There are many online meeting products available in the market and users can choose the product according to their needs. Here is a list of the online meeting tools available for EdUHK members.
Zoom is a cloud based service which provides simple online meetings, content sharing, and video conferencing capability. You do not need a Zoom account to attend a Zoom meeting and only the host is required to have an account to enable the scheduling of meetings. All staff and students can use their EdUHK account to log into Zoom.
For details, please visit Zoom.
Zoom Webinars are ideal for large audience and events. It is designed for the host and designated panelists to share their video, audio and screen. Webinars allow view-only attendees and they can interact via Q&A, chat and polls. Participants in webinars typically do not interact with one another. For details, please visit Zoom Webinar.
Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace in Office 365. It is a digital hub for teamwork that brings conversations, content and apps together in one place. Teams built on capabilities of SharePoint and Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams makes collaboration easy. You can share ideas anywhere on your desktop or mobile devices and have instant access to everything your team needs. Teams is available for all EdUHK members with access to Office 365.
For details, please visit Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft Skype for Business
You can set up an online meeting up to 250 participants using Skye for Business (SfB). This can be used for online presentations (your audience isn't limited to those within EdUHK domain), online/hybrid courses, group/committe work, or in lieu of face to face meetings. Once you set up the meeting, you can send the link out to your attendees via email or make the link available on a website or Moodle. Attendees who do not have Skype for Business downloaded onto their machines or devices will be prompted to download a plugin to participate.
For details, please visit Skype for Business.
Google Meet is fully integrated with G Suite, so you can join meetings directly from a Google Calendar event or email invite. All of the important event details are right there when you need them, whether you’re joining from a computer, phone, or conference room.
For details, please visit Google Meet.