Telephony and video conferencing

Telephone system

Wismar University of Applied Sciences uses a Voice-over-IP telephone system. Each employee receives his own four-digit extension (753-XXXX) and his own telephone.

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Video conference (DFNconf)

The University of Wismar provides a central video conferencing and streaming service for all of its members. It offers the possibility to communicate via audio and video independent of location and without the installation of any software. Up to 23 people can currently use this service to meet online in a video conference via an encrypted, stable connection. External guests without a university account can easily be invited.

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Video Conferencing (Lifesize Video)

The Wismar University of Applied Sciences provides a central video conferencing and streaming service for all relatives. It offers the possibility to communicate via audio and video regardless of location. Up to 120 people can use it to get together online via an encrypted, stable connection. External guests without a university account can be easily invited.

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Team collaboration (Microsoft Teams)

Microsoft Teams is a component of the Office365 Education Program and is therefore available to the university free of charge. With Teams we have a professional collaboration software for teaching, in which we can hold online lectures or meetings with up to 250 participants per meeting in the first step.

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Virtual classrooms (BigBlueButton)

BigBlueButton is an OpenSource software and is licensed under a LGPL license.

Virtual classrooms using BigBlueButton have a rich feature set, such as desktop sharing and presentation of files (e.g. Microsoft Office documents, Open Office documents, PDF documents), markers or notes directly in the document (e.g. pointer, zoom function and marker function), chat with all participants and private chats, recordings etc.

Access to the application is via your course in StudIP with the "Meetings" module activated.

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Virtual classrooms (Adobe Connect)

In virtual classrooms, participants can collaborate and interact effectively thanks to the wide range of functions. Everything is possible, from small meetings to online seminars with up to 200 participants.

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Are you unsure which technical solution is best suited to your case? See an overview of Lifesize Video and Adobe Connect features. Still undecided? The team at the e-learning center will be happy to advise you.