|End User Tools (Feature)||Original||Ultra||Description|
|Application Sharing||Changed: Application sharing is noticeably faster and easier to use. To learn more from the moderator's perspective.|
Restriction: Application sharing requires Chrome or Firefox (49+). Students/Participants can view Application sharing with any browser.
|Attendance Tracking||Changed: Attendance is not integrated with the Grade Center, but a report can be generated which shows attendance.|
|Audio and Video||Changed: The Ultra experience uses the new WebRTC standard giving a high
definition experience with superior image and sound quality for users with
Google Chrome or Firefox. Browsers that do not yet support WebRTC will receive and share audio,
video and application sharing using the Flash plugin.|
|Breakout Rooms|| |
|Chat||Unchanged: Users can still chat during a session.
Moderators may disable chat in their session.
Restriction: Chat is not part of the recording and Chat cannot be saved.
|File Sharing||Changed: Like application sharing, file sharing is faster and easier to use. Uploaded files are accessible during the specific session they are uploaded to.|
|Live Closed Captioning||Changed: Sessions can include live closed captioning. Moderators must make participants captioners. Captioners type what is being said during a session. Other participants can view what is being typed in real time. You can have multiple captioners for multiple languages|
|Recording||Unchanged: Moderators can record their sessions and share them. The recordings are saved as MP4 files. Users can stream or download them to view them. Chat is not part of the recording and Chat cannot be saved.|
|Profiles||Changed: Users will have access to simple profiles with their names and the ability to add profile pictures.|
|Teleconference Phone Number||Changed: Users have access to a generate teleconference number, after joining a collaborate room. The teleconference line is limited to 25 users who dial in.|
|Timer||Not Available Yet|
|Whiteboard||Changed: Users have access to a basic whiteboard, which includes basic annotation and text entry tools for making edits.|
|Moderator||Unchanged: Moderators continue to have the same privileges in their sessions.|
|Presenter||New: Presenter is a new role created to allow students to present content without giving them full moderator privileges.|
|Participant||Unchanged: Participants continue to have same privileges in sessions they attend. Session limit of 250 participants.|
|Captioner||New: This new role is designed to provide an accessible learning experience for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as for students whose native language is different from the moderator's|
|Platform|| || |
|Accessibility||Changed: Some of the accessibility features include full-screen reader support of all key workflows, whiteboard activities, and uploaded files. Global keyboard shortcuts for common actions are also supported.|
|Downloads||Changed: Entirely browser-based. No downloads or installs are required.|
|Mobile|| ||Available via Bb Student Mobile App|