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Web Conferencing

  1. 1. Gurpreet Singh Ubhi
  2. 2. <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Features/Capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Major Service Providers </li></ul><ul><li>Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Success Factors </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Information </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Web conferencing is used to conduct live meetings or presentations over the Internet. 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 will simply enter a URL (website address) to enter the conference. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Slide presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Live video </li></ul><ul><li>VoIP </li></ul><ul><li>Web tours </li></ul><ul><li>Recording </li></ul><ul><li>Whiteboard with annotation </li></ul><ul><li>Text chat </li></ul><ul><li>Polls and surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Screen sharing/desktop sharing/application sharing </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Training - Run live presentations online utilizing your PowerPoint slides. Show software applications, documents, assign exercises, run polls and tests. </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing - Demonstrate software tools and Web sites live on the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion - Conduct live conferences and presentations with audio and video. </li></ul><ul><li>Technical support - Remote control of software and applications. Remote setup and configuration. Troubleshooting at a distance. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration - Share and visualize documents online and meet to discuss and evaluate work executed. </li></ul><ul><li>Communication - Bypass traditional phone lines and discuss with multiple friends and family across great distances effectively and at very low cost. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Web Conferencing Systems </li></ul><ul><li>“ Enterprise” Web Conferencing Systems </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The providers of these new online conferencing tools are mostly small and independent companies that can in many cases provide unique service and support to their pool of customers. </li></ul><ul><li>Flat Monthly Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Lower Quality </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>“ Enterprise&quot; Web conferencing systems are used to create and manage online presentations and conferences that replace and add upon traditional meetings. The goal is generally one of balancing off the large investments and great number of human resources generally required when large meetings are to be held at physical locations. </li></ul><ul><li>Typical Target Audience 50-100 </li></ul><ul><li>Requires 80 Kbps/per user or more </li></ul><ul><li>Both Hosted and Non Hosted Solutions present </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Adobe Acrobat Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Convenos Meeting Center </li></ul><ul><li>Genesys Meeting Center </li></ul><ul><li>Glance </li></ul><ul><li>GoToMeeting </li></ul><ul><li>IBM Lotus Sametime </li></ul><ul><li>InterCall </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office Live Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>WebEx </li></ul><ul><li>WebTrain </li></ul>
  10. 10. Web Conferencing Solutions Price Business Model Cata $39.95/month for 3 users 10 users $49.95/month 50 users $89.95/ month Online Service Conferral $2O/mo. unlimited users, unlimited meetings or $200 one-time perpetual license Desktop Application license Convoq ASAP $149.95/year Online Service eBLVD $29.95/mo for 2 users $59.95/mo 5 users $99.95/mo 10 users Online Service Eedo WebClass 10 users $349.95/ year or 10 users $99.95/ month Server License ezWebCar FREE Online Service Glance from $49/month Personal to $ 119/month Corporate flat rate Online Service GoToMeeting 10 users $468/ year or $49/ month Online Service Groove $49 (std.), $149 (pro.) Desktop Application license Instant Presenter $49.99/mo 5 users, $74.99 10 users, $124.99 20 users Online Service Ivocalize $40/mo 10 users, $75/mo 20 users, $150/mo 50 users, Server License $600 10 users Online Service or Server License Linktivity WebDemo $2,399 5 users, $ 4,500+ 10 users Server License NetMeeting FREE Desktop Application license
  11. 11. Web Conferencing Solutions Price Business Model Orbitalk 5 seat $14.95/ month + $10 setup fee Online Service RoomTalk 5 users $15.00/ month + $10 setup fee Online Service Session $ 199 one-to-one or starting from $ 10,500 for ten users Desktop Application license or server solution SightSpeed from $ 4.95/month for person-to-person calls to $ 54.95/month for adding videoconferencing to your web site Online Service SmartMeeting $ 20/user/month or $15 for 10/person meeting Online Service VCOM Central 25 users $24.95/ month + $169.95 once Online Service Viditel $50/month per user Online Service VoiceCafe OfficeMaster $65.00/mo 5 users, $130/mo 10 users, $260/mo 20 users, $25 setup fee Online Service VoiceCafe SalesMaster $19.50/mo 5 users, $39.95/mo 10 users, $78/mo 20 users + $15 setup fee Online Service VoiceCafe VideoCom $32.50/mo 5 users, $65 10 users with whiteboard & browser included Online Service Voxwire MeetingRoom $9.95/mo 2 users, $29.95/mo 10 users + $15 one-time setup fee Online Service WebConference.com $69.95/mo 5 users, $99.95/mo 10 users, $149.95/mo 20 users + $29 one-time setup fee 1 Online Service WebTrain max cost is 16.6 cents/per minute/per user Online Service
  12. 12. <ul><li>Globalization </li></ul><ul><li>High Travel Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Speed of Business </li></ul><ul><li>Availability of Solutions </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>http://www.masternewmedia.org/reports/webconferencing/guide/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_conferencing </li></ul>