BigBlueButton lets you share your audio, slides, chats, videos, and desktops with students. Thanks to the integrated survey, you can easily involve students. If you record your lectures, you can make them available for later review. When using the whiteboard tool in BigBlueButton, students are automatically shown real-time annotations. Presenters also have the ability to zoom, highlight, draw, and write presentations to make their points clearer to distant students.
There is no limit to the number of webcams you can share in one session.
BigBlueButton can record your sessions for later playback by students.
You can send your desktop visible to all users.
You can upload any PDF presentation or MS Office document.
Students can raise their hands and use emoji symbols for feedback.
You can ask students at any time to increase engagement.
You can interact with students through public and private chats.
Greenlight is a simple front end for your open source BigBlueButton web conference server. You can create your own rooms to hold conferences or you can join existing conferences with a convenient short link.
BigBlueButton naturally requires a lot of resources to run perfectly. We tested the system for a few months on various hardware and found the best mediocrity to be able to offer you the best price. All BigBlueButton servers run on SSD hardware in their own cluster, with the automated function of expanding the resources in the background when they are needed.