VirtualMV/Internet and Web/Web Conferencing/Content
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There are many Internet Protocol (IP) based teleconferencing systems
Wikipedia (2009a) has a count of the number of users
Microsoft Live Messenger
- Includes text chat, video conferencing and interactive whiteboard.
- Users: 300 million (May, 2008)
- URL: http://download.live.com/?sku=messenger
- References: (Wikipedia, 2009b)
Skype ( http://www.skype.com )
- More than 276 million users (Jan, 2009)is a leader in videoconferencing.
- Users: 309 million (May 2008)
Gmail video and Voice ( http://mail.google.com/videochat )
- Introduced November 2008 the video and voice capabilities are embedd into Gmail
Dimdim ( http://www.dimdim.com )
- Enables users to deliver synchronised live presentations, white boards and web pages accompanied by voice and video. Runs in a web browser and uses Open Source Software. Also has a Dimdim Virtual Classroom Pack for educational customers.
Has restricted functionality for users. The one I participated in had voice only and no idea of who was online or stats to help create a sense of class.
Panopto ( http://www.panopto.com/ )
There are services that create videos online
- Examples: http://animoto.com, http://www.jumpcut.com, http://www.toufee.com, and http://www.digitalfilms.com
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