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Distance Education・Conference support


ITC provides video conference system that allow you to hold conferences or carry out lectures with remote locations. We also offer MCUs (Multipoint Control Units – multipoint connection support service for video conference system).

Distance Education Room

We offer a distance education room in the university where the video conference system can be used. You can give lectures, talks and research meetings linked with other off-campus sites via the Internet.However, please note that the rooms cannot be used for events society meetings that collect participation fees.

Areas
Hongo
Komaba
Location 1F #103
Information Technology Center
Asano Campus
4F #E49
Information Technology Center
Komaba I Campus
Available Hours Weekdays 8:30-18:20 Weekdays 9:00-18:00
(If you would like to use this service after 6pm weekday, please ask us.)
Opening Hours for Support Weekday 9:00-12:00 13:00-17:00 Weekday 9:00-12:00 13:00-17:00
Seating Capacity 本郷遠隔講義室

70 (seats)

駒場遠隔講義室

70 (seats)

Video Conference System Polycom RealPresence Group 700 Polycom RealPresence Group 700
Others
Equipment
Projector ×2Infrared wireless microphone

Ceiling camera(HD)

Document camera Input

PC connection (own PC required)

DVD/Blu-ray Input

LAN connection(UTokyo WiFi)

Projector ×2Infrared wireless microphone

Polycom Camera(HD)×2

Document camera Input

PC connection (own PC required)

DVD/Blu-ray Input

AV External Input

LAN Connection(UTokyo WiFi)

Application for use Please check the availability through the distance education room reservation status page and send the following application form by e-mail to or by internal mail to the “Person in charge of distance education at ITC” by 5pm of at least two business days before day required. If applying by e-mail, the application form must be submitted using the file transfer service instead of attaching the application form to an e-mail.
Application form Application for the Use of Distance Education Room/TV Conference System
Help Desks Please come to the help desk when you use this service.

1st floor of the Information Technology Center

Please come to the help desk when you use this service.

1st floor of the Information Education Bldg.

※We do not supply PCs, so academic and faculty staff must bring their own PC.
※We no longer rent out video conference systems.

Using the MCU (Multipoint Control Units)

We provide a service which allows use of MCUs (Multipoint Control Unites). Using a MCU will make it possible to participate in a multipoint conference even if you are using a video conference system which does not have a multipoint connection function.

Main functions and notes for MCU (Polycom RMX 1500)
  • Maximum number of connections: 15 locations
    (The maximum number of connections may be reduced depending on the connected models.)
  • This is a system which specifies a conference number for the connection.
    (Prior notification of IP address is not necessary.)
  • Carrying out connection tests in advance are recommended.
  • It may not be possible to connect using some models, as well as some functions such as the send and receive of contents (PC screen etc.) may not be supported. Please check the connectivity and operation in advance.
Areas Entire Campus
Available Hours All day
Opening Hours for Support Weekday 9:00-12:00 13:00-17:00
MCU Polycom RMX 1500


Maximum number of connections: 15 locations
*The maximum number of connections may be reduced depending on the connected models. Please see the following notes.
Precautions for use of MCUs (currently available only in Japanese):
MCU is not compatible with the H.320 protocol (ISDN).

Application for use Please send the following application form to “Person in charge of distance education” at Hongo campus via e-mail () or internal mail by 5pm of at least two business days before day required.
If applying by e-mail, the application form must be submitted using the file transfer service instead of attaching the application form to an e-mail.
Application form Application for the Use of the Multiple Control Unit (MCU)
 The MCU service will end at the end of March, 2019.
 Please use the FaMCUs service provided by the National Institute of 
 Informatics (NII) after our service has ended.
 URL https://famcus.nii.ac.jp/ (currently available only in Japanese)