Moodle Cloud Integrates BigBlueButton

Martian Dougiamis, the creator of Moodle and CEO of Moodle Pty, announced today the integration of BigBlueButton into Moodle Cloud, a free on-line version of Moodle available to teachers world-wide.   All teachers signing up for Moodle Cloud will receive an integration version of BigBlueButton, giving them the ability to interact with students in real-time from within […]

BigBlueButton 0.9.0-beta now available

We are pleased to announce the availability of BigBlueButton 0.9.0-beta.  Our goals for this release were to give Teachers more control over the recording during the class, to improve the overall quality of audio, and to increase the likelihood that users enter with a functioning microphone. To achieve these goals, we implemented the following major new features: Start/Stop […]

RackSpace Startups supports the BigBlueButton project

We are very happy to announce that the BigBlueButton project has been accepted into RackSpace Startups program. Over the next 12 months we will receive credits for using RackSpace cloud services, which will help us accelerate the development and testing of the next release of BigBlueButton for everyone. Thanks RackSpace!

Welsh Localization Now in BigBlueButton

Curon Davies, e-Learning Adviser for the Jisc RSC Wales, have contributed the Welsh localization for BigBlueButton. To quote the article: Several further education colleges within Wales already use the open-source BigBlueButton to provide a virtual classroom environment that is integrated with their Moodle virtual learning environment. This allows a web conference with audio, webcam, chat, video, and […]

BigBlueButton Summit III: Porto Alegre, Brazil

The BigBlueButton team is meeting together this week in Porto Alegre, Brazil, to advance development of BigBlueButton in the following four areas: BigBlueButton core HTML5 WebRTC Native mobile client (iOS and Android) Here’s a picture of the team arriving at Sao Paulo Airport. We want to give everyone a detailed update on our progress at […]