Connect to Camera System

Currently we have two camera systems that you can use for video conferencing:

  • Logitech Rally camera (only available in Birdroom/Audubon Room).

  • Meeting Owls (can be used in any room)

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Logitech Rally Camera (Birdroom/Audubon Room)

  1. Plug in the camera’s USB into your laptop.                                                                                                                                                                         
  2. Start your video conference.
  3. If you are using Cisco Webex set up the camera as follows:                                                                                                                                                 
  4. If you are using Zoom set up the camera as follows:                                                                                                                                       

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Meeting Owl

  1. Plug in the camera’s USB into your laptop.                                                                                                                                                                         
  2. Start your video conference.
  3. If you are using Cisco Webex set up the Owl as follows:                                                                                                                                               
  4. If you are using Zoom set up the Owl as follows:                                                                                                                                                     

Setting Up Webex in the Commons Room (1616)

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UW-Madison Webex

  • Lower the Projector Screen with the Control Panel on the Wall

  • On the Cisco Interface on the podium, click Room Controls

  • Select ON from Project Power

  • Navigate back to the home screen, select Call

  • Tap on the Search or Dial bar

  • Locate the Video Address for your meeting, this can be found on the host email message or through the information button on the Webex client. It should be along the lines of something@uwmadison.webex.com

  • Enter the full Video Address in the Search or Dial bar and click Call

  • Power on the Microphone by holding the power button (Please be sure to power it back off when you are finished)

  • If you are presenting slides, open them up on your computer and select the Share button on the bottom of the Cisco Webex Application, then select share on the screens tab

  • On the Cisco Webex Interface, select the Screen Modification tab on the top right

  • Select Single

Your meeting should be set-up, but if you’re having any difficulties feel free to  contact the help desk staff. If you’d like to add video feed of you talking on the podium, read below.

UW-Health Webex

  • Lower the Projector Screen with the Control Panel on the Wall

  • On the Cisco Interface on the podium, click Room Controls

  • Select ON from Project Power

  • Navigate back to the home screen, select Webex

  • Click on Keypad, then enter your meeting number followed by #
  • Power on the Microphone by holding the power button (Please be sure to power it back off when you are finished)

  • If you are presenting slides, open them up on your computer and select the Share button on the bottom of the Cisco Webex Application, then select share on the screens tab

  • On the Cisco Webex Interface, select the Screen Modification tab on the top right

  • Select Single

Your meeting should be set-up, but if you’re having any difficulties feel free to contact the help desk. If you’d like to add video feed of you talking on the podium, read below.

Ending a Meeting

  • Select End Call
  • Click on Room Controls and select OFF for Projector Power
  • Turn off the Microphone
  • Use the Control Panel on the wall to put the screen back up