Shaping Tomorrow's Built Environment Today

Video Conference Choices

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  • Desktop sharing with phone/VoIP
    • Most common type of electronic meeting. You can instantly share any file or application on your desktop, change presenters or give keyboard and mouse control to other attendees.
    • Only phone and computer are needed (speakers required for VoIP).
    • Up to 25 attendees.
    • All meetings can be recorded (Audio recording requires VoIP).
    • Microphone required for VoIP (not provided or supported by ASHRAE).

  • Desktop sharing with phone/VoIP and webcam
    • Add a webcam so that others can see who is conducting the meeting.
    • Some webcams have scanning ability to follow the presenter within the room.
    • ASHRAE does not provide or support webcams.

  • Desktop sharing with phone/VoIP and multiple webcams
    • Add webcams to meeting attendees.
    • Multiple IP addresses recommended.
    • Requires large amounts of bandwidth.
    • Not recommended without onsite technical staff.
    • Not supported by ASHRAE.