Video Conferencing

Video conferencing continues to be an essential technology that enhances collaboration while reducing our travel costs and overall carbon footprint. Our primary video conferencing options on campus include Google Hangouts Meet and Zoom, view the comparison table below to see which option is best for you.

Key Features

  • Collaborate with anyone, anywhere via computer or smartphone.
  • Save on long-distance and international calling.
  • Reduce travel costs associated with in-person meetings.
  • Can be used with compatible conferencing room systems.
  • Reducing travel costs and overall carbon footprint.

Which video conferencing option is best for me?

I want to...

Hangouts Meet

Zoom

Host an online meeting with audio, video, and chat

Up to 25 people standard.

Up to 100 people
>100 available for additional cost. view pricing

Host a large event/seminar

Not available; check out companion product: Hangouts on Air with YouTube Live

Up to 10,000 people with additional charge.

Provide a dial-in phone number for attendees

Dial-in numbers are available when you add conferencing (Hangouts Meet) to your bCal meeting.

Toll dial-in number included; toll-free number with additional charge for host. view pricing

Record meeting

Available through companion product: Hangouts on Air with YouTube Live.

Available: store locally and share through Google Drive or Box.

Share my screen
(or documents)

Available

Available

Get access

Use your CalNet ID and passphrase to log in: bmail.berkeley.edu then go to meet.google.com
(must use Chrome browser)

Use your CalNet ID and passphrase to log in: berkeley.zoom.us

Learn more

Know the cost

Hangouts Meet is a part of our overall Google contract (included in the cost of IT Productivity Suite).

$2.85 per month (includes license and admin support fees). view all pricing

Contact the service provider

IST bConnected Team
Website | Email

IST Telecommunications
Website | Email

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Eligibility

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students