You’ve chosen a video conference software, what’s next?
Do multiple pretests with friends and family.
- Host checklist.
- Include an email to a personal email address to verify delivery to invitees.
- Verify conference correct date/time.
- Verify email addresses on invite.
2. Begin meeting 15 minutes before actual start time.
- Verify camera on/off. Camera may be off and you can attend via audio only.
- Verify audio on/off.
- Speaker phone (optional). In some areas, depending on Internet speed, your video feed may skip. Mute the computer speaker and use the speaker phone for sound.
- Close out any unnecessary open tabs/windows.
3. Conference etiquette.
- Introductions of all attendees.
- Be mindful of multiple speakers at one time.
- Be mindful of background view.
- Be mindful that others can see your actions at all times if your camera is on.
- Be mindful of background noise.
Requests for remote court reporting services have vastly increased.
During this difficult time in our country, if you would like something to smile about, here is a video of just how things may go. Yes, it’s a bit of humor, but it seriously is a great reenactment!
For court reporters, list your profile (free) at eCourt Reporters to be scheduled direct by schedulers across the U.S. Include “GoToMeeting/Zoom/etc.” services on your service listing.
For law firms and schedulers, search, select, and schedule remote court reporting services for proceedings at eCourt Reporters. Click the box for “Web Conference (Webex/Zoom)” under “Additional Services Required.”
eCourt Reporters will be doing a series of Tech Tips to help with the transition of running a remote proceeding to help things go smoothly. To follow the series, send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.