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Video Conferencing

Video Conferencing Overview

Video conferencing is an important collaborative tool which allows live interactive meetings and discussions between conference rooms around the world via the internet. Stony Brook offers the two options for video conferencing, Polycom CMA Desktop and HDX Video conference systems.

The Polycom CMA Desktop application delivers high definition video and voice communication and standards-based content sharing with other desktop clients set up through our HDX rooms. Multipoint calls require contacting the SBUMC Help Desk. This option requires that you meet the requirements listed on our CMAD Hardware and Software Requirements page: and is designed to be set up by the users.

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The second option is the Polycom HDX Conferencing system. This option offers superior video/audio quality and has the additional features of live data sharing, point-to-point, and multi point calling with up to 4 participants. Multipoint or ISDN calls will require contacting your Admin to schedule the call though the SBUMC Help Desk. Detail list of conferencing areas, click here: For a detailed list of conferencing areas, click here: 


Scheduling Video Conferencing

VTC Software Client Installation Instructions

VTC User Guides

Videoconferencing Instructions - Using the Remote Control

Lobby Crestron Instructions

OVP Crestron Instructions

Phone: 631-444-HELP         Fax: 631-706-4539