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Microsoft Office Live Meeting is an online meeting space to which your organization subscribes. With Microsoft Office Live Meeting, you can meet with your colleagues online, which allows you to collaborate in real time, even over long distances. As a hosted Web conferencing service Live Meeting enables you to communicate and collaborate using just a PC and an internet connection. From small collaborative meetings to large-scale presentations, Live Meeting provides a solution for all of your online presentation and meeting needs.
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Live Meeting Standard Edition provides a host of features that include presentation tools and attendance reporting as well as application and desktop sharing for use in scheduled and ad-hoc meetings. Live Meeting Standard also delivers enhanced integration and upgraded in-meeting functions that were previously available only in Live Meeting Professional.
Live Meeting Professional Edition provides advanced functionality to enhance the flexibility and overall experience associated with meeting online. Offering all of the features found in Live Meeting Standard, Live Meeting Professional also includes a host of upgraded in-meeting, post-meeting, and administrative features.
If you simply want to join a meeting that someone else scheduled, you can click the Join the meeting link in the e-mail invitation. Live Meeting will prompt you if any software installation is needed.
For more information about how to start, schedule and join a Live Meeting go to the Live Meeting support pages.
Live Meeting enables multiple presenters to work together in a meeting with one presenter assigned as the Active Presenter. Any presenter can be made the Active Presenter, and presenters can choose to promote other meeting participants to have presenter privileges. Rather than having to pass the baton to another presenter, Live Meeting gives users the convenience of having multiple presenters so that non-active presenters can manage participants.
Yes. The Live Meeting Add-In Pack enables you to schedule and conduct meetings directly from Microsoft Office programs (such as Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio, and Project) as well as Microsoft Windows Messenger.
The following features, available in the Microsoft Windows-based client, are NOT available in Office Live Meeting Web Access:
Simply dial the BT MeetMe Global Access dial-in number and enter the passcode noted on your wallet card or from your welcome email. If you do not have these, you will be reminded of the number as you log into the Live Meeting.
Audio integration means your Office Live Meeting account is associated with a BT MeetMe account for easier set-up and joining of conferences. When you log in for the first-time, we recommend that you enter your BT MeetMe account details noted on your wallet card in the Audio section of your Meeting Options. The benefit is that your participants can simply click on the URL in their invitation to see the visual elements of the meeting, while their phone rings to link them to the audio side. Please note that there are additional charges associated with this feature.
Also, from your Office Live Meeting console, you can control the audio portion of the call with commands that allow you to mute all participant lines, lock the conference, and more.
You can still use this feature as participants can use the non-verbal communication tools to communicate with each other; for example online chat, Q&A, white board, text screens and content sharing. You also have the option to set up the breakout rooms with audio by asking the participants to split into separate audio calls for each breakout room and dial back into the main conference call when required to.
Yes, you will need to still book your BT Conferencing BT Premium Event by calling the Help Desk. Since BT Conferencing BT Premium Event uses different dial-in numbers than BT MeetMe Global Access, use only the dial-in numbers in your BT Conferencing BT Premium Event confirmation email.
If you want to use the audio integration capabilities of Office Live Meeting, we recommend that you temporarily change your dial-in numbers in your Office Live Meeting preferences to those in your BT Conferencing BT Event Call confirmation email on the day of your BT Conferencing BT Event Call.
Yes - Live Meeting provides two-way VoIP audio capability which allows chairpersons/participants to use their desktop phone or PC speakers and microphone to attend a meeting.
Important to note that the Live Meeting VoIP feature is internet reliant and there will be no audio helpdesk support available. To assure a superior audio experience it is recommended that Live Meeting users use their BT MeetMe Global Access accounts to connect to the audio portion of the meeting.
Using BT MeetMe Global Access will assure a superior audio experience and users will be supported with easy access to operator assistance during the meeting if assistance is required.
The Price Per Minute option provides a "Pay-As-You-Go" service for which your organization is charged for the number of minutes used by each participant during the meeting.
No, the dedicated meeting Room license is not available in Live Meeting 2007, only the Price Per Minute and Named User Licensing options are available.
No, the Concurrent Seat license is not available in Live Meeting 2007, only the Price Per Minute and Named User Licensing options are available.
A Named User license must belong to an individual, rather than a company or department, there is no limit on the number of meetings a Named User can have per month.
Your privacy is very important to us, please read the full privacy policies of BT Conferencing to find out more:
Live Meeting offers a host of interactive tools that enable presenters to convey their message in a small collaborative environment or large event setting. These tools provide an interactive atmosphere for meeting presenters and create a comfortable, engaging environment for all meeting attendees to communicate their thoughts and feedback.
Tools included are:
Yes, the support console available to organizers displays this information.
Select the Attendees menu, then right click on the attendees name and select the Promote to Presenter option from the drop down menu.
Language support is available in the Meeting Console, Invitations, Chat, the Question Manager, and customer support. Languages supported include English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, traditional Chinese, and simplified Chinese. With Live Meeting, users can even have multiple language consoles in a meeting based on individual participants' language preferences.
Live Meeting Replay captures everything in the meeting including the live demonstrations, annotations, notes, and visuals—even live web slides and video. Recordings are automatically hosted from the Live Meeting Web conferencing service, making them instantly available with a click of the mouse. On-demand viewing of the Live Meeting Replay is done with industry-standard Microsoft Windows Media Player.
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You must have the Outlook Add-in installed for this functionality.Download the Outlook Add-in.
You must have the Outlook Add-in installed for this functionality. Download the Outlook Add-in.
Although people without a computer won't be able to see the meeting, they can still participate in the audio portion of the meeting. With the Microsoft Office Live Meeting service, you can set up a meeting to use both computer audio and telephone conferencing. The meeting organizer must choose both of these audio options when scheduling the meeting. Then, when the meeting starts, any presenter can connect the audio, so that computer users and telephone conferencing users can hear each other.
As a hosted Web conferencing service, Live Meeting has no server software to install or deploy. Anyone can participate in a Live Meeting using just a PC, an Internet connection, and a telephone. A Windows-based meeting client is available for users of the Microsoft Windows operating system, and a browser-based meeting client is available for users of the Macintosh and Solaris operating systems.
Yes. Live Meeting enables you to communicate and collaborate with remote participants even if they are joining the online meeting from behind a firewall.
Yes, a Java console is supported for those participants using non-Windows operating systems (Mac, Unix) and those in "locked-down" desktop environments who cannot install applications.
The Live Meeting Intranet Portal enables organizations to easily deploy the Live Meeting service by integrating with Active Directory to authenticate users on the corporate network.
You can determine if the Microsoft Office Live Meeting client is installed on your computer by clicking Start, clicking All Programs, and then looking in the program list for Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007.
With the Microsoft Office Live Meeting service, you can join a meeting even if you are unable to install the meeting client on your computer. If you do not have the meeting client installed and you try to join the meeting, Microsoft Office Live Meeting will display an option for connecting to the meeting using a Web browser. There are some limitations to connecting this way, but most of the meeting features are available to you.
Within Outlook, click on View in the top toolbar, then click Toolbars and ensure Live Meeting is checked. If not, there are two options:
Check the Help toolbar:
Re-install the Outlook Plug-in:
If it does appear in the Toolbar, click on Customize within the Toolbars menu, and make sure Live Meeting is checked off.
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Ensure that the Organizer User ID, Password and Live Meeting Web Address are correct, if it is still not working please contact the help desk
If your e-mail server is working (i.e. you can send e-mail) then the problem is probably one of the following: