BigBlueButton 0.8-beta-3 Released

BigBlueButton 0.8-beta-3 is now released, our third beta in the development of BigBlueButton 0.8. In addition to the usual bug fixes under the hood (see release announcement in the bigbluebutton-dev mailing list), we added a push-to-talk feature in this release so end users can now un-mute/mute themselves if needed. We encourage anyone interested in BigBlueButton

Managing webcams the easy way

The upcoming BigBlueButton 0.8-beta-3 is designed to manage multiple webcams by grouping them together into the Video Dock window. The Video Dock window also let’s a user click on any video stream to see a larger version of it alongside the others. This is what 20 simultaneous webcams look like in BigBlueButton 0.8.

BigBlueButton Mobile now available on Android Marketplace

The hard working Mconf-Mobile team have announced a beta of their BigBlueButton Android client is now available on the Android Marketplace for download: We are glad to announce that after 10 months of development we are releasing the first version of BBB-Android and Mconf-Mobile on the official Android marketplace. It’s the version 0.4.2, and it

BigBlueButton spotted at EDUCAUSE

Scott Siddall, managing director of Longsight, recently showcased BigBlueButton’s integration with Sakai at EDUCAUSE 2011. Longsight is also helping us update the Sakai Meeting Tool to support record and playback (see this post in sakai-dev).