Hybrid classrooms for a hybrid future: the audio and video experience
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Audio and video quality can make or break the hybrid classroom experience. Crystal clear sound and views will make your hybrid session seamless, collaborative and engaging for everyone.
Hybrid classrooms are made possible by integrating powerful software (such as Barco weConnect) and AV equipment including cameras, screens, speakers and microphones into a physical classroom that is correctly set up.
Today we will expand on a few basic aspects of the audio and video experience in the hybrid classroom. Would you like to go more in-depth? Read everything you should know about hybrid classrooms in ourbrand-new 21-page e-book.
Audio and video can make or break the hybrid classroom experience. Crystal-clear sound and views will make your hybrid session seamless, collaborative and engaging for everyone.
High-quality audio is vital for:
comprehension of complex topics
effective collaboration across media
understanding remote and onsite peers
ensuring a seamless equitable learning environment
providing the same level of understanding and participation to all involved.
A consistent, high-definition video experience will:
convey the sense of a shared, unified experience
support in-depth collaboration and productivity
aid participants to feel and present their best, at home or onsite.
ensure equal visibility for both onsite and remote participants
Our partner integrators from Vistacom, concur:
Cameras and microphones are probably the biggest contributor to better hybrid learning. It is possible to deliver a rich experience while keeping the investment to a minimum if we focus on key areas such as audio and proper camera placement.
Matt Boyer, Director of Technology, Vistacom Inc
What equipment do you need for your hybrid classroom? Check our video
Basic tips and tricks for a great audio and video experience
Choose a handheld- or ceiling- mic to ensure clear audio both onsite and online.
Add speakers and mics in the room next to the remote participants´ wall to convey the feeling of being in the same room.
Install multiple cameras in the room so virtual joiners enjoy a 360-degree view of the room, instructor and onsite participants.
Interested in discovering more about hybrid classroom AV?
Don´t miss out on more in-depth information in AV in the hybrid classroom. Download our brand-new, 21-page e-book to find out everything you need to know about hybrid classrooms, including:
The must-haves in terms of audio and video equipment
Tips and tricks to enable an amazing video and audio experience from our expert partners, Logitech and Shure
How to integrate software and hardware together for your perfect hybrid classroom
The entire hybrid ecosystem with all the equipment you need