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Video Studio in Odegaard 320


The UW-IT Video Studio offers video recording, web conferencing, and media viewing unlike anything else on the University of Washington, Seattle campus.

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  • Record educational video content using two HD cameras.
  • Push-to-talk microphones activates camera to focus on person talking.
  • Connect to HD cameras and microphones using your laptop USB connection.
  • View educational content using two 75-inch HD displays.
  • Wireless sharing of laptop or mobile device screen to in-room displays and online participants.
  • Phone line integrated with sound system to add participants joining by phone.
  • Avoid the laptop huddle — collaborate remotely with people all over the world in a comfortable and professionally designed meeting room.


Room Features

  • Capacity: 17
  • Layout: stadium-style seating
  • Mobile presenters podium
  • Wifi – UW NetID required
  • In-room Windows computer – UW NetID required


  • Free of charge for UW Faculty, Staff and Thesis Oral Exam Students.
  • Up to 30 minutes of pre-event support and training is available upon request and availability.
  • Check availability of a support consultant: contact UW-IT Learning Technologies


Room Hardware

  • Videoconference: Polycom Group 700 with Multipoint and HD 1080p licenses
  • Microsoft Windows Computer
  • (2) 75-inch HD Displays: Samsung ED75C
  • Crestron touch panel control
  • In-room computer camera/mic USB connection: Vaddio AV BRIDGE HD VIDEO ENCODER
  • Camera/Mic USB Connection: Vaddio AV BRIDGE HD VIDEO ENCODER
  • (2) HD Cameras: Vaddio HD – 22 PTZ CAMERA
  • Wireless lapel and handheld mics: Shure SLX1485H5
  • Push-to-talk microphones: Clock Audio CS 1S-RF
  • BluRay Player: Sony BDPS3200
  • HDMI, VGA, RCA connections to displays: Extron
  • Wireless laptop and mobile device sharing: Crestron AirMedia

Room Software

  • Microsoft Office
  • UW Panopto Screen/Audio/Video Recording
  • Online meeting (account required)
    • Skype
    • Zoom Conference Software
  • Standards-based H.323 (IP) videoconference from manufacturers such as Polycom, Lifesize, and Cisco.
  • If your preferred software is not listed, Contact Learning Technologies about compatibility.

General Policies

  • Light snacks and covered drinks are allowed in designated areas.
  • Reservation Required.
  • Use limited to UW Faculty, Staff and Thesis Oral Exam Students.
  • Support is dependent on staff availability.
  • For best results, two weeks advance notice is recommended.
  • Successful testing and training with remote participants must be completed within 5 business days of the event.

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