Adobe Connect is a web conferencing program that enables users to hold web meetings and webinars. With Adobe Connect, uses can captivate audiences with engaging, interactive experiences and make them available to virtually anyone, anywhere, on almost any device. Adobe Connect is based on Adobe Flash® technology and the Adobe Flash Player software is already installed on most Internet-connected computers. Adobe Connect allows invitees to easily attend meetings without the need for additional downloads.
Requirements to use Adobe Connect
Today, there is a growing need to collaborate with customers, partners, and colleagues in multiple locations, across different hardware platforms and operating systems. Adobe Connect makes that possible with some of the most basic of equipment.
- An Adobe Connect license (Note: Users creating Adobe Connect Meeting Rooms will need an Adobe Connect License, otherwise no license is needed if just entering the room as an audience member)
- A MAC or PC connected via a wired Internet connection
- A mobile device connected via the Internet with the Adobe Connect Mobile application Installed
- A Logitech webcam or system with built-in camera (Optional)
What is Adobe Connect Mobile?
Adobe® Connect™ Mobile is an application that allows users to host, attend, present, and completely drive collaboration in online meetings or training - anywhere, anytime, and with virtually any mobile device (iOS, Android, and BlackBerry PlayBook). Users can join mult-user videoconferences with their device's camera; share presentations, documents, and multimedia content with other attendees; and collaborate using text chat and polls.
Adobe Connect Resources
Below are various Start Guides for using Adobe Connect. These will help walk users through the basics and help them create a dynamic presentation that fits your teaching style.
How to Obtain an Adobe Connect License and Training
The Office of Technology’s Virtual Center for Instructional Technology provides training in a number of delivery methods, just select the one that works best for you.
Click Here to request an Adobe Connect License
Click Here to request OIR Staff-led training for Adobe Connect
Click Here to sign up for an Adobe-led live or on-demand event to learn more about Adobe Connect
Click here to view Adobe Connect training tutorials
Example of Adobe Connect at work at Philadelphia University
View the links below to see how faculty are using Adobe Connect on-campus.
For further assistance, please contact the Technology Help Desk at 215-951-4648 or by Email at HelpDesk@PhilaU.edu