Technology Options

  • Polycom --- This is the traditional method KCOE utilizes to connect to school sites. Our IP address is 206.78.254.43. Because of security features installed we must accept your call, it will not automatically connect you. Please keep the speaker and microphone away from one another to reduce feedback.

    Zoom --- This is the method CILC utilizes to connect school sites to the Virtual Expeditions. To participate in one you must use a laptop or desktop set up, you cannot use a Polycom system. You can either use an all in one camera, microphone and speaker that is attached to your device, utilize the built in options on a laptop or connect a microphone, speaker and camera individually to a desktop computer. You must be able to project the image from the computer onto a large screen or whiteboard so that the students can see the presenter. Face the camera towards the students so that the presenter can see them. To connect you will click on a link that is sent to you in an email.

    K20Video --- This method can be utilized by any site KCOE needs to connect with who does not have a Polycom system. You can either use an all in one camera, microphone and speaker that is attached to your device, utilize the built in options on a laptop or connect a microphone, speaker and camera individually to a desktop computer. You must be able to project the image from the computer onto a large screen or whiteboard so that the students can see the presenter. Face the camera towards the students so that the presenter can see them. An event will be created and a link will be sent to you to connect. You must first download the app - either iOS, Android or Desktop. Make sure to submit the correct pin that accompanies the email in order to gain access.