Several rooms located on the Scarborough campus (AA160 & MW229) are equipped with dedicated video conferencing systems for communicating with students, staff, faculty, guest lecturers, and other organizations at a distance. Other meeting rooms utilize desktop video conferencing software (Jabber and Skype) and equipped with cameras and table microphones.
Mobile Video Conferencing carts are also available for use around campus if booked in advance. Please contact IITS Audio-Visual for set up and technical support.
A number of Video Conferencing facilities exist throughout the University of Toronto. If you would like to communicate at a distance with students, faculty, and administrators, please contact us with your needs:
Tel: 416.287.4357 (HELP)
Skype For Business
Skype is a free service that allows you to participate remotely in meetings from the comfort of your office. You can connect to other users in Audio-only or Audio-and-Video mode. Skype for Business has all of Skype’s great features plus: screen sharing, video conferencing, and it is linked to the rest of your Office 365 suite so you can start a call from any application.System Requirements
- Windows, Mac OS X or Linux operating systems
- Headset or microphone and speakers
- WebCam for video-calls (Logitech C920 HD Pro recommeded)
- Installation instuctions, FAQ and more here: http://office365.utoronto.ca/about/skype-for-business/