Collaboration & video conferencing tools
Collaboration tools at UOW are in place to make sure staff and students can work together collaboratively and be able to connect with each other across all campus locations, as well as from at home.
The tools below make sharing data with each other easy, as well as providing video enabled web conferencing through virtual workspaces.
Connect Lounge – Adobe Connect
UOW’s Connect Lounge is a tool based on Adobe Connect, customised for UOW. The tool can be used as a web conferencing platform for web meetings, eLearnings and webinars.
Connect Lounge allows collaboration and enhanced communications on virtually any device.
There are extensive instructions in the IT Services Knowledge Base regarding how to setup your equipment, what the minimum requirements for use are and FAQs for the tool:
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Webex video conferencing
Webex is a suite of modern collaboration tools that help you communicate and share from wherever you are. As the University of Wollongong expands into new regional, metropolitan and international areas, communication and collaboration across distances is becoming increasingly important. Cisco Webex tools are here to help. Every user with a UOW account is licensed to use Webex Meetings, Webex Rooms and Webex Teams.
Allowing you to communicate face to face with people all over the world, Meetings can be used in a web browser or app on your computer, phone or tablet. You can make audio calls, see each other in video, share your screen, and work from anywhere.
Webex Room Systems
An in-room videoconferencing solution, Room Systems include cameras, microphones, speakers, and codecs that amplify the conferencing experience with high quality video and audio suitable for between 2 and 100 participants.
An app like the Webex Meetings app, you can join videoconferences and share audio, video, and content from any device. In addition, there is a full-feature soft phone linked to the UOW corporate directory, group messaging to internal and external users, file sharing and whiteboarding.
For more detailed information, view our Webex Knowledge Base article.
Sharing and storing your data
If you are looking for options on how to share or store your data, UOW has multiple options available for staff and students.