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About Zoom Video Conferencing


About Zoom Video Conferencing  

What is Zoom?

Zoom is a communications software that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat and mobile collaboration.   Zoom allows for HD video and high-quality audio for all meetings.  It contains collaboration tools, that allow multiple participants can share their screens simultaneously and co-annotate for a more interactive meeting. Zoom also supports scheduling or starting meetings from Outlook, Gmail, or iCal.  Zoom Meetings syncs with your calendar system and delivers streamlined enterprise-grade video conferencing from desktop and mobile.  Zoom can also be used to record and share webinars and trainings.  You can access your free basic account by going to and logging in with your OUNet ID  and OU Password.  

For instructional videos and more information on Zoom, follow this link: Zoom  

Zoom and MyMedia

Zoom is integrated with MyMedia, which allows Pro license holders to record their meetings and have them appear in their MyMedia account. Users can then share those videos or upload them to a Canvas course, depending on the content.  More information on MyMedia can be found by going to this link:  MyMedia

How can I purchase Zoom?

Zoom has a free basic account with restrictions tied to it. A Pro or Education license can be purchased from OneNet at a discounted rate.  Their basic account allows for up to 100 participant meetings, while limiting the meetings in length to 40 minutes.  A Pro licenses allows for 100 participants and unlimited meeting duration.  Pro also lets you run usage reports to learn how many meetings are taking place in your organization, which days, number of participants, number of meeting minutes and more.  Pro also gives you the ability to record your meetings in the cloud and have them automatically appear within your MyMedia account.  

You can email to start the ordering process.

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