Zoom Video Conferencing
Zoom Live Transcripts (Live Captions) Now Available
Zoom live transcripts are now available for your meetings. Please note that at the moment, this feature is only available for users with @caltech.edu email addresses. Users with other email addresses like @hss.caltech.edu, @pma.caltech.edu, etc. will not see this feature. Enable Zoom Live Transcripts.
Zoom Privacy and Security Updates
IMSS encourages users to follow the Zoom Meeting Privacy Recommendations which address Zoom Privacy and Security concerns. These recommendations will help mitigate ZoomBombing and Zoom War Dailing. In addition, it is important that users maintain their Zoom client updated.
Zoom and VPN
VPN is not required for cloud services such as Zoom. For a better experience, IMSS recommends not connecting to VPN while using Zoom.
Zoom Meeting Privacy Recommendations
Additional Privacy Options
Zoom Basic vs Licensed (Pro)
|Max. Participants||Max. Meeting Time||Zoom License Cost|
|2||Unlimited||Free- Basic License|
|100||40 min||Free- Basic License|
|300||Unlimited||Available upon request|
Zoom Large Meetings and Webinar Licenses
Learn more about the large meeting and webinar license features and pricing.
If you require a Zoom License (pro), large meetings, or webinar, please contact the Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need additional equipment for your meeting?
Contact AMT for a wide-field USB camera or an external mic, which is ideal for Zoom meetings in small conference rooms (Academic Media Technologies, email@example.com, x4657).
For technical questions related to meetings support please contact Zoom at 888.799.9666 ext.2 or https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362003.