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Frost & Sullivan
Leveraging the Power of Videoconferencing in Business
“By letting people see everything from facial expressions
to body language, video conferencing increases
understanding, even across language and cultural
boundaries. When combined with Web conferencing that
supports presentations, desktop sharing, mark up
capabilities and Q&A, video conferencing can be even
more effective than in-person meetings, allowing
participants to work on documents in real time and leave
the meeting with new knowledge an clear actions items.”
Common Categories of Video
Installed room video
Executive desktop video
Key Considerations of a
2. System should build on comfort with
3. Software features and flexibility
Adobe Acrobat Connect
Altadyn: owner of 3D-
Blackboard Inc.: Elluminate, Wimba
Netviewer, GoToMeeting, Dimdim
closed to new registration as of
Genesys Meeting Center
IBM Lotus Sametime LotusLive
LogMeIn: provider of
Microsoft Office Live
Saba Meeting: previously
known as Centra
• A webinar is a newly coined term to describe a
specific type of web conference. It is typically
one-way, from the speaker to the audience with
limited audience interaction, such as in a webcast.
A WAY TO CONNECT WITH HARD TO
Web conferencing is used to conduct live
meetings, training, or presentations via the
In a web conference, each participant sits at
his or her own computer and is connected to
other participants via the Internet.
This can be either a downloaded application
on each of the attendees' computers or a
web-based application where the attendees
access the meeting by clicking on a link
distributed by e-mail (meeting invitation) to
enter the conference.
There are web conferencing technologies on the market
that have incorporated the use of VoIP audio technology, to
allow for a completely web-based communication.
Tip Number One
Have an agenda for the
meeting and share it with
the participants well in
advance so they know
what to expect when they
accept the online meeting
Tip Number Two
Have an established time limit
and stick to it, make sure to take
into consideration time of day.
Tip Number Three
Prepare your material in
advance of the
presentation and know
how it appears on the
participant’s screen. By
presenting your screen
you are in a position to
cover more information
in depth and to support
your ideas with
sound, text, images and
Tip Number Four
Tip Number Five
Remember to guide the participants with your
narration and keep it conversational.
Link to short video on establishing a basic web
conference and webinar.
How to Start a Web Conference
Link to a sample of an online lesson using free
website and Web 2.0 tools
Website = weebly.com
Online quiz= ProProfs
Assignment submission = DropBox
Video with ADA compliance - YouTube
Free Hosting for Online
Link to sample
Free Learning Management System
(LMS), CourseSites by Blackboard-Link to
RealPlayer Convertor-Link to information
“RealPlayer Converter is a video and audio file conversion program.
You can take files you created or downloaded from the internet, and
prepare them to go anywhere.”
Free Audio and Video Convertor
Screen share iPad, iPhone with Mac and PC
AirServer-Link to information
Screen share your iPhone or iPad with computer presenting
webinar. Use the camera to broadcast high quality video. Access all
the applications on your device and share with students.
Use the camera on an iPhone to broadcast during webinar - Video.
Use applications on iPhone to engage students during webinar -
Nearpod-Link to information
Overview of learning system for engaging
students using iPad and mobile devices in the
classroom. Watch the video!
Interactive Multimedia Presentations
Screen Capture and Markup Tool
Jing-Link to information
Screen capture and markup images for reuse.
LastPass-Link to information
Organize and manage all your passwords.
SlideShark-Link to information
Convert and broadcast presentations from
iPhone and iPad.
Present PowerPoint from Mobile Device
Mobile Videoconferencing - Tools
Bluetooth Speaker and
Auvio-Link to information