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 ====== Adobe Connect Setup ====== ====== Adobe Connect Setup ======
  
-===== Overview =====+These are instructions for setting up Adobe Connect to use for AV broadcast of a presentation to a remote viewing room.  Specific definitions...
  
-These are instructions for setting up Adobe Connect to use for AV broadcast of a speaker to a secondary room.  Specific definitions... +  ​* LWSN 1142: Main room where presenter ​is located 
- +  * LWSN 3102: Remote viewing ​room with AV projection
-  ​* LWSN 1142: Main room where speaker ​is located +
-  * LWSN 3102: Secondary ​room with AV projection+
  
 This setup uses three computers: This setup uses three computers:
  
   * LWSN 1142 workstation:​ Main login happens here.  Becomes meeting "​Host"​.   * LWSN 1142 workstation:​ Main login happens here.  Becomes meeting "​Host"​.
-  * LWSN 1142 laptop in back of room: Video camera and wireless mic plug into laptop. ​ Laptop joins meeting as "​Guest"​ with speaker's name. +  * LWSN 1142 laptop in back of room: Video camera and wireless mic plug into laptop. ​ Laptop joins meeting as "​Guest"​ with presenter's name. 
-  * LWSN 3102 workstation:​ AV from this computer is projected to the secondary ​audience present. ​ Join meeting as "​Guest"​ with "LWSN 3102" as name.+  * LWSN 3102 workstation:​ AV from this computer is projected to the remote ​audience present. ​ Join meeting as "​Guest"​ with, e.g., "LWSN 3102" as name.
  
  
-===== Step-by-Step Instructions ​====+===== Issues to be Addressed (5/4/09) ===== 
 + 
 +  * Adjust wireless mic gain to avoid distortion problems (e.g., for loud presenter). ​ Having the presenter wear a room mic could actually help this problem by permitting the presenter to speak in a normal voice rather than projecting for the entire room. 
 +  * Visible mouse cursor on presenter station--make it disappear?​ 
 +  * Possible to suppress chat popups on presenter station? 
 +  * Need to include mic(s) for audience questions. 
 +  * Mute mic before presenter begins. 
 +  * Permit remote questions (need to block chat popups or use alternative channel)? 
 +  * Are there more lights than necessary in the audio rack? 
 +  * Turn off the screen saver on the presenter station. 
 + 
 +===== Advance Setup ===== 
 + 
 +  - Schedule the meeting ​by logging in to http://​gomeet.itap.purdue.edu. ​ Only non-default setting is "​Access:​ Anyone who has the URL can enter the meeting room"​. ​ (This setting is not strictly required for the process below, it just makes it easier for someone to watch the presentation from their offices.) 
 +  - Set any necessary permissions to allow others to host the meeting (default is meeting creator). ​ Permission required at time of meeting. 
 +  - Make a note of the MEETING_NAME ("​r[0-9]+"​ or custom name you assign) for configuring the laptop and secondary room connections. 
 +  - Dean talks: https://​gomeet.itap.purdue.edu/​cos_dc_talk1 https://​gomeet.itap.purdue.edu/​cos_dc_talk2 
 +  ​Enter the meeting room and set the appropriate "​experience"​ parameters. ​ Examples include: 1024x768 display, LAN network. 
 + 
 +===== At Laptop and Video Camera in Rear of Main Room ====
  
-  - Schedule the meeting by logging in to http://​gomeet.itap.purdue.edu. ​ Specific parameters to set: (1) Access: "​Anyone who has the URL can enter the meeting room." and (2) "Do not include audio conferencing."​ 
-  - Make a note of the MEETING_NUMBER for configuring the laptop and secondary room connections. 
-  - Login to main workstation in LWSN 1142. 
-  - Launch IE and visit URL http://​gomeet.itap.purdue.edu/​r<​MEETING_NUMBER>​. ​ Login with same account used to schedule the meeting. ​ Adobe Connect Pro application should launch. 
-  - Select Share/​Documents/​Select from my computer... and find and upload speaker'​s PowerPoint presentation file. 
   - Configure Sony HDR-1 video camera for DV output and 4x3 format. ​ Plug 4-pin firewire cable into laptop.   - Configure Sony HDR-1 video camera for DV output and 4x3 format. ​ Plug 4-pin firewire cable into laptop.
-  - Plug microphone receiver into line in on laptop. ​ (We cannot use audio from the camera, it is broken under Windows.) ​ (Alternative ​use of speaker'​s transmitter is to send mixer output from room audio system, which would include speaker'​s microphone, audience microphones,​ PC speaker, etc.+  - Plug microphone receiver into "line in" ​on laptop. ​ (We cannot use audio over firewire ​from the camera, it is broken under Windows.) 
-  - Login to laptop in rear of LWSN 1142 (use Connect ​account). +  - Login to laptop ​(use Connect account). 
-  - Configure audio on laptop: Meeting/​Manage My Settings/​Audio Setup Wizard... ​ Select Line In device. +  - Launch IE and visit http://​gomeet.itap.purdue.edu/​MEETING_NAME.  ​Login (for best results, ​use an account ​that is a meeting "​Host"​).  Adobe Connect Pro application should launch. 
-  - Configure video on laptop: Meeting/​Manage My Settings/​Select Camera... +  - Override logged in name in the Attendee List with the speaker'​s name.  (This name is what will show on the video window.) 
-  - Launch IE and visit URL http://​gomeet.itap.purdue.edu/​r<​MEETING_NUMBER>​.  Login as Guest, using speaker'​s name.  Adobe Connect Pro application should launch. +  - Configure audio: Meeting/​Manage My Settings/​Audio Setup Wizard... ​ Select ​"Line In" ​device. 
-  - From main workstation: ​ Promote Guest to Presenter by selecting name on Attendee List pod and using button ​in lower left corner of pod+  - Configure video: Meeting/​Manage My Settings/​Select Camera..
-  - From laptop: ​Select ​Start camera ​(in lower left corner ​of video pod).  ​Check that audio is also transmitting+  - Select Start camera (in lower left corner of video pod).  Check that audio is also transmitting. 
-  - Login to workstation ​in 3102 (use Presentation account). +  - Confirm "Full Screen"​ options in lower right corner of presentation window: "​Presenter'​s changes affect everybody"​ OFF, "​Enable Full Screen toggle for participants"​ ON. 
-  - Launch IE and visit URL http://​gomeet.itap.purdue.edu/​r<​MEETING_NUMBER>​.  Login as Guest, using name "LWSN 3102"​. ​ Adobe Connect Pro application should launch. +  - Confirm Meeting/​Room Performane & Appearance Settings (mainly set Room Screen Resolution to 1024x768). 
-  - Maximize Adobe Connect Pro application.  Close unneed pods.  Adjust volume.+  - Close chat window if no longer needed (it will display at secondary viewing room). 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 +===== At Workstation in Front of Main Room ===== 
 + 
 +  - Login to presentation workstation
 +  - Launch IE and visit http://​gomeet.itap.purdue.edu/​MEETING_NAME.  Login (use an account with at least "​Presenter"​ permissions).  Adobe Connect Pro application should launch. 
 +  - Select Share/​Documents/​Select from my computer... ​ Find and upload the speaker'​s PowerPoint presentation file.  It's a good idea to have this presentation physically ​on this computer (rather than loaded ​in advance and not available here). ​ Permits last minute changes and reloads. 
 +  - Ensure the presentation is visible (use Pods/​Share... menu if necessary)
 +  - Select ​Full screen button ​(lower ​right of Share pod).  ​Verify ​that arrow keys and/or wireless controller advance the presentation ​(Connect bug/glitch: Apparently the wireless remote advances to the next slide not the next build. ​ Use arrow keys instead.) 
 + 
 +===== At Workstation in Remote Viewing Room ===== 
 + 
 +  - Login to workstation (use Presentation account). 
 +  - Launch IE and visit http://​gomeet.itap.purdue.edu/​MEETING_NAME.  Login as Guest, using descriptive ​name (e.g., ​"LWSN 3102").  Adobe Connect Pro application should launch. 
 +  - Maximize Adobe Connect Pro application ​(either F11 or Meeting/​Manage My Settings/​Full Screen).  Adjust volume.
adobe_connect_setup.1241124015.txt.gz · Last modified: 2009/04/30 13:40 by jtkorb