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Using Meeting OWL

Equipment Needed

  • Meeting OWL
    • USB Cable
    • PowerCable (both parts)
    • Meeting OWL itself
  • Laptop Computer with Zoom installed
  • Optional: If using a TV to show video screen:
    • TV Cart
    • HDMI Cable (and adapter to connect to laptop)
  • Church Zoom Account Login Information (get from church office)

Setting up the Room

Watch the following video to get started with your Meeting Owl.

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  1. Turn your Owl over and plug in the USB cable and power adapter.
  2. Plug the USB cable into your computer, and plug the power adapter into an outlet. Wait until Owl’s eye stop pulsing, and you hear a hoot. Now your Meeting Owl is ready to use.
  3. Place your Owl on your table.
    • In a small huddle room that fits 2-4 people, place the Owl in the center of the table, 12” from the TV.
    • In a larger room that fits 2-10 people, place the owl in the center of the table, at least 3’ from the TV, but no more than 6’ from the farthest participant. Feel free to experiment with the placement of the Owl to best suit your meeting’s needs.
  4. Connect or cast your computer to your TV to display your Owl’s video on your TV.

Starting A Zoom Meeting

After setting up your Meeting Owl, start your first meeting in Zoom.

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  1. Plug your Owl’s USB cable into the base of the Owl, and into your computer.
  2. Plug in your Owl’s power adapter and wait until Owl’s eyes stop pulsing and you hear a hoot.
  3. Open Zoom and select ScheduleJoin or Start with video, or follow your Zoom invite link to join a meeting.
  4. Select Join Audio Conference by Computer.
  5. Select the Up arrow to the right of the Microphone icon on the bottom left of your screen.
  6. Select Meeting Owl as your Microphone and Speaker.
  7. Select the Up arrow to the right of the Camera icon on the bottom left of your screen.
  8. Select Meeting Owl as your Camera.
  9. Start your meeting.
Updated on August 26, 2019

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