Video Recording Studio

About the Studio

Located in the Bartle Library Information Commons, the Video Recording Studio (LS-1544) provides students, faculty and staff with the space and equipment to create videos for purposes including class projects, course introductions, presentation practice, interview practice, and more. The studio features Panopto, a platform which makes it easy to record, edit, manage and share your videos. The equipment in the studio is set up and ready to use — it all turns on with the flip of a switch!

The staff at the library does not provide Panopto support. To learn more about Panopto or for additional support and training, contact the University Center for Training and Development. For any other support needed while using the studio, visit the Reader Services desk.

Equipment

  • Computer with Panopto software
  • Stationary pan-tilt-zoom camera
  • 2 backdrops (white and green)
  • Whiteboard
  • Presentation remote
  • Overhead shotgun microphone
  • Video monitor/teleprompter
  • DVD/VHS combo deck for digitizing media
  • Studio lighting

Reservations

To reserve the studio, visit libcal.binghamton.edu/booking/studio. Pick up the key to the studio at the Reader Services desk.

Detailed Instructions

To view detailed instructions for using the studio, click here.

Step 1: Turn on light switch 1, to the left after you enter the studio)

Step 1: Turn on light switch 1


Step 2: Turn on light switch 2, located to the left of the television

Step 2: Turn on light switch 2


Step 3: Power on the Computer at the far end of the room from the entrance

Step 3: Power on the computer


Step 4: Log in with PODS username/password

Step 4: Log in with PODS username/password


Step 5: Open Panopto from the desktop

Step 5: Open Panopto from the desktop


Step 6: Log in with PODS username/password

Step 6: Log in with PODS username/password


Step 7: Select desired folder, Step 8: Add a name in the NAME tab

Step 7: Select desired folder

Step 8: Add a name in the NAME tab


Step 9: Change video to AV Bridge CONFERENCE, Step 10: Change Audio to Speakerphone (AV Bridge CONFERENCE)

Step 9: Change video to “AV Bridge CONFERENCE”

Step 10: Change Audio to “Speakerphone (AV Bridge CONFERENCE)”


Step 11: Use the Joystick to position the camera correctly, Up/Down/Left/Right Changes angle, Turn the knob changes the zoom

Step 11: Use the Joystick to position the camera correctly.

  • Up/Down/Left/Right Changes angle
  • Turn the knob changes the zoom

Step 12: Adjust room furniture according to your needs

Step 12: Adjust room furniture according to your needs


Step 13: Pull slide clicker out of pouch and plug into computer

Step 13: Pull slide clicker out of pouch and plug into computer


Step 14: When ready, click Record

Step 14: When ready, click Record


Step 15: When finished, click STOP. (Use PAUSE if you need a break, Step 16: Click UPLOAD

Step 15: When finished, click STOP. (Use PAUSE if you need a break)

Step 16: Click UPLOAD


Step 17: When finished uploading, shutdown computer

Step 17: When finished uploading, shutdown computer


Step 18: Turn off light switch 2

Step 18: Turn off light switch 2


Step 19: Turn off light switch 1, Step 20: Close the door fully, Step 21: Return the key

Step 19: Turn off light switch 1

Step 20: Close the door fully

Step 21: Return the key