“Conferencing in the Cloud” Recorded Webinar

Quarterly Presentation (Recorded Webinar 1/30/2014)

A variety of new, cloud-based video bridging/conferencing & collaboration services for education are emerging at the speed of light. Mobile devices, USB Pan/Tilt/Zoom HD webcams and the Cloud are bringing costs down and increasing ease-of-use for presenters and students. The interactive video classroom of the future is available now, for pennies on the dollar, compared to “old school” hardware-based systems.

Presented by a panel of experts, including:

  • James Conyers, Network and Video Collaboration Engineer, University of Denver
  • Charlie Wickenheiser, Videoconferencing Coordinator for the Governor’s Office Distance Learning Project

Recording:

Source: Du VideoManager

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