Cisco WebEx LLC provides cloud-based Web conferencing, online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing solutions. It offers WebEx Meetings to conduct online meetings with features, such as inviting people; sharing desktop, files, and applications, as well as changing the presenter; collaborating through ‘mark it up’ tools, high definition video, remote control, and whiteboard; and conference calling. The company provides WebEx Event Center, which engages audience with Webinars and online events; WebEx Training Center that delivers interactive classes and training online with video, breakout sessions, and hands-on learning labs; and WebEx Support Center to view and control remote desk...
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Desire2Learn Incorporated Expands its Platform with Technologies from Cisco WebEx LLC, ReadSpeaker Holding B.V., Automatic Sync Technologies and Ellucian, Inc
Nov 6 12
Desire2Learn Incorporated announced that it is incorporating technologies from Cisco WebEx LLC, ReadSpeaker Holding B.V., Automatic Sync Technologies and Ellucian, Inc., to further promote lifelong learning. Within the Desire2Learn platform, the company is now empowering its customers with Cisco(R) WebEx(R) virtual conferencing capabilities to improve collaboration capabilities, ReadSpeaker's cloud-based text-to-speech technology and AST's technologies for increasing accessibility for the deaf and hard of hearing. In addition, Desire2Learn is working closely with Ellucian and their Partner Community Program to deepen the integration with its student information system. Together, Desire2Learn and Cisco WebEx now offer a virtual classroom environment that streamlines experiences for instructors and students. Seamless integration between WebEx Meetings and the Desire2Learn learning environment means users can utilize WebEx functionality within Desire2Learn online rooms, enabling instructors and students to collaborate more effectively. ReadSpeaker is now integrated within Desire2Learn's platform to provide users of the learning environment with the ability to listen to text content. The TTS service helps all learners expand their comprehension and allows for bi-model learning as well as ease of use with model access. The seamlessly integrated TTS feature requires no downloads and works on all supported devices and operating systems, further enabling users that would otherwise have to download and install third party installed software. CaptionSync is now integrated within the production and administration features of Desire2Learn Learning Suite and Desire2Learn Capture solutions, to support accessibility in education for the deaf and hard of hearing across its customer base. The integration enables Desire2Learn products to further support multiple accessibility standards and regulations. Desire2Learn is a part of the Ellucian Partner Community. This community is comprised of product and service providers that furnish proven software applications, hardware, and services that complement and extend Ellucian's software and service offerings, such as Student Information Systems.