History of Web Conferencing

Through web conferencing, and his colleagues there for a chat conversation with meetings, presentations and the opportunity to facilitate performance. Web conference communication is not only money but also allows participants to trade offers documents, share applications, desktop access, whiteboards, and use PowerPoint.

University of Illinois during the 1960s known as the Platonic system is developed. This is for your computer, Education Research Laboratory (CERL) is based. This is just a small system, a system of terminals connected to a mainframe computer is supported. In 1972, supported by Plato terminals for more than a thousand roses.

Despite the fact that Plato was not long before the Internet and technology is the main objective for computer-based education, Web conferencing and instant messaging communication various activities that had opened for the base. Plato Notes was the first global online message boards, and email used for personal notes. Used for real-time chat or instant messaging Talkomatic. Plato to monitor the operation or remote screen sharing is a tool developed.

David Wooley, Plato notes the author in 1973, is finally Lotus Notes, which was issued in 1989. Lotus Notes is primarily an e-mail client, but also an instant messaging client, browser, Notepad and Calendar client can be used in book form. Roberts decided that Lotus Notes was released first commercial product to share documents, user database and provides remote site communications made.

Technology has given rise to various communication devices Plato Web conferencing paved the way for. But by the middle, not 1990 that the web conferencing and marketing started to form. One of the first companies to Ware Place Roberts referred to as Web conferencing is a complete proposal. The Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in the 1990s was developed. In 2003, Microsoft PlaceWare acquired and the name Microsoft Office Live Meeting's main products.

Meanwhile, file sharing began to create the World Wide Web. - (P2P) file sharing Peer sharing, audio video file, data or digital format refers colleagues. For Peer - Peer File Sharing, partners and associates with the client and server support role. There's no central server network management, nor a central router. Peer - to peer file sharing Web conferencing seen as a way of hosting, then through a server application was run. This form of P2P, and include more dynamic.

Was the first web conferencing application to sewer P2P concept. It was released in 2000 and was built in 2002 with excellent results. In 2003 the first web conferencing software WiredRed software that would not require significant installation time.

Most web conferencing providers that IP packages, co-browsing and application sharing is included in the proposed noise, additional features are available as surveys, event management, PowerPoint presentation, games, recording and live annotation and mark-up.

Many web conferencing providers and vendors on the market today, web conferencing is becoming more common. Many people use this technology for companies and businesses. New developments in web conferencing system, competition is inevitable and continuous technological innovation the result.


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