Adobe Connect 9.1 – better control over your audio conferencing

Adobe Connect released over 20 new features in their latest version, 9.1. The majority of these new features focus on enhancing the users’ ability to better manage audio conferencing from within Connect, since technically the audio is provided from Adobe partners like Intercall, PGi, and MeetingOne.

In essence: they strive for a tight integration with audio conferencing services. However, compared to other vendors who have phone conferences seamlessly built into their online meeting platform (like Citrix), this won’t give them a competitive edge, but at most help them to make up leeway. Continue reading

WebRTC at a Glance

Glance recently introduced a new version that allows for up to 100 participants to connect instantly, without download. Flash and Java are no longer a requirement to join a meeting with Glance. This is Glance’s first introduction of WebRTC, as it is a standard for browser-based “no install” online meetings.

This offers convenience for people interested in solely viewing their host’s screen and is useful in small webinar scenarios. Continue reading