|Capacity:||TEMPORARY MAXIMUM CAPACITY: 13
[ACTUAL CAPACITY 39]
|How to Schedule:||
FBRI Admin | Room Request
|Special Instructions:||Located down the hall on the left hand side.
|Room Equipment:||Projector, Screen, Digital display, Wireless Casting, Room PC, Conference Phone, Logitech Meetup Video Conferencing Camera, Zoom
Each conference space allows you to use the built-in conference PC or your own personal laptop for presentations and video conferencing.
Below are general instructions for getting started and using the room:
USING YOUR OWN LAPTOP:
You can use your own Windows or Mac laptop to present and video conference within the room. There are three ways to do this:
- Connect your laptop directly to the room equipment (see below).
- Join a Zoom meeting being hosted by the room PC or another device connected to the equipment (see below).
- Wireless cast your screen to the room AV equipment (this does not include / enable video conferencing).
To connect your laptop, choose Laptop HDMI or Laptop VGA on the lectern panel (see above) then connect the corresponding cable from the cable caddy located on the top of the lectern to your laptop.
IMPORTANT: To use the cameras and microphones from your laptop, connect the USB cable from the cable caddy to a free USB port on your laptop.
This conference space includes a room PC (located in the lectern) that offers several tools and applications to allow you to present, connect, and collaborate. These tools include Zoom, the My Files application (which can be used to access your FBRI Network Home Directory and other shared network folders) and a Web Mail shortcut to access the web-based email client, and the ability to insert a flash drive to transfer presentation files to the desktop.
To connect the Room PC to the room equipment, choose Room PC on the lectern panel (see above).
IMPORTANT: To use the camera and microphones in this room from the desktop / room PC, you will need to connect the USB cable located in the cable caddy at the top of the lectern to the USB extender located at the base of the computer monitor.
Video conferencing can be controlled from the Room PC.
You can log into your Zoom meeting by using the Zoom shortcuts on the desktop.
Help - Directs you to the Zoom articles that we have available at help.vtc.vt.edu
Host - Allows you to sign into your Zoom meeting to host an upcoming meeting.
Join - Allows you to join a meeting as a guest.
Share - Will connect you into a meeting with the microphone or camera disabled. This tool is used to share a presentation without causing an audio feedback from other devices around you if they are connected to the same meeting.
Once in the meeting, the Camera will be selected by default.
Please use the camera control on the touchpad to make camera adjustments, as needed.
Connecting to your network files from the Room PC:
Other essential tools to note are the My Files application, which can be used to access your FBRI Network Home Directory, the Web Mail shortcut to access the web-based email client, or a flash drive to transfer presentation files to the desktop.
Within the My Files application, you will need to login with your FBRI credentials to access your FBRI Network Home Directory. By default the connection will time out after 75 minutes. Any time during your session you can extend the connection time by 60 minute intervals.
You can request additional assistance by Starting a Conversation.