Getting Started

Starting a Meeting

While you'll probably need to reserve a room for your videoconference, actually initiating a videoconference is simple.

How to Call an Ad Hoc Conference on the IU Video Bridge
  1. Enter the service prefix 22 followed by the number of your choice (ex. 22-1234)
  2. Share the number with participants in other locations
  3. Connect
How to Connect to a Videoconference on Your Desktop Computer

You can connect to an impromptu meeting using either Lync or Jabber Video (Movi). However, if you need a high-definition picture, use Jabber Video (Movi). Lync is only capable of low definition imaging.

Using Lync
  1. In the Lync search field, type the conference number followed by @vc.iu.edu
  2. Right click the resulting contact
  3. Select “start a video call”

A screenshot of Lync software.

Using Jabber Video (Movi)
  1. Enter the conference number in the Jabber Video (Movi) address bar
  2. Click the green "Start" button

A screenshot of Movi software.

For more assistance, visit Help and Tutorials or ask us.