BigBlueButton 1.1 Released

The BigBlueButton project is pleased to announce the release of BigBlueButton 1.1. BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system for online learning.  It provides the instructor with real-time sharing of audio, video, slides, chat, polls, emojis and their screen.  BigBlueButton can also record and playback sessions for later viewing. Major new features in BigBlueButton

BigBlueButton HTML5 Client Developer Release

The BigBlueButton project is pleased to announce a developer release of the HTML5 client. The HTML5 client uses JavaScript and support for web real-time communications (WebRTC) capabilities in modern browsers to join a user into a BigBlueButton session.  The HTML5 client uses the modern react framework to render the interface within the user’s browser. The goal of the BigBlueButton project is

BigBlueButton Developer Summit X

Last week members from the BigBlueButton community gathered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the 10th BigBlueButton developer summit. The developer community has held summits every six months over the past five years to coordinate and collaborate together. BigBlueButton is a very active open source project for web conferencing.  It has almost 15,000 commits on its GitHub repository

Reaching Out of School Children in Myanmar

Myanmar has a geographically diverse school system with many students in rural areas that do not all have access to same level of education.  These remote schools could benefit from a strong network of support for access to high quality teachers.  The challenge to providing this support is bridging the the gaps of technology and

New front-end for BigBlueButton

GreenLight is a simple front-end that provides a minimalist web-based interface to let users: Create a meeting Invite others to the meeting Join a meeting Furthermore, if you configure GreenLight to use either Gmail or Twitter for authentication, users can login, create recorded meetings, and manage the recordings.  For users that have logged in, GreenLight