Video Conferencing - Digital Media Group - University of Canterbury - New Zealand


The University of Canterbury provides all staff with access to a number of video conferencing solutions on campus. On other pages within this area, you will find booking services, tutorials and support information.

Below are a list of technologies that can be used free of charge

Adobe Connect

connectAdobe Connect is a desktop video conferencing solution capable of running classes, meetings, and tutorials over the internet. It allows users to share video, audio and presentation data to each other live and simultaneously. Key factors to note:

  • Up to 100 connected users at one time
  • Runs well on home broadbandor 3G mobile connections
  • Ability to record and playback sessions easily
  • Support for iPad, iPhone, and Android mobile devices

h323H.323 Endpoints

These are rooms with dedicated video conferencing equipment that normally seat up to 12 people. H.323 units are compatible with the KAREN Video Bridge and are commonly used to connect to other Universities and Corporations around the world. Key factors to note:

  • Up to High Definition quality experience
  • Ideal for small to medium sized meetings
  • Mobile video conferencing trolleys available


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