Online platforms are providing easier and more efficient ways to have meetings
Are you finding group work a challenge due to schedule conflicts and are in need of a different meet-up solution? Well, Zoom has the solution.
Loved by more than 180,000 companies, according to zoom’s website, this online platform was created for meetings and conference calls, allowing users to share their screens with others.
“We are proud that Gartner recognizes Zoom as a Visionary company in the Web Conferencing Magic Quadrant,” said Eric S. Yuan, founder and CEO of Zoom. “Given Zoom’s record growth, with over 180,000 customer organizations, industry-leading customer satisfaction scores, and ground-breaking features like true mobile screen sharing and software-defined video conference room system Zoom Rooms, we know that Zoom will continue to innovate in video and web conferencing, challenging legacy solutions.”
The platform also allows users to host a meeting or join one, with or without the video on, and can accommodate more than two people. Zoom is available for use on Android, Apple, and Blackberry phones and tablets, as well as for Mac, PC, and Linux.
Providing a great connection for users making virtual meetings easier, Zoom comes fully equipped with features like: cloud video conferencing with HD video, HD voice, dynamic voice detection, and full screen and gallery view; group collaboration, with group messaging and the sharing of documents, pictures, and video clips; hybrid cloud services with a cloud connector for more private meetings; and security, for those simple meetings.
To host a meeting students can sign up for free at zoom.us, click on host a meeting. You will then be provided with a URL and conference number to send by email to those who are attending the meeting.
If you received an invite for Zoom in your inbox, to join a meeting click on the provided URL and continue on into the meeting. Students can also paste the meeting ID through Zoom’s website under ‘Join a Meeting.’