EOU Document Camera Checkout

Camera Checkout and Information

The EOU IT Department has a limited supply of document cameras available for currently employed EOU faculty/staff to checkout on a temporary basis. These can be used to show hard copy books, worksheets and documents along with showcasing specific items during a hybrid class through Zoom.

If you qualify based on the description listed above, please complete the form below to request a laptop and check availability. This is a first-come, first-serve basis with no reservations available. All document cameras are checked out during a academic term, with the due date usually by the end of the academic term.

Here are the steps you would need to follow after you complete the form below to checkout a laptop from IT:

  1. You will be required to sign and complete this terms and conditions form. You can download and sign this form digitally or print it and bring it to your scheduled pickup, if a laptop is available for checkout.

  2. You will need to connect the USB to your computer or laptop so it will recognize the camera within your Zoom session. Please email helpdesk@eou.edu if you need assistance with this step.

  3. Return the document camera based on the date listed on the form you signed and turned in. All document cameras are due by the end of the academic term.

  4. Bring a state, federal, or EOU issued photo ID with you to your document camera checkout appointment.

You will be responsible for returning the document camera in good working condition. Any damage or missing equipment may result in a fee. Any equipment not returned by the due date may also result in a fee.

Request Checkout

Tips and Tricks

Setup Tutorial

Show both Webcam and Document

  1. Download and Install OBS Studio

    A) On an EOU owned Windows computer on campus this can be done through the Software Center https://kb.eou.edu/faq/software-center

    B) On an EOU owned computer off campus contact helpdesk for assistance

    C) For a personal computer this can be installed from https://obsproject.com/download

  2. Launch OBS Studio and locate the Sources box Image

  3. Click the + Image

  4. Select the Source Type you wish to Insert

  • Display Capture for a Desktop Screen
  • Video Capture Device for Webcam or Document Camera Image
  1. Check the Create new radio button and name the device Image

  2. Select the Display or Device

  • Default settings work are good for majority of purposes
  • The drop down menu will list the detected displays/devices but will list them by display number or device manufacturer or model Image Image
  1. To Enable/Disable items simply click the View icon to toggle them on/off Image

  2. Click the red corner dots to resize cameras Image

  3. Click and drag the video of a camera to move it to a different location on the screen

  4. Now if you’d like to show both cameras side by side or swap from sharing something on your screen, you can do a Zoom screenshare to show the OBS Studio window and arrange things as you would like them to appear during your lesson.

Get Support

If you have any questions about this service, please email helpdesk@eou.edu.

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Published date: 09/12/2020 3:46PM
Last updated: 09/22/2020 9:32PM (Cody Miller)
Author: Eastern Oregon University
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