is web conferencing?
your computer to share and view the same information with others who
are not in the same location as you. This gives you the ability to
have a meeting without ever leaving your office or home. Please email
if you need further information about Web Conferencing.
NetMeeting - LiveProof
||Requires more set up
& configuration than LiveProof
||Free from Microsoft
for the Host $40.00
||Little required -- typical Microsoft application
specific to the application
||Can be slow on modem
connections but runs well
||Does not Host well
on a modem but participants can use a modem for access
||Less high end
equipment is required for this method
||Works well on any
machine as a participant. Hosting requires a higher end
||Peer to peer that
allows more flexibility for users. Applications and documents
can be viewed from both host and participant computer.
||Server/Client - Host
has most of the control and but reverse sharing is now
||Point to point only
two users at one time can talk, quality is very good
in the future
||Two way video
||Can be accessed
through other Microsoft products: MSN, Microsoft Word and
||Can only be accessed
through the LiveProof web site
||PC Based only
||PC and Apple
||Up to 8 connections
||Up to 30 connections
to the Top
to Use NetMeeting or LiveProof
|Less than 8
|More than 8
connections up to 30
|One on one Training
using audio feature
|One on one training
using the telephone for audio
& older equipment
require both the host and participants share their desktops.
troubleshooting to remote sites
|Software training to
over 8 sites
|One to many training
or presentation with a LCD projector for display
|One to one document
|Apple System use in the
to the Top
note both methods work best when the audio is provided by a telephone
is a conferencing software package that is free from Microsoft. Many
times it is already installed on your computer when purchased. It is
an excellent method to collaborate with peers and team members. Please
investigate this package and contact NW LINCS if you have questions on
how to install or use this package. The package can save your program
many dollars in phone charges and travel expenses. email@example.com
Video & Audio Conferencing
Share ideas, information, and
applications using video or audio.
Send video and audio to a user who
doesn’t have video hardware.
a video camera to instantly view items, such as hardware devices,
that are displayed in front of the lens.
Review, create, and update graphic
Manipulate contents by clicking,
dragging, and dropping information on the whiteboard with the
Cut, copy and paste information from
any Windows-based application into the Whiteboard.
different-colored pointers to easily differentiate participants'
the Whiteboard contents for future reference.
saved Whiteboard pages, enabling you to prepare information before
a conference, then drag and drop it into the Whiteboard during a
Type text messages to communicate
with other people during a conference.
"Chat" with one person or
a group of people across multiple computers.
Use "Whisper" mode to send
private messages with another person during a group Chat session.
Send a file in the background to conference participants.
Send the file to everyone in the conference, or to one or
more selected participants.
Accept or reject transferred files
View shared programs in a frame,
which makes it easy to distinguish between shared and local
applications on your desktop.
Approve conference participants'
requests to work in the program you introduce.
Allow or prevent others from working
in a program using the Sharing dialog box.
the shared program frame and do other work if you do not need to
work in the current conference program.
any presentation to anyone, anywhere
anyone in the meeting to view or edit any document electronically
any application on your system
our remote control feature to provide support on the web
meeting participants on a web tour.
video to personalize your meeting
(This has limitations, for true video use NetMeeting)
share your document now without having to export your document to
another electronic format.
faxing, pdf and email. Liveproof Meeting gives anyone real-time
access to your document. If you make a change, your guest(s) see
You have the ability to web conference
with NetMeeting right
right now sitting on your desktop is a program called NetMeeting. It
is fast becoming the web conference tool of many corporations and
training institutions. If you are connected to the Internet, you can
web conference with this software package. It offers:
It is very easy
to set up and use. Once you have practiced for a bit, you will have
visions of connecting to students to give them direction.
You must have a
sound card and microphone to use NetMeeting to its fullest
potential. Please check system requirements on the NetMeeting Site
How do you get
started? First check in the Accessories Start menu to see if it has
been installed. Microsoft is not consistent as to where they place
this application, it may be found on Programs or with the Internet
Explorer menu. If not ask the computer department if they would
install it or if you are the computer department install it from the
Windows 95,98 or ME set up disk.
To install read
the Windows Help section on the Start up menu. There are many
variations of where to find this application. Each Windows package
has it located in a different module.
To read more
about NetMeeting click
- The first
time you open NetMeeting after installing there is a wizard that
will walk you through the setup procedure.
- You will be
asked the following questions:
- Name, City,
- If you wish
to have your name published on the directory(most prefer
- Once you
are in the program go to the Call menu selection
- This will
bring up MSN.Messenger, select log onto service
- Once there
it will ask you if you wish to create a new login or use an
existing. You will create a new one.
Once you have
created this you are ready to begin web conferencing. Of course, it
helps if you have someone to conference with. Have someone else
setup NetMeeting and explore the possibilities. You can give me a
call at 360-586-3524 and I will be glad to conference with
If you have
questions or need more information please notify the NW LINCS.
32 - 64 MB
4.0 or higher
||Windows 95, 98, ME,
||Windows 95, 98, ME,
2000, Apple OS not including OS 10
||4 MB free on the
||Will run on 28,800
modem with no audio, higher speeds are advised
||Host - Cable Modem,
ISDN, DSL, LAN
Part.- at least 56,000 modem