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Virtual Office Meetings Overview
Virtual Office Meetings offers you a flexible web and audio conferencing experience that turns ordinary phone calls into productive meetings.
With just a few clicks, you can:
- Start an audio, web, and video meeting.
- Edit audio and video settings.
- Invite coworkers or clients to a meeting.
- Chat with meeting participants individually or in a group.
- Share desktop content.
- Record meeting audio for future review.
Note: Some features of Virtual Office Meetings are only available in the Virtual Office desktop app. For details on using Virtual Office Meetings, refer to our Virtual Office desktop app user guide.
The following are our recommended requirements for running Virtual Office Meetings.
Supported Operating Systems
- Windows or newer
The latest versions of the following browsers are recommended:
- Internet Explorer (11 only)
- OSX 10.6 or newer
The latest version of the following browser is recommended:
- Core 2 Duo or newer
- Minimum clock speed: 2 GHz
- Minimum RAM: 2 GB
- Minimum bandwidth: 3 Mbps down and 1 Mbps up
- 17990 TCP (SCIP) for Virtual Office Meetings video
- 17992 TCP (EMCP) for Virtual Office Meetings video
- UDP (RTP/sRTP/RTCP) port range 50,000-65,535 for Virtual Office Meetings video
- Recommended minimum resolution: 360 X 640
- Graphics capabilities that support HD resolutions on one or more displays
- Compatible with a broad range of audio devices
- For now, only a host can initiate a meeting recording
- Free storage capacity of 1 GB
- Additional storage automatically upgraded for a fee upon exceeding 1 GB
- Time zone settings between mobile and desktop clients are not yet unified. Meetings scheduled via mobile may show the wrong time when daylight savings time starts.
If a guest joins a meeting online, the guest is unable to access content sharing and video conferencing.
Whiteboards shared in Virtual Office Meetings cannot be saved at this time.
Meeting video allows a maximum of 8 concurrent streams, plus self view. (HD video is available based on subscription.)
The 8x8 Microsoft Integration plug-in does not sync both ways with Outlook. For example, if you organize a meeting using 8x8 Outlook integration, and then modify that same meeting on the Virtual Office online app, the calendar will not be in sync.
- Virtual Office Meetings 2.0 does not yet support interoperability with in-room video systems or SIP video phones.
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