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January 17, 2014 2:23 PM!

Instant Clutter-Free Real-Time Video and Web Collaboration with

Instant Clutter-Free Real-Time Video and Web Collaboration with | Online Collaboration Tools |
Robin Good's insight: is a full-featured real-time collaboration app which allows you to instantly meet with customers, students or teammates without needing to login, install or download anything. integrates video conferencing, VoIP, whiteboarding, document and image sharing, text chat, as well as the ability to auto-archive content and to easily invite other people into a meeting.

Whatever you load, resize or move on the collaboration desktop is also resized and repositioned for everyone else. Everyone sees the same thing.

One unique feature of is its clutter-free interface, which completely disappears in the background when it is not needed. 

Definitely worth a try.

Free version available.

Pro versions ($9.99 or $29.99/mo) provide ability to have private and password-protected meetings and with the more expensive plan, to access the archive and schedule meetings.


Pricing info here: 

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*It's not clear from the web site information how many people are effectively supported in a conference, with or without video.

Marion Mulder's curator insight, January 17, 2014 3:24 PM

nice alternative for skype

Carolin's curator insight, January 18, 2014 3:43 AM

Must try for our project and board meetings.

Clay Leben's curator insight, January 21, 2014 12:46 AM

Exactly what the new web tools can build.

Scooped by Robin Good
July 5, 2012 10:50 AM!

Easy Web-Based Videoconference and Screen-Sharing with eMeet.Me

Robin Good: is a new web-based online meeting service offering free videoconferencing, VoIP, screen-sharing, whiteboarding and text chat for up to 5 people.

Key features include:

-> Text chat

-> VoIP

-> Video

-> Screen-sharing

-> Whiteboard

-> File-sharing

-> Recording

-> Statistics and reports

-> Private or open meetings

The Pro version which allows you accomodate up to 20 participants per meeting costs $9/month. is accessible via any type of dekstop computer or tablet device.

Pricing detail: 

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April 29, 2012 3:49 AM!

3D Immersive Collaboration Inside Facebook with Altadyn

Robin Good: Altadyn is a new Facebook prototype app and API which allows you to create, edit, personalize and publish three-dimensional spaces in which to meet, talk and share content with your other people.

Key features include:
-- Voice/IP
-- Chat
-- Desktop Sharing
-- Live Feeds on screen
-- Manipulate 3D Objects
-- Laser pointer
-- Auto-animated objects
-- User-triggered animations
-- Basic physics
-- Multi-Functional Avatars
-- Import your own 3D Buildings or furniture
-- API.

Altadyn is a Platform as a Service on the cloud, and it has been designed for Facebook app developers, who want to create easily accessible sophisticated applications where users enter 3D immersive spaces and socialize virtually with each other.

Source code of the prototype app MyLoft is available free of charge for all registered users of the Development Platform within their free account. App developers can use My Loft source code as a basis for developments to which they add value with:

-- their own content: variety of creative avatars and variety of 3D spaces,
-- customization features: enabling creative custom homes,
-- their own application purpose: gaming, hangouts, photo viewing, video watching, concerts, dance floors, meetings, events, etc..

Check the BBC World News story on this: 

License for apps with less than a 100 daily users are offered for free.

To learn more:  

To read a more detailed Press Release: 

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March 21, 2012 6:54 AM!

HD Video Conferencing and Real-Time Collaboration Platform: SabaMeeting

HD Video Conferencing and Real-Time Collaboration Platform: SabaMeeting | Online Collaboration Tools |

Robin Good: Saba has just announced the availability of its new breakthrough real-time web conferencing and collaboration platform SabaMeeting.

The new web-based service integrates high-quality HD videoconferencing, VoIP, text chat, presentations support and full support for mobile devices. 

After a brief initial test, I discovered that SabaMeeting has a cool, well designed interface, providign easy to operate commands and many useful functions to manage both the event and participants to be invited.

Key features include: 

- HD video conferencing for up to 20-25 people (in Beta free period)

- Supprot for 8 simultaneous video feeds

- Browser-based - no software to download/install

- Support for PC, Mac and Linux

- VoIP

- Content sharing 

- Multiple presenters

- Preview of slides to be shown

- Optimized for Mobile (native iPhone/iPad apps)

- IM Chat

- Video recordings (downloadable and viewable offline)

- Open APIs (application programming interfaces)

Check the interface layout here:  pics: 

(SabaMeeting is currently in beta, and anyone can sign-up for free account.)


More info and try-out:

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July 27, 2012 4:14 AM!

Web Conferencing with Video and Screen-Sharing for Up To 250 People: YouDazzle

Web Conferencing with Video and Screen-Sharing for Up To 250 People: YouDazzle | Online Collaboration Tools |

Robin Good: YouDazzle is a web-based collaboration and conferencing platform providing file-sharing, Dropbox integration, VoIP and screen-sharing for up to 250 participants for $39/month (Pro version).

YouDazzle Pro also integrates, sharing and showcasing of presentations and any other type of file as well as video conferencing, webinar recording and support for mobile devices.

There is also a Starter Plan ($19/mo), a Free Plan as well as a 14-day trial.


Comparison chart:

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May 23, 2012 10:24 AM!

Share What You See, Think and Where You Are While You're Calling: Sidecar

Robin Good: Sidecar is a mobile app for iOS and Android which allows you to make voice calls while enabling you to share video, images, notes or a map showing where you are in relationship to your other caller while you are talking.

Key features: 

a) See What I See Video: Sidecar users can share amazing real-time videos of what’s happening around them.

b) Photos: Sidecar users can easily share vivid photos at the click of a button.

c) Locations: Sidecar lets users look at an interactive map, see where they are in relation to the person they’re calling, and share locations to meet up.

d) Contact Information: Sidecar lets users pass along and integrate contacts from their phone’s address book.

e) Whisper Text: Send a private text message to another Sidecar user during a call, and keep the conversation going when it’s hard to talk.

Sidecar users can call anywhere in the world for free: As long as both parties are using the Sidecar app. 

Sidecar users can also call anyone in the US or Canada for free over Wi-Fi: The person you’re calling doesn’t need to have the app. (When you call, they’ll receive a text message telling them how to download Sidecar so next time you can use Sidecar’s exclusive smart calling features.)

(Calls to any number in the US or Canada from the Sidecar client over Wi-FI are free too. When using Sidecar over a 3G or 4G data connection, normal carrier charges for that service apply.)

Review on GigaOM: 

Free to download and use.

for iPhone: 

for Android:  


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March 26, 2012 4:59 AM!

Cross-Platform Screen-Sharing and Audio-Conferencing for up to 1000 People: StartMeeting

Robin Good: StartMeeting is a new web service providing a web conferencing and webcasting platform integrating screen-sharing and audio-conferencing functionalities for up to 1000 people. 

Key features include:

1) Audio Conferencing
- toll and toll-free dial-in numbers which are accessible via fixed, mobile and high-definition (HD) VoIP telephones. See pricing.

2) Screen Sharing
- allows hosts to share the entire desktop or selected applications with their meeting participants. Also available: switch presenters, view a list of your participants, chat with your audience, and highlight your content with a variety of drawing tools.

3) Customizable Meeting Page
Customize a personal meeting wall to use for your online meetings. With this page you are able to upload pictures, documents, and links to share with your meeting participants. In addition, update each meeting with a title and description, invite participants, provide a schedule of future meetings, set preferences and access dial-in credentials for your online meetings.

4) Free Audio Recording
Record your conference calls for free. One GB of storage space is provided free of charge. The host can provide recordings to participants via playback number, podcast or RSS feed.

5) iPad Support

"In terms of the technology, the audio conferencing component features reservationless access for up to 1,000 participants.

Access options include toll, toll-free, and an integrated high-definition VoIP platform. Pricing ranges from .029 to .039 cents per minute for toll-free access.

StartMeeting further provides unlimited use, screen-sharing subscriptions with 50-, 200-, 500- and 1,000-seat options. Monthly pricing falls between $12.95 and $19.95 for a 50-seat license."

30-day free trial available.

Pricing info: 

Audio conferencing tutorials: 

Screen-sharing video tutorials: 


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