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New Virtual Classroom Release With Awesome Features

Great News! a new virtual classroom major build with a primary focus on audio, video and screen sharing performance along with awesome new features and several other bug fixes has been pushed to all global locations.

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Disruptive new technology to record and play live classes instantly

BrainCert has launched a new major update to the HTML5 Virtual Classroom that features the much-awaited instant recording and playback capabilities without the need for the time-consuming video conversion process.

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Introducing our Paris and Beijing region

We’re excited to announce the launch of our newest datacenter region: Paris, France and Beijing, China.

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Introducing HTML5 Screen Sharing!

The latest release of the Chrome web browser, version 42, will block Oracle's Java plugin by default as well as other extensions that use the deprecated NPAPI. BrainCert has moved away from Java towards HTML5 technology to enable screen sharing in a Live Virtual Classroom session. Traditional screen sharing solution providers require their users to download and install propriety software to host and attend meetings. Sure, there may be a hiccup every now and then when the network gets congested, but for the most part every time you type a letter from your keyboard, wham, it appears on the remote computer instantly.  BrainCert now supports quick & easy screen sharing right in your web browser using the latest HTML5 technology with no clunky software downloads, or plugins like Java. 

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Securely stream audio and video files inside Virtual Classroom

Now you can securely stream your audio and video files in a live Virtual Classroom session. BrainCert uses RTMP (Real Time Messaging Protocol)  for dynamic streaming, where the video quality automatically adjusts to changes in bandwidth. The biggest advantage of RTMP streaming is that it will show you the video from the beginning, and lets you seek to any point in time, before it has actually arrived. The RTMP server automatically streams bytes from the location requested. Hence you need not wait. You can skip what you don't want to see by simple seeking ahead. 

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Giving Students Control in an Online Virtual Classroom

Teachers can have a difficult time giving up control in a traditional classroom. When the teacher is also seen as the tech go-to person in an online learning environment, giving up control of the whiteboard, microphone, and video/picture posting abilities can be even more difficult. Since the goal of teaching is for students to learn, however, giving up control is essential to student success. 

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