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The Faculty's largest lecture theatre, with comprehensive hybrid teaching capability. A powerful PC allows lecturers to present using a variety of multimedia formats, projected on to a large screen via a laser light-source projector. Remote students can see the lecture via a high definition camera and can hear those present via the ceiling mounted microphones.

Maximum Seating Capacity
340
Hybrid Teaching
Yes
Lecture Recording
Yes

Technical Specifications

PC Windows 10 PC connected the the internet. Authentication is via University Active Directory (Blue) for which an account is required.
Projector Epson LB-610U ceiling mounted laser light source projector.
Camera Angekis Sabre Plus PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) camera. 1080p/60Hz resolution. Controlled from the lectern.
Speakers Wall mounted audio speakers for sound output.
Microphones Stalk microphone mounted on the lectern. The lectern microphone takes priority over the ceiling microphones. A radio microphone is available.
Panel Microphones Four microphones are available to facilitate Q&A type events.
Ceiling Microphones An array of 6 Sennheiser beamforming ceiling microphones that allow the audience to be heard by remote participants and recorded.
Height Adjustable Lectern Electrically operated for comfort.
External Connectors Connection for laptop projection via USB-c and HDMI plus others, and power socket
Power Sockets Floor sockets at the front of the theatre, sockets on the first two rows of seating and two sockets at the rear on the accessibility seating.

Software and Lecture Capture

Office 365

Access to the University Microsoft Office suite including:

  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Teams
  • Email (via a browser)

Please note that if logging into Microsoft products you may be prompted for further authentication via your preferred multi-factor authentication route (mobile phones may not receive SMS texts in this location so please ensure that you have the Authenticator app installed on your phone and that its configured to use wi-fi (UniOfCam or eduroam). 

Panopto Sign-in via Raven credentials. Recording of camera view and slides or PC screen. Integrates with Moodle for direct uploading of recording to the relevant course.
Zoom The Faculty has a Zoom licence that can be booked in advance. Screen sharing and recording is available. Recordings have to be requested via the IT office and are uploaded on to Moodle via Panopto.
Teams University access to Teams. Meetings can be joined via Teams or your Microsoft Outlook calendar. Screen sharing and recording is available. Recordings are available on the host's meeting chat and can be uploaded on to Moodle via Panopto.
VLC Player Media player supporting a wide range of formats.

 

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