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Video Conferencing


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Video Conferencing

  1. 1. VIDEO CONFERENCING With a V-Tel System
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Video Conferencing is two way communication using television cameras at multiple sites, allowing individuals to hear and see one another. </li></ul><ul><li>During this presentation you will learn how to use this technology. </li></ul><ul><li>You will learn how to see individuals at remote sites and what options are possible for presenting information. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How to Start <ul><li>Turn on the TV monitor by pressing the button on the front of the TV. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the remote control mounted on top of the TV monitor to turn on the camera. To do so press the green button on the upper right corner of the remote control. The camera will show what is in your room. Press the arrows located around the “HOME” button to move the camera as needed to show yourself on the TV monitor. The W button will make the camera see a larger area. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How to Connect to Others <ul><li>Use the mouse to position the curser on the RED BALL in the lower right corner of the screen. </li></ul><ul><li>Click the mouse until a tool with an image of a man in a green window appears, then put the curser on the green window and click again. A dialing options screen will appear. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a method to dial your desired party. Speed Dialer, Hand Dialer, or Address Book , the Speed Dialer will show first. If the party you want is there, click on the bar with their name. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How to Connect to Others <ul><li>To use the Hand Dialer , click on the Hand Dialer tab and then use the curser to press the phone style buttons just like using a telephone. When the number is complete, press the Line Speed button and set the number to 384 . Then press the DIAL button with the curser. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to HANG UP after you are done with the conference. </li></ul>
  6. 6. OPTIONS <ul><li>By clicking the curser on the red ball you can select other images to send for your conference. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have a PC or Document Camera in the system, you can send that image by clicking on the image of a PC or Camera . </li></ul><ul><li>If you wish to mute the microphone in your room you can click on the image of a microphone to set PRIVACY . Click on it again to release PRIVACY . </li></ul>
  7. 7. OPTIONS <ul><li>Use the remote control to adjust the camera view of who is in the picture. Use the W zoom button for a wide view of many people or the T zoom button for a narrow view of one person. </li></ul><ul><li>If a VCR is in the system, you can send a recorded image by selecting the VCR image as the video Source. </li></ul><ul><li>You can record your conference or the other participants by selecting the Record Local Video or Remote Video image by pressing an arrow on the VCR . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Summary <ul><li>Please speak in a firm voice so that the microphone can hear you. Some microphones have a press to talk button. If so, no one can hear you until you press and hold the button to talk. </li></ul><ul><li>Please allow time for your voice to be received at the other site and wait for a response. Some delay is normal. </li></ul><ul><li>Please use the camera view of yourself as much as possible. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Where to get more information <ul><li>Other training sessions are available in person at the CLT office in Library room 290. </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive sessions requiring an operator can be scheduled by the Program Coordinator at the CLT office. </li></ul><ul><li>Consulting services and other sources of assistance are also available through the Center for Learning Technologies department. </li></ul><ul><li>Please call (509) 963-1221 with any questions or requests for assistance. </li></ul>