May 1, 2014

Q&A – Squirrels releases Slingshot, the first share-from-anywhere service

“Slingshot is going to change the online meeting game,” Squirrels president David Stanfill said. “It’s revolutionary.”

How does Slingshot work?

Slingshot uses AirPlay Mirroring and other related protocols to send what’s on a device screen to other users around the world. Audio, video and chat is handled securely by our servers.

What levels of service are offered?

Slingshot service is available free for 30 days. Multiple plans are available based on customer needs. Pricing information is available at slingshotapp.com.

What devices can share a screen?

Any Mac® or PC running Slingshot can screen share. Most iOS® devices can share screens, too! Even more devices support viewing and collaboration. For a full and complete list of supported devices visit http://slingshotapp.com.

Are there Slingshot alternatives?

While other solutions exist, no other product can share mobile device screens. Slingshot is the first product that allows screen sharing from a mobile device while meeting with others online.

What is Meeting Minutes?

Meeting Minutes is a collaborative way to keep track of and organize meetings. Anyone in a session can contribute to Meeting Minutes, and changes will be seen by all users in real time.

How many screens can be shared?

Only one screen can be shared at a time. That includes mobile devices, tablets and computers.

When will Slingshot be available?

Slingshot will be publicly available on May 1, 2014.

Where can users download Slingshot?

Slingshot can be found at http://slingshotapp.com. Mobile and tablet users can find Slingshot in their respective device app stores.

Who should use Slingshot?

Slingshot has a number of uses. Anyone currently using software to meet online will be interested in Slingshot. The application makes remote training and support easier. Any teams collaborating remotely will find Slingshot helpful.

How are Slingshot users billed?

Most users are billed on a monthly recurring cycle. Depending on the original signup method, this may be through credit card or in-app purchase. Some users may be billed annually depending on their plan.

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Squirrels LLC is a software development company specializing in wireless audio and video transmission. In addition to Slingshot, the company sells two related applications: AirParrot and Reflector. More information about these products and Squirrels LLC can be found at http://airsquirrels.com.

Mac is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries and is used under license.