Skype, Skyping, VC, Video Conferencing, and Videoconferencing


Zoom allows for video, audio, and screen sharing between participants. It can be used from any computer, laptop, tablet, or phone, and is compatible on PC, Mac, Android and iOS devices.

Researchers can submit a ticket for a temporary Zoom Webinar license, which allows their Zoom session to be a live-stream that is viewable by up to 500 people (and up to 1,000 if needed).

Who can use it

Authorized Students, Employees, Faculty



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Zoom is recommended for live-streaming; Accessible on multiple devices – attendees can participate in meetings using smartphone, computer, or audio only; Collaborative whiteboard and annotation, and remote control of screen; Live polls can be prepared and used during meeting, with live chat used to ask questions; Zoom is security compliant; Closed captioning and keyboard shortcuts

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Last updated: 2024-03-13 11:46

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