Several conference rooms in Seamans Center can be used for video conferences. Lync, Polycom, and Skype are technologies available for conferencing. Rooms are reserved by the administrative staff. You may need to supply the name and phone of the local and remote people responsible for conference coordination and support, the number expected to attend the conference, if a telephone connection is needed, if more than one remote site will be involved, and the IP address of the remote site. Conference room information is included here.

2228 SC

The video conferencing board room, 2228 SC, is equipped with the equipment described below.

  • Polycom 7000 video conferencing system (IP only vidconf-sc2228.ecn.uiowa.edu: 128.255.23.50)
  • Multipoint server for three remote video connections
  • People+Content to broadcast video (people) and computer data (content) simultaneously
  • 1366 X 1024 resolution; display can be side by side, PIP (picture in picture)
  • 2 cameras: main camera with conference table presets; lectern and whiteboard views
  • Stereo audio output
  • Sound Station II, (319) 384-0670 
  • excellent audio pickup throughout the room
  • bridges an audio call to the video conference
  • single button mute
  • conference phone for audio only meetings
  • Windows computer with conference room software load
  • Engineering network and instructor local account
  • NTSC video input card that can record conference meetings
  • People+Content application for Data/Conference broadcast
  • TightVNC server and NetConference software
  • large data drive for recording storage capabilities
  • Sharp 80" display
  •  2 13" smaller displays below for easy viewing from table
  • ​Logitec webcam
  • V-shaped conference table
  • wireless networking
  • heavy blue curtain for definition and sound blocking
  • indirect lighting to fill room and reduce shadows, video fluorescent bulbs
  • door lock controlled with motion detection system
  • table seating 8-10; maximum 16 in room

3210 and 3220 SC

The classroom/video conference rooms 3210 and 3220 SC are furnished similarly.

  • Aerial microphone with excellent audio pickup throughout room and single button mute
  • Sound Station conference phone, (319) 384-4331 (3210 SC)
  • stand-alone, for audio conferencing
  • Windows computer with full engineering lab software load
  • Engineering network and instructor local account
  • TightVNC server/NetConference software
  • HP Consumer Television 1366 X 1024 and 1024 X 768 projector
  • Wireless networking and seating for 22 people
  • 3220 SC has Polycom unit that handles video only

2258 and 3258 SC

  • Ceiling-mounted microphone with excellent audio pickup throughout room
  • Windows computer with full engineering lab software load
  • Engineering network and instructor local account
  • 80" wall-mounted monitor visible from all the room seating
  • Web camera
  • Seating for 15