Videoconferencing and Real-Time Distance-Learning Systems
The Computing and Administrative Information Division enables Videoconferencing and Real-Time Distance Learning using state of the art videoconferencing systems.
The distance-learning system is able in real-time to transmit/receive lectures from different sites located outside the campus. The videoconferencing system connects the University of Haifa with other universities worldwide, as well as with colleagues, friends, and donors.
We are enabling you to use videoconferencing for:
Teaching in distance-learning environments
Seminar presentation to remote conferences
Staff, admin and research group meetings
Private and commercial purposes
The systems works via IPand located at the following locations:
- Videoconferencing Studio, 6th floor of the Main Building (Room 606). The room as designed has 46 seats. The system is based on the HDX8000 Polycom videoconferencing system. See direction from Nesher junction to Videoconferencing Studio.
Hecht Museum-Auditorium contains 400 seats. The system is based on the VSX8000 Polycom videoconferencing system. See direction from Nesher junction to Hecht Museum-Auditorium.
In addition, we are working with Zoom web-base system. The system needs: regular computer with network, speaker, microphone and camera. The system can connect up to 30 users simultaneously.
The systems can broadcast (video-streaming) live lectures and videoconferences via the Internet (webcasting). Users at any place can listen to and view the lectures. The webcasting can operate from the Videoconferencing Studio and the Hecht Museum Auditorium.
In addition, the lectures and the videoconferences may be recorded by means of the videoconferencing system and uploaded to the video server for future (on-demand) viewing.
The Videoconferencing Service is a chargeable service.