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 or to learn more, contact UITS Classroom & Conferencing Support (cthelp@iu.edu, 812-856-2020, Skype for Business/Lync: cthelp).

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