SOI Operation

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Lenovo SL400 with Dokodemo CD
Sony Video Camera
Audio Mixer

Preparing the laptop 1. Connect the UTP cable to the laptop 2. Connect the projector (VGA cable), microphone (white cable) and the speaker (black cable) connectors 3. Make sure Dokodemo CD is inside the laptop 4. Switch on the laptop 5. Allow the SOI Asia Dokodemo CD to load

Preparing the network connection 1. System > Administration > Network 2. Click on New > Forward > Forward > Statically set IP addresses:

Subnet mask:
Default gateway address:

3. Click on Forward > Apply 4. Click on the [x] to close the window and click on Yes to save your changes , then click on ok

Setting up the DNS 1. System > Administration > Network 2. Click on the DNS tab

Primary DNS:
Secondary DNS:

3. Click on the [x] to close the window and click on Yes to save your changes, then click on ok

Testing the connection 1. Applications > System Tools > Terminal 2. type - ping 3. If you see the following message, the connection is good. If not - please contact DILNET and ask for help.

64 bytes from ( icmp_seq=1 ttl=243 time=65.1ms

4. Press CTRL-C 5. Click on the [x] to close the window

Connecting to Japan 1. Right click on the red VPN square located at the top of the desktop. 2. Click on Connect soiasia 3. Type the following information in the window: Username: satellite Passphrase: JCSAT 4. The red button should now be a green VPN square

To test the microphone and adjust sound 1. System > Preferences > Hardware > Sound 2. Audio Conferencing:

   Sound Playback - Autodetect - Click Test - you should hear a continuous beep - make sure to connect the speakers
  Sound Capture - HDA Intel CONEXANT Analog (ALSA) - you should hear yourself talking - make sure to connect the microphone jack

3. System > Preferences > Hardware > Volume Control

   Adjust the Master and the Dosking Mic levels
  • You can also adjust the volume by clicking on the speaker icon at the top-right part of the desktop

Connecting the Audio 1. Click on "Rat Common Audio Channel SOI Asia" icon on the desktop 2. Click on Options button 3. Click on Category: Audio 4. Set Audio Device to: ALSA 1:HDA Intel 5. Click on apply 6. Set to External Mic 7. To transmit audio - click on Talk.

Connecting the Video 1. Click on the "VIC SOI Asia" icon on the desktop 2. Type the following information:

  • rtpName: University of the Philippines

3. Click on Accept 4. You should now see the videos of the different sites connected to SOI 5. Click on Menu 6. Click on Device > V4L-PointNix Intra-Oral Camera /dev/video1 (this is the third option in the list) 7. Under the Encoder section, click on h261as 8. Click on Transmit. You can then close the window 9. You should be able to see the video feed from UP in the first window together with the other sites. 10. Click on the video of you want to see it in single view. Make sure to do this for the host site (usually its the DokoDemo Gateway. Right click on the video to change the view size. You can view single videos for all sites.

Preparing the chat for technical support 1. Click on SOI Asia IPv6 IRC - Chatzilla 2.Click on SOI > Change nickname > then type UP 3. The link for the live presenter and the VideoLan client instructions will be sent here. Address all technical concerns in this application - look for Yoo or James

Connecting to the VideoLan Feed 1. Click on the "VideoLan HD Channel SOI ASia" icon on the desktop