A video conference is a live connection between people in separate locations for the purpose of communication, usually involving audio and often text as well as video.
Teaching / Lectures
A number of the University Teaching Rooms are equipped for video conferencing. These rooms are regularly used to connect to Teaching Rooms in the Tauranga campuses but can also be used to connect to other external video conferencing facilities.
Other Conferencing Options on Campus
In addition to the Teaching Rooms we have several smaller Video Conference rooms suitable for meetings or interviews. If you wish to use these facilities, please email the ITS Service Desk with your requirements, and we will arrange a solution to meet your needs.
The Service Desk arrange regular training sessions to help lecturers become familiar with these facilities. Technicians will support one-off calls in person; regular scheduled calls are supported using remote control facilities.
The University also uses Zoom (which replaced Scopia), a web conferencing tool that unifies video conferencing, online meetings, and collaboration into a single intuitive platform. You can use Zoom on a computer, mobile device on campus and anywhere in the world. Read more . . .
Adobe Connect is a web conferencing solutions for web meetings, eLearning and webinars. Meetings are held online in a flash enabled web browser or via an iPod or Android app. Connect meeting rooms allow presenters to display various content and participants can communicate and work in groups. A host or presenter must be present before participants can join the meeting. Rooms can be configured to allow guests and/or logged in Waikato users. Read more . . .
The University has provided a Self Service tool through which you can log your own tickets (jobs). You can also search for a previously logged ticket to check it's status. For urgent jobs you can phone the ITS Service Desk: ext 4008 (838 4008) for support.