In this week’s summary of digital meetings, events, learning and community, ON24 debuts MOVE to optimize virtual environments for mobile devices; Scholarships are available for VEI’s Digital Event Strategist Certification; Video releases free B2B interconnectivity service; and Citrix launched three new project management apps for Podio.
|ON24 Debuts MOVE to Optimize Virtual Environments for Mobile Devices
In an effort to extend the reach of its virtual environments, ON24 announced MOVE (Mobile Virtual Environments) that optimizes company’s virtual environments for mobile devices including iPads and mobile phones. With mobile capabilities and “device aware” support, MOVE provides an enhanced mobile experience for virtual environment audiences. In addition to enhancing mobile experience, this new technology allows mobile users to enter virtual venues, go through various booths, chat, share documents, and network with other attendees.
“With ON24 MOVE, mobile users can have as rich and immersive experience as they have come to expect with all of our other products. ON24′s solutions are truly optimized for tablets and mobile phones; they aren’t just a ‘re-display’ of the desktop version,” said Jayesh Sahasi, company’s chief product officer and CTO. Read more..
|Scholarships Available for VEI’s Digital Event Strategist Certification
The Virtual Edge Institute (VEI) announced that meeting and events professionals seeking Digital Event Strategist Certification can now apply for scholarships. The scholarships are made possible by generous contribution of $150,000 from Freeman and bXb Online.
For more information about this scholarship, or an application form, visit http://goo.gl/7yn9o, or call the VEI at (925)600-1001.
|Vidyo Releases Free B2B Interconnectivity service
In an effort to meet business-to-business video communications needs, Vidyo released the VideoWay service. VidyoWay is a free interconnectivity service that integrates seamlessly with frontline video conferencing systems and allows users to conduct virtual meetings with partners, suppliers and customers from PCs and mobile devices.
With a user-friendly interface, VidyoWay makes it easy for corporate users to start a video meeting with anyone who use Cisco, Polycom, Lifesize video conferencing systems and Microsoft Lync clients, among others. Read more..
|Citrix Launched Three New Project Management Apps for Podio
Citrix released three innovative project management apps for its collaborative work platform Podio. These easy to customize apps (doesn’t require any technical skills) enable users to streamline workflows, manage business processes and increase efficiency and productivity. The new apps can be downloaded from Podio’s Project Management listing in the Google Apps Marketplace.
“No one knows how to execute a project better than the people who actually work on it every day. With Podio project management apps and the limitless flexibility of our collaborative work platform, businesses can be proactive in managing “do-it-yourself” apps and get the right tools in the hands of project teams, while gaining transparency, efficiency and increased productivity,” said Tommy Ahlers, VP of Social Collaboration, Citrix. Read more..