Interactive Video Services

Services

Multi-party teleconferencing

Multi-party teleconferencing uses an “audio bridge” to allow multiple telephone participants to dial a single number to enter a “multi-party” teleconference. There is currently no fee for this service.

Offered to UT Health faculty, staff and students requesting set-up of a teleconference that requires more than 3 participants in a scheduled teleconference. (less than 4 telephone connections can be connected using a conference telephone or standard UT Health desk telephone.)

24 – 48 hour advance notification required.

 

 

UTH Connect

UTH Connect is a powerful desktop collaboration tool powered by Adobe Connect, it’s based on Flash® technology, you can deliver rich interactions that participants can join easily. Adobe Connect software makes it easy for educators to teach and collaborate with virtually anyone — anywhere, anytime. In addition to video collaboration, desktop sharing and participant desktop interaction is available.

Offered to UT Health faculty, staff and students requesting an online, computer-based desktop solution for online meetings, classes, webinars or video chat.

All connecting participants enter a scheduled online meeting room by web address as hosts or participants depending on logon credentials.

To request MEETING HOST access privileges you must:

Complete the UTH Connect meeting host request form. Your name will be added as an UTH Connect registered user. This process usually takes 24 – 48 hours. Once you have been added into the UT system, you will be able to log onto the system using your UTHealth credentials and conduct meetings.  Please note that UTH Connect meeting attendees do not need to submit a service request. Only a potential UTH Connect meeting host will need to complete this process. Meeting attendees, simply sign into the system as guests.  Meeting Hosts can assign guests temporary additional privileges within meetings as necessary.

48 hour name submission process required.

 

 

Webcasting

Webcasting is “broadcasting” over the Internet. Webcasts may be presented “live” or “on demand”. Higher & lower webcast resolution options are available. Please inquire about available broadcast locations and webcast options. There is currently no fee for this service.

Offered to UT Health faculty, staff and students requesting Video Webcast / Video Capture for V.I.P. and larger events, classes, and Medical School Grand Rounds to be accessed by means of the UT Health Video on Demand website (departmental approval required).  Video webcast/capture location is dependent on estimated number of attendees (in event location).

 5 – 7 day advance notification / departmental authorization required.

 

 

Videoconferencing

Videoconferencing (also known as a video teleconferencing) is a set of interactive video communication technologies which allow two or more locations to interact via two-way video and audio transmissions simultaneously. Computer screen sharing and additional telephone connectivity are also options upon request. Please inquire about available videoconferencing locations and videoconference options. There is currently no fee for this service.

Offered to UT Health faculty, staff and students requiring Video conferencing for meetings, seminars, classes; to be accessed by means of specific UT Health established locations and institutions collaborating with members of the UT Health system (departmental approval required).  Location dependent on estimated number of attendees (in requester‘s meeting location)

5 – 7 day advance notification / departmental authorization required.