Web 2.0 Conference Tools
The advent of web 2.0 conference tools accessible via any web browser has simplified the way we attend and host a conference event just like tweeting, mailing, chatting or updating your social network profile.
Entry / Exit notifications updating all sign in & sign off activities by both the conference host and the participants over a scheduled teleconference session with advanced options that could be configured to initiate the conference session only at the behest of the conference host. To counter such a situation, features like “Continue without Host” furthermore allow participants to start a conference call without the host or disconnect the host after a preset time. An ideal condition for operator assisted conference calls to connect and join different attendees at the behest of the conference client and disconnect from the call thereafter to maintain confidentiality and security covers.
Conference participants caller count allows the host and the participants to know if all the invited attendees have joined the meeting and if not then follow appropriate measures to update the interlopers or other attendees in general who could not join or is facing trouble in getting connected to the conference call session.
Most conference vendor today offer web 2.0 based non-downloadable version of live conference monitoring that features easy options to ON/OFF a conference session by simple buttons via a web account management console integrated with a host of other features like recording, mute/un-mute, hold/un-hold, lock/un-lock and more.
Recording features allows the meeting host to record the conference call including all three videoconferencing, web conference & audio conference portions respectively using simple Start Recording/Stop Recording buttons. Preserve the dynamics of the conference session to a much larger audience by having these recorded files uploaded on the web.
Features like On-Hold background music or short messages about the latest product updates etcetera is another convenient feature that offers the conference host to hold & un-hold a conference line during a live conference session and at the same time opens new variants of targeted advertising channels.
Lock/Unlock features allows the conference host to monitor all attendees from joining a live conference call using simple Web 2.0 tabs/widget/buttons/links as mentioned above. Muting a conference line is a feature available to conference host who can either mute a particular conference line as well as all the participant lines at one time. Conference host can furthermore hold/un-hold & mute/un-mute individual participant lines other than following the same for all the participants attending the conference call.
Caller Name allows the conference host to assign specific names to the participants by simply selecting & typing the name of the participants from the web browser customized live conference account management platform, which will remain active for the entire length of the conference session allowing all in the meeting to know all who have attended the scheduled conference call.
Interactive Q&A session features enables the conference host to interact live with the meeting attendees as well as cater to any request or clarification from any of the participants. During a live conference call with hand-raise, tools to indicate a participant’s query and click on additional advanced features like engaging the un-mute feature for all the other participants so that they may ask their questions.
Conference host could also drop an individual participant from a conference call by simply clicking on the participants name and disconnecting the participant’s conference line.
Post conference broadcast tools are a great favorite these days for one too many who could not attend a scheduled conference event and would still like to be updated on the dynamics of the conference discussion. With broadcaster tool, conference host can broadcast the recorded conference session including all three audio, video and web portion using simple drag & drop tools.
Posted on October 29, 2012, in Conference, Web 2.0 and tagged conference technology, conference tools, online meeting, Videoconferencing, web 2, Web Conference, web conferencing tools. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.