32-262 Video Conference Room


Please, let us know a day or two in advance if you'd like our help in setting up a video conference, we will want to setup a test with the other side to confirm everything is working properly.

Room Technical Info

80 inch Sharp LED TV (new Summer 2015)

HDMI Connection

VGA w/audio Connection

Polycom Speakerphone 6173247451 (can connect up to 2 more parties with audio only conferencing)

Logitech ConferenceCam? CC3000e Video Conferencing Unit With Bluetooth Conference Speakerphone (new Summer 2015)

The Logitech ConferenceCam? is a HD USB camera that has an external speakerphone. This will give you the best video/audio quality and most flexibilty. You can use this unit with your own laptop to use whatever client you prefer for conferencing and sharing presentations. You can also use just the Logitech Speakerphone with your cell phone or any Bluetooth compatible device as an external mic/speakerphone for your audio conference.

Using The Logitech ConfereceCam? CC3000e

(This is the camera mounted on the right)

  • Turn on the TV with Sharp Remote.

  • To display your computer on the screen plug in the HDMI or VGA cable on the table into your laptop. (If you’re using VGA make sure you plug the audio cable into your headphone jack as well).

  • Press TV (at the top left of the remote) then Input (middle right of the remote) and select Input 1 HDMI 1 for HDMI connection or Input 8 PC for VGA connection. Your machine should now be displayed on the TV

  • Plug the USB cable (marked Logitech camera) on table into your laptop. The Logitech camera should start moving and Logitech speakerphone will light up blue. This camera can be controlled by the Logitech Remote or using the buttons on the Logitech Speakerphone.

  • Log into your video conference client (Skype, Google Hangout, Webex) and in the programs settings/preferences menu you need to configure the ConferenceCam? CC3000e Speakerphone as your Microphone, The ConferenceCam? CC3000e Camera as your Camera.

You must be logged into your conference client (Skype, Google Hangout, Webex) and have the ConferenceCam? configured as your default camera in order for the camera to completely turn on.

  • To use the TV as your audio output select SHARP HDMI TV as your speakers if you are using HDMI or select Built-in Output if you are using VGA (remember to have the audio cable plugged into your headphone jack).

  • Start your conference.

Using The Logitech ConferenceCam? Speakerphone as a Bluetooth Conference Phone

  • Make sure your device has Bluetooth Enabled.

  • On the Logitech Speakerphone hold down the Bluetooth button on the left side of the touchpad.

  • Connect to ConferenceCam? CC3000e on your Bluetooth compatible device and your device should now be synced to the speakerphone (the audio from your mobile device will now come out of the speakerphone and you will be using speakerphone as your microphone as well).

Any questions/problems please contact ops@csail.mit.edu (617-253-6466) You can also come find us down the hall in 32-270

Topic revision: 24 Oct 2017, SteveRuggiero
 

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