Instructor - Live Session (Webex) room features

Instructor - Live Session (Webex) room features

Webex Room Kit is a powerful collaboration solution that integrates with flat panel displays to bring more intelligence and usability to your small to medium-sized meeting rooms—whether registered on the premises or to Webex on the cloud.

General Instructions

Before you start your online Live Session, make sure you have the necessary equipment and set-up:

1...png A quiet, comfortable and well-lit space.
2.png A Laptop or Desktop Computer (Mac or PC). You can also view the session from your mobile/tablet. For the best experience, use a PC or Mac.

A computer that meets the minimum and recommended system requirements.

4.png A stable Internet connection.
5.png Speakers and microphone should be switched on.

The camera should be switched on and uncovered.


1. Accessing your live sessions

Accessing via the email link

Once a live session has been added to a course, an instructor who has access to it will get an email with a custom link. This will allow the instructor to launch the live session as shown below. Click Start meeting to launch the live session.



Accessing via NSC

Alternatively, you can log into the using your account, select the course and  launch the live session.



2. Chat and QA

Webex Live has a chat functionality which can be used by participants. You can use the chat to communicate with members in the session.

Learners can add comments during your presentation. A speaker can also start a private conversation between other speakers in the Conversations tab.



In the Q&A section, you can post questions to the Host. 

3. Giving Permissions to the Platform

Ensure that the Chrome Permission settings that show up on the top-left are set to allow as shown below.



4. Turning on your microphone and camera

Once you have clicked Allow you can see your devices as shown below. Choose the correct input for your camera and microphone and use the microphone testing option to see if your microphone is working correctly.

Once you are satisfied, click Turn on Microphone and Camera if you want to enable both or just Turn on Microphone to turn on only the microphone.



5. System Requirements

  • Up to 6 Mbps point-to-point
Minimum bandwidth for resolution/frame rate
  • H.264:
  • 720p30 from 768 kbps

  • 720p60 from 1152 kbps

  • 1080p30 from 1472 kbps

  • 1080p60 from 2560 kbps

Firewall traversal

  • Cisco Expressway™ technology

  • H.460.18, H.460.19 firewall traversal

Video standards
  • H.264, H.265
Video inputs
  • One HDMI input supports formats up to maximum 4K (3840 x 2160) at 30 fps including HD1080p60

  • Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) 2.0

Video outputs
  • Two HDMI outputs support formats up to 3840 x 2160p60 (4Kp60)

  • Live video resolutions (encode and decode) up to 1920 x 1080p30 and p60 (HD1080p)

  • Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) 2.0

Audio standards
  • G.711, G.722, G.722.1, G.729, AAC-LD, and Opus
Audio features
  • High-quality 20 kHz audio

  • Prepared for subwoofer (line out)

  • Prepared for inductive loop (line out)

  • Automatic Gain Control (AGC)

  • Automatic noise reduction

  • Active lip synchronization

Audio inputs
  • Two microphones, 4-pin mini-jack

  • One audio in from HDMI

  • Internal microphone

  • Bluetooth® - Not available on Non Radio Version*

Certificate management

  • Certificate Authority Proxy Function (CAPF) support for additional security

  • Manufacturer-Installed Certificates (MIC)

  • Locally Significant Certificates (LSC)

  • X.509 Digital Certificates (DER encoded binary); both DER and Base-64 formats are acceptable for the client and server certificates; certificates with a key size of 1024, 2048, and 4096 are supported

Network interfaces

  • One Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100/1000 for LAN

  • One Ethernet (RJ-45) for Webex Room Navigator touch panel direct pairing

  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, - not available in non-radio versions

  • 2x2 MIMO

    Note: Due to compliance regulations, it is required that 802.11d is enabled in the access point for the product to operate properly within 5725 MHz—5875 MHz.

    Using a Wifi connection is a flexible option, however an Ethernet connection is always preferred for high performance.

Other interfaces
  • USB 2.0 port, micro USB port, factory reset pinhole


  • 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 12V DC input

  • Average 20W, peak 70W

Operating temperature and humidity
  • 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) ambient temperature

  • 10% to 90% Relative Humidity (RH)

Storage and transport temperature
  • -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F) at RH 10% to 90% (noncondensing)
Locking mechanism
  • Kensington security lock
  • Width: 27.5 in. (70.0 cm)

  • Height: 3.5 in. (10.6 cm)

  • Depth: 2.9 in. (8.8 cm)

  • Weight: 7 lb. (3.2 kg)

Camera overview
  • 5K UltraHD camera

  • Supports up to 60 fps (max 30 fps with speaker tracking and best overview enabled)

  • 15.1 MP image sensor (5184 x 2916 pixels)

  • 1/1.7 CMOS

  • 3x zoom

  • f/2.0 aperture

  • 83° horizontal field of view; 51.5° vertical field of view

  • Auto framing (audio + face detect)

  • Auto focus, brightness and white balance

  • Focus distance: 1 m to infinity


6. Bandwidth requirements

Audio - Minimum 50 kbps upload/download (100 kbps recommended)

Video - Minimum 100 kbps upload/download (200 kbps recommended)

Video (HQ and Resolution) - Minimum 500 kbps upload/download (1 mbps recommended)

Screen Sharing - Minimum 800 kbps upload/download (1.5 mbps recommended)

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