A dual monitor setup with a touchscreen monitor and a regular monitor is required in order to use Zoom Rooms for Touch. Zoom Room controls are displayed on the touchscreen monitor (e.g. in-meeting controls, whiteboard annotation controls) while participants’ video is displayed on the regular monitor.
This article covers:
- Setting up Zoom Rooms for Touch with Dual Monitors
- Changing the Monitor Used as a Touchscreen
When using screen sharing on a secondary display that is not touch-enabled, all annotations and whiteboard features will be available on the touch-enabled display.
- Dual monitor Windows computer (one must be touchscreen).
- The Zoom Rooms for Conference Room for PC must be released by January 2019.
- Device with dual monitors running on Chrome OS
- – Zoom Rooms for Chrome OS to be released by April 2019.
- Devices that are recommended:
- The HP Chromebox G2 with an i7-8650U processor,
- The Acer Chromebox CXI3 with an i7-8550U processor, and
- The CTL Chromebox CBX1-7 with an i7-8550U processor
- The following devices are minimum supported:
- Acer Chromebox CXI3 with an i5-8250U processor
- HP Chromebox G2 with an i5-7300U processor
- For conference room access, sign up for Zoom Rooms.
A message will appear on both monitors when using Zoom Rooms.
- Note: Zoom Rooms cannot detect a touchscreen monitor if you do not see this message. Be sure the screen driver is installed correctly. Check also if it requires a second connection. In addition to a video connection (e.g. HDMI, VGA, etc.), most touchscreen monitors require a USB port.
- To use this touchscreen display, tap on it.
- Zoom Room‘s background image will be displayed on the regular monitor, while the touchscreen monitor will display homepage controls.
- Meeting participants see their video on a regular monitor while the touchscreen shows the whiteboard and meeting controls.
- Zoom’s web portal allows you to customize what appears on each monitor.
Changing the Monitor Used as a Touchscreen
You need to change the touchscreen monitor if Zoom Rooms incorrectly identifies it.
- The conference room can be accessed by logging into Zoom Rooms.
- You will need to access the meeting controls screen by selecting Settings in the lower right-hand corner.
- Enter the passcode for the room if prompted, then click Displays.
This message is displayed on both displays when Zoom Rooms is launched..
- To use the touchscreen monitor as the touchscreen display, tap Use This as The Touchscreen Display