Video Conferencing Equipment includes hardware needed to conduct a conference, webinar or distance learning class, such as webcams, microphones, speakers and displays (from phone or laptop screen, to TV or projection screen). The hardware requires a computer, network connection and conferencing software, such as Zoom, Skype for Business, Adobe Connect, Google Hangouts, etc.
|Logitech c930e USB Webcam||Various conference rooms and small classrooms, also available for temporary checkout through Media Services on the IWU Marion campus Jackson Library.|
|Document Camera on the Teaching Station, paired with two Wireless Revolabs microphones (shaped like lipstick tubes); requires the desktop PC||One room at each education center has this option permanently installed.|
|VC cart (a.k.a., Adobe Connect cart, or Zoom cart); stored elsewhere, must be rolled into the classroom and connected to specific jacks in the rear of the room.||Cincinnati and Indianapolis North education centers, also available at IWU Marion's Ott and Burns Halls of Science and Nursing.|
|Zoom cart (2019), Newline TruTouch. A 55" interactive display on a mobile TV cart, with built-in PC, WiFi, mirroring, webcam, microphone, speakers and touch-screen.||Florence, IWU Marion's Elder Hall|
|Meeting Owl. An all in one audio solution, in the appearance of an owl. Place it on the table in a location where all of the people in the room will be facing, and the 360 degree camera will pick up whomever is speaking. It has an 8-microphone array, built-in speakers, and the camera automatically tracks where the voice is coming from, providing a side-by-side view of the current and previous speakers, as well as a panoramic strip of the entire room. It connects to a desktop PC or a laptop via USB cable. It requires an included power cable.||Greenwood, NG-Marion, also available for temporary checkout through Media Services on the IWU Marion campus Jackson Library.|