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Microsoft Teams Live Events

Microsoft Teams-based live streaming. Teams Live Events is an extension of Teams Meetings, enabling users to broadcast video and meeting content to a large online audience. A Producer runs the meeting while one or more Presenters share content with everyone who has joined the meeting.

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For the best experience, we recommend using the Teams apps (required for Presenters and Producers):

  • Download the Teams app for Windows or Mac.
  • Mobile apps are available for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 10 from their respective app stores.

Instructions

  1. From within the Teams app, choose Meetings.
  2. Choose Schedule a meeting.
  3. Choose the drop-down arrow next to New meeting and select New live event.

Features

  • Screen Share files and documents during presentation.
  • Simple scheduling experience.
  • Analyze audience engagement and feedback.
  • Chat based real-time interaction with audience.

Best Uses

  • Video based presentation to University community.
  • Non-interactive Departmental addresses.
  • Streaming a Live event.

Eligibility

  • To be a producer or presenter: Anyone with a valid OHIO ID.
  • To join a live meeting: Anyone with a valid OHIO ID.
  • To create a live meeting that includes an audio conferencing telephone number: Current students; full time faculty, administrative, classified non-bargaining and OUPD staff.