With the Government of India banning 59 Chinese apps including popular ones such as TikTok, Weibo and Shareit the sentiment to use Made in India solutions is at an all-time high. While Zoom has been exempted from the banned list, there are several Indian video conferencing solutions, which educational institutions can look at. Here are five Made in India platforms that offer video conferencing solutions:
EnableX.io: EnableX.io launched a secure, scalable, and agile video conferencing and collaborative solution which is built, hosted, and managed in India. This solution helps educational institutions of all sizes to transit to online learning rapidly and cost-effectively, said the company. Packed with collaborative tools and features such as screen sharing, recording, and whiteboarding, the solution helps institutions conduct engaging one-to-one and group video meetings as well as large-scale webinars and virtual events with an audience of up to 1,000 people. The company promises easy-to-use, browser-and-device-agnostic service secured with encryption. It secures the meeting with password-protected meeting access, encrypted file sharing, and chat, etc. It also enables the host to lock a meeting, view and drop/disconnect participants. Furthermore, it allows for secure server-side recording with password protection.
Admission24: Admission24, an EdTech Start-up has launched its Live Virtual Classes for students and educators. The Live Virtual Classroom solution of Admission24 allows teachers to conduct unlimited live and interactive online classes for up to 1000 students in each session. Also, it provides an interactive learning atmosphere for all levels from K-12 to Higher Education, so that both learners and educators can enjoy a more collaborative learning space, says the company. By the end of the session, the students will be able to ask their queries through voice messages, text, and attachment. Looking at the Internet penetration in India, the company has also provided teachers with the option to record the class which will be available on the app for 48 hours.
Impartus: Impartus platform also provides for real-time two-way video conference classes. There is no need to download the app on your phone. One can think of it as a video conferencing solution designed for education. It enables automatic audio-video recording and distribution of classroom lectures. The company is providing free live virtual classes for schools, colleges, and universities.
Bharat.live: Bharat.live is a video conferencing platform developed by Dehradun-based startup ileads Auxiliary Services Pvt Ltd. Bharat.live platform is focused on providing security, besides working on low internet bandwidth, and is easy to use. The key element the team has kept in mind while developing the platform is simplicity and privacy.
WeConference by CloudConnect Communications: Incepted and nurtured in India, CloudConnect Communications offers a homegrown solution that is both technologically sound and extremely secure. The new solution offers robust features such as AI-led transcription, video recording, meeting summaries, and more.