Adobe Systems has announced Adobe Connect™ 9, the latest version of the company’s Web conferencing software. The system has new features to support mobile learning, mobile-to-mobile collaboration and an all-in-one solution for producing Webinars. The new features will help Adobe Connect compete more effectively with market leaders WebEx and GoTo and more competitively priced e-learning focused virtual classroom systems such as WizIQ.
Adobe says the system has new capabilities for e-learning, specifically to help it cope with the widening range of mobile devices. The new system adds advanced mobile support for meetings and training—meeting hosts get more flexibility presenting from mobile devices with whiteboards and annotation tools now available. Documents can also be shared from tablets, as well as the cloud. Instructors can manage virtual classrooms from devices with the same presenter and sharing options, as well as breakout room controls.
Other features include:
Adobe Connect 9 is expected to be begin rollout during Q3 2012.
Adobe Connect Mobile 2.0 for Apple iOS, Android, and BlackBerry PlayBook should be also available Q3 2012.
For more information, go to the Adobe Connect website