Apr 15, 2020
The use of video conferencing has exploded due to the COVID-19 pandemic which caused many around the world to work and learn from home.
While there are many tools available, this post provides a brief tutorial of how to use 8x8 Video Meetings.
Released as a Standalone component from the X Series platform in November 2019, a paid subscription was introduced bringing two versions of the software:
Video Meetings also bundled with the Virtual Office app as apart of 8x8's X Series subscription.
Regardless of how Video Meetings is being used, the software has identical functionality with some additional features available with a free account or paid subscription.
Check out this video for a review of the features in Video Meetings interface.
0:38 - on screen controls
0:54 - share your screen
1:32 - raise your hand
2:11 - chat
2:48 - record subtitles / transcripts
3:19 - mute / leave meeting / turn on-off video
4:32 - toggle title view
5:00 - invite people
5:32 - share meeting information
7:08 - more actions
8:12 - settings (camera, microphone, audio)
8:34 - meeting quality statistics
9:01 - meeting participant information