When you have a problem, you aim to uncover an all-encompassing solution.
This is true for individuals who find video conferencing solutions for their offices. Complex video conferencing setups cause technical issues and hinder your meeting productivity.
For 58% of organizations, executives influence which video conferencing solution the company chooses.
Oftentimes, a video conferencing setup is difficult to configure. Executives need to think about which TV and computer combination to use. Plus, they have to find a video conferencing camera, microphone, and speaker.
Luckily, there's a solution to your video conference needs! The Meeting Owl is your camera, microphone, and speaker all-in-one.
The Owl has 360° audio and video, and plug-and-play functionality. You'll simplify your setup with this versatile piece of video conferencing technology.
Ready to learn how easy the Meeting Owl setup is? Let's dive in!
Here are the steps to set the Meeting Owl up in your conference room.
Before you get started, get the measurements of your room and table. This helps you determine where to place the Meeting Owl for the best meeting experience. If you're in a larger room, make sure the Owl is no more than six feet away from all the participants in the room.
Once the Owl’s eyes stop pulsing, and you hear a hoot, your Meeting Owl is ready to use.
The next step is to place the Meeting Owl on your table. The placement will vary depending on the size of your room.
For a huddle room that fits 2-4 people, place the Owl in the center of the table, 12 inches (one foot) from the TV.
For a larger conference room that fits 2-10 people, place the owl in the center of the table. It should be at least three feet from the TV, but no more than six feet from the farthest participant. Experiment with the placement of the Owl to best suit your team's needs.
First, connect the Meeting Owl to your computer via USB and start a video call. Next, to see the Meeting Owl’s video output on your in-room monitor or TV, you need to cast the video feed.
Depending on your computer/video display setup, this can be done via HDMI cable, Chromecast, Miracast, or screen mirroring. Here are all the ways to project to your monitor or TV.
Open your video conferencing software and select the Meeting Owl as your video, microphone, and speaker. The Meeting Owl works with video conferencing software like Zoom, GoToMeeting, Skype, Cisco WebEx, and more. Here's a full list of compatible video conferencing software options.
Once you've opened your video conferencing software and selected the Meeting Owl as your video, microphone, and speaker, you're ready to start your meeting! Your Owl’s eyes will illuminate when the video is streaming.
Your Owl doesn't need to be connected to WiFi to run a meeting. However, there are software updates that a released periodically with enhancements and new features to help your Meeting Owl run even better. To receive these updates, the Owl will need to be connected to WiFi.
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