Zoom Features and Use Cases

Zoom Invitation Features

  • Ad-Hoc/Instant Meetings
  • Calendar for Meetings
  • Schedule Meetings
  • Schedule Recurring Meetings

Zoom Meeting Features

  • Application Sharing
  • Desktop Sharing
  • Simultaneous Desktop Sharing
  • Whiteboards
  • Annotation and Drawing Tools
  • Slide Show
  • File Transfer
  • Instant Messaging
  • Break-Out Sessions
  • Video/Webcam
  • Audio for Applications
  • Remote desktop control
  • Full Screen/ Partial Screen Mode

Zoom Meeting Follow-Up Features

  • Meeting Recording - local recording
  • Meeting Playback - cloud recording
  • Meeting Participant Reporting

Zoom Use Cases

  • One-click webconferencing / meetings
  • Scheduled meetings
  • Recurring scheduled meetings
  • Spur-of-the-moment informal meetings
  • Staff meetings
  • In-meeting chat
  • Group discussions
  • Brainstorming sessions
  • Small presentations (especially with discussion)
  • Meetings where all participants might need to speak
  • Any meeting or discussion where one or more participant needs (or prefers) to attend by phone
  • Webinars or events requiring registration
  • Events or training requiring attendance reports
  • Lecture-style training or teaching sessions
  • Training or teaching with in-session labs
  • Training or teaching with breakout groups
  • Training or teaching with in-session quizzes, exercises, or tests
  • Training or teaching with hands-on demonstrations
  • PowerPoint presentations that include embedded audio or video in the slides
  • Host student presentations – rest of class can use chat window to comment in real time, for instant and documentable peer feedback
  • Recording (local computer)
  • Recording (server-based)
  • MPEG 4 client recording and cloud recording
  • Telepresence room integration (easily include some of our NextGen classrooms)
  • Share computer audio during screen sharing
  • Mobile collaboration with co-annotation
  • Mobile app screensharing
  • Remote desktop control for user support
  • Broadcast webinars to Facebook or YouTube