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Videoconferencing

ECU supports several solutions for online meetings, including dedicated conference rooms and classrooms for groups or software that connects two or more individuals through a desktop, laptop or mobile device. Most tools include video, audio, whiteboard and screen sharing.

Here’s what you need to know

Dedicated hardware
High-definition cameras, multiple audio inputs, desktop computers and other equipment permanently set up in dedicated conference rooms or classrooms.
Desktop conferencing
Two or more individuals meet online through a software program or app installed on a desktop, laptop or mobile device. Most conferencing software also allows users to dial in to a meeting using a VoIP telephone for an audio connection. Available device hardware such as webcams and microphones determine how users connect.
Conference room/classroom
Equipped with dedicated AV equipment to connect two or more participant groups.
Find an ECU conference room through the Classroom Technology database.
Schedule a classroom or conference room through Robert Spencer, spencerr@ecu.edu. Techs set up the room and provide support, as needed.
Sensitive information
A conferencing tool, whether hardware or software, must be approved for use with certain types of information. Your solution may depend on whether or not meeting topics include HIPAA, FERPA or other sensitive information. To learn more, visit the sensitive data website.