BigBlueButton 1.0-beta released

Release

The BigBlueButton project recently announce the release of BigBlueButton 1.0-beta, which includes polling, improved video dock, emoji icons, and support for Puffin Browser. For more details see BigBlueButton 1.0-beta released.

BigBlueButton integration with Moodle has been updated

Moodle

We are pleased to announce the new version of the BigBlueButton integration with Moodle. The plugin BigBlueButtonBN version 2.0.0-b1 is for the moment available only in GitHub and can be downloaded from here. As soon as we move it to the next stage in our development process it will be released to the Moodle Plugin … Read more

Blindside Networks hosting iMoot 2015

Events

Blindside Networks is providing the hosting for BigBlueButton for iMoot 2015 — the largest fully on-line Moodle conference. You can follow all the action on the twitter feed #imoot15 Here’s a screen shot of Martin Dougiamas giving the keynote address.

BigBlueButton 0.9.0 Released

Release

The BigBlueButton project has just announced the released of BigBlueButton 0.9.0 — the twelfth major release of the project. Blindside Networks started the BigBlueButton project in 2008 and we’ve managed each of the core released. We have high standards for each release. In over eleven months of development and over five months of testing, working … Read more

Installation video for BigBlueButton

Developer

To make it easy for you to setup BigBlueButton on your server, we’ve made this video based on the latest installation instructions for BigBlueButton 0.9.0-RC. See: Enjoy!

Events in 2015 where you can meet us in person

Events

We have a busy year ahead for conferences and events in 2015 (see: Events). Most of these events are learning and educational technology conferences and we are also an exhibitor. If you are planning to attend any of these events and are interested in BigBlueButton and our services — come visit us at the Blindside … Read more

Updates to the Sakai Meeting Tool

Sakai

Blindside Networks updated the Sakai Meeting Tool (BigBlueButton integration) with the following new features Wait for moderator (rooms can now be set so students can’t enter until a moderator enters) Hide duration iCalendar options for notification Use the new Sakai editor   For more information see PDF overview of what’s new in this update to the … Read more

Supporting iMoot 2014

Hosting

Blindside Networks is once again providing commercial support for BigBlueButton to iMoot, the international on-line Moodle Moot. iMoot 2014 is completely on-line conference with attendees and presenters from all over the world. All 70+ sessions are held on-line using BigBlueButton. We are providing the hosting for BigBlueButton, support of the staff, and conversion of all … Read more

Video Playback Improvements

Hosting

For a while, we’ve offered video files of recordings on our hosted platform for BigBlueButton, as an alternative to the standard HTML5-based format. (Also check out details on our hosted BigBlueButton offering.) Over the past week, some updates have been rolled out. These changes will apply to all video format recordings going forwards, but existing … Read more