Kaltura Meeting Experiences User's Guide

Real Time Room Within A Channel

After the Newrow module is enabled by your administrator, Real Time Rooms may be initiated directly from Channels

Enable or Disable Kaltura Meeting Experiences Within A Channel

Channel Managers are able to disable or enable Kaltura Meeting Experiences once it has been enabled by the Admin.

To enable or disable Kaltura Meeting Experiences

  1. Login to your Mediapsace instance and select a channel.
  2. Select Edit Channel. 
  3. Make sure the checkbox corresponding to Enable Newrow Live Room is checked to display the Launch Live Room button. If you want to hide the button from displaying the channel, make sure the checkbox corresponding to Enable Newrow Live Room is unchecked.

Join Your Real Time Room - Channel

When enabled, real time rooms can automatically be associated with channels.

  • Select a channel. Within that channel, select the Launch Live Room button.

If you are set as a Manager or Moderator within the channel,  you can initiate a real time session. Otherwise,  you may only join a session if a Manager or Moderator has initiated a session.

To learn more about hosting or participating in a Kaltura Meeting Experiences real time session, refer to the Newrow Knowledge Base. The rest of this article covers specific Kaltura integration elements.

Share Media from the Kaltura Media Gallery or My Media

As a Manager or Moderator you are able to share media from the Media Gallery or My Media in the real time session for synchronous playback.

To share media from the real time session

  1. Select Tools in the upper bar of the Real Time Room.
     
  2. Select Kaltura from the Course Tools pop-up.
  3. Select  Media Gallery or My Media respectively.
  4. Find the Kaltura media you want to share in your real time session.
    Utilize the search or scroll through the list of media.
    If you are searching for media, you must enter at least 3 characters to render results. 
  5. Select the file(s) you want to share or use by entering Shift + Click or Ctrl + Click to select multiple files. 
  6. Click Add to playlist.
  7. If one file is selected, click Play.
    Adding media to the playlist, helps you setup the agenda for your real time session.

To play Kaltura Media in the session from the playlist

  • Select the Kaltura media item in the playlist and click play.
    Kaltura Media plays through the Kaltura Player. Playing a video or changing slides, plays the video or slides for all participants in the real time session..

Your real time sessions may be recorded. Completed recordings are automatically published to Media Gallery within 10-15 minutes after the real time session.

Personal Real Time Room

Each KMS user with Private Only role and above may have their own personal Real Time room.

Join Your Real Time Room - My Live Room

When enableUserPrivateLiveRoom is enabled, each KMS user can have their personal Real Time room. 

To access your personal real time room

  • Select My Live Room from the User menu.

Join Your Real Time Rooms - My Rooms

When enableMultiplePersonalRooms is enabled, users may create and access multiple personal virtual rooms (the ‘My Live Room’ link is changed to ‘My Rooms’). When accessing a room, the rooms’ owner obtains the instructor role and all other participants get student roles. The room URL can be shared with participants that will be required to authenticate to access the room.

For example a room URL may be as follows: https://111111.mediaspace.kaltura.com/newrow/index/personal-room/roomid/869273231_1580388273

Share Kaltura My Media

You are able to share media from My Media in the real time session for synchronous playback.

To share media from the real time session

  1. Select Tools in the upper bar of the Real Time Room.
     
  2. Select Kaltura from the Course Tools pop-up.
  3. Select My Media .
  4. Find the Kaltura media you want to share in your real time session.
    Utilize the search or scroll through the list of media.
    If you are searching for media, you must enter at least 3 characters to render results. 
  5. Select the file(s) you want to share or use by entering Shift + Click or Ctrl + Click to select multiple files. 
  6. Click Add to playlist.
  7. If one file is selected, click Play.
    Adding media to the playlist helps you setup the agenda for your real time session.

To play Kaltura Media in the session from the playlist

  • Select the Kaltura media item in the playlist and click play.
    Kaltura Media plays through the Kaltura Player. Playing a video or changing slides, plays the video or slides for all participants in the real time session..

Your real time sessions may be recorded. Completed recordings are automatically published to Media Gallery within 10-15 minutes after the real time session.

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