Posted by: tonygurney | October 9, 2008

Collaboration with Skype and Mikogo

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I’m indebted to Andrew from the Mikogo team for letting me know that they have come up with a great tutorial for their web conferencing add-on to Skype, Mikogo.

What is Mikogo?

Developed as a free tool with the private user in mind, Mikogo provides an easy-to-use online meeting tool, equipped with valuable features to ensure the perfect desktop sharing experience. During a meeting, users are able to:

1. Share each others’ screens.
2. Switch presenter – let a meeting participant share their own screen.
3. Access remote keyboard and mouse control – the current presenter may grant control of their screen to another user at any time.
4. Transfer files – the organizer and guests can send files of up to 200MB to each other
5. Select applications – Got an open application which is not required for the meeting? Select to hide it.
6. Pause transmission – take a meeting break and suspend the transfer of screen data.

You can invite up to 10 participants to any Mikogo free online meeting under a secure connection. Mikogo employs the superior 256-bit AES end-to-end encryption, ensuring the safety of all data.

This is definitely worth checking out for an inexpensive introduction to web conferencing.

Mikogo Skype Extra

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Responses

  1. My pleasure Tony. Glad to hear that you’re enjoying the Mikogo Skype Extra.<br/>You might be interested to hear that we’re currently working on the next version of Mikogo. Drop by the <a href=’http://www.mikogo-blog.com/’ rel=’nofollow’>Mikogo Blog</a> for a sneak preview of the new features.<br/><br/>Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about Mikogo.<br/><br/>Cheers,<br/><br/>Andrew<br/>The Mikogo Team<br/>andrew(at)mikogo.com


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