Panopto: Why Can't I See a Preview of my Video
Some mac users may not see their “talking head” when selecting a primary video source of the HD Facetime Camera. Once they have started recording
Instead, they will see something similar to the following:
This is a known issue for many MacBook Air users. As long as your computer’s camera is selected as the video source, your Panopto should record your image.
That being said, it is always a wise choice to record a short test clip to verify that your “talking head” is being captured.