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(New page: Dryad meetings use a variety of technologies for remote participation, including: * Adobe Connect * Skype * Teleconferencing * Marratech (for DataONE only) To determine the best tech...)
 
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Dryad meetings use a variety of technologies for remote participation, including:
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Dryad meetings use a variety of technologies for remote participation. To determine the best technology for a meeting, follow the flowchart below.
* [[Adobe Connect]]
 
* Skype
 
* Teleconferencing
 
* Marratech (for DataONE only)
 
 
 
To determine the best technology for a meeting, follow the flowchart below.
 
  
 
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** Installation and initial configuration is error-prone and time-consuming -- so it should only be used for recurring meetings.
 
** Installation and initial configuration is error-prone and time-consuming -- so it should only be used for recurring meetings.
 
* iChat is better than Skype when video is used. However, it only works when all participants are using Macs.
 
* iChat is better than Skype when video is used. However, it only works when all participants are using Macs.
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Revision as of 13:40, 11 February 2010

Dryad meetings use a variety of technologies for remote participation. To determine the best technology for a meeting, follow the flowchart below.

MeetingTechnologyDecisions.png

Notes:

  • Marratech is much better than Adobe Connect when meetings are highly interactive. However, Marratech has two major drawbacks:
    • NESCent does not have a license for it -- so only use it when meetings include participants from NCEAS.
    • Installation and initial configuration is error-prone and time-consuming -- so it should only be used for recurring meetings.
  • iChat is better than Skype when video is used. However, it only works when all participants are using Macs.