BigBlueButton wins in Brainstorm Round of Mozilla Ignite

Mozilla and National Science Foundation announced today that our submission to Create a High Quality Open Source Web Conferencing Platform was selected as one of the eight winning ideas in the Brainstorm Round for Mozilla Ignite. As stated on the Mozilla Ignite website, the goal of the challenge is to “support the creation of applications that

An investigation into the integration of three e-learning software: Bigbluebutton, Opencast Matterhorn and Synote

Adeseye Adeyemi, a master student in the Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences, University of Southampton, recently published to the bigbluebutton-setup mailing list a report entitled “An investigation into the integration of three e-learning software: Bigbluebutton, Opencast Matterhorn and Synote“. At sixty pages, it gives a detail analysis of setting up BigBlueButton, Matterhorn, and Synote together.  Here’s

WebFWD Graduation

Today the BigBlueButton project graduates from the Mozilla WebFWD program.  You can watch our graduation ceremony on Air Mozilla (broadcast starts at 4PM PDT). The goals for the WebFWD program are “to help open source innovators create businesses that change the world’.  We were amongst the first class for WebFWD, along with other projects such as

Fedena 2.3 adds support for BigBlueButton

The Fedena Project announces it now supports a native plugin for BigBlueButton integration in Fedena 2.3, the latest release of its the open source school management software.  For more information, see Fedena 2.3 Release Notes. The ecosystem for BigBlueButton integrations continues to grow!

BigBlueButton participating in Hackanooga (Sept 14-16)

Three members from the BigBlueButton project — Fred Dixon, Ryan Seys, and Calvin Walton — are traveling to Chattanooga, Tennessee to participate in Hackanooga, a hack fest sponsored by Mozilla (and others) to create applications that leverage the power of Chattanooga’s Gigabit network. The hack fest starts Friday, September 14, at 6PM and goes to