This article intends to teach you how to select Video Conferencing as your room video mode.
How do I enable the video conferencing room video mode?
To enable Video Conferencing, go to Settings > Tools > press Edit > scroll down until you see Video Conferencing under the Live Section and enable it by ticking the checkbox. Press End.
Choosing Video Conferencing as the room video mode
To set Video Conferencing as the room video mode, go to Agenda > Activities > Select an activity on the left-hand side and press Edit in the upper right corner of the screen. Then, scroll down until you see Room video mode and choose Video Conferencing from the dropdown bar.
By choosing the Video Conferencing mode, you will be able to have up to 17 presenters live at the same time in a live session that can be easy, inclusive, and accessible. It can be accessed from any modern device and requires low Internet connection bandwidth.
Clean video feed
Clean video feed
By the use of a clean feed, they will be able to obtain a video signal with no graphics or text added to it, put this video in a mixer, and then send the feed back out to another source.
To open a clean video feed, inside a room set up with the room video modes listed above, you should click on the button on the bottom-right corner (highlighted in the image below).
It will take you to a new window and you will see a pop-up message asking you to press the Start button to start a clean video feed.
After pressing Start, a clean video and audio output of that specific stream will start in full-screen mode. The clean video and audio stream have isolated audio.
Speaker and gallery view
If the Virtual Lobby layout selected is Neo, the users will see two video formats when using video conferencing:
- Speaker view: will switch the large video window between who is speaking with other participants in the meeting.
- Gallery view: lets you see thumbnail displays of participants, in a grid pattern, which expands and contracts as participants join and leave the meeting.
The attendee will be able to select their preferred layout as shown in the image below:
Room host and Room recording
Enabling the recording
To make sure the activity is recorded you need to enable the Room recording, and also select a Room host.
The recording will start once the first presenter joins the room regardless of the presence of the room host.
The Layout of the recording will be pre-determined: If only cameras are active, you will see a Gallery View type of recording while if there’s a screen sharing/PDF sharing/Video sharing, you will see a Focus Mixed type (cameras positioned on the left corner as a vertical grid).
Room host switcher
If for some reason the room host needs to be changed, when the action is performed at the platform there is no need to refresh the Virtual Lobby page, because it will automatically reflect on the Live stream.
Both of them will be informed, the new room host will see a message pop-up:
And the previous room host will see this message pop-up:
What can each permission level do in the Video Conferencing mode?
Choosing the level of access your attendees will have on the platform means that they will have different permission levels throughout your event.
Here is what each permission level can do in the Video Conferencing room video mode: