Web Conferencing

Web conferencing is available on all Central Piedmont campuses in select conference rooms. Central Piedmont currently has access to two different modes of web conferencing: PTZ camera and webcam/microphone.

Webex Web Conferencing

Webex is the official web/video conferencing tool used by Central Piedmont.

PTZ Cameras

The PTZ Camera is a premium HD video camera with pan, tilt, and zoom (PTZ) capabilities. The PTZ camera is ideal for conference rooms, education, healthcare, and other professional meeting spaces. Set up in minutes with plug-and-play simplicity and a single USB cable-to-host connection. Certifications with leading VC applications ensure integration with most conferencing software.

  • PTZ Camera Locations

    Central Campus:

    • Norman/Administration 4 Building, Room 4301 (faculty/staff conference room, 8-person capacity):

      • Vaddio ClearShot PTZ
      • Cisco conference phone with wireless microphones
    • Library, Room AT 328 (faculty/staff conference room):
      • Vaddio ClearShot USB 10 PTZ camera
      • Vaddio ceiling microphones
    • Sommers Building, Room 208 (faculty/staff conference room, 10-person capacity):
      • Vaddio ClearShot PTZ
      • Cisco conference phone
    • Van Every Culinary Arts Center, Room 200 (classroom, 50-person capacity):
      • Vaddio ClearView HD18 PT
      • 2 lapel microphones for presenters
    • Hall Building, Room 215 (classroom, 37-person capacity):
      • Vaddio WallView USB PTZ
      • 1 handheld microphone
      • 1 lapel microphone
    • Hall Building, Room 304 (classroom, 50-person capacity):
      • Sony EVID100 PTZ
      • 1 handheld microphone
      • 1 lapel microphone
    • Hall Building, Room 319 (classroom):
      • Vaddio ConferenceShot 10 PTZ camera
      • Vaddio EasyMicPod ceiling mic    
    • Levine Technology Center Building, Room 1140 (classroom, 27-person capacity):
      • Vaddio ClearShot USB 10 PTZ camera
      • Vaddio ceiling microphones
      • 1 handheld microphone
      • 1 lapel microphone
    • Health Careers Building, Room 4510 (classroom, 90-person capacity):
      • Vaddio ConferenceShot USB PTZ camera
      • Vaddio ceiling microphone
      • 1 lapel microphone

    Harris Campus:

    • Harris I Building, Room 1226 (faculty/staff conference room, 18-person capacity):

      • Vaddio ClearShot USB 10 PTZ camera
      • Cisco conference phone
      • Vaddio EasyMic and EasyUSB Mixer for audio capture
    • Harris II Building, Room 2114 (faculty/staff conference room, 8-person capacity):
      • Vaddio ClearShot USB 10 PTZ camera
      • Cisco conference phone
      • Vaddio EasyMic and EasyUSB Mixer for audio capture
    • Harris II Building, Room 2124 (faculty/staff conference room, 50-person capacity):
      • Vaddio ClearShot USB 10 PTZ camera
      • Cisco conference phone
      • Vaddio EasyMic and EasyUSB Mixer for audio capture
    • Harris II Building, Room 2126 (faculty/staff conference room, 50-person capacity):
      • Vaddio ClearShot USB 10 PTZ camera
      • Cisco conference phone
      • Vaddio EasyMic and EasyUSB Mixer for audio capture

    Levine Campus:

    • Levine I Building, Room 2150 (faculty/staff conference room):

      • Vaddio ConferenceShot 10 PTZ camera
      • Vaddio EasyMicPod ceiling mic
  • Vaddio ClearShot PTZ Camera Specifications

    The Vaddio ClearSHOT 10 USB camera is an enterprise-class, high definition PTZ conferencing camera with high quality imaging, exceptional color reproduction, and truly fine detail. With simultaneous and individual USB 3.0 uncompressed and IP (H.264) streaming video outputs, this camera offers integrators, dealers, and end users with an impressive improvement over other USB conferencing cameras available today.

    Features:

    • ideal for huddle rooms and small to medium conference rooms in corporate, healthcare, government, and education environments
    • 10X optical zoom, horizontal field of view of 74° in super-wide mode
    • 2.14 megapixel (effective), full HD (native 1080p/60) image sensor
    • precise pan and tilt movements at up to 90° per second
    • presenter-friendly IR remote control
    Vaddio ClearShot PTZ
  • Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-18 Specifications

    Vaddio's ClearVIEW HD-18 comes equipped with a 1/3, 1.3 megapixel CCD imaging sensor, a glass multi-element wide dynamic zoom lens (18x optical), a tally light, and a 1.8-lux rating, providing superior images in a wide range of high-definition video applications. The HD-18 delivers component HD in 1080p, 1080i, or 720p and simultaneous SD video. Control runs via VISCA command protocol or the IR remote that is supplied. High-torque, micro-stepper precision robotics enhance performance with smooth pan/tilt operation for accurate camera movement and control. The HD-18 is compatible with any Polycom or TANDBERG videoconferencing codec.

    Features:

    • 1/3" CCD image device
    • 18x lens, simultaneous component HD (1080p, 1080i or 720p), and SD outputs
    • 1.3 megapixels
    • pptional video output cards available
    • includes PowerRite power supply, IR remote, and AC cord set
    Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-18
  • Vaddio WallView USB Camera Specifications

    The WallVIEW HD-USB PRO is built around the ClearVIEW HD-USB high definition PTZ camera, the world’s first broadcast-quality HD PTZ camera with USB and Ethernet streaming built right into the camera. Now you can directly plug an HD PTZ camera directly into your PC — without the need for a separate capture device. Because the WallVIEW HD-USB uses standard UVC drivers, no special USB drivers need to be installed. As a result, they work seamlessly with any software application running on any OS that supports USB 2.0 devices.

    Vaddio WallView USB
  • Sony EVID100 Camera Specifications

    Sony's EVI-D100 camera is ideal for applications such as videoconferencing, distance learning, surveillance, conference and training rooms, courtrooms, houses of worship, internet communications, and just about any application that requires a high-quality color video camera with the flexibility of remote pan/tilt/zoom operations. The EVI-D100 is a high quality CCD cameras that combine a high-speed, quiet pan/tilt with a wide angle view and 40x zoom (10x optical + 4x digital), all in a compact, easy-to-use package. The EVI-D100 camera boasts impressive and innovative features such as auto focus, auto white balance, and automatic exposure control, which provide fast and stable hands free operation when the camera changes pan/tilt positions. Controller options include the CPITV4S and the RM-BR300 joystick controllers.

    Features:

    • high speed, wide range pan/tilt
    • quiet operation
    • 40x zoom ratio (10x optical + 4x digital)
    • built-in conversion lens for wide angle view (65 degrees)
    • six position presets with battery back-up
    • auto sleep function
    Sony EVID100
  • Cisco Unified IP Conference Phone 8831 Specifications

    The IP Conference Phone 8831 is a simple, scalable solution that meets the challenges of the most diverse rooms. It provides flexible deployment options and expansion by using optional extension microphones that can be wired or wireless with a daisy-chain configuration of two units. The 8831 has an industrial design with enhanced ergonomics that puts the user first. It offers a detached control panel so that the display may be easily viewed without having to move the entire unit. It also provides easy view of device mute status from all sides.

    Features:

    • superior wideband acoustics with the first two-element speaker in a conference phone; this feature allows the phone to capture the full voice spectrum without having to compromise with a single-element speaker
    • expanded room coverage with support for daisy chaining two units
    • Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) signaling
    • device authentication and signaling encryption using Transport Layer Security (TLS) with Advanced Encryption Standard 128 (AES-128)
    • media encryption using Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol (SRTP) with AES-128
    Cisco Unified IP Conference Phone 8831
  • Audix USB12 USB Table Microphone Specifications

    The USB12 is a miniaturized USB condenser microphone used for recording voice and acoustic instruments directly into a computer via the USB port. This mic is designed to naturally capture and reproduce vocals and instruments with stunning detail. The USB12 is clear, flexible, easy to use and has excellent sound response. With a uniformly controlled cardioid polar pattern, the USB12 provides isolation and control at the sound source with a smooth, accurate response over a frequency range of 50 Hz - 16 kHz. The USB12 supports both 44.1k and 48k sample rates for playback and recording. This high definition condenser microphone features a push-to-talk button, “steady on” or “momentary on,” as well as a headphone jack for real time monitoring. The USB12 is also equipped with a bass roll-off filter to control unwanted low frequency signals.

    Features:

    • conferencing
    • live chat, IP communication
    • medical/legal reporting
    • internet telecommunication
    • Podcasting
    Audix USB12 USB Table Microphone

Webcam/Microphone

Small groups can run their own video conferences anytime, anywhere. The webcam/microphone web conferencing system, with its high-definition, plug-and-play webcam and speakerphone, is ideal for small rooms or small groups. Set it up quickly and easily at an office desk or on a conference table. HD video and crystal-clear audio combine high quality with affordability.

  • Webcam/Microphone Locations

    Cato Campus:

    • Cato III Building, Room 6A315D (faculty/staff conference room, 6-person capacity):

      • Logitech webcam and microphone
    • Cato III Building, Room 6A318A (ASL student media booth, 2-person capacity):
      • Logitech webcam and microphone
    • Cato III Building, Room 6A318B (ASL student media booth, 2-person capacity):
      • Logitech webcam and microphone

    Central Campus:

    • Learning Resource Center, Room 425 (faculty/staff conference room, 10-person capacity):

      • InFocus HW-Camera-1 (camera and microphone array)
      • Polycom CX3000 IP conference phone
    • Central High Building, Room 121 (classroom, 15-person capacity):
      • Logitech webcam and microphone
    • Library, Room AT206A (student huddle room, 10-person capacity):
      • Logitech webcam and microphone
    • Library, Room AT206B (student huddle room, 10-person capacity):
      • Logitech webcam and microphone
    • Library, Room AT206C (student huddle room, 5-person capacity):
      • Logitech webcam and microphone
    • Library, Room AT328, Table # 1(student huddle room, 5-person capacity):
      • Logitech webcam and microphone
    • Library, Room AT326D (faculty/staff conference room, 26-person capacity):
      • Logitech Meetup all-in-one conference camera
    • Hall Building, Room 306 (classroom):
      • Logitech Meetup all-in-one conference camera    20
    • Advanced Technology Center, Room 3E1110 (faculty/staff conference room, 10-person cacpacity)
      • Logitech Meetup all-in-one conference camera

    Levine Campus:

    • Levine I Building, Room 1230 (faculty/staff conference room, 21-person capacity):

      • Logitech webcam and microphone
    • Levine III Building, Room 3432 (faculty/staff conference room, 16-person capacity):
      • Logitech Meetup all-in-one conference camera
    • Levine III Building, Room 2510 (faculty/staff conference room, 24-person capacity):
      • Logitech Meetup all-in-one conference camera
  • Logitech C930e Webcam Specifications

    Experience video calls that are the next best thing to being there in person. Sophisticated technology in the Logitech C930e Webcam delivers clear video and sound in virtually any environment, even low-light conditions. With 1080p high-def, H.264 video compression, and a wide 90-degree field of view, C930e is Logitech's most advanced webcam yet.

    Features:

    Logitech C930e webcam