Tag Archives: videoconferencing

Detroit Center adds streaming & videoconferencing capabilities

The Detroit Center recently added online streaming and videoconferencing capabilities to its facility. Streaming is done through Sony’s Playstation Vue service via MGuest connectivity. Playstation Vue replaces the center’s previous use of DirecTV, which had become problematic during inclement weather. We incorporate streaming with our digital signage boards and conference room computers for broadcasting live events. The center has also… Read More »

Microsoft Lync to be decommissioned Jan. 29

By | December 5, 2017

Since the university’s adoption of services such as Google’s G Suite and BlueJeans, the user base for Microsoft Lync, an instant messaging and conferencing tool, has been slowly declining. Because of this, the Ross School of Business, which has hosted and maintained the service for use by campus, will retire Microsoft Lync on January 29, 2018. Current users of… Read More »

BlueJeans Primetime extended

BlueJeans Network has agreed to extend U-M’s license for BlueJeans Primetime through January 31, 2017, as part of an ongoing trial period. ITS is interested in your feedback and experience with BlueJeans Primetime. If you’d like access, please email bluejeansprimetime@umich.edu. BlueJeans Primetime is an add-on service designed for large-scale, interactive events. Event hosts can access moderator controls to… Read More »