All you need to get started is a webcam, a microphone, a set of speakers and a stable internet connection.
No specific equipment is needed. Our services mean that you can Host or join meetings with whatever device or method you currently use; saving you money on equipment and the time being re-trained on it.
Click here to view the types of access methods you can use for your meetings.
If you're using a Video Conferencing system like Polycom, Lifesize or Cisco then your IT team may need to look at:
Typically, if you're using room-based VC systems, you won't need anything else.
Most computers now have a built-in webcam and microphone that can be used to join video calls, although these may not be HD equipment.
Microphones and speakers
The majority of equipment you will use will already have built-in speakers, which normally work well.
If the sound quality is poor, however, then feedback may create noise in your meetings.
We support all standards-based Video Conferencing systems and associated mobile clients.
The most popular options are the Polycom RealPresence Mobile Client and Cisco Jabber, which are freely available from the Play and the App Store.
Our rooms work with Microsoft Office 365 Lync and on-premise Lync deployments.
If you're using a cloud-based version of the Lync software, you will need to be external federation enabled. On-premise Lync set-ups need federation to our environment as well, so speak to your IT team about this.