Remote Collaboration

To show steps on using a remote collaboration classroom

Starting the Collaboration Room


Tap touch panel to wake

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Tap Turn System On

Select a source


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Default is Desktop input and last camera used

Laptop VGA (Analog): for audio use the headphone jack with the VGA connection

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Laptop HDMI

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Projector Control


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Tap Utility in upper left hand corner

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Here you can Mute the projector image or power the projector on or off

Return will bring you back you the Input selection screen

Adjust room Volume

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On the right side of the panel is Volume up arrow and volume down arrow

Below is  Mute

Remote participants will have control of the volume from their computer.


Camera Control


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When on the Desktop input you will see on the top center of the panel, Camera Switcher Source. Here you can select which camera you want your audience to view.

Camera 1 is facing the rear of the room the arrows will allow you to move the camera in any direction to capture what you audience needs to see.

Camera 2 is facing the front of the room  the arrows will allow you to move the camera in any direction to capture what you audience needs to see.

Document camera is the camera attached to the desk. With this camera you will physically move the arm it is attached to so you can capture what the audience needs to see.

Note: if you are not in a streaming session you can use the Camera app to view the cameras locally on the instructor PC.

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These six buttons are for custom presets. Set the camera to the desired location and press and hold the button you would like to set.

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This keyboard will then appear so you can name your preset. When you are finished naming the preset press done in the upper right of the panel.


Shutdown the Room

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Select Exit in the lower right corner of the touch panel to begin the shutdown process

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On the next screen select Turn System Off to shutdown all of the equipment when you are finished with the session or when it is no longer necessary to project to the room or your remote audience. If you tapped exit by accident you can select Go To Controls to return to your main control page.


Kaltura Capture

Using Kaltura Capture Software For Faculty

Kaltura Capture can be used to record a video of your web camera, your screen, or both.  It will allow 

you to record a video of any length of time.  There are three steps you need to complete:

1.  Download the Kaltura Capture software if you are recording off-campus.

2.  Record and upload your video.

3.  Place your video in an assignment, discussion board, or other location in your course.


Downloading the Kaltura Capture Software (One Time on non-FVTC Computers)

This software is already installed on all FVTC computers. You only need to install the software on a home computer, if needed.

1.  From My Courses, click My Media.

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2.  Click Add New, Kaltura Capture.

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3.  The following page will be displayed.  Click the appropriate download button.

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After the software has been downloaded, you can record and upload your video.


Recording and Uploading Your Video

1.  From My Courses, click My Media.

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2.  Click Add New, Kaltura Capture.

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3.  Click Open URL:Kaltura-Pe...pture Protcol.

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4.  The following software will appear.  (If you need to open your software, find and open Kaltura Capture.)

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5. Make sure the web camera and screen is setup correctly.  To turn off the camera, click the camera icon. 

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6. Make sure the Audio is setup correctly.

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7.  Select the correct screen, if needed.

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8.  Click Select Area.

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9.  Select the size you wish to record, then click Confirm.

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10.  Click the Start Recording button to begin recording.  (The Start Recording button is the round red button.)

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11.  The timer will count down and you will begin recording.  The following controls will appear in the lower right.

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12.  Click Stop when you are done recording.

13.  The Kaltura Capture dialog box will appear.  Change the Title to be descriptive.  Click Save & Upload.

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14.  The video will be uploaded.  Notice the progress bar.

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15.  Once the video has been uploaded, a link will appear. 

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Adding the Video to Your Course

You can add your video from My Media to your course.  It can be added to an announcement, in a 

discussion board, as an item in a content button, and even as feedback to a student.

1.  While editing an item click Mashups, Kaltura Media.

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2. Select My Media, Media Gallery, or Shared Repository.

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3.  Narrow your search using filters or the Search Media Field.

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4.  When you have found the appropriate video, click Embed.

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5.  The video will be inserted into your item.  When you are finished, click Submit.


Getting a Link from Your Video to Share

1.  From My Courses, click My Media.

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2.  Click the title or video thumbnail.

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3.  Hover over the video and click the Share button.

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4. Click in the link field. Press Cntrl+C to copy link. 

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5.  You can then paste the link where you need it in or out of Blackboard.




 




Keywords:Remote, teams, room system, technology, distance, classroom, AV roomsystem   Doc ID:106663
Owner:Paul V.Group:Fox Valley Technical College
Created:2020-10-15 11:53 CDTUpdated:2021-01-14 10:26 CDT
Sites:Fox Valley Technical College
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