31st January, 2022

Jellyfish Live!

Chrysaora Jellyfish is a special kind of graceful jellyfish with stunning colours.

Click the app icon, which will open and launch the Sensory App in a new browser tab.

Clicking or tapping the app launch screen will load app and fill the screen or window.

If the app fills the window, maximise the window to full screen using your browser menu or settings, and the app will run as full screen.

Press ESC key, click/tap the X button to remove the app from full screen, and it will continue to run in its tab or window. Close the tab or window if you are finished.

User Guide

This app simulates the movement of the Chrysaora jellyfish and provides a relaxing backdrop for a Sensory room or an interesting resource for activities. By touching or clicking the screen or the silver buttons, you can add more jellyfish, change their size and color, move them around as a group and change their speed and style of motion.

As well as being used with touch or a mouse, Chrysaora Jellyfish can be used with the Microsoft Adaptive Controller or XBox controller, as well as other pointer devices. Chrysaora Jellyfish can also be controlled by an external keyboard or access switches.  The XBox thumb controller/joystick  and D-Pad will move the jellyfish around.

Button 1, Space bar, Keyboard 1, XBox A changes the number of jellyfish
Button 2, Keyboard 2, XBox B changes the size of the jellyfish
Button 3, Enter Key, Keyboard 3, XBox X changes the speed and style of motion
Button 4, Keyboard 4, XBox Y changes the color of the jellyfish

Keyboard 5, XBox View Button turns off/on the buttons.

Read more about the Bluetooth switch access and the Microsoft Adaptive Controller here.

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Install on Windows PC, Mac, Chromebook

Make sure your Windows PC, or Apple Mac has either the Google Chrome Browser or new Microsoft Edge Chromium Browser installed. Your Chromebook will already have the Chrome browser. Below we use our SandBox app as an example, which applies to all our apps.

Click the app icon above, whilst using Chrome or Edge browser, which will open and launch the Sensory App in a new browser tab

Look for the “Install” button (+ or ↓) that appears in the browser address bar, in top right area of the screen. Press this Install button and the installer pop-up will appear. See the examples screenshots below on Chrome and Edge browsers on a Mac.

Chrome Browser

 

Edge Browser

You will find the Sensory app icon added to your desktop or programs list/folder. Once installed the app does not require a web connection, and will run large screen on launch from the app icon.

Here is a video showing the install and uninstall process on a Chrome browser.

2
Add to iPad or iPhone

Click the app icon above using the Safari browser, which will open and launch the Sensory App in a new Safari browser tab/window. The app will launch and run.

Press the Share icon () and you can add the Sensory app icon to the Home Screen.

Once installed on an iOS device, the app may require a web connection (depends on the device), and will run large screen on launch from the app icon. We recommend holding the device in landscape orientation for most Sensory Apps, for the best experience.

Here is a video showing the install and delete process on an iPhone/iPad

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Install on Android devices

Click the app icon or the install link in Chrome Android browser, which will open and launch the Sensory App in a new Chrome browser tab. The app will launch and run.

Press the Action Menu (3 vertical dots) and you can install the App from this menu.

Once installed the app does not require a web connection, and will run large screen on launch from the app icon. We recommend holding the device in landscape orientation for most Sensory Apps, for the best experience.

Here is a video showing the install and uninstall process on an Android device.

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Get from App Stores

Many of our apps are also available from the main apps stores, free and low cost. Click the logos below to visit our App Stores pages.

ios app store downloadGet it on google playGet it from Microsoft

You can view short videos on most of our apps on our Youtube Channel.