Video Playback of a BigBlueButton Recording


As part of our professional hosting for BigBlueButton we also create video files of the recording.  These video files are playback on the desktop and on iOS and Andriod devices (phones and tablets).   The playback of a video includes the chat messages to the right. Here’s a link to a sample video payback of … Read more

BigblueButton 0.81 -beta released


We are pleased to announce that BigBlueButton 0.81 has reached beta. This release represents over twelve months of development, with a focus to add features while at the same time making the product easier to use. See the beta announcement for more details.

Demonstrating BigBlueButton Sakai Integration at Apereo 2013


  We attended the Apereo 2013 conference and demonstrated the latest version of the Sakai Meeting Tool which Jesus Federico (pictured above) supports. It was great to see the Sakai used by 11 of the top 26 universities in the world.



Blindside Networks is providing the commercial support for iMoot 2013 to use BigBlueButton.  Just got some nice feedback from the iMoot team.  

New version of BigBlueButtonBN plugin for Moodle 1.9 supports record and playback


We have been developing and supporting the BigBlueButtonBN integration for Moodle 1.9 and 2.x for over two years now.   Most recently, when BigBlueButton 0.80 was released with support with record and playback, we updated the Moodle 2.x integration to support creation of recorded meetings from within Moodle. We’ve received a number of request to … Read more

Stable release of Moodle plugins for 2.x


The Moodle development pace has been accelerating over the past two years, which is great.  Blindside Networks has been updating the BigBlueButtonBN and RecordingsBN integrations for Moodle upon each release. With the release of Moodle 2.4, we now have an update release that we’ve tested across all Moodle 2.x builds  (2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and now … Read more

Updated BigBlueButtonBN integration now supports Moodle 2.3


We’ve updated our BigBlueButtonBN and RecordingsBN Moodle plugins to support Moodle 2.3. Using this integration with Moodle 2.x, you can: Create multiple activity links to on-line sessions within a course Restrict students from joining a session until a teacher (moderator) joins the session Launch BigBlueButton in a separate window Create a custom welcome message that … Read more

BigBlueButton 0.80 Released!


The BigBlueButton project announced the release of BigBlueButton 0.80 on June 19th. This release marks the tenth release of BigBlueButton. A subset of the core developers Richard Alam, Marcos Calderon, Fred Dixon, and Gustavo Salazar — all full-time employees of Blindside Networks — worked on this release for over a year and did extensive testing … Read more

Moodle 2.0/2.1 Activity Module


Blindside Networks releases Moodle 2.0/2.1 Activity Module with full support for record and playback in BigBlueButton 0.8.