VIDEO & AUDIO CONFERENCING


 

•VIDEOCONFERENCING- There are 2 distinct varieties: IP (ethernet) & ISDN (phone line.)
-IP Videoconferencing: The Law School has a Polycom portable videoconferencing system that can be set-up anywhere in the building where there is an active ethernet jack.  It can be used for student/employer interviews, distance-teaching/lectures or other circumstances where travel is an issue.  The system on the other end must also be an IP-based system.  Our IP address is 170.140.174.18 
-ISDN Videoconferencing: For ISDN Videoconferencing, please visit the Main Campus Videoconferencing Division.

 
•SKYPE VIDEO is a free, internet-based videoconferencing technology that allows you to communicate anywhere you have internet access.  It requires a webcam. If your laptop does not have a built-in webcam you can check one out from us. To download the free Skype software:

Macintosh: http://www.skype.com/download/skype/macosx/
Windows:   http://www.skype.com/download/skype/windows/


•AUDIOCONFERENCING-
There are several options available:-Portable Conference Phones are available for checkout from our office.  Contact us for requests >  
**Be sure the room you are using has an active phone line. G575 has audioconferencing built into the podium system.
-MeetMeConference Call: The MeetMeConference Call is one in which all parties involved in the conference cal must call into a bridge number.  The initiator of the call (you) must call into the bridge first (5 minutes ahead of time.  All other parties can then dial in and connect.  The initiator will hear continuous ringing until the first caller connects.  The initiator must remain connected the entire time or the bridge will be dropped.  
To schedule your MeetMeConference Call, dial the switchboard at 7-6123 (404-727-6123) at least 24 hours prior.  This is a free service, though there are a limited number of bridges available on campus.
-Large Audiences: University Technology Services (UTS) provides the use of “Meet-Me” conference bridges to link up to 25 participants on one call.  Any request for 26 or more participants will be required to use WebX it.emory.edu/showdoc.cfm


•WEBCASTING-
 Streaming webcasts are available from Tull Auditorium.  This can be used as a means of providing overflow viewing in any of the classrooms.  RealPlayer is required for viewing.  Download free Real Media Software.