VideoMeet, a Made in India Video conferencing application has launched features to enable schools and colleges for online classes. Recently VideoMeet has tied up with S.S Jain Subodh P.G. College, one of the most prestigious colleges of Jaipur, to offer their services to organize online classes of more than 60 courses in undergraduate, postgraduate, Ph.D. and professional programmes.
Everyday VideoMeet is serving thousands of students and teachers of the various colleges spread across multiple states and cities; the application is clocking around 2 lakh plus online meeting minutes daily. With its features such as HD viewing to LD viewing available, data compression technology, specific room code and customization, VideoMeet can allow Lacs of participants in a single video conference.
Some of the prominent features used regularly in lectures are fixed classroom name such as Maths SectionA which makes it easy for students to join every day, ease of asking questions with the raise-a-hand tool, and writing the question in Q/A box which goes to the professor directly. Commenting on the tie-up and VideoMeet’s attention to e-learning, Dr. Ajay Data, Founder and CEO, VideoMeet said, "It is a giant leap that educational institutions in India have adopted digital learning. We take pride in playing a pivotal role in building and nurturing the future of our nation.”
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SS Jain Subodh PG College is currently using VideoMeet’s plan of INR 999 per month for the single host in conference mode, and INR 2999 per month for the single host in webinar mode. The application is required to be downloaded only for smartphones and tablets. Students and teachers logging in from laptops and desktop systems do not have to go through this hustle.
VideoMeet also hosted the Annual General Meeting for the college’s governing council Subodh Shiksha Samiti that included all the stakeholders such as President, Secretary, Convener of College, Principal and other members. The virtual meeting setup is equipped with features such as Attendance, recording of audio/video, ease of QnA exchange, and branded virtual room. It also offers speakers, panellist participants and distinctive identification of attendees.
The college is also using the Townhall feature integrated with VideoMeet for arranging a live address of the Principal.
Upon the feedback received from young graduates and professors, Dr. Data added “VideoMeet is targeting colleges and institutions Pan India both technical and non-technical for providing hassle-free and advanced digital learning solutions.”
Dr. K.B Sharma, Principal, S.S Jain Subodh PG Colleges, on managing students and faculty in this digital era and their association with VideoMeet said, “We are thankful to VideoMeet for providing a Made in India solution to continue the education during this pandemic time. More than 4500 students are participating daily for taking lectures via VideoMeet."
The application features keep into consideration the differential nature of data penetration, accessibility, bandwidth and internet speed for every user. Some other features of the application are: teachers control to grant microphone access to students, an automatic attendance sheet at the end of each lecture, screen share for showing videos or content, branding of the classroom as per school logo and teachers’ section, and recording of the classroom session for future assessment of students and in revising the concepts discussed during lectures.