“ Built on the Flash® platform, Adobe offers strong performance and a wide range of features, including personal meeting rooms, a highly configurable user interface, and excellent video and VoIP support in SaaS and on-premise deployment modes.”
-Jeffrey Mann, Gartner
2008 Magic Quadrant For Web Conferencing
Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro – Demo and resources Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobatconnectpro/ Adobe Developer Connection http://www.adobe.com/devnet/acrobatconnect/ Connectusers.com Adobe Connect user Community http://www.connectusers.com/ ACP Users Group on LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=718517 Adobe Connect Pro resources http://www.adobe.com/resources/acrobatconnect/
Adobe Footprint: Consumer and Enabler of UC Services PBX Audio Conferencing Video Conferencing Web Conference Instant Messaging E-mail HARDWARE APPLICATIONS DESKTOP Voice Video Data LDAP DEVICES APPS
Common Collaboration Model - Cocomo <rtc:WebCam> <rtc:Roster> <rtc:Chat> <rtc:VideoPod>
Cocomo from 10,000 feet Cocomo Hosted Services PaaS for Real-Time Collaboration (RTC) Apps ConnectNow Embed RTC in Existing Apps, or build new RTC-Centric Apps Cocomo SDK Flex SDK Flash Player / AIR
Embedded Collaboration – Example 1 Integrated instant messaging, voice, video, and whiteboarding See coworker’s availability from within applications.
Cocomo - Taxonomy Cocomo Apps are Rooms for Sharing : Users Presence Status Roles AV Streams Webcam VoIP Content Documents Media Other Files Real-Time Data Messaging Shared Models, Permissions, Notifications “ Apps on the Client, Services on the Server”
RTC Problem Space User Ubiquity Capacity Multi-User Workflow Developer Security Mature, Robust Development Model Design Guidelines Operations Reliable, Battle-Tested Infrastructure Graceful Degradation (Reconnect, Failover)
Cocomo – Client SDK Pods RTC UI Components Shared Managers Shared Model Session (Connection, Authentication, Reconnect/Failover, RMI Routing) Audio Pub / Sub Webcam Pub / Sub File Pub / Sub Shared Cursors Users AV Streams Files Room Pub / Sub Messaging + Permissions Shared Collection Baton Shared Property UserQueue Roster WhiteBoard Chat FileShare Note WebCam
Cocomo Messaging Bus DOM Nigel’s Room Chat1 public Room / CollectionNode / Node / Item hosts User Manager White Board userList positions shapeDefs msg1 msg2 user1 user2 circ1 circ2 msg1 circle Nodes are Permissions-Managed Destinations for Pub/Sub Messaging
Elegant collaborative word processing Adobe Buzzword, a web-based word processor designed for collaboration so people can easily co-author documents and share them for comment and review, with print-perfect results.
World-class web conferencing for up to 3 people Adobe ConnectNow, a personal web conferencing service that includes desktop sharing, video and voice conferencing and integrated chat.
Easily share documents with others online 5GB of centralized online file sharing with access controls, PDF conversion for up to 5 documents, and high quality, web-embeddable documents.
Developer APIs for creating web services Build or mashup applications.