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Videoconferencing technologies offer an excellent way to save time, money, and resources at the college. Consider the times when a group meeting, job interview, faculty presentation, or research collaboration could have been conducted more quickly, efficiently and cost effectively by joining all parties via videoconference.

Videoconferencing at Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz College for Emergency Medical Services consists of two separate Polycom HDX 8000 fixed room systems that connect you to the world. The Polycom HDX 8000 is the latest product from Polycom that allows you to use the room's large format video projectors, multiple cameras and table top microphones. The system can make either IP or ISDN conference call to any compatible system worldwide. Our Polycom HDX 8000 codec is one of the latest in videoconferencing technology. The meeting room is equipped with cameras that are able to scan the entire room. Videoconferencing here at Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz College for Emergency Medical Services involves both Group Videoconferencing as well as Personal Videoconferencing.

Group Videoconferencing : Group Videoconferencing is ideal for remote meetings, distance education classes, dissertation defenses and research collaborations. Group videoconferencing systems offer features beyond voice and video such as desktop sharing, document sharing, collaborative editing and virtual white boards. Sessions can also be recorded for later review or archive. Video call quality is often better than with personal videoconferencing systems due to more robust communications hardware.

Personal Videoconferencing : Personal videoconferencing requires access to several key pieces of hardware, including: a computer with a high-speed Internet connection, a webcam, a headset microphone, and a video chat application. Many video conferencing software applications are available at no cost:

  •  Skype
  •  Google Voice and Video
  •  Apple iChat
  •  ooVoo

The quality and reliability of personal videoconferencing varies depending on several factors, for example, the computer hardware you use, the speed of your Internet connection, and network traffic at the time of the call.

التحديث جمادى الآخر 1439هـ Updated February 2018