The times when a blackboard and a piece of chalk were enough for a lecture are long gone. With the advent of technology, teachers began to use first slide projectors and then multimedia presentations.
However, today these tools are no longer effective enough. In the age of IT and increasing digitalization, lecturers often need to share the desktop with students in real time to make the learning process more engaging, keep an audience on the same page, improve communication and eliminate the need for students to download digital study material prior to or during lectures.
The urgency for a digital communication tool that would allow lecturers to share screens in real time, transfer photo and video learning materials hassle-free and manage presentations becomes absolutely clear, especially amid the global rise of e-learning fueled by COVID-19.
Softarex has developed Online Conferencing Software that allows users to share the content of their desktop to a wide auditorium. The system is suitable for both distance and in-class learning.
The system includes the following user interfaces:
The features of the client desktop application incude:
The server desktop application is designed for the lecturer and furnished with the following screen sharing management features:
Sharing mode — lecturers can select one of the screen sharing modes:
The web application provides admin functionality:
Softarex’s online conferencing software implements data transfer through several sockets simultaneously, which significantly increases the speed of the system. The system outperforms popular video conferencing software such as WebEx, GoToMeeting in data rate.