Courtroom Video Units

This information is for Court or Court Related Department Employees with a Lifesize License

Inviting an outside party to participate by Lifesize. 

  • Create a permanent meeting in Lifesize with the case caption, date and time. 
  • Copy the meeting link only, do not copy all calling details
  • Send the meeting link to participant along with the information provided below (see email template)

Lifesize Meeting Email Template
Highlight, Right Click, Copy and Paste into Email Below

The hearing is scheduled for [DATE and TIME] Please enter the meeting at least 5 minutes prior to the start time.

Meeting link:   (Example, change link to your meeting link)

 You may also enter as a guest:

  • Click the meeting link provided above
  • If prompted, select Allow to permit use of your camera and microphone.
  • Enter your name (required) and email (optional).
  • Click or tap Video & Audio settings to adjust video and audio settings.
  • Click or tap Join Meeting.

During the meeting you will see control options at the bottom as shown. Please keep your microphone muted unless you are called on to speak.


Bringing The Courtroom Video Unit Into the Meeting While Present in the Courtroom

Common Pleas Courtroom Video Units

Using the touch panel  ( step by step instructions click here )

  • Locate the touch panel located at the clerks station. Touch the call icon.
  • Using the keyboard number and letter keys type in the meeting video address numbers followed by     (Example - 
  • Press the check mark icon on the keyboard.
  • Touch the call icon. 
  • *Courtroom 12 use the remote process below.

Using your device

  • Log into Lifesize and enter your meeting
  • On the right navagation choose the Add Participant option. 
  • Under invite from directory type in the name of the courtroom (Example: "Courtroom 1") and click call. The courtroom unit will auto answer.
  • NOTE - if you are using your device in the courtroom be sure to mute the microphone in Lifesize and the device sound or you will get feedback.
  • After the courtroom is added you may "leave" the meeting on your device.  

Magisterial District Court Offices

  • Touch the call icon located on the video unit screen.
  • Using the keyboard number and letter keys type in the meeting video address numbers followed by     (Example -
  • Touch the call icon.