's desktop, a selected group or the whole class. Students can see your presentation on their screen and follow along as your instruct. This feature works better than an overhead projector because you don't have any blurry images and all students have a clear and vibrant image of your lesson right on their screen.

Class Collaboration

SoftLINK also provides instructors the necessary tools to encourage classroom collaboration, engage students with progressive learning, and test student comprehension. Instructors will find that SoftLINK's exceptional delivery methods, broadcasting content directly to each student's monitor or blanking their screens, will help to keep students on task. Using either technique helps to keep each student focused and will lead to an immediate improvement in student retention rates and test scores.

Block Internet Access and Applications

Block non-educational websites or define approved only websites - with out simple drag and drop feature. Open or close websites on any student PC. View background websites running on all PCs - record all application and internet history. Set instant messenger application from running or view specific messenger applications by allowing the instructor to view the online chatting in real-time. Instructors can quickly see every keystroke made and every word typed and if necessary turn-off the instant messenger application.

Surveys and Testing

Conduct a survey and immediately see if your students understand the material. Instantly see student responses and a class summary. At the click of an icon you can share the results with your class.

Our user-friendly interface allows instructors to create tests using text, pictures, audio and video questions. Electronically distribute the tests to the students, see their progress, auto-grade the tests and preview the class results right on your desktop. Design your test with a variety of 8 question styles. Discreetly display a student's test grade to their desktop.

Any Classroom Any Device

SoftLINK offers comprehensive multi-platform support from Windows, Mac, iOS and Android to any Windows, Mac, Linux and Google Chrome OS devices.

SoftLINK Key Features

Student Remote Assistance
  • Keyboard and Mouse Freeze - Remotely control any student's keyboard/mouse so you can assist them with an assignment. Go one step further and share this screen with other trainees who are having difficulties with the application so you can help multiple students simultaneously. Freeze your students' keyboards/mice when you want a computer-free teaching moment.
  • Audio - Instructor/Student communicate via headsets
  • Trainee Call - Students can electronically request assistance
  • Block Internet Access and Applications - Block non-educational websites or define approved only websites - with out simple drag and drop feature. Open or close websites on any student PC. View background websites running on all PCs - record all application and internet history. Set instant messenger application from running or view specific messenger applications by allowing the instructor to view the online chatting in real-time. Instructors can quickly see every keystroke made and every word typed and if necessary turn-off the instant messenger application.
  • Internet Co-Browse - As a teacher navigates across a website the student PCs will automatically follow along

Show instructor's screen to any student's desktop, a selected group or the whole class. Students can see your presentation on their screen and follow along as your instruct. This feature works better than an overhead projector because you don't have any blurry images and all students have a clear and vibrant image of your lesson right on their screen.

Bring your presentation to life with our on-screen annotation tool. Emphasize areas of interest with our highlighter. Additional features include arrows, shapes, various line widths and an assortment of colors.

Increase classroom participation by showcasing a student's work with the class by broadcasting a specific student's desktop to the entire class or a specific group. This eliminates everyone standing around one PC to see how a student worked through an application.

Group leader allows an instructor to transfer control to a student and authorize them to lead the class or a selected group of students. This is a great feature for presenting class projects and encourages collaborative learning.

Focused primarily towards a language lab setting our audio capabilities allow instructor's to listen to any student's audio headset or what they are saying into the microphone, plus you can record and playback the students' audio activities. Instruct students with a one-on-one conversation without interrupting other students or listen to your students pronunciations through your headsets.

  • Instant Surveys - Conduct a survey and immediately see if your students understand the material. Instantly see student responses and a class summary. At the click of an icon you can share the results with your class.
  • Comprehensive Testing Package - Our user-friendly interface allows instructors to create tests using text, pictures, audio and video questions. Electronically distribute the tests to the students, see their progress, auto-grade the tests and preview the class results right on your desktop. Design your test with a variety of 8 question styles. Discreetly display a student's test grade to their desktop.

SoftLINK gives an instructor the complete ability to either interactively engage students or demonstrate concepts and keep the attention of students by broadcasting any screen to any other, in real-time. It changes the way an instructor teaches students and opens up new opportunities for learning. Some of the key features of SoftLINK are...

  • Student Register - Save an attendance register
  • Student Journal - A great resource for creating a study guide for your students. An instructor can paste notes and images to all student journals or a selected group. Students can take notes on the fly, copy and paste material from approved websites and more. All journals are locally stored as PDF files, allowing instructors and students to easily access their notes at a later time. Post the notes on a class website as reference material or allow students to save to their thumb drive.
  • Hand out and Collect Files - Transfer and distribute files from selected computers.
  • Screen Highlighter and Annotation - Arrows, shapes, highlighters, line tools, flashlight tool and more.
  • Group Leader - Nominate a group leader and have certain tutor privileges.
  • Virtual Whiteboard - Allows instructor to draw on their screen just as they would a whiteboard on the wall.
  • Record Lesson - Record your lesson so students can use for future use.
  • Power On and Off Computer - Save energy and money by remotely powering off unused computers.
  • Log On and Off Computers - Ensure your class is ready by remotely logging-in all computers and at the end of class you can remotely log-off.
  • Printer Management - Save toner, paper and money by electronically setting perimeters to your printers. Define the number of papers printable per printer, control access and usage per printer. Prevent printers being added, deleted or modified, require teacher authorization prior to printing.
  • Device Management - Eliminate data being copied to or from USB, CDR or DVD devices

In addition to our extensive suite of teaching tools SoftLINK also includes all the tools necessary to ensure all computers are managed and maintained so they are always available for teaching. The tech console is a great tool for lab technicians, network managers and the information technology department.

  • View all computers across the school network on your desktop
  • Run a query to determine the software inventory for each PC
  • Create a hardware inventory for a specified computer
  • Distribute files and folders to designated computers
  • Group computers by class or physical location
  • Conduct online tech-support chats with teachers needing assistance
  • View and control services, processes and applications running on any PC

The SoftLINK Assistant app is an extension of the traditional desktop SoftLINK Version 11 tutor application. This app provides you with mobility for teachers or their assistants to monitor the classes' computer activity from their Apple iOS, Android tablet or smartphone. Once the app is installed on you can view student screens, blank student screens, restrict or approve internet websites, freeze student's keyboards/mice, and more. The SoftLINK app is free to download from Apple iTunes, Google Play and the Amazon App Store.

Tablet Features

  • Support for Android and iPad tablets.
  • View trainee thumbnails.
  • Send trainees a preset message.
  • Block restricted websites.
  • Set approved websites.
  • Block all internet access.
  • Keyboard/Mouse freeze.
  • Logoff student computers.
  • Blank student screens.
  • Restrict student printing.
  • Set approved applications.
  • Block restricted applications.
  • Select a group of students.
  • View current websites.

Smartphone Features

  • Support for Android and Apple iOS smartphones.
  • Send trainees a preset message.
  • Block restricted websites.
  • Set approved websites.
  • Block all internet access.
  • Lock/Unlock student computers.
  • Logoff student computers.
  • Blank student screens.
  • Restrict student printing.
  • Set approved applications.
  • Block restricted applications.

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Tablet Compatibility

  • Power On and Off Computer - Save energy and money by remotely powering off unused computers.
  • Log On and Off Computers - Ensure your class is ready by remotely logging-in all computers and at the end of class you can remotely log-off.

Download the App Now

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Technical Details

  • 100% Software Based System
  • Windows XP, Vista 2008, Windows 7, 8 and 10
  • 65Mb free disk space
  • Supports Dual Monitors
  • iPad, iPhone and Smartphones running Android are Compatible
  • Tech Console -View all computers across the school network, remotely power on and off PCs, remotely log-in and reboot PCs, create hardware and software inventory logs, online tech support chat sessions, broadcast messages to groups or all users in seconds, set school-wide set of internet and application restrictions that are 'always on'.

Components Supplied

  • The 'Tutor console' is the PC used by the Teacher that views/takes over a PC
  • The 'Tech Console' is the PC used by the Technicians or Network Managers to provide Remote Management
  • The 'Student' is the PC that is viewed or taken over
  • Synchronized Multimedia Player for WAV, MOV, AVI, MPG, etc. files

SoftLINK Benefits

Whether you are a K-12 teacher, a college instructor, a corporate trainer, or a military training instructor, you will benefit by having SoftLINK in your computer training room. SoftLINK will allow you to deliver more content to your students, efficiently and effectively. If you want to lecture your class, select Blank All; all of the trainee's computer screens are instantly disabled and you now have everyone's undivided attention. If you have a slideshow to present, select Show; the slideshow will be displayed directly on the trainees' monitors. Do your trainees access social media websites during class; manage which websites they can and cannot visit. Even gain a better picture of your classes' comprehension by polling the trainees using the Survey feature. As technology budgets are continually under increasing pressure, SoftLINK enables schools, colleges, and corporations to harness the full potential of their training rooms by utilizing the IT infrastructure already in place.