Collaboration : Video/Web conferencing

Web/Video Chat

There are many free services that can be used for web/video chat, such as Google Hangouts, Skype and the free version of WebEx. In general when using these 3rd party services please turn them off when you are not using them and do NOT use your AEI computer account password for them.

Commodity Hardware for Video/Web Conferencing

You can get webcams, speakers and headsets from IT Support in Hannover or Golm. Please do ask.

Logitech Conference Cam BCC950

The Logitech Conference Cam is a camera which can be borrowed from the IT office. It includes a speaker and microphone and works via USB connection. It doesn't need any further software installation.
Please ask if you intend to borrow the camera in advance.

Logitech HD C922 Webcam

The Logitech HD C922 is a webcam which can be borrowed from the IT office. It includes a microphone and works via USB connection. It doesn't need any further software installation. It can be used with a tripod or set on a screen.
Please ask if you intend to borrow the camera in advance.

Videoconferencing with Zoom

We have a new videoconferencing service called Zoom which provides the following functionality: application sharing, screen sharing, virtual meetings, recording and International dial-in with toll-free numbers.

Documentation and guides for using these cameras.

Rooms and Equipment Available

Potsdam-Golm

Seminar schedule and room booking system for Potsdam-Golm.

To reserve a seminar room, please contact one of the secretaries at office@aei.mpg.de

Hannover

To reserve a seminar room, please contact one of the secretaries at office-hannover@aei.mpg.de

Telephones and Dialing

In Hannover dial 01 to get an outside line, and in Potsdam-Golm dial 0.


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