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Video Conferencing
Web Casting
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Web Casting/Mobile & Desktop Options

All NETS video conferencing/telepresence rooms have the ability to stream or webcast any event taking place in them.

Record a class or meeting
Make a video presentation to be posted on the web
Course supplements for traditional, distance learning or on line course
Staff training/professional development
Public relations releases

Desktop Video Conferencing

NETS members may now video conference from their PC via Cisco Jabber, accounts NETS & the other regional network consortiums have licensed.  Jabber will conference with other Jabber users & video conference/telpresence rooms.  This is a higher bandwidth, desktop video conferencing software that allows you to display your desktop & PC files to the remote sites.  There is no cost for NETS members.

What you need for Jabber

Webcam, microphone & speakers (or a mic headset).
Contact NETS to get a Jabber account

Acano Cloud Bridging
NETS has leased Acano for the purpose of bridging PC & mobile users to video rooms & other Acano co-space meeting rooms.

Using a Chrome browser:

Users with a web cam can join conferences from their PC or mobile device with a Chrome browser by clicking on a URL.

NETS members have been given their own co-spaces for independent meetings not accessing video conference rooms.

Acano Help Guides

Acano Basic Help Sheet


Chrome Settings for Acano

Client Release Notes 1.6

What's new in the 1.6 Workspace Client


WorkSpace Technical Help Document Ports to open

Acano Firewall Port Open Instructions

Minnesota Media Management Project: UM, MnSCU, Regional Higher Ed Networks

This joint project provides an application for faculty, students & staff at MnSCU & the U of M to upload, stream & manage video over the web. While it is in use today, all features have not been fully rolled out. It is jointly funded by the six regional higher ed networks,the U of M & MnSCU.




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