How to perform a semi-automatic upgrade of the crowdbeamer firmware?

Go through the steps below to perform a semi-automatic upgrade of the crowdbeamer firmware (the device will fetch the latest firmware for you). Click on the images to view an enlarged version.

To perform a manual upgrade of the firmware, please check this knowledge base topic.

Before you start the firmware upgrade process, make sure the crowdbeamer battery is adequately charged or your crowdbeamer device is connected to the power grid.

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Connect your crowdbeamer to a Local Area Network (LAN) by plugging in an Ethernet cable. Wait for the OLED display to confirm network connectivity until a globe icon is shown in the upper right part of the OLED display.

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Connect your laptop to your crowdbeamer’s private 2.4GHz or 5GHz WiFi network.


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Open a new browser tab, go to http://192.168.0.1 and then select the “SYSTEM” tab.

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If the latest firmware version is already installed on your crowdbeamer, a message “Already at latest version” is shown and the “Upgrade” button is greyed out. No further steps are required.

If not, a message “Newer firmware available” is displayed next to a green “Upgrade” button. Proceed with the next step.


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In case the battery of your crowdbeamer device is not adequately charged or it is not connected to the power grid, you will be notified. You will only be able to proceed with the firmware upgrade process in case these issues have been solved.

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As soon as the file package has successfully been verified, you can launch the firmware upgrade by pressing the “Upgrade” button.

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Thanks for upgrading your crowdbeamer firmware.

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