This type of room has an adjustable Grey Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera located at the rear of the room, a podium, and a lapel microphone at the podium. The audio system is capable of lecture capture and web conferencing.

PTZ camera, Podium Microphone, and a Lapelled microphone

PTZ camera, Podium Microphone, & a Lapelled microphone





 Queens Campus:

  • D’Angelo Center: 206, 207, 208, 209, 306, 307, 309, 310, 406, 407, 408, 409, 410

  • Sullivan Hall: B3, B4, B13, B14, 303, 306, 312, 314

  • Bent Hall: 217, 219, 221, 222, 224, 322

  • St. Johns Hall: 108, 109a, 109b, 111a, 111b, 112, 113, 114, 115, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 304a, 304b, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315

Connecting to WebEx in a Type 1 Classroom

It is recommended that you use the Podium Desktop Computer in the classroom to take full advantage of the podium’s Camera and Microphone system. Your laptop will only capture your recordings when standing in front of the laptop. The podium has a podium microphone and a lapelled microphone.

  • To Start:

    1. Make sure the Computer inside the Podium is turned on - Move the mouse or press any key on the keyboard to wake up the computer. If that does not work press the power button on the computer tower below to turn it on.

    2. Log into the computer use your windows login account.

    3. Touch the screen where it says “Press Here to Continue” to turn the system on.

    4. Select “Podium PC“ button on the Touch Panel

    5. Make sure microphone volume levels are adjusted properly see “Mic controls” at the bottom right and your classroom speaker volume controls on the right side “Volume (Keep in mind most classrooms have a podium and a lapelled microphone in them but only rooms set up for more than 30 people have voice lift. Any rooms with microphone setups for less than 30 people are set up for WebEx only)

      1. Select “Mic controls”.

      2. Raise the Mic Volume here

    6. Make sure the computer volume is also up in the bottom right of the computer screen as well: Should also be set to “Crestron-4 (NVIDIA High Definition Audio)”

    7. Then go to: and log into it with your email address and login password

      a. After logging in click on the cisco WebEx icon

      b. Then Click on meetings

      c. Then go to the scheduled meeting or to personal room and click start the meeting (would have been a previously created and scheduled meeting)

      d. If you get this popup check off the box that says “Always allow to open links of this type in the associated app” and click open

      e. If WebEx does not open by itself, then click “Download it now” in the bottom right of the popup.

      f. Then in bottom left of the browser windows click on “webex.exe” downloaded to install it

      g. The WebEx program will pop up and looks like this. In the bottom right of this window is where you can test your microphone, speaker settings. Click there

      1. The setting should be as follows for Speakers and Microphones in the room

    8. If your camera needs adjustment use the Touch panel on the right to adjust (can be found here)

      1. The camera should already be on but you can turn it on and adjust the camera settings from here:

    9. After adjusted click start meeting

      1. If you need to turn on the recording you can select and choose “Record in cloud”

      2. Meeting participants will start showing up now

      3. You may ask how the volume is at a good level from participants if not use Mic Volume as shown above to raise.

      4. From this menu, you can also send email invites to anyone that did not connect.

      5. You can also share your computer screen here as well by clicking share content:

        1. Share content by clicking here:

        2. Will show like this.                    

    10. After completed please log off the Podium computer and Turn off the system from the touch panel.