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

New tutorial videos for desktop sharing on Mac OS X

The recent updates to Safari and FireFox on Mac OS X have introduced more security checkes for running Java applets. These checks appear as dialog boxes to the user when starting and stopping BigBlueButton’s desktop sharing. To help presenters use desktop sharing on Mac OS X, we’ve crated two new tutorial videos: Desktop Sharing on Mac

iMoot 2014 using BigBlueButton

The global online Moodle conference iMoot 2014, 15 – 19 May 2014, is underway will be using BigBlueButton for all sessions.  It’s running 24 hours a day for the next four days. Here’s a screen shot from the keynote address.    

BigBlueButton Developer Summit IV Recordings

The BigBlueButton Developer Summit IV is a wrap! Below is the list of attendees for the summit (and their respective organizations): Blindside Networks — Fred Dixon, Richard Alam, Guga Salzar, Calvin Walton, Anton Georgiev Carleton University — Stephen Muegge Copeland Media — Tyler Copeland Seneca College — Gary Deng, Chad Pilkey, Stanislav Yeshchenko, Adam Sharpe,

BigBlueButton and Carleton University

The BigBlueButton project started at Carleton University in 2007 (see History of BigBlueButton). On Monday, April 21, as part of the fourth BigBlueButton Developer Summit, the developers met at Carleton University with Dr. Steven Muegge, assistant professor with Carleton’s Sprott School of Business and Executive Director of the BigBlueButton Foundation.  See group picture below (Steve is second from