Audio Components Jimmy Miklavcic University of Utah CHPC Multimedia Specialist Department of Communications Adjunct Assistant Professor another language
Microphones Onboard Mics – No echo cancellation Onboard Mics – No echo cancellation Headset Mics – Work well when used properly Headset Mics – Work well when used properly Echo Canceling USB Mics – Best solution so far Echo Canceling USB Mics – Best solution so far Large Room Mics – Table, ceiling, handheld, Large Room Mics – Table, ceiling, handheld, lavelier (lapel or clip-on mics)
Echo Canceling USB Microphones another language $129 $149 -$199 Duet PCS or Executive PolycomCommunicator Chat 150 Chat 50 ClearOne $129 - $199
Echo Canceling Microphones another language ClearOne AccuMic PC $550
Large Room Microphones another language Table Ceiling Handheld & lavelier mics ClearOne XAP800 EC Unit
Microphone Placement another language On side Directly in front of you Headsets
Microphone Placement another language Directly in front of you On side Near noise source USB Mics The mic is placed to the side of the laptop, away from the laptops exhaust fan.
Microphone Placement another language Table top mics - directly in front of participants. Handheld – best used for questions in class room setting, turn off before handing to next person. Lavelier (lapel) mics – locate the mic on the sternum. Large Room Mics
Audio Etiquette another language Sharing head sets – Mute audio before passing. Chattering in background – If you have guests conversing in the background, please mute their mic or your audio. Playing music in background – Dont do it unless you are having an AG beer fest. Hmmmm...... Eating – Not only should you mute your audio, move out of the frame of the camera. Miscellaneous noise – Typing, coughing, ringing phones, barking dogs, etc.
Conclusion another language Improve camera setup (where you put your camera is where you put your audience). Find the best lighting setup. Simplify the background. Find the right microphone for the meeting. Find the best microphone and speaker placement. Create a quiet environment. Practice good video & audio etiquette.
Acknowledgements another language University of Utah Center for High Performance Computing Supercomputing Global 2006 Another Language Performing Arts Company Everyone in attendance Contacts Beth.Miklavcic@utah.eduJimmy.Miklavcic@utah.edu Beth.Miklavcic@utah.eduJimmy.Miklavcic@utah.edu www.anotherlanguage.orgwww.anotherlanguage.orgartgrid.chpc.utah.edu www.anotherlanguage.org
Another Language Performing Arts Company InterPlay: Nel Tempo di Sogno another language March 30 – April 1, 2007 ArtGrid AIDS Awareness Day: A Day Without Video December 1, 2006