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Live streaming and video conferencing in Webex with Prezi Video

Guess what? Video conferencing and online learning just got more interesting! You’ve already used Webex for remote meetings, but now you can connect it directly to Prezi Video and share your content, ideas, and yourself, all together on the same screen. 

       
   

1. Start the Prezi Video desktop app and open the Webex Meetings desktop or web app. 
Please note: Both the Prezi Video and the Webex apps must be opened in order to establish the connection. Streaming is available only through the Prezi Video desktop application. If you're on Mac, please use the Webex Meetings desktop or web app to connect to Prezi Video.

2. In the Prezi Video desktop app, there are multiple different ways to stream your content. You can either:

  • Import a PowerPoint file and convert it into a video for streaming
  • Import a Prezi presentation and convert it into a video for streaming
  • Use a previously recorded Prezi Video or a video draft
  • Or create a video from scratch within the desktop app

To access the content (template + text and visuals added) of your previously recorded videos, open your Prezi Video online dashboard. Click the dropdown in a thumbnail preview and select Video conferencing. This will open the video directly in the Prezi Video desktop app.

If you previously saved a draft project in the desktop app before recording your video, you can open it from the right sidebar when opening the Prezi Video desktop app.

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3. When you're done preparing your content, start your meeting in the Webex Meetings desktop or web app. Then, click the three dots at the bottom, got to the Camera settings and select “Prezi Virtual Camera” from the camera list. 

Note: If you're a Mac user and you don't see the Prezi Virtual Camera option on the list, ask you Webex team admin to do the following: Go to the the Control Hub, select Meeting in the left sidebar then click prezi.webex.com and select Configure Site on the right. Under Common Settings, select Site Options and tick the box next to Allow Mac users to use virtual cameras with validated libraries. 

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Pro Tip: Ask the other participants of the meeting to use the stack, the side by side or the full screen mode so they see your content displayed in its entirety.

4. Return to the Prezi Video desktop app. You'll see that the connection has been established at the bottom and you can start navigating through your content using the arrow controls in Prezi Video.

You should know: Some video apps might automatically mirror your camera. Don’t worry, this is due to a default setting and it means that your audience sees your content the right way. 

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5. You can start navigating through your content. Use the three icons at the bottom left to switch between different views (only you on the screen, you and your content on the screen, and only your content on the screen) and the arrows on the right to move to the next/previous frame. You can also share your screen while presenting. You'll see any presenter notes you've added displayed at the top of the screen, To learn more about presenter notes, check out this article.

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If you are live streaming a video you created from the desktop app, you can also make any edits in the video content. Any update will be displayed live in your meeting as well.

live_edit.gif

When you are done with presenting your video, just go back to the camera settings in Webex Meetings and switch back to the default webcam to stop streaming from the Prezi Video app.

 

        
   

1. Start the Prezi Video desktop app and open the Webex desktop or web app. 
Please note: Both the Prezi Video and the Webex apps must be opened in order to establish the connection. Streaming is available only through the Prezi Video desktop application. 

2. In the Prezi Video desktop app, there are multiple different ways to stream your content. You can either:

  • Import a PowerPoint file and convert it into a video for streaming
  • Import a Prezi presentation and convert it into a video for streaming
  • Use a previously recorded Prezi Video or a video draft
  • Or create a video from scratch within the desktop app

To access the content (template + text and visuals added) of your previously recorded videos, open your Prezi Video online dashboard. Click the dropdown in a thumbnail preview and select Video conferencing. This will open the video directly in the Prezi Video desktop app.

If you previously saved a draft project in the desktop app before recording your video, you can open it from the right sidebar when opening the Prezi Video desktop app.

Screenshot_2020-02-24_at_13.27.05.png

3. When you're done preparing your content, start your meeting in the Webex desktop or web app. Then, click the three dots at the bottom, got to the Camera settings and select “Prezi Virtual Camera” from the camera list. 

Webex_Quick_Start_Guide__How_to_go_live_with_Prezi_Video_in_Webex_on_Windows__1_.png

Pro Tip: Ask the other participants of the meeting to use the stack, the side by side or the full screen mode so they see your content displayed in its entirety.

4. Return to the Prezi Video desktop app. You'll see that the connection has been established at the bottom and you can start navigating through your content using the arrow controls in Prezi Video.

You should know: Some video apps might automatically mirror your camera. Don’t worry, this is due to a default setting and it means that your audience sees your content the right way. 

Webex_Quick_Start_Guide__How_to_go_live_with_Prezi_Video_in_Webex_on_Windows__2_.png

5. You can start navigating through your content. Use the three icons at the bottom left to switch between different views (only you on the screen, you and your content on the screen, and only your content on the screen) and the arrows on the right to move to the next/previous frame. You can also share your screen while presenting. You'll see any presenter notes you've added displayed at the top of the screen, To learn more about presenter notes, check out this article.

Webex_Quick_Start_Guide__How_to_go_live_with_Prezi_Video_in_Webex_on_Mac.png

If you are live streaming a video you created from the desktop app, you can also make any edits in the video content. Any update will be displayed live in your meeting as well.

live_edit.gif

When you are done with presenting your video, just go back to the camera settings in Webex and switch back to the default webcam to stop streaming from the Prezi Video app.

 

 

Pro Tip: If you added a video in Prezi Video and you'd like to play it with sound while video conferencing, please remove your earphones and let your computer microphone capture the sound coming out of the speakers. You also have to go to the microphone settings (arrow next to the microphone icon) and select "Turn on music mode". If you don't turn on music mode, the audio suppression will not recognize any sound besides your voice.
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