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The University of Iowa and ITS supports several different options for Video and Web Conferencing.
- Web conferencing is supported using Blackboard Collaborate a virtual meeting-ware product that allows moderator-led internet-based e-learning and collaboration with options for full duplex audio, sharing PPT presentations, instant messaging, application sharing, breakout rooms, recording sessions for later playback and more.
- The University of Iowa supports video conferencing solutions that follow the International Telecommunications Union H.323 Internet-based multimedia communications systems standard otherwise known as room- or IP-based conferencing.
- Microsoft Skype for Business (Lync) - please see the Microsoft Skype for Business Info Center for more information on presence, instance messaging, online meetings and telephony.
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Microsoft Skype for Business (Lync) enables users to communicate securely. Skype for Business unifies voice and video calls, meetings, presence, and instant messaging in one easy-to-use client.
Blackboard Collaborate is a web conferencing service that allows moderator-led Internet-based e-learning with application sharing, breakout rooms, recording sessions, sharing PowerPoint presentations, full duplex audio, instant messaging and more.