zSpace zCentral Release Info

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zCentral is now your one location to launch, browse, and discover activities and experiences. zCentral consists of two parts. The first part, zCentral, is web based that any browser can view. The second part, zCentral Web Service, runs on your computer.

Requirements

  • Only supported using Chrome web Browser
  • Any popup blockers must be disabled
  • Windows .NET Framework 4.7.1 is required.

Download and Installation

zCentral Web Service can be installed via zSpace App Manager and can be found in the Windows Start Menu under the zSpace folder.

After installing zCentral Web Service, reboot your computer to complete the installation process.
If you are using a proxy server, check the option to "Don't use the proxy server for local (intranet) addresses". If that is not an option, adding the address that the local server runs on will also work. 

Usage

zCentral is a web based application. To run zCentral, click the desktop shortcut or open your preferred web browser and go to https://go.zspace.com.

Note: Any type of pop-up blocks will need to be disabled in your web browser. Pop up blockers will not allow zCentral to function correctly.
Note: If you see the following error message "This application requires one of the following versions of the .NET Framework: .NETFramework, Version=v.4.7.1", please follow the instructions provided by Microsoft to install the .NET Framework 4.7.1. Windows .NET Framework is required for zCentral.
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Note: zCentral can be viewed using any browser and without the zCentral App installed, but some features will not be available such as

After you launch zCentral, you will see the following screen.

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If you know the activity you want to launch, you can simply just enter the activity code here or name here. 

To browse content, select the far right Browse option.

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At this point, you can now select your options for filtering available lessons. Along the left side are 4 sorting options.

By Application. User can select which applications to show results for. Default option is to view all applications.

Application Status. User can select to filter results based on installation and license status. The default option is to only show lessons for applications which are installed and licensed. You can optionally show all lessons or show lessons for applications not installed or licensed.

Content Types. Users can select one of the following content types:

  • All Content Types - View all all of the below content types
  • Activity - View only zSpace activities
  • Application - View only applications
  • Model (zSpace Studio) - View only models which can be viewed in zSpace Studio
  • Experience - Show only results are based on the new zSpace Experiences
  • Web Link - View results which 

Subject. Users can select different subject matters to filter. Select "Anatomy" will cause only anatomy themed activities to be displayed.

Once you have found the activity you want to launch, simply click on the activity to open the activity and/or application. You may see a prompt to allow this to happen as shown below. If you check the box Always open these types of links in the associated app you will not see this prompt again. 

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zCentral Web Service will automatically run on your computer once it is installed. When running zCentral in your Web Browser and if you see a message stating "To launch this content use your zSpace device", verify you are using Chrome browser and zCentral Web Service is running on your computer. 

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