Conferencing

Service Offerings

Google On Air

Google On Air is an easy way to stream video to multiple participants. Some features include:

Interactive TV (ITV)

UMM fully supports Interactive Television and Telepresence protocols (h.323) for meetings and calls. The primary location for this is in HFA 7, which is permanently set up for this purpose and can accomodate about 12 people. Larger groups can be set up in HFA 45 (The Learning Studio) as well as several other locations around campus. 

Speaker Phones

Speaker phones for faculty and staff teleconferencing may be picked up at the Telecommunications Office located on the lower level on Camden Hall, room 9. Note: If you are placing long distance calls from a conference area or seminar room on campus, you will need a 7-digit authorization code which can be obtained from this office as well.

Video & Web Conferencing

Instructional and Media Technologies (IMT) provides interactive television/telepresence conferences hosted or received by the University of Minnesota system, or through the State of Minnesota Learning Network. Through these associations, UMM can connect anywhere in the world where they have compatible H.323 equipment.

IMT also provides computer support and browser-based conferencing tools such as WebEx, Skype, Google Hangouts, Acano, Zoom and more. IMT provides the scheduling for the facilities and equipment where these meetings can occur. These spaces utilize LED display, collaborative work spaces, premium sound, mobile device sharing (BYOD), document cameras and more.

Facilities to accommodate these interactive events are located throughout Humanities Fine Arts Center, including the Learning Studio (HFA 45) that can accommodate up to 48 people; Telepresence (HFA 7) that can accommodate up to 12 people; The Recording Studio (HFA 44) that can accommodate 1-3 people; and two mobile units that can be connected in the HD Television Studio (HFA 42) and in the Music discipline (HFA 85).