Meet Bill Meyers from SUNY Geneseo

Bill Meyers has been with SUNY Geneseo for 25 years. In his time at SUNY Geneseo his main areas of responsibility include¬† Classroom Technology Support; classroom A/V systems design, installation & maintenance; Technical support for their TV production facility; Technical Support for live streaming of Commencement, Convocation, and other Campus Special Events; (now) Zoom support also. Bill received his Bachelor of Sciences from SUNY Fredonia. Some other experiences he has had are being a Radio/TV Engineer for 10 years prior to coming to work at Geneseo in 1996. Bill’s other interests are Model Railroading, running & biking.

SUNY Geneseo’s Synchronous Video Conference Classroom

Recently, SUNY Geneseo was tasked to renovate an existing classroom with equipment for web based video conferencing in the Summer of 2017. Specifically there would be Foreign Language classes shared between Brockport, MCC and Geneseo (as part of the Critical Language Consortium). MCC had Pro licensing for Zoom, and the first version of the equipment list was based on the “recommended hardware” page on the Zoom web site. Here is an equipment list for what we installed to add the “Zoom” functionality (this room already had a projector and control system in place): HP Micro PC $700.00 Sharp 20 inch...