Many classrooms designated for hybrid course delivery have been outfitted with J5create 360 Cameras to enhance remote streaming and/or recording. This device contains two high-quality omnidirectional microphones and a wide-angle lens with six camera views that can be toggled simply by pressing a button on the camera. The J5create does not contain a speaker.
The J5create 360° Camera is a 360° HD USB webcam that is simple and effective. Features of this camera include:
There are three physical controls on the J5create:
To use the J5create 360 Camera as the microphone, camera, and speaker in a streaming/recording tool such as Blackboard Collaborate, Teams, or Zoom, you may need to configure the input settings for the tool you choose to use. See below for instructions to configure each of these tools to use the J5create for audio and video below.
When starting a Collaborate session, you will be prompted with the Audio/Video Test screens. Choose J5create 360 Meeting Webcam for the Audio and Video. If necessary, once in the Collaborate session, you can launch the Audio/Video Test again:
When you start your Teams session, you will be prompted with the audio/video settings page. Turn the video on and if necessary, click the settings gear icon and choose J5create 360 Meeting Webcam for all options. If necessary, once in the Teams session, you can modify the audio/video settings:
To setup your audio and video settings in Zoom to use the Meeting Owl Pro: