About videoconferencing at IU

Several options are available at Indiana University for video- and audio-enabled meetings and real-time online collaboration, including videoconferencing and client- or web-based meeting software. For more about available options, see Videoconferencing at IU.

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Videoconferencing in meeting rooms

At IU, most H.323 compliant (videoconferencing) hardware and software are supported. Polycom and Cisco systems are the recommended stand-alone H.323 solutions.

For information on how to use the remote control for the Tandberg video system at Indiana University, consult IU's Tandberg Quick Start Guide (PDF).

Reserving a videoconferencing room

For details, see At IU, how do I reserve a videoconferencing room?

Video- and audio-enabled meetings from your desktop

Desktop videoconferencing allows you to participate in video- and audio-enabled meetings from your computer.

To participate in an H.323 videoconference from your desktop computer, you will need:

For more, see At IU, how can I create or join a videoconference?

Video bridge and multipoint conferencing

UITS recommends using an ad hoc conference; see At IU, how can I create or join a videoconference?

Client- and web-based meeting software

Adobe Connect

At IU, Adobe Connect (formerly called the IU Breeze Meeting Service) offers a central web-based collaboration environment. Using Connect, people can access a virtual meeting room through the web and collaborate online on shared content without installing videoconferencing software. For more, see At IU, what is Adobe Connect?

Note:
Adobe Connect is not standard H.323 compliant software, and will not connect directly to H.323 machines or software.

Getting help

For help with Indiana University videoconferencing or streaming services, contact UITS Collaboration Technologies support (cthelp@iu.edu, 812-856-2020, Lync: cthelp).

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