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Video Conferencing Rooms and Equipment

Video Conferencing Rooms and Equipment

On this page: Available Video Conferencing Rooms | Video Conference Classroom | Department Video Conference Room | Resources

Available Video Conferencing Rooms

There are currently 7 available video conferencing rooms at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU).

Building & Room Number Details
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Killam Library,
Room 253
KL 253 Classroom Image
Killam Library,
Room
420
KL 420 Classroom
*Western Hemispheric Trade Center,
Room 104
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*Western Hemispheric Trade Center,
Room
116
*Western Hemispheric Trade Center,
Room 224
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*Western Hemispheric Trade Center,
Room 226
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Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center,
Room
226

*Can be used for academic classes.


Video Conference Classrooms

Example of a Video Conferencing Classroom

Above is an image of a typical video conferencing classroom at TAMIU. The typical video conferencing classroom will include:

  • Front of Room:
    • Flat panel monitor(s) and a projector screen that can display the remote or local site for student viewing.
    • Video conferencing camera will be located next to projector screen to display audience to remote site.
    • Instructor lectern with classroom equipment. (See below.)
  • Back of Room:
    • Flat panel monitor to display the remote site for instructor viewing.
    • Video conferencing camera will be located on back wall to display instructor to remote site.
  • Ceiling:
    • Projector
    • Microphones will be located in the ceiling for open communication with remote site.

Example of an instructor podium with touch panel, document camera and computer monitor.

The instructor lectern will be equipped with various equipment. The lectern will include:

  • Touch panel control monitor (or screen located on wall)
  • Tandberg/Cisco video conferencing unit
  • a desktop computer, monitor, mouse and keyboard
  • a document camera
  • a USB Hub
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • a telephone (if not located on wall)

Department Video Conference Rooms

Rooms designated as department video conferencing rooms are smaller in room capacity. These rooms typically include:

  • Front of Room:
    • Projector screen (and flat panel, if available) that can display the remote site for user viewing.
    • Video conferencing camera will be located next to projector screen to display audience to remote site.
  • Ceiling:
    • Microphones will be located in the ceiling for open communication with remote site. (ZSC 226 microphones are mobile and placed on table.)
    • Projector
  • Wall/Table:
    • Touch panel control screen
    • a telephone

An equipment cabinet will be located inside conference room. This cabinet will include:

  • Tandberg/Cisco video conferencing unit
  • a desktop computer, monitor, mouse and keyboard
  • a document camera
  • VCR
  • DVD Player

Resources

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