Saturday, March 31, 2012

Video Conferencing on the iPad

Video Conferencing is an excellent addition to any teacher's set of classroom tools. Video Conferencing allows you to bring an expert into your class. It lets your students collaborate with students from around the world and it gives you the opportunity to participate in virtual excursions. Video Conferencing also lets your students connect with other schools to discuss issues relevant to them, things like social justice, sustainability projects or even outreach programs. So here is a list of apps that allow you to tap into the positive benefits of Video Conferencing and connecting to the world outside your classroom.

Skype for iPad: FREE
Bring your Skype contacts closer with full screen video at your fingertips. Beautiful and simple, this is Skype built especially for the iPad. Call, video call, or instant message anyone on Skype. Join Skype on their website or just sign straight in to your account. If you already have a Skype account, your Skype contacts will automatically be there on your iPad.

ClickMe Online Meetings: FREE
ClickMeeting, the world's easiest online meetings just got easier. How? They combined it with the world's easiest tablet. Instantly schedule or participate in online meetings and webinars. Schedule live online meetings and webinars. Stream live audio and video. Meet with up to 25 and present to up to 1000 people. Present documents, videos reports and presentation.

GoToMeeting: FREE
GoToMeeting is the easiest and most convenient way to attend online meetings – and now you can take it to go! Download the free universal app and join a meeting on your iPad in seconds just by tapping the link in your invitation email. View slide presentations, design mockups, spreadsheets, reports – whatever meeting presenters choose to share on-screen.

Adobe Connect for iOS: FREE
Attend Adobe Connect meetings anytime, anywhere with Adobe Connect Mobile. Download the Adobe Connect Mobile application and enjoy new capabilities that enable you to host online meetings from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. Participate in multi-point video conferencing, with 2-way video, using your device’s camera.

Fring: FREE
The only group video chat app. Group Video with friends on iPhone/iPod/iPad. Up to 4 participants can group video call, jam, reunite, sing, dance or whatever you do when you get together. 4 friends on 1 screen. The highest quality video chat possible! fring's video calling DVQ technology (Dynamic Video Quality) gives you the best video and audio.

Mikogo: FREE
Mikogo is a desktop sharing and online collaboration software solution that enables one or several guests to see your computer screen live over the Internet. Mikogo allows you to easily conduct secure online meetings with customers, business partners, and coworkers without having to leave your office.

BeamYourScreen: FREE
BeamYourScreen is a desktop sharing and web conferencing software solution that enables one or several guests to see your computer screen live over the Internet. BeamYourScreen allows you to easily conduct secure online meetings with customers, business partners, and coworkers without having to leave your office.

MegaMeeting: FREE
MegaMeeting provides full-featured and flexible web conferencing software, video chat server and webinar software. Participants can communicate by voice, instant messaging chat and see each other by video/videoconference.

Fuze Meeting: FREE
As Seen on Apple's new TV Commercial. Signup now and get meetings with two participants free. Want larger meetings or Video Conferencing? Upgrade instantly via in app purchase. Get Fuze Meeting HD and you’ll be running online meetings from your iPad in minutes. You can also attend any Fuze Meeting without registering.

vSocial - VideoChat: FREE
vSocial - VideoChat is easy to use for 200+ million Facebook mobile users. It works on iTouch/iPhone/iPad. It is featured by AppStore!! It also works even if you don't have Facebook account. Great functions for social networking and communications: Face-to-face chat.


  1. Great resource - thanks for sharing. The info is a real life saver, and I'm just installing the app on my iPad now for Adobe Connect. I have also shared your post with the Ethos community: (please let me know if this isn't OK :-) Cheers. Hazel

  2. Your provided information is very useful to every one, thanks & regards,
    Keep it up

  3. Video conferencing is good way. Thanks for sharing the details on these apps.

  4. Tablets are becoming real learning tools, that's a good choice to make them read or learn
    best regards,

  5. Awesome list, I happen to just use Skype but those above are really interesting to try.

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  8. Yeah, video conferencing is a good way of being able to get people from outside to talk to students. It makes it less hassle for guest speakers meaning they are more likely to be able to do it.

  9. Pretty insightful post. Never thought that it was this simple after all. I had spent a good deal of my time looking for someone to explain this subject clearly and you’re the only one that ever did that.Keep it up.

  10. Yes we have many online meeting software's on the web.But they are used for family chatting and friends chatting.For Large Scale Business meeting these free software's doesn't work out well and create disruptions during meeting.

    But info you have provided these kind of Video Conferencing Support is much helpful for small scale industries and for friends meeting.

  11. Wow, this applications are surely a help a lot for video conferencing needs anytime and anywhere. With iPad devices or laptops, communication will always be connected.

  12. I think i pad is really a very good video chatting equipment. Even i have always use my ipad for video chatting..

  13. Video Conferencing on the iPad is so many software are available in market so you can getting easily best any HD vodeo conferencing. Thanks for sharing a nice information about Video conferencing.

  14. Companies can also use video conferencing and other business matters, such as demonstration projects. Showing new products to retailers, it is not easy, but to get the message, without having to go to different countries. But recently we are show many electronic gadget and that's helpful to make a online conference arrangement.

  15. The post is giving information about video conferencing on ipad. Useful post

  16. nice way of useful video conferencing .to keep in contact with dear one or for meetings this type of the video conferencing is preferred . Really very nice and of high quality.

  17. I try the softwares , really nice to do video chat using this. I used this for my meeting purpose and the tender get passed . Ia m really very thankful .

  18. Thanks for the list of apps. There are a few here that I had not heard of before. I will check them out. I also would like to add one more to the list. It's called Reflap and you can call your friends for free but also you create your personal call link which anyone can call you from.

  19. Video Conferencing on the iPad information is shown on this blog is really ggod information which helps in operation this software

  20. You can learn to do video conferencing on ipad with help of the information given here. Thanks for sharing

  21. Great list! Nice to see some of my favorites.

    Another new iPad app, AstralPad, lets you multitask on multiple office documents simultaneously and discuss your document live by sharing your ipad screen and video calling a remote user. You can check it out here -

  22. its very useful education videos,thanks for posting

  23. Video conferencing become of the best communication tools today. If you use video conferencing on iPad then you can connect anybody form any where, no need to go to conferencing boardroom every time to conduct or have a video conference.

  24. You can learn to do video conferencing on ipad with help of the information given here. Thanks for sharing

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