Video Conferencing

Video conferencing continues to be an essential technology that enhances collaboration while reducing our travel costs and overall carbon footprint.

Key Benefits of Video Conferencing

  • 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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  • Faculty
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