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Video communication

Lecturers, employees and students at the University of Bern may use mobile video communication by installing the relevant software on their personal devices. Several rooms are equipped with video technology for conferences or lectures. These rooms must be reserved in advance.

Mobile video communication and conferences

Vidyo Logo

Installation guide

Requirements:

To be able to communicate by video (image and sound), you will need a camera and possibly a headset. Please contact us to arrange the most suitable equipment.

  • Download the software from our Vidyo portal (The operating system is automatically recognized)
  • Install the software on your PC or mobile device
  • Under VidyoPortal, enter the following address: https://vidyo-portal.unibe.ch
  • For user names and passwords, use those from your campus account
  • Information and instructions can be obtained directly from the manufacturer at http://www.vidyo.com/knowledge-center
Use Vidyo
Ask for the IP-adress  or the systemname on the remote site.
Call the gateway with IP-Adress:  130.92.254.180. You will reach the IVR (Interactive Voice Response)
Choose 1 for ''join a Conference’’ or 2 for ''direct Call''.
Set the room extension '‘6471878“ an the # (Hash-key)

If you know the extension of the room or the user, you can call extension@vidyoportal.unibe.ch or vidyoportal##Extension
Example: 6471878@130.92.254.180 or 130.92.254.180##6471878

Choose the name of the user or the extension Example: ''6471878"

Video conference rooms and other systems

These rooms are managed and maintained by IT services

 Room for up to 8 people
for meetings, examinations and remote lectures
Romm reservation mariadelpilar.rodriguez@exwi.unibe.ch or Fon 8611
Manufacture and type Vidyo Room230
System name
sid5-vidyo-room230
 Ask the remote station for the IP address or the name of the remote system.
IP-Adresse (Gateway): 130.92.254.180
Extension (room extension): 1601
With the system name "sid5-vidyo-room230" or with the extension "1601"
Room
Room for up to 80 peoples
for meetings, examinations and remote lectures
Room reservation
hrz.hg@bt.unibe.ch or Fon 8211
Manufacture and type
Polycom HDX 8000
System name hs4-101polycom
Ask the remote station for the IP address or the name of the remote system.
IP-Adresse: 130.92.1.171
With the system name "hs4-101polycom" or with the extension 130.92.1.171

For group discussions convened at short notice, we recommend the following solution for a meeting in a room without video conferencing equipment.

Procedure

  1. Reserve a room with an LCD monitor or a projector
  2. Reserve the Conference Cam
  3. Connect components to the laptop
  4. Connect the laptop to the LCD monitor or projector
  5. Start Vidyo Desktop 

Other systems

For group discussions convened at short notice, we recommend the following solution for a meeting in a room without video conferencing equipment.

Logitech CC3000e ConferenceCam
Logitech CC3000e ConferenceCam

Procedure

  1. Reserve a room with an LCD monitor or a projector
  2. Reserve the Conference Cam
  3. Connect components to the laptop
  4. Connect the laptop to the LCD monitor or projector
  5. Start Vidyo Desktop

If you only have a standard telephone connection available, dial into a conference as follows:

  1. Dial +41 31 631 6020
  2. This will take you to the Voice Portal / IVR (Interactive Voice Response), select 1 “’To join a conference’’
  3. Then enter the conference extension followed by the # (hash key)
  4. As soon as you are connected, you can actively participate in the conference

Please note that telephone costs apply!

Other video conference rooms at the University of Bern

Room
up to 20 people
Room F502
Room reservation
Support +41 31 632 09 47
Technischer Kontakt
Informatikdienste
Manufacturer and type
Vidyo RoomSE
System name
UniBe-DKF
IP-Adresse
130.92.254.180
Extension 1501
Room
up to 10 people

Room 301

Room reservation
Gabriela Rüttiman
+41 31 631 88 75
Support

Basilio Ferrante
+41 31 631 38 55
+41 79 300 73 82

Manufacturer and type
Polycom HDX 6000
System name
UNIBern-GIUB
IP-Adresse
130.92.1.169
Room
up to 10 people
Library
Room reservation the VC room is available for conferences on Wednesdays
Support Peter von Ballmoos
+41 31 631 35 46
+41 31 631 49 60
Manufacturer and type
Lifesize Express
System name
BernIPS
IP-Adresse
130.92.1.168
Room
up to 20 people
Room B52
Room reservation
see Institute website
Support see Institute website
Manufacturer and type
local Vidyo Client
System name
UniBe-LHEP-B52
IP-Adresse
130.92.254.180
Extension
1703
Room
up to 20 people
1. UG, Room 122
Room reservation
Lisbeth Portner
+41 31 631 22 12
Support Thomas Hügli
+41 31 631 22 38
Manufacturer and type
Polycom RealPresence Group 500
System name
vet-vconf-170
IP-Adresse
130.92.1.170
Room
up to 168 people
Demonstrationshörsaal, Teleteaching Anlage Lehrgebäude Tierspital
Room reservation
Lisbeth Portner
+41 31 631 22 12
Support Andreas Glarner
+41 31 631 22 17
Manufacturer and type
Teleteaching Anlage
System name
keine Angaben
IP-Adresse
keine Angaben